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Bellerophon Therapeutics Inc (BLPH.OQ)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Jonathan Peacock

59 2016 Chairman of the Board, President

Fabian Tenenbaum

42 2016 Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer, Chief Business Officer, Director

Megan Schoeps

2017 Principal Financial Officer

Martin Meglasson

65 2014 Chief Scientific Officer, Vice President

Reinilde Heyrman

54 2014 Vice President, Chief Clinical Development Officer and Secretary

Martin Dekker

42 2015 Vice President - Device Engineering

Manesh Naidu

45 2014 Vice President, Chief Business Officer

Deborah Quinn

60 2015 Vice President - Medical Lead for INOpulse Programs

Daniel Tasse

57 2014 Director

Ted Wang

2017 Director

Naseem Amin

2015 Independent Director

Scott Bruder

52 2015 Independent Director

Mary Cloyd

2016 Independent Director

Jens Luehring

41 Independent Director

Andre Moura

33 2014 Independent Director

Robert Nelsen

53 2014 Independent Director

Adam Weinstein

38 2014 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Jonathan Peacock

Mr. Jonathan M. Peacock serves as Chairman of the Board, President of Bellerophon Therapeutics LLC. He was Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Prior to joining us, Mr. Peacock served as the Chief Financial Officer of Amgen Inc., a biotechnology company, from September 2010 to January 2014. From November 2005 to September 2010, he served as Chief Financial and Administrative Officer of Novartis Pharmaceuticals AG, the Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology division of Novartis AG. Mr. Peacock was a partner at McKinsey and Company, a global strategy consulting firm, from 1998 to 2005. Before that, he was a partner at Price Waterhouse LLP, a global accounting firm (now PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP), from 1993 to 1998. He currently serves on the board of directors of Kite Pharma, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company. Mr. Peacock received an M.A. degree in economics from the University of St. Andrews.

Fabian Tenenbaum

Mr. Fabian Tenenbaum serves as Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer, Chief Business Officer, Director of the Company. Mr. Tenenbaum has served as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Business Officer of the Company since February 29, 2016. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Tenenbaum served as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Business Officer of Anterios, Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of dermatology products, from 2014 to 2016. Prior to that, Mr. Tenenbaum served as Chief Executive Officer with Syneron Beauty from 2011 to 2014, and Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of Syneron Medical from 2007 to 2011. Prior to Syneron Medical, Mr. Tenenbaum was Vice President Americas for Radiancy, Inc., from 2002 to 2006, and Director, Commercial Operations and Corporate Development at Sunlight Medical, Inc. from 1999 to 2002. Mr. Tenenbaum holds a Bachelor in Medicine (B.Md.) from Ben Gurion University, Israel and an MBA from Columbia Business School.

Megan Schoeps

Ms. Megan Schoeps is Principal Financial Officer of the company. Ms. Schoeps has served as the Controller of the Company since February 2016 and, prior to that, its Assistant Controller from June 2015 to February 2016. Prior to joining the Company, Ms. Schoeps served as Manager, Financial Reporting at Actavis plc from September 2013 to May 2015. Previously, from April 2013 to September 2013, Ms. Schoeps was a Business Planning and Analysis Manager at Novartis Consumer Health and from October 2009 to April 2013, Ms. Schoeps was Manager, Financial Reporting then Senior Manager, Financial Planning & Analysis at Warner Chilcott. Prior to Warner Chilcott, Ms. Schoeps was an auditor with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. Ms. Schoeps holds a Bachelor's degree from Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey.

Martin Meglasson

Dr. Martin D. Meglasson, Ph.D., is Chief Scientific Officer, Vice President of Bellerophon Therapeutics LLC, since February 2014. From July 2010 to February 2014, Dr. Meglasson served as Chief Scientific Officer of Ikaria. Prior to joining Ikaria, Dr. Meglasson served as Vice President, head of Research and Development of Ligand Pharmaceuticals Incorporated, a biotechnology company, from February 2004 to July 2010. From 1996 to 2003, Dr. Meglasson was Director of Preclinical Pharmacology at Pharmacia, Inc., a pharmaceutical company, and from 1984 to 1992, he was first an Assistant Professor and later an Associate Professor of Pharmacology at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. Dr. Meglasson received a B.S. in biology, an M.S. in physiology and a Ph.D. in pharmacology, each from the University of Houston.

Reinilde Heyrman

Dr. Reinilde Heyrman, M.D., is Vice President, Chief Clinical Development Officer and Secretary of Bellerophon Therapeutics LLC, since February 2014. Prior to joining us, Dr. Heyrman served as Vice President, Chief Clinical Development Officer of Ikaria from March 2012 to February 2014. Dr. Heyrman held several positions at Daiichi Sankyo Pharma Development, a pharmaceutical company, from 2005 to March 2012, most recently as Vice President, Clinical Development from 2009 to March 2012. From 2001 to 2002 and 2002 to 2005, Dr. Heyrman served as Director Clinical Research and Senior Director Clinical Research, respectively, at Sankyo Pharma Development, a pharmaceutical company. Dr. Heyrman received an M.D. from the University of Antwerp, Belgium.

Martin Dekker

Mr. Martin Dekker is Vice President - Device Engineering of Bellerophon Therapeutics LLC, since January 2015. Prior to joining us, Mr. Dekker held several positions at Spacelabs Healthcare, a company that develops and manufacturers medical devices, from November 1998 to January 2015, most recently as Director of Global Operations Engineering. During his time at Spacelabs Healthcare, Mr. Dekker led and co-designed new products, developed and launched transformative manufacturing technologies and championed cross-functional quality/engineering projects. He is a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers. Mr. Dekker received a B.S. in electronics from Noordelijke Hogeschool Leeuwarden, the Netherlands.

Manesh Naidu

Mr. Manesh Naidu is Vice President, Chief Business Officer of Bellerophon Therapeutics LLC, since February 2014. Mr. Naidu previously served as Vice President and General Manager of the INOpulse program of Ikaria, a biotherapeutics company, from August 2011 to February 2014, and prior to that, he served as Senior Director, Marketing Strategy of Ikaria from May 2008 to August 2011. Prior to joining Ikaria, Mr. Naidu held several positions at Novartis Corporation and Pfizer Inc., both of which are pharmaceutical companies, from 2003 to 2008. He also worked at McKinsey & Company, a global strategy consulting firm, from 2001 to 2003. Mr. Naidu received an M.S. in chemical engineering from Oklahoma State University, a B.E. in chemical engineering and an M.S. in chemistry both from the Birla Institute of Technology and Science, and an M.B.A. from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.

Deborah Quinn

Dr. Deborah A. Quinn, M.D., is Vice President - Medical Lead for INOpulse Programs of Bellerophon Therapeutics LLC, since January 2015. Prior to joining us, Dr. Quinn held several positions at Novartis Pharmaceuticals AG from December 2006 to January 2015, most recently as medical director for both pulmonary arterial hypertension and heart failure programs. Previously, Dr. Quinn worked at the Massachusetts General Hospital from 1998 to 2011 where she was an Instructor in Medicine from 1998 to 2006 and a Clinical Assistant Professor in Medicine at Harvard Medical School from 2006 to 2011. Her postdoctoral training in Medicine and Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship were at Massachusetts General Hospital. She received an M.D. from the University of Massachusetts Medical School.

Daniel Tasse

Mr. Daniel Tasse is Director of Bellerophon Therapeutics LLC. He has served as a director since February 2014 and served as Chairman from February 2014 to June 2014. Since January 2008, Mr. Tassé has served as President and Chief Executive Officer and as a member of the board of directors of Ikaria. Mr. Tassé was appointed chairman of Ikaria's board of directors in October 2009. Mr. Tassé served as Interim Chief Executive Officer and President from February 2014 to June 2014. From October 2004 to January 2008, Mr. Tassé served as General Manager of the Pharmaceuticals and Technologies Business Unit of Baxter International, Inc., a global diversified healthcare company. From July 2001 to October 2004, Mr. Tassé served as Vice President and Regional Director for Australasia at GlaxoSmithKline, a healthcare company. Mr. Tassé currently serves as a director of Indivior PLC, a publicly traded company, and serves on its audit and compensation committees. Mr. Tassé is a member of the Healthcare Leadership Council and a member of the board of directors of the Roundtable on Critical Care Policy. He also is a member of the board of directors and health section governing board of the Biotechnology Industry Organization, where he participates on the bioethics, regulatory environment and reimbursement committees. Additionally, Mr. Tassé is a member of the board of directors of the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers Association of America, where he participates on the FDA and biomedical research committee. Mr. Tassé received a B.S. in biochemistry from the University of Montreal.

Ted Wang

Dr. Ted Wang, Ph.D., serves as Director of the Company. Dr. Wang is the Chief Investment Officer of Puissance Capital Management, a global asset manager founded in 2015 with offices in the U.S. and China. Puissance was the lead investor in Bellerophon's recently completed $23.4 million private placement. Prior to founding Puissance, Dr. Wang was a Partner of Goldman Sachs & Co. in New York. During his 18-year tenure at Goldman Sachs, he held many leadership positions, most recently as Co-Head of U.S. Equities Trading and Global Co-Head of One Delta Trading and a member of the Goldman Sachs Risk Committee. Dr. Wang holds a Ph.D. in Physics from the University of Minnesota, an M.B.A. from the University of Texas, Austin, and a B.S. from Fudan University, China.

Naseem Amin

Dr. Naseem Amin, M.D. is an Independent Director of the Company effective June 29, 2015. Dr. Amin, who was also appointed to the Audit Committee, has broad industry experience in the Biotech and Medical Device industry. Until 2014, he was Chief Scientific Officer of Smith and Nephew Plc, where he provided scientific leadership to the organization. From 2005 to 2009, Dr. Amin was Senior Vice President, Business Development at Biogen Idec and from 1999 to 2005, was with Genzyme Corporation, most recently as Head, International Business Development. At both Biogen and Genzyme, Dr. Amin successfully initiated and executed a number of transformative acquisitions and transactions. He has also led the clinical development of five currently marketed therapeutic products. Dr. Amin began his career at Baxter Healthcare Corporation, where he served as Director, Medical Marketing and Portfolio Strategy, Renal Division. Dr. Amin earned his medical degree from the Royal Free School of Medicine, London, and an MBA from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University. He is a Venture Partner at Advent Life Sciences, serves as an Advisory Board member for Imperial College, Department of Biomedical Engineering, and serves as Chairman of OPEN-London, a non-profit organization focused on encouraging and mentoring South Asians from Pakistan who are interested in starting entrepreneurial companies.

Scott Bruder

Dr. Scott P. Bruder, M.D. Ph.D. is Bellerophon Therapeutics, Inc. He served as the Chief Medical and Scientific Officer of Stryker Corporation from 2013 until 2014, and from 2007 until 2013 he served as the Chief Science and Technology Officer for Becton, Dickinson and Company. Dr. Bruder has also held a number of senior executive and scientific roles at Johnson & Johnson, Anika Therapeutics and Osiris Therapeutics. He is a magna cum laude graduate from Brown University with a Sc.B. in Biology, and a graduate of Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, where he simultaneously earned an M.D. and a Ph.D. in stem cell biology. He obtained additional clinical training at Albert Einstein Medical Center and the University of Pennsylvania. He is currently an adjunct Professor of Biomedical Engineering at Case, where he previously served as an adjunct faculty member in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery for thirteen years. Dr. Bruder recently served on an FDA Advisory Committee for Cellular, Tissue and Gene Therapies, and he continues to serve on several Academic Advisory Boards for biomedical engineering at leading universities.

Mary Cloyd

Ms. Mary Ann Cloyd is Independent Director of the company. She was a Senior Partner with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) with responsibility for leading PwC's Center for Board Governance at the time of her retirement in 2015. Ms. Cloyd has over 39 years of public accounting experience serving multinational corporate clients in a variety of industries including biotechnology and pharmaceuticals. Ms. Cloyd has served on both PwC's Global and US Boards, where she chaired the Risk Management, Ethics & Compliance Committee and the Partner Admissions Committee on the US Board. On the Global Board, she served on the Risk and Operations Committee and the Clients Committee. Ms. Cloyd is on the Board of Trustees of the PricewaterhouseCoopers Charitable Foundation, Inc. and a past President of the Foundation, and she is Chair of the UCLA Iris Cantor Women's Center Advisory Board. Ms. Cloyd graduated Summa Cum Laude from Baylor University with a Bachelor of Business Administration.

Jens Luehring

Mr. Jens Luehring is an Independent Director of Bellerophon Therapeutics LLC. He has served as a member of our board of directors since January 2015. Mr. Luehring has been the Head of Finance, Americas, of The Linde Group since April 2012. In this position, his responsibilities include accounting, tax, business planning, investments, treasury and insurance. Prior to his current role, Mr. Luehring was the Head of Mergers & Acquisitions of The Linde Group from April 2007 to March 2012. Mr. Luehring received a Master of Business Economics from Hanover University in 1998. Prior to joining The Linde Group in January 2006, Mr. Luehring worked in investment banking, covering corporate finance, private equity, equity capital markets and mergers and acquisitions.

Andre Moura

Mr. Andre V. Moura is an Independent Director of Bellerophon Therapeutics LLC. He has served as a member of our board of directors since February 2014. Mr. Moura joined New Mountain Capital in 2005, where he currently serves as a Director. Prior to joining New Mountain Capital, Mr. Moura was employed by McKinsey & Company, a global management consulting firm. Mr. Moura also serves on the board of directors of two privately held companies. Mr. Moura received an A.B. in computer science from Harvard College and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.

Robert Nelsen

Mr. Robert T. Nelsen, M.D., is an Independent Director of Bellerophon Therapeutics LLC. He has served as a member of our board of directors since February 2014. Since 1986, Mr. Nelsen has served as a Co-Founder and Managing Director of ARCH Venture Partners, a venture capital firm focused on early-stage technology companies. Mr. Nelsen currently serves as a director of Agios Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Fate Therapeutics, Inc., Kythera Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. and Sage Therapeutics, Inc., each a publicly traded biopharmaceutical company. Mr. Nelsen previously served as a director of Adolor Corporation, Array BioPharma Inc., Illumina, Inc., NeurogesX, Inc., Receptos, Inc. and Trubion Pharmaceuticals, Inc., each a biopharmaceutical company. Mr. Nelsen also serves on the board of several privately held companies, including Sapphire Energy Corporation. Mr. Nelsen received a B.S. from the University of Puget Sound, with majors in biology and economics, and an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business.

Adam Weinstein

Mr. Adam B. Weinstein, CPA is an Independent Director of Bellerophon Therapeutics LLC. He has served as a member of our board of directors since February 2014. He is a Managing Director of New Mountain Capital, LLC, and he joined that organization in 2005. At New Mountain, Mr. Weinstein serves as a Chief Financial Officer and is an Executive Vice President and is on the Board of Directors of New Mountain Finance Corporation, a publicly traded business development company. Prior to joining New Mountain, Mr. Weinstein held roles in the mergers and acquisitions and private equity investor services areas of Deloitte & Touche, LLP, in that firm's merger and acquisition and private equity investor services areas. Mr. Weinstein is a New York State Certified Public Accountant and received his B.S., summa cum laude, in accounting from Binghamton University.