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Cleveland Biolabs Inc (CBLI.OQ)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Langdon Miller

63 2015 President

Yakov Kogan

43 2017 Chief Executive Officer, Principal Financial Officer

Andrei Gudkov

60 2003 Chief Scientific Officer

Alexander Andryushechkin

33 2016 Independent Director

Anna Evdokimova

41 2015 Independent Director

Alexey Nechaev

29 2016 Independent Director

Ivan Persiyanov

37 2015 Independent Director

Randy Saluck

51 2013 Independent Director

Daniil Talyanskiy

32 2016 Independent Director

Lea Verny

51 2016 Independent Director

Rachel Levine

Vice President, Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Langdon Miller

Dr. Langdon L. Miller, MD. is President of the Company. He previously served as a strategic adviser to the Company beginning in 2014. Dr. Miller has maintained a drug development consultancy, Sound Clinical Solutions, SP, located in Seattle, WA since 2013 and has served as a consulting Chief Medical Officer to Oncternal Therapeutics, Inc, located in San Diego, CA, since August 2016. Dr. Miller has more than 25 years of experience in the design and conduct of translational and clinical drug development programs in oncology (both in hematological and solid tumors) and orphan diseases (including cystic fibrosis, muscular dystrophy, and hemophilia). He has worked in all phases (phase 1-4) of drug development, from first-in-human studies through pivotal registration-directed trials to medical affairs programs and has filed multiple INDs, CTAs, NDAs and orphan drug applications. Dr. Miller played major roles in the development of filgrastim and sargramostim, in the regulatory approvals of irinotecan, exemestane, epirubicin, dexrazoxane, sunitinib, and idelalisib in several cancers, and in validating new endpoints for Duchenne muscular dystrophy and cystic fibrosis. He has extensive experience in the generation, analysis, presentation, and justification of drug development programs before regulatory authorities, advisory committees, investigators, investors, and business development partners. He has authored over 100 regulatory documents and publications. Dr. Miller has held leadership positions in government and in large and small biopharmaceutical companies. He was a Senior Investigator at the National Cancer Institute from 1989 to 1995 before transitioning to industry at the Pharmacia Corporation.

Yakov Kogan

Dr. Yakov N. Kogan, Ph.D., MBA has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer, Principal Financial Officer of the Company., effective June 16, 2017. He currently serves as Chief Executive Officer of the Company. He served as our Chief Operating Officer from February 2008 until June 2012, as our Interim Chief Executive Officer from January 2012 until June 2012, and as a director from our inception in June 2003 until April 2016. Dr. Kogan also served as our Executive Vice President of Business Development from our inception until February 2008. From 2002 to 2003, he was Director for Business Development at Integrated Genomics where he was responsible for commercial sales and expansion of the company’s capital base. Prior to his tenure in business development, Dr. Kogan worked as a Group Leader/Senior Scientist at Integrated Genomics and ThermoGen, Inc. and as Research Associate at the University of Chicago. Dr. Kogan holds a Ph.D. degree in Molecular Biology from All-Union Research Institute of Genetics and Selection of Industrial Microorganisms (VNIIGenetika) (Moscow, Russia), as well as an MBA degree from the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business.

Andrei Gudkov

Dr. Andrei Gudkov, Ph.D., D. Sci. is Chief Scientific Officer of the Company. He served as Senior Vice President of Basic Science and Chairman of the Department of Cell Stress Biology at Roswell Park Cancer Institute. From 2001 to 2007, he was Chairman of the Department of Molecular Biology at the Lerner Research Institute at the Cleveland Clinic and Professor of Biochemistry at Case Western Reserve University. Prior to this, he was a tenured faculty member in the Department of Molecular Genetics at the University of Illinois at Chicago, where his lab concentrated on the development of new functional gene discovery methodologies and the identification of new candidate cancer treatment targets. Before immigrating to the United States in 1990, Dr. Gudkov worked at The National Cancer Research Center in Moscow, where he led a broad research program focused on virology and cancer drug resistance. Dr. Gudkov holds a Ph.D. in Experimental Oncology from the Cancer Research Center (Moscow, Russia).

Alexander Andryushechkin

Mr. Alexander Andryushechkin is Director of the Company. He was the Head of Finance of ASG LLC, a manufacturing company, where he was responsible for corporate finance and investment management. Also Mr. Andryushechkin was a member of the Board of Festival City LLC, a real estate development company, where he focused on business development activities. From 2012 to 2014, Mr. Andryushechkin was Chairman of the Board ASTOR CJSC, where he focused on financial management. Mr. Andryushechkin graduated from the Omsk State University with a Master’s Degree in Economics in 2005 and a post-graduate degree in Economics and Management in 2008. Mr. Andryushechkin’s experience in corporate finance and financial management, including investment management and business valuation make him an important asset to our Board.

Anna Evdokimova

Ms. Anna Evdokimova is Independent Director of the Company. She served as Venture Capital Investment Director of Millhouse LLC, an asset management company, since May 2015 and served as the Deputy Head of Corporate finance from 2006 to May 2015. She also currently serves on the Board of Directors of JSC Registrator “R.O.S.T.”, "Russia Forest Product", "MKM-Logistics", and "Anyclip Ltd". From 2002 to 2004, Ms. Evdokimova worked as the Head of Corporate Finance of a major Russian oil and gas company Slavneft. In 1998, Ms. Evdokimova joined Russian listed oil major Sibneft and served as Head of Export Finance through 2002. Ms. Evdokimova holds a Bachelor’s degree from Moscow State Linguistic University and a Master’s of Business Administration in finance from Fordham University. Ms. Evdokimova was originally appointed to our Board of Directors, and has been selected as a director nominee, under the terms of a securities purchase agreement with Mr. Davidovich, our majority stockholder, which granted to him the right to designate a majority of the nominees standing for election to our Board of Directors, subject to the terms and conditions of the securities purchase agreement. Ms. Evdokimova’s experience in international finance, particularly with respect to entities operating within the Russian Federation, make her an important asset to our board.

Alexey Nechaev

Mr. Alexey Nechaev is Mr. Nechaev was first elected to the Company’s Board of Directors in April 2016. He has served as a Venture Capital Associate of Millhouse LLC, an asset management company, since 2015. Prior to joining Millhouse, beginning in 2011 Mr. Nechaev was an Analyst in the Corporate & Investment Banking division at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. There, he worked on a number of mergers and acquisitions, bank and capital markets financings and strategic advisory assignments for major international and MICEX listed companies. From January to November of 2008, Mr. Nechaev worked in the Corporate Strategy and M&A department at Evraz Group. Mr. Nechaev graduated from the National Research University Higher School of Economics in Moscow, Russia with a Bachelor in Economics in 2008 and New Economic School, in Moscow, Russia with a Master’s degree in Economics in 2011. Mr. Nechaev has been selected as a director nominee under the terms of a securities purchase agreement with Mr. Davidovich, our majority stockholder, which granted to him the right to designate a majority of the nominees standing for election to our Board of Directors, subject to the terms and conditions of the securities purchase agreement. Mr. Nechaev's experience in corporate and investment banking makes him an important asset to our Board.

Ivan Persiyanov

Mr. Ivan Persiyanov is Independent Director of the Company. He served as Investment Director of Millhouse LLC, an asset management company, since 2014. Mr. Persiyanov also currently serves on the Board of Directors of Propell Technologies Group Inc. (OTCBB:PROP), an SEC reporting company, and Georezonans, LLC. From 2008 to 2014, Mr. Persiyanov was Investment Director at Rusnano, a multi-billion dollar investment fund, where he originated and led the execution of several key investments. Prior to this, he was a consultant with Ernst & Young and held management and risk analysis positions with GE Money Bank and Citibank. From 2013-2014, Mr. Persiyanov served on the Board of Directors of Optogan CJSC, Beneq OY, and LED-Microsensor NT LLC. He holds a Mathematics degree from Moscow State University and a Master’s degree in finance from the New Economic School in Moscow, Russia. Mr. Persiyanov was originally appointed to our Board of Directors, and has been selected as a director nominee, under the terms of a securities purchase agreement with Mr. Davidovich, our majority stockholder, which granted to him the right to designate a majority of the nominees standing for election to our Board of Directors, subject to the terms and conditions of the securities purchase agreement. Mr. Persiyanov's experience with strategic investments, including transactions with Rusnano, makes him an important asset to our Board.

Randy Saluck

Mr. Randy S. Saluck. J.D., MBA, is Independent Director of the Company. He previously served as one of our directors from May 2013 until April 2016 and was subsequently reappointed to the Company’s Board of Directors in July 2016 to fill a vacancy. Mr. Saluck has been the Managing Member of Mortar Rock Capital Management, LLC and the Portfolio Manager of Mortar Rock Capital LP, a value-oriented investment fund, since 2005. Since 2015, Mr. Saluck has served as the Chief Financial Officer and Chief Strategic Officer of Accelerated Pharma, Inc., a company focused on genomic technology to develop drugs for oncology and other indications. Since February 2016, Mr. Saluck has served as a director for Convexity Scientific, LLC. a private medical device company. From 2002 to 2005, Mr. Saluck was a portfolio manager at the investment fund of Meisenbach Capital, LP and, from 2000 to 2002, Mr. Saluck was a senior analyst at Tyndall Partners, LLC, which invested in value-oriented equities and distressed debt. From 1999 to 2000, Mr. Saluck was an analyst at Highfields Capital Management, LLC, where he was responsible for special situations and risk arbitrage. Prior thereto, Mr. Saluck was an investment banker focused on mergers and acquisitions involving a variety of industries at Salomon Brothers Inc. Before becoming an investment banker, Mr. Saluck was a corporate and securities attorney, working at Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP and then Tenzer Greenblatt LLP. As an attorney, Mr. Saluck worked with numerous small capitalization companies assisting them in the execution of their financing and strategic plans. He received a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania, a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Virginia and an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania with a concentration in finance and accounting.

Daniil Talyanskiy

Mr. Daniil Talyanskiy is Independent Director of the Company. He served as the Chief Business Officer of IBC Generium LLC, a pharmaceutical research and development company, since 2011. Mr. Talyanskiy also currently serves as the First Deputy CEO of Generium JSC, biotech pharmaceuticals manufacturing company, and as a member of the Supervisory Board of co.don AG (CNWK), a regenerative pharmaceuticals manufacturing company. Prior to joining IBC Generium LLC, from 2008 to 2011, Mr. Talyanskiy was the Head of Corporate University in UIC Oboronprom JSC. From 2006 to 2008, Mr. Talyanskiy worked in various investment companies as an Investment Manager. Mr. Talyanskiy graduated from the Togliatti Academy of Management with a Master’s Degree in Management in 2007. Mr. Talyanskiy's experience in business development of pharmaceuticals make him an important asset to our Board.

Lea Verny

Ms. Lea Verny is Independent Director of the Company. She has collaborated with London-based SP Angel Corporate Finance LLP on a variety of projects including private equity, corporate finance and advisory, project finance, since 2008. Prior to that, Ms. Verny served as a private banker with Banque Pictet, Switzerland. From 2001 to 2007, Ms. Verny was a Director in Corporate Finance and Advisory of HSBC Bank plc in London and served as a Head of Investment Banking with HSBC Bank in Russia. From 1997 to 2001, Ms. Verny was a representative of the HSBC Investment Bank plc in Russia. From 1995 to 1997, Ms. Verny had established and served as a Director of the Russian European Center for Economic Policy, European Commission's TACIS Program's funded organization that provided Economic Policy Advice to the Russian authorities by the teams of Western experts. Ms. Since December 2016, Ms. Verny has served as a director for Zoltav Resources, Inc., a Russian-focused oil and gas exploration and production company. Ms. Verny holds a Bachelor's degree in Statistics and International Relations from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem as well as a Master in Business Administration Degree from INSEAD in France. Ms. Verny has been selected as a director nominee under the terms of a securities purchase agreement with the David Davidovich, our majority stockholder, which granted to him the right to designate a majority of the nominees standing for election to our Board of Directors, subject to the terms and conditions of the securities purchase agreement

Rachel Levine