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Aimmune Therapeutics Inc (AIMT.OQ)

AIMT.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Mark McDade

61 2015 Independent Chairman of the Board

Stephen Dilly

57 2016 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Eric Bjerkholt

57 2017 Chief Financial Officer

Jeffrey Knapp

51 2016 Chief Operating Officer

Susan Barrowcliffe

59 2016 Senior Vice President, General Manager of Europe

Mary Rozenman

36 2016 Senior Vice President - Strategy and Corporate Development

Douglas Sheehy

50 2016 General Counsel, Secretary

Sue Barrowcliffe

2016 General Manager of Europe

Daniel Adelman

56 2016 Chief Medical Officer

Greg Behar

47 2016 Independent Director

Patrick Enright

55 2013 Independent Director

Kathryn Falberg

56 2015 Independent Director

Mark Iwicki

50 2015 Independent Director

Stacey Seltzer

39 2015 Independent Director

Laura Hansen

2017 IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Mark McDade

Mr. Mark D. McDade is Independent Chairman of the Board of the Company. Since January 2017, Mr. McDade has served as Managing Partner of the Qiming US Healthcare Fund, a venture capital firm. He previously served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of UCB S.A., a Belgian biopharmaceutical company, from 2009 until his retirement from UCB S.A. in October 2016, after serving as Executive Vice President, Corporate Development since 2008. From 2002 to 2007, Mr. McDade served as Chief Executive Officer and a member of the board of directors of PDL BioPharma, Inc., a biotechnology company. From 2000 to 2002, Mr. McDade was Chief Executive Officer of Signature BioScience, Inc., a drug discovery company. From 1994 to 2000, Mr. McDade served as Chief Operating Officer and a director of Corixa Corporation, a biopharmaceutical company he co-founded. At Corixa, Mr. McDade also served as President from 1998 to 2000. Mr. McDade has served on the board of directors of Five Prime Therapeutics, Inc., a biotechnology company, since 2006, where he has also served on the compensation committee since 2009. He has served on the board of directors of Dermira, Inc., biopharmaceutical company, since August 2014. Mr. McDade also serves as a member of the board of directors and as a member of the audit and conflicts committees for Phillips Edison Grocery Center REIT II, Inc., a non-traded real estate investment company. Mr. McDade received a B.A. in History from Dartmouth College and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.

Stephen Dilly

Dr. Stephen G. Dilly, M.D. Ph.D. is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. our Chief Executive Officer since April 2014 and as a member of our Board since April 2013. Dr. Dilly was Chief Executive Officer of PhotoThera, Inc., a medical device company, from January 2012 to December 2012. Since 2010, Dr. Dilly has served as an independent director of Sangamo Biosciences, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, where he also currently serves as chair of the clinical review committee. From 2006 to 2011, Dr. Dilly served as President and Chief Executive Officer and a member of the board of directors of APT Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a drug development company. From 2007 to 2009, he was a member of the board of directors of Avigen, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, which merged with MediciNova, Inc. in December 2009. From 2003 to 2006, he served as Chief Medical Officer and Senior Vice President of Development of Chiron BioPharma, a biotechnology company which was later acquired by Novartis International AG. From 1998 to 2003, Dr. Dilly held various management positions at Genentech, Inc. (“Genentech”), a biotechnology company, including Vice President of Development Sciences from 2002 to 2003 and Vice President of Medical Affairs from 1998 to 2001. From 1988 to 1998, Dr. Dilly held various management positions in drug development with SmithKline Beecham, PLC, a healthcare company in the U.K. During his career, Dr. Dilly has been closely associated with the development and launch of marketed drugs for many therapeutic areas, including Kytril, Paxil, Kredex, Requip, TNKase, Xolair, Avastin, Raptiva, Tarceva, Lucentis and Cubicin. Dr. Dilly received an M.B.B.S., the equivalent of an M.D., from the University of London in the U.K. and a Ph.D. in cardiac physiology from University of London.

Eric Bjerkholt

Mr. Eric H. Bjerkholt serves as Chief Financial Officer of the Company. Mr. Bjerkholt joins Aimmune from Sunesis Pharmaceuticals, Inc., where, over 13 years with the company, his role as CFO expanded to oversee multiple aspects of governance, corporate relations, and other functions. In addition to taking Sunesis through its initial public offering in 2005, he raised more than $400 million for the company in other financings. Prior to Sunesis, Mr. Bjerkholt was CFO at IntraBiotics Pharmaceuticals, Inc., and LifeSpring Nutrition, Inc. He began his healthcare career at J.P. Morgan & Co. as an investment banker in New York and then launched the company's Western U.S. healthcare practice. Mr. Bjerkholt holds a Cand. Oecon. (master's) degree in economics from the University of Oslo and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School. He has served on the boards of directors of several publicly traded companies and is currently a member of the board of directors and chair of the audit committee for Corium International, Inc.

Jeffrey Knapp

Mr. Jeffrey H. Knapp is Chief Operating Officer of the Company. He previously served as Chief Operating Officer of Adamas Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a pharmaceutical company, from August 2014 to January 2016. Prior to serving as Chief Operating Officer of Adamas, Mr. Knapp served as its Chief Commercial Officer from February 2014 to August 2014. From 2006 to March 2013, Mr. Knapp served as Chief Commercial Officer at Affymax Inc., a pharmaceutical company. Mr. Knapp served as Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing at Abgenix, Inc., a pharmaceutical company, from 2005 to 2006. Prior to 2005, Mr. Knapp served in a variety of commercial leadership positions within the pharmaceutical industry, including with Schering-Plough Corporation (now Merck & Co. Inc.) and Eli Lilly & Company. Mr. Knapp received a B.A. in Biology from Wittenberg University.

Susan Barrowcliffe

Ms. Susan E. Barrowcliffe is Senior Vice President, General Manager of Europe of the Company. From May 2015 to January 2015, she served as our Senior Vice President, Head of Worldwide Regulatory Affairs and General Manager Europe. From 2007 to May 2015, Ms. Barrowcliffe was sole director and consultant of Right Track Regulatory Ltd, a consultancy firm for biotech companies. From April 2013 to May 2015, she was a non-executive board director for Idis, a pharmaceutical company now a part of Clinigen Group. From 2004 to 2006, Ms. Barrowcliffe was VP of Regulatory Affairs Europe for Chiron BioPharmaceuticals, a pharmaceutical company. From 1990 to 2003, she served as VP Development for British Biotech, VP of Worldwide Product Registration for SmithKline Beecham, and Director of European Regulatory Affairs for Marion Merrell Dow. Ms. Barrowcliffe has a first class honours degree in Biochemistry from the University of Sheffield, United Kingdom.

Mary Rozenman

Ms. Mary M. Rozenman is Senior Vice President - Strategy and Corporate Development of the Company. From February 2015 to February 2016, Dr. Rozenman served as our Senior Vice President, Corporate and Commercial Development. From February 2013 to January 2015, Dr. Rozenman was Vice President at Longitude Capital Management Co., LLC, a venture investment company, where she focused on biotechnology investments in therapeutics and diagnostics. From February 2008 to January 2013, Dr. Rozenman was at McKinsey & Company, a management-consulting company, where she most recently served as Associate Principal in the Healthcare and Corporate Finance practices. Dr. Rozenman previously served as an observer on the boards of directors of Allergen Research Corporation (now Aimmune Therapeutics, Inc.), Esperion Therapeutics, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, and CardioDx, Inc., a molecular diagnostics company. Dr. Rozenman received a B.A. in Biochemistry and Russian Literature from Columbia University and a Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry and Chemical Biology from Harvard University.

Douglas Sheehy

Mr. Douglas T. Sheehy is General Counsel, Secretary of the company. Prior to joining Aimmune, Mr. Sheehy served as Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer, General Counsel and Secretary of Codexis, Inc., a developer of biocatalysts for the pharmaceutical and fine chemical industries, from February 2014 to April 2016, as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary from 2009 to February 2014 and as Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary from 2007 to 2009. Prior to Codexis, Mr. Sheehy spent five years in key legal roles at CV Therapeutics, Inc., a publicly-held biopharmaceutical company that was subsequently acquired by Gilead Sciences, Inc. in 2009. He began his legal career as a corporate attorney at Gunderson Dettmer LLP. Mr. Sheehy holds a B.A. in history from Dartmouth College and a J.D. from American University, where he was Editor-in-Chief of the American University Law Review.

Sue Barrowcliffe

Ms. Sue Barrowcliffe is General Manager of Europe of the Company. formerly the company’s Senior Vice President, Regulatory, as well. She has 25 years of experience in global regulatory affairs and drug development with both large and small companies and has been CEO of a university spun-out oncology research company in the United Kingdom. Most recently, Ms. Barrowcliffe led her own consultancy, Right Track Regulatory, serving biotech companies for more than eight years.

Daniel Adelman

Dr. Daniel C. Adelman, M.D. is Chief Medical Officer of the Company. From 2009 to September 2015, Dr. Adelman served as Chief Medical Officer and Senior Vice President of Development of Alvine Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company. Additionally, Dr. Adelman was a member of the Research Advisory Board of Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE), Inc., a nonprofit organization, from 2011 to June 2016. From 2003 to 2008, Dr. Adelman as Chief Medical Officer and Senior Vice President of Development at Sunesis Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a pharmaceutical company. From 1998 to 2003, Dr. Adelman held various positions at Pharmacyclics, Inc., a pharmaceutical company, including Vice President of Clinical Operations and Biometrics. From 1994 to 1998, Dr. Adelman served as Clinical Scientist at Genentech. Dr. Adelman is also currently an Adjunct Professor of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco, where he has taught and practiced for more than 25 years. Dr. Adelman received an A.B. degree in Biology from the University of California, Berkeley, and an M.D. from the University of California, Davis.

Greg Behar

Mr. Greg Behar is Independent Director of the Company. He joined our board of directors in November 2016 in connection with the equity investment in Aimmune by Nestle Health Science US Holdings, Inc. Mr. Behar currently serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of Nestlé Health Science S.A., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Nestlé S.A. (“Nestlé”), a nutrition, health and wellness company, which he joined in July 2014. Previously, Mr. Behar was President and Chief Executive Officer of Boehringer lngelheim Pharmaceuticals Inc. (USA), a pharmaceutical company, from 2011 to June 2014 and Corporate Vice President Region NECAR (North European Union, Canada and Australasia) for BoehringerIngelheim GmbH, a pharmaceutical company, from 2010 to 2011. He also spent seven years in marketing and sales leadership in various roles at Novartis AG, a healthcare company, following earlier work at Nestlé. Mr. Behar also serves on the boards of Seres Therapeutics, Inc., a microbiome therapeutics platform company, Accera, Inc., a clinical development company, Axcella Health, Inc., an amino acids therapeutics company, and Nestlé Health Science S.A. Mr. Behar is Chairman of the Board of Nutrition Science Partners and a member of the Steering Committee of Nestlé Institute of Health Sciences. Mr. Behar received a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of California, Los Angeles, an M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from EPFL in Switzerland and an M.B.A. from INSEAD in France.

Patrick Enright

Mr. Patrick G. Enright is Independent Director of the Company. He is a founder of Longitude Capital, a venture capital firm focused on investments in pharmaceutical and medical technology companies, and has served as its Managing Director since 2006. From 2002 through 2006, Mr. Enright was a Managing Director of Pequot Ventures, a venture capital investment firm, where he co-led the life sciences investment practice. He currently serves on the board of directors and as a member of the compensation committee of Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc, a pharmaceutical company, where he also served as a member of the audit committee from 2009 to 2014. Mr. Enright also currently serves on the board of directors and as a member of the audit committee of Corcept Therapeutics Incorporated, a pharmaceutical company. He previously served on the board of directors and as chair of the audit committee of Esperion Therapeutics, Inc., a pharmaceutical company. Mr. Enright is also on the board of several privately-held companies. Mr. Enright received a B.S. in Biological Sciences from Stanford University and an M.B.A. from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

Kathryn Falberg

Ms. Kathryn E. Falberg is Independent Director of the Company. She previously served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc, a biopharmaceutical company, from March 2012 to March 2014, after serving as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer since December 2009. From 2001 to 2009, Ms. Falberg worked with a number of smaller companies while serving as a corporate director and audit committee chair for several companies. From 1995 to 2001, Ms. Falberg was with Amgen Inc., a biotechnology company, where she served as Senior Vice President, Finance and Strategy and Chief Financial Officer, and prior to that as Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer and Vice President, Treasurer. Ms. Falberg also serves as a member of the board of directors for biopharmaceutical companies BioMarin Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and aTyr Pharma, Inc. and The Trade Desk, a technology company. She previously served on the board of directors of biotechnology companies Medivation, Inc., Halozyme Therapeutics, Inc., and QLT Inc. Ms. Falberg received a B.A. in Economics and M.B.A. from the University of California, Los Angeles and is a certified public accountant (inactive).

Mark Iwicki

Mr. Mark T. Iwicki is Independent Director of the Company. He currently serves as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Kala Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, which he joined in April 2015. Mr. Iwicki also currently serves as the Chairman of the board of directors and a member of the compensation committee of Pulmatrix, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, Chairman of the board of directors and member of the compensation committee of Merus B.V., a biopharmaceutical company, and a member of the board of directors of each of Nimbus Therapeutics LLC and Taris Biomedical, LLC, biotechnology companies. Previously, Mr. Iwicki served as President and Chief Executive Officer and a member of the board of directors of Civitas Therapeutics, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, from January 2014 until its acquisition by Acorda Therapeutics, Inc., a biotechnology company, in September 2014. From December 2012 to January 2014, Mr. Iwicki served as President and Chief Executive Officer and director at Blend Therapeutics, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company. From 2007 to June 2012, Mr. Iwicki served in several roles, including Chief Commercial Officer, President and Chief Operating Officer and Director and Chief Executive Officer at Sunovion Pharmaceuticals, Inc., formerly Sepracor, Inc., a pharmaceutical company. From 1998 to 2007, Mr. Iwicki held executive positions, including Vice President and Business Unit Head, at Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation, a pharmaceuticals company. Mr. Iwicki has also held management positions at Astra Merck Inc. and Merck & Co., Inc., pharmaceutical companies. Mr. Iwicki received a B.A. in Business Administration from Ball State University and an M.B.A. from Loyola University.

Stacey Seltzer

Ms. Stacey D. Seltzer is Independent Director of the Company. She is currently a partner at Aisling Capital, where she previously served as principal since joining in September 2008. From 2004 to 2008, Ms. Seltzer held various positions at Schering-Plough Corporation, a pharmaceutical company, including U.S. Schering-Plough Brand Lead for Zetia, Associate Director, U.S. Marketing, Senior Manager, Global Licensing and Management Associate. From 2001 to 2002, Ms. Seltzer served as Director of Business Development for Akceli, Inc., a biotechnology company. Ms. Seltzer has served on the board of directors and compensation committee of Miramar Labs, Inc., a medical device company, since 2011 and on the board of directors of Promentis Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, since November 2016. She previously served as a board observer for Agile Therapeutics, Inc., a pharmaceutical company, Durata Therapeutics, Inc., a pharmaceutical company, and Zeltiq Aesthetics, Inc. a medical equipment supplier. Ms. Seltzer received a B.S. and M.S. in Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry from Yale University and an M.B.A. from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

Laura Hansen