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Codexis Inc (CDXS.OQ)

CDXS.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Bernard Kelley

73 2016 Chairman of the Board

Thomas Baruch

2016 Chairman Emeritus

John Nicols

51 2012 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Gordon Sangster

61 2014 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President

Douglas Sheehy

50 2014 Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer, General Counsel, Secretary

Michael Aldridge

2016 Senior Vice President - Corporate & Strategic Development

James Lalonde

54 2014 Senior Vice President, Research & Development

Pam Cheng

45 2014 Director

Kathleen Glaub

2014 Director

Patrick Yang

69 2014 Director

Byron Dorgan

72 2011 Independent Director

David Smith

68 2016 Independent Director

Dennis Wolf

62 2007 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Bernard Kelley

Mr. Bernard J. Kelley serves as an Chairman of the Board of the Company effective November 29, 2016. He was Independent Director of Codexis, Inc., since April 2004. From 1993 to 2002, Prior to joining the Codexis Board, Mr. Kelley was President of the Merck Manufacturing Division where he was responsible for chemical, pharmaceutical and biological manufacturing and directed the activities of corporate engineering and global procurement. He also served as a member of the Merck Management Committee through his retirement in 2003. Mr. Kelley previously served as a Director of MAP Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biotechnology company focused on developing inhalation-based therapies, as well as a Director of Aegis Analytical Corporation, an enterprise software company. He holds a B.S. in engineering from the U.S. Naval Academy.

Thomas Baruch

Mr. Thomas R. Baruch, J.D., serves as Chairman Emeritus of the Company. He was Independent Chairman of the Board of Codexis, Inc. Mr. Baruch brings to our board of directors knowledge of the biotechnology and clean technology industries as well as public company governance experience. Since April 2013, Mr. Baruch has served as partner of Formation 8, a venture capital fund, and since November 2010, Mr. Baruch has served as managing general partner of Baruch Future Ventures, LLC, a venture capital fund that he founded. Mr. Baruch is also the founder and partner emeritus of CMEA Capital, a venture capital firm that was established in 1989 as an affiliated fund of New Enterprise Associates. Mr. Baruch served as managing partner of CMEA Capital from 1989 to October 2010. Mr. Baruch currently serves as a director for various clean technology companies, including as a member of the board of directors of Calysta Energy, Inc., a renewable fuels and chemicals company; FORO Energy, a company developing a new hybrid thermal mechanical drilling technology for geothermal energy wells; Halotechnics, Inc., a thermal electricity storage company; Urban Electric Power, a developer of rechargeable battery systems; and as chairman of the board of directors of Intermolecular, Inc., a publicly traded company offering high productivity combinatorial synthesis technologies for application in the semiconductor and clean energy sectors, where he also serves on the compensation and nominating and corporate governance committees. Mr. Baruch holds a B.S. in engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and a J.D. from Capital University.

John Nicols

Mr. John J. Nicols serves as President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Codexis, Inc. Mr. Nicols brings to our board of directors his knowledge of Codexis as its President and Chief Executive Officer and his extensive prior management experience in the chemicals industry. Prior to that time, Mr. Nicols served in various capacities at Albemarle Corporation, a public company focused on the development, manufacture and marketing of highly engineered specialty chemicals, since he joined that company in 1990. Mr. Nicols most recently served as its Senior Vice President, Strategic Development and Catalysts, from March 2012 to June 2012. Mr. Nicols previously served as its Vice President, Catalysts from January 2007 to February 2012, its Vice President, Fine Chemistry from June 2002 to December 2006, its Division Vice President, Global Flame Retardants business from February 1999 through June 2002 and its Asia Pacific Business Director for the Bromine Chemicals business, based in Tokyo, Japan, from 1995 to 1998. Prior to his time with Albemarle Corporation, Mr. Nicols worked for three years in manufacturing and research and development for Hercules, Inc. Mr. Nicols has served on the board of directors of BayBio, Northern California Life Sciences Association, a non-profit organization, since January 2014, and on the board of directors, scientific committee and nominating committee of the Solve ME/CFS Initiative, a non-profit organization, since January 2015. Mr. Nicols received a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the Polytechnic Institute of New York University and an M.B.A. from the Sloan School of Management at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Gordon Sangster

Mr. Gordon T. Sangster is Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President of the Company, effective August 18, 2014. He joins the Company from Nitinol Devices & Components, a private medical device manufacturer, where he served as Chief Financial Officer from October 2011 until July 2014. Prior to that role, Mr. Sangster was Chief Financial Officer of ITC Nexus-Dx, a private medical device company that focused on point-of-care diagnostics, from October 2010 to July 2011. From November 2007 to October 2010, Mr. Sangster was Chief Financial Officer of Micrus Endovascular, a publicly traded medical device company that was acquired by Johnson & Johnson for $480 million. From 2006 to 2007, Mr. Sangster was also Chief Financial Officer of HemoSense, Inc., a publicly traded medical device company which was acquired by Alere. Prior to that role, Mr. Sangster was Chief Financial Officer of AP Pharma, a publicly traded biotech company, from 2000 to 2006. Prior to his Chief Financial Officer roles, Mr. Sangster held increasingly responsible financial roles at AP Pharma, Raychem, CooperVision and Levi Strauss. Mr. Sangster is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

Douglas Sheehy

Mr. Douglas T. Sheehy, J.D., is Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer, General Counsel, Secretary of Codexis, Inc. He joined Codexis in April 2007 as Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary. Prior to Codexis, Mr. Sheehy spent five years at CV Therapeutics, Inc., a publicly held biopharmaceutical company that developed and commercialized small molecule drugs for the treatment of cardiovascular disease, in various positions, most recently as Executive Director, Legal — Corporate Law. Prior to that, Mr. Sheehy served as an attorney with the law firms of Gunderson Dettmer LLP and Brobeck Phleger & Harrison LLP. Mr. Sheehy holds a B.A. in history from Dartmouth College and a J.D. from American University.

Michael Aldridge

Mr. Michael Douglas Arthur Aldridge is a Senior Vice President - Corporate & Strategic Development of the Company. Mr. Aldridge joins Codexis from Sirona Therapeutics Ltd., a privately held company he founded and served as President and Chief Executive Officer since 2015. Previously he was Senior Vice President, Corporate Strategic Development for Questcor Pharmaceuticals, where he negotiated numerous strategic transactions that supported a four-fold increase in market capitalization and the sale of the company to Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals for $5.6 billion. Prior to that, Mr. Aldridge served as Chief Executive Officer for two drug-development companies, including privately held Xenome Limited and publicly traded Peplin, Inc. Before transitioning to those pharmaceutical industry roles, Mr. Aldridge held multiple investment banking positions, primarily in healthcare, at leading international financial firms including Wilson HTM Investment Group, Bear Stearns and Co., Volpe, Brown, Whelan and Company and SG Warburg Group. A native of New Zealand, Mr. Aldridge received a Master of Applied Finance from Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia and a BS with honors in Chemistry from the University of Canterbury in Christchurch, New Zealand.

James Lalonde

Mr. James J. Lalonde is Senior Vice President, Research & Development of the Company. He served as Codexis’ Vice President, Research and Development from December 2005 to February 2014. Dr. Lalonde joined Codexis in July 2004 as Director, Biocatalysis and Chemical Development. Prior to joining Codexis, Dr. Lalonde worked at Altus Biologics, Inc. and Vista Chemical Co. He is also the co-author on a variety of research publications and a co-inventor on numerous patents. Dr. Lalonde holds an Honours B.S. from Lakehead University and a Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry from Texas A&M University.

Pam Cheng

Ms. Pam P. Cheng is appointed as Director of the Company., effective October 30, 2014. Ms. Cheng brings to our board of directors experience in pharmaceutical manufacturing and conducting business in Asia, as well as senior management and financial operations experience. Ms. Cheng is a 17-year veteran of Merck and currently serves as President of MSD China, Merck’s subsidiary in China, where she covers a functional scope that includes commercial, research and development, manufacturing and various business support organizations. Ms. Cheng will join AstraZeneca PLC as Executive Vice President, Operations and IT on June 15, 2015. Prior to serving as President of MSD China, Ms. Cheng served as Senior Vice President, Global Supply Chain Management for Merck in New Jersey, with overall end-to-end supply chain oversight for its human health, vaccines, and consumer care businesses globally. Before Merck, Ms. Cheng held operational roles at GAF Chemicals and UOP/Union Carbide. Ms. Cheng received an M.B.A. in Marketing from Pace University in New York and her Bachelor and Masters of Chemical Engineering from the Stevens Institute of Technology in New Jersey. She has also earned Six Sigma Executive Belt Certification.

Kathleen Glaub

Ms. Kathleen Sereda Glaub has been appointed as Director of Codexis, Inc. Ms. Glaub's 30-year career in leadership positions with drug development and technology companies will bring strong company-building and business strategy experience to the Codexis board. Ms. Glaub has recently been appointed as CEO of Afferent Pharmaceuticals, a clinical-stage biotechnology company that is developing treatments for respiratory and urologic disorders and chronic pain, where she has been a member of its board of directors since 2013. Prior to Afferent, Ms. Glaub served as President of Plexxikon Inc. and co-led the company for twelve years from 2001 to 2013. Ms. Glaub led the successful buyout of Plexxikon by Daiichi Sankyo in 2011 for nearly $1 billion. While at Plexxikon, Ms. Glaub developed and executed the company's business and financial strategies, led and negotiated several financings as well as industry-leading partnership deals that generated $300 million in non-equity funding, and played a key role in building Plexxikon's pipeline. Completing her experiences across the drug commercialization cycle, Ms. Glaub negotiated co-promotion rights and established a specialty sales force for the marketing of Zelboraf ®, Plexxikon's first FDA-approved drug which is marketed with a companion diagnostic. Prior to Plexxikon, Ms. Glaub served as Chief Financial Officer for Cell Genesys, where she led the company's financial strategy, and played a pivotal role in key acquisitions as well as architecting the successful spin out of Abgenix. Previous to Cell Genesys, she was Treasurer of Genentech, and held various financial and treasury roles at Intel Corporation where she began her career. Ms. Glaub received her BA from the University of California, Berkeley, and her MBA from Northwestern University.

Patrick Yang

Dr. Patrick Y. Yang, Ph.D., is Director of the Codexis, Inc. Dr. Yang brings to our board of directors significant experience in pharmaceuticals manufacturing, engineering, technology and supply chain management. From January 2010 to March 2013, Dr. Yang served as Head of Global Technical Operations for F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd. where he was responsible for Roche's pharmaceutical manufacturing, process development, engineering, quality, regulatory, supply chain and procurement. Before joining Roche, Dr. Yang worked for Genentech Inc., where he most recently served as Executive Vice President of Product Operations. Prior to joining Genentech, Dr. Yang worked for Merck & Co., where he most recently served as Vice President of Supply Chain Management. He has also previously worked at General Electric Co. and Life Systems, Inc. Dr. Yang currently serves on the board of directors of Tesoro Corporation, a public independent refining and marketing company, where he has served on the governance committee since June 2013 and the environment, health, safety and security committee since December 2010 and previously served on the audit committee from December 2010 to June 2013. He previously served on the board of TaiMed, Inc. Dr. Yang earned a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from the National Chiaotung University in Taiwan, a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Cincinnati and a Ph.D. in engineering from the Ohio State University.

Byron Dorgan

Senator Byron L. Dorgan serves as an Independent Director of Codexis, Inc. Mr. Dorgan represented the State of North Dakota in the United States Senate from 1992 to January 2011. Prior to serving in the United States Senate, Mr. Dorgan served in the United States House of Representatives from 1981 to 1992. During his time in the United States Senate, Mr. Dorgan served in the United States Senate Leadership, first as Assistant Democratic Floor Leader and then as Chairman of the Democratic Policy Committee. He also served as the Chairman of the Committee on Indian Affairs and was the senior Senator on the Appropriations, Energy and Commerce Committees. Prior to being elected to the United States House of Representatives, Mr. Dorgan served as North Dakota State Tax Commissioner from 1969 until 1980. Mr. Dorgan is also the author of two books, Take this Job and Ship It: How Corporate Greed and Brain-Dead Politics Are Selling Out America, a New York Times bestseller, and Reckless! How Debt, Deregulation and Dark Money Nearly Bankrupted America. Mr. Dorgan holds a B.S. from the University of North Dakota and an M.B.A. from the University of Denver.

David Smith

Mr. David V. Smith is Independent Director of the Company. r. Smith currently serves as Chief Operating Officer of IntegenX, a privately held company focused on rapid DNA identification technology, where he has been instrumental in refocusing the business, implementing operational controls and raising capital. He previously was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Thoratec Corporation, a leader in developing therapies for advanced heart failure, where he led actions to improve financial controls, analytics and processes. Prior to that he held various financial management positions with Chiron Corporation, a multi-billion dollar biotechnology company, advancing to Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. He also served as Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Anergen, Inc. and held various financial management positions with Genentech, Inc., in both the United States and Europe. Mr. Smith holds a BA in economics and history from Willamette University and an MBA in finance from Golden Gate University. He is a Director and Chair of the Audit Committee of publicly traded OncoGenex Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Dennis Wolf

Mr. Dennis P. Wolf serves as an Independent Director of Codexis, Inc. Mr. Wolf has served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Fusion-io Multisystems, a computer hardware and software systems company, since October 2010, which he joined as Chief Financial Officer in November 2009 and served as Senior Vice President from March 2010 to October 2010. From January 2009 to April 2009, Mr. Wolf served as interim Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer of Finjan Software, Inc., a provider of web security solutions. Previously, from March 2005 to June 2008, Mr. Wolf served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of MySQL AB, an open source database software company. Prior to MySQL, Mr. Wolf held financial management positions for public high technology companies including Apple Inc., Centigram Communications, Inc., Credence Systems Corporation, Omnicell, Inc., Redback Networks Inc. and Sun Microsystems, Inc. Mr. Wolf is currently a director and chairman of the audit committee for Exponential Interactive Inc., a privately held digital advertising company. Mr. Wolf has been a director or member of the audit committee for other public companies including Quantum Corporation (from July 2007 through September 2011), Avanex Corporation (from April 2008 through April 2009), Bigband Networks (from October 2009 through March 2011), Komag, Inc. (from August 2004 through July 2007), Vitria Technology, Inc. (from February 2003 through September 2006) and Registry Magic. Mr. Wolf holds a B.A. from the University of Colorado and an M.B.A. from the University of Denver.