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Bellicum Pharmaceuticals Inc (BLCM.OQ)

BLCM.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

James Brown

53 2014 Independent Chairman of the Board

Richard Fair

49 2018 President, Chief Executive Officer, Interim Principal Financial Officer, Director

Alan Musso

56 2018 Treasurer

Alan Smith

62 2017 Executive Vice President of Technical Operations

David Spencer

55 2018 Chief Technology Officer

Shane Ward

42 2018 General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

William Grossman

48 2018 Chief Medical Officer

Gregory Naeve

53 2017 Chief Business Officer

James Daly

56 2016 Independent Director

Stephen Davis

57 2015 Independent Director

Edmund Harrigan

65 2018 Independent Director

Reid Huber

46 2014 Independent Director

Frank McGuyer

66 2009 Independent Director

Jon Stonehouse

57 2014 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

James Brown

Mr. James Farrell Brown is Independent Chairman of the Board of the Company. From July 2009 to May 2017 he served as Managing Director of AVG Ventures, a private investment firm. From 2003 to 2009, Mr. Brown was an independent investor and served on a number of private company boards of directors. From 1999 to 2002, he served as Executive Vice President and General Manager of OpenTV, Inc., a technology and media company, where he co-founded and managed the company’s applications business unit, prior to its sale to Liberty Media in 2002. Earlier in his career, Mr. Brown was a partner in the law firms of McDermott, Will & Emery and Pillsbury Madison & Sutro. Mr. Brown is currently a director of Landmark Infrastructure Partners, LP, a public specialty real estate management company. He also served as a director of Perk.com, Inc., a public company traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange, from July 2015 to January 2017. Mr. Brown received his B.S. in accounting from Weber State University and his J.D. from Brigham Young University School of Law. Our Board of Directors believes that Mr. Brown’s business experience and his success as an investor and entrepreneur qualify him to serve on our Board of Directors.

Richard Fair

Mr. Richard A. Fair serves as President, Chief Executive Officer, Interim Principal Financial Officer, Director of the Company, effective August 16, 2018. Prior to joining the Company, since January 2014, Mr. Fair served as Senior Vice President, Therapeutic Head Oncology Global Product Strategy at Genentech, Inc., a private biotechnology company and subsidiary of Roche Holding AG. From April 2006 to January 2014, Mr. Fair held other positions at Genentech, including Vice President, Global Product Strategy Hematology & Signaling, from November 2012 through December 2013, and Vice President, Sales & Marketing, Oral Oncolytics, from May 2010 to November 2012. Prior to Genentech, Mr. Fair held positions at Johnson & Johnson, a public pharmaceutical and medical device company. Mr. Fair received his B.S. in computer science from the University of Michigan and his MBA, with a dual concentration in finance and management, from Columbia University.

Alan Musso

Mr. Alan A. Musso, CPA is no longer Treasurer of the Company, effective August 31, 2018. From February 2002 to November 2014, Mr. Musso served in various positions at Targacept, Inc., a public biopharmaceutical company, including as Senior Vice President of Finance and Administration from March 2010 to November 2014, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer from February 2002 to November 2014, and Assistant Secretary from June 2007 to November 2014. Mr. Musso has over 25 years of biotechnology and pharmaceutical industry experience in both large and emerging growth companies. Mr. Musso received his B.S. degree from Saint Mary’s College of California and his graduate degree from the American Graduate School of International Management in Glendale, Arizona.

Alan Smith

Dr. Alan K. Smith, Ph.D. is Executive Vice President of Technical Operations of the company. and previously served as our Senior Vice President of Manufacturing from October 2015. From July 2013 to October 2015, Dr. Smith served as Vice President of Research & Development and Cellular Therapeutics for LifeNet Health, a private biotechnology company. Prior to LifeNet, Dr. Smith served as President and Chief Executive Officer for Cognate BioServices. In addition, Dr. Smith held positions as an Adjunct Professor at Eastern Virginia Medical School, California State University Long Beach and Utah State University. Dr. Smith received his B.S. in Chemistry from Southern Utah University and his Ph.D. in Biochemistry from Utah State University.

David Spencer

Dr. David M. Spencer, Ph.D. is Chief Technology Officer of the Company. Dr. Spencer co-founded Bellicum in July 2004 and served as a member of our Board until September 2004. He has served as a scientific advisor to the Company since our inception. From January 1996 to November 2011, Dr. Spencer served as professor in the department of Pathology and Immunology at Baylor College of Medicine and as Vice Chairman of the department from January 2010 to November 2011. He graduated magna cum laude with a B.A. in Chemistry from the University of California, San Diego and received his Ph.D. in Biology at Massachusetts Institute of Technology and was a postdoctoral fellow at Stanford University.

Shane Ward

Mr. Shane M. Ward is General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of the Company. Mr. Ward is an attorney and corporate executive with more than 20 years of pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry experience, having served as in-house counsel for large and small public companies. In his most recent position as General Counsel for Versartis, Inc., a development-stage biotechnology company, Mr. Ward built the company's legal, compliance, and quality assurance teams in preparation for potential commercialization of a novel fusion protein therapeutic. Previously, he was Vice President and Associate General Counsel for Dynavax Technologies Corporation, a biotechnology company developing immunotherapeutics for cancer and autoimmune diseases. Earlier in his career, he held leadership roles at Human Genome Sciences and Gilead Sciences, in which he managed teams providing legal support for numerous commercial products in a range of therapeutic areas. He began his legal career as an Associate with the FDA practice group of Sidley Austin, an international law firm. Mr. Ward earned a B.A. from the University of Virginia and a JD from Georgetown University Law Center.

William Grossman

Mr. William Grossman is Chief Medical Officer of the Company. Prior to joining Bellicum, Dr. Grossman served as the Group Medical Director in Cancer Immunotherapy at Genentech from September 2015 to February 2018, where he led the global clinical development of cancer immunotherapies in gastrointestinal cancers and of cancer immunotherapy combinations across all solid tumor types. Dr. Grossman served AbbVie as their U.S and Global Medical Affairs Therapeutic Area Head in Oncology from April 2013 until September 2015, where he was involved in the development and clinical study of cancer vaccines, immunomodulatory agents, and small molecules/biologics in oncology. From 2011 to 2013, Dr. Grossman served as Senior Vice President, Research & Clinical Development at Biothera, where he oversaw all discovery and clinical development efforts in oncology and immunology. Additionally, from 2004 until 2008, Dr. Grossman held various positions with the Medical College of Wisconsin and the Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, including Founder and Medical Director of the Clinical Immunodiagnostic and Research Laboratory, Professor for Microbiology and Genetics, and Director of the Hematology/Oncology/Bone Marrow Transplant Division for the Immunodeficiency Transplant Program. Dr. Grossman earned his M.D. and Ph.D. degrees from Washington University School of Medicine and completed his medical training in the Division of Pediatrics – Hematology/Oncology at the Washington University School of Medicine.

Gregory Naeve

Dr. Gregory Naeve, Ph.D. is Chief Business Officer of the company. From August 2012 to August 2017, Dr. Naeve served as the ImmunoOncology & Cell Therapy Lead for Pfizer’s External Research and Development Unit, where he was responsible for identifying and implementing strategic partnerships in Pfizer’s ImmunoOncology portfolio. Prior to that he served as Head of Strategic Research Groups at Pfizer from 2011 until 2012. From 2007 to 2010, Dr. Naeve served as Principal of The Column Group, a venture capital firm focused on investing in and creating innovative biotechnology companies. He also served as President and Chief Scientific Officer at Parallax Biosystems from 2002 to 2007, a company he co-founded that developed novel technologies with applications in preclinical drug discovery and diagnostics. Dr. Naeve received his B.S. in Biochemistry and Biological Sciences from Colorado State University and his Ph.D. in Biochemistry from the University of Southern California.

James Daly

Mr. James M. Daly is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Daly currently serves on the board of directors of three other biopharmaceutical companies, including ACADIA Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Halozyme Therapeutics, Inc. and Chimerix, Inc. From October 2012 to June 2015, Mr. Daly served as Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer of Incyte Corporation, a public biotechnology company. From January 2002 to December 2011, Mr. Daly held various positions at Amgen, Inc., a public biopharmaceutical company, where he most recently served as Senior Vice President of North America Commercial Operations and Global Marketing/Commercial Development. Prior to his employment with Amgen, Mr. Daly served as Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Respiratory/Anti-infective business unit of GlaxoSmithKline, a public pharmaceutical company, where he was employed from June 1985 to December 2001. Mr. Daly received his B.S. in Pharmacy and an M.B.A. from the University at Buffalo, The State University of New York.

Stephen Davis

Mr. Stephen R. Davis is Independent Director of the Company. Since March 2015, Mr. Davis has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of ACADIA Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a public biotechnology company. Prior to that, Mr. Davis served as ACADIA’s Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Business Officer from July 2014 through March 2015. From June 2012 to June 2015, Mr. Davis served as a member of the board of directors of Heron Therapeutics, Inc., a public biotechnology company, where he also served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer from May 2013 to July 2014. From April 2010 to December 2012, Mr. Davis served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Ardea Biosciences, Inc., a public biotechnology company which was acquired by AstraZeneca PLC in June 2012. He also recently served as a director of Synageva BioPharma Corp. Earlier in his career, Mr. Davis practiced as a certified public accountant with a major accounting firm and as a corporate and securities attorney with a Wall Street law firm. Mr. Davis received his B.S. degree in accounting from Southern Nazerene University and his J.D. degree from Vanderbilt University. Our Board of Directors believes that Mr. Davis’ experience as an executive at various public biotechnology companies, his background in law, finance and accounting and his experience as a director at public biotechnology companies qualify him to serve on our Board of Directors.

Edmund Harrigan

Dr. Edmund P. Harrigan is Independent Director of the company. Dr. Harrigan currently sits on the board of directors of ACADIA Pharmaceuticals, Inc. From 2012 to 2015, Dr. Harrigan served as Vice President of Worldwide Safety and Regulatory for Pfizer Inc., where he led a 3,500-person team in 80 countries that was responsible for collecting, interpreting and reporting clinical safety data for more than 600 marketed products, and managing regulatory interactions with global health agencies. Dr. Harrigan’s previous executive leadership roles at Pfizer included serving as Senior Vice President, Head of Worldwide Business Development, Senior Vice President, Head of Worldwide Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance, and Vice President, Head of Neuroscience and Ophthalmology. Earlier in his career at Pfizer, Dr. Harrigan served as Vice President of Clinical Development, Therapeutic Area Head, CNS and Pain. Before entering the pharmaceutical industry in 1990, Dr. Harrigan was a practicing neurologist for seven years. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of two privately-held companies, Karuna Pharmaceuticals Inc. and Lyndra, Inc. Dr. Harrigan received his B.A. in Chemistry from St. Anselm College and his M.D. from the University of Massachusetts at Worcester. .

Reid Huber

Dr. Reid M. Huber, Ph.D. is Independent Director of Company. Dr. Huber currently serves as the Executive Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer of Incyte Corporation, a public biotechnology company, where he has held various management positions since January 2002. From 1998 to 2002, Dr. Huber held scientific research positions at DuPont Pharmaceuticals Company, a private chemicals and healthcare company. Prior to DuPont Pharmaceuticals Company, from 1997 to 1998, Dr. Huber held intramural pre-doctoral and post-doctoral fellowships at the National Institutes of Health. Dr. Huber received his B.S. in biochemistry/molecular genetics from Murray State University and his Ph.D. in molecular genetics from Washington University.

Frank McGuyer

Mr. Frank B. McGuyer is Independent Director of the Company. He is the founder of, and since December 1988 has served as the chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer of, McGuyer Homebuilders Inc., a private homebuilding company. He received his B.B.A. with honors at Southern Methodist University. Our Board of Directors believes that Mr. McGuyer’s operational, business and investment experience qualifies him to serve on our Board of Directors.

Jon Stonehouse

Mr. Jon P. Stonehouse is Independent Director of the Company. Since January 2007, Mr. Stonehouse has served as the Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors of BioCryst Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a public biopharmaceutical company. Since July 2007, he has also served as President of BioCryst. From March 2002 to December 2006, Mr. Stonehouse served in various positions at Merck KGaA, a pharmaceutical company, including as Senior Vice President of Corporate Development from July 2002 to December 2006, and Vice President of Global Licensing and Business Development and Integration from March 2002 to December 2006. Since November 2008, Mr. Stonehouse has also served as a member of the Advisory Board of Precision Biosciences, Inc., a private biotechnology company. Mr. Stonehouse received his B.S. in Chemistry from the University of Minnesota. Our Board of Directors believes that Mr. Stonehouse’s management background, experience as a director at a public pharmaceutical company and extensive history as an advisory board member in the pharmaceutical industry qualify him to serve on our Board of Directors.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

James Brown

147,787

Richard Fair

4,882,460

Alan Musso

975,969

Alan Smith

1,045,300

David Spencer

--

Shane Ward

--

William Grossman

--

Gregory Naeve

--

James Daly

106,505

Stephen Davis

128,972

Edmund Harrigan

--

Reid Huber

128,671

Frank McGuyer

110,287

Jon Stonehouse

132,723
As Of  30 Dec 2017