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Dermira Inc (DERM.OQ)

DERM.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Thomas Wiggans

65 2014 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer, Co-Founder

Christopher Griffith

40 2017 Senior Vice President - Corporate Development and Strategy, Founder

Luis Pena

54 2016 Co-Founder, Chief Development Officer

Andrew Guggenhime

48 2017 Chief Financial Officer, Chief Operating Officer

Lori Lyons-Williams

40 2016 Chief Commercial Officer

Frederick Craves

70 2010 Lead Independent Director

Eugene Bauer

74 2011 Founder, Chief Medical Officer, Director

David Cohen

52 2014 Independent Director

Matthew Fust

52 2014 Independent Director

Mark McDade

61 2014 Independent Director

Jake Nunn

46 2011 Independent Director

William Ringo

71 2014 Independent Director

Kathleen Sebelius

68 2015 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Thomas Wiggans

Mr. Thomas G. Wiggans serves as Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer, Co-Founder of the Company. He has served on the boards of various industry organizations, educational institutions and private and public companies, including service on the boards of directors of Onyx Pharmaceuticals from March 2005 until its acquisition by Amgen Inc. in October 2013, Sangamo Biosciences, Inc. from June 2008 until June 2012, Somaxon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. from June 2008 until May 2012 and as chairman of the board of directors of Excaliard Pharmaceuticals, Inc. from October 2010 until its acquisition by Pfizer Inc. in December 2011. From October 2007, Mr. Wiggans served as Chairman of the board of directors of Peplin, Inc. and in August 2008, he became its Chief Executive Officer, serving in these positions until Peplin’s acquisition by LEO Pharma A/S in November 2009. Previously, Mr. Wiggans served as Chief Executive Officer of Connetics Corporation from 1994, and as chairman of the board of directors of Connetics from January 2006, and he served in these positions until December 2006 when Connetics was acquired by Stiefel Laboratories, Inc. From 1992 to 1994, Mr. Wiggans served as President and Chief Operating Officer of CytoTherapeutics Inc., a biotechnology company. From 1980 to 1992, Mr. Wiggans served at Ares-Serono S.A. in various management positions including President of its U.S. pharmaceutical operations and Managing Director of its U.K. pharmaceutical operations. Mr. Wiggans began his career with Eli Lilly and Company. In addition, Mr. Wiggans is a member of the board of directors of the Biotechnology Innovation Organization and is a member of the board of trustees of the University of Kansas Endowment Association. Mr. Wiggans holds a B.S. in pharmacy from the University of Kansas and an M.B.A. from Southern Methodist University.

Christopher Griffith

Mr. Christopher M. Griffith is Senior Vice President - Corporate Development and Strategy, Founder of the Company. He founded our company in August 2010 and has served as our Senior Vice President of Corporate Development and Strategy since January 2017, after previously serving as our Vice President of Corporate Development and Strategy since August 2011 and Head of Corporate Development and Strategy since September 2010. From July 2005 to September 2010, Mr. Griffith worked in corporate development at Gilead Sciences, Inc., most recently as Associate Director of Corporate Development. From May 2004 to August 2004, Mr. Griffith worked in the bio-oncology strategy group at Genentech, Inc., a biotechnology company. From 2001 to 2003, Mr. Griffith worked at Bay City Capital. Mr. Griffith received B.S. and M.S. degrees in biological sciences from Stanford University and an M.B.A. degree from Harvard Business School.

Luis Pena

Mr. Luis C. Pena is Co-Founder, Chief Development Officer of the Company. He is a co-founder and has served as our Chief Development Officer since February 2016, after previously serving as our Executive Vice President of Product Development from July 2013 to February 2016 and our Vice President of Product Development from June 2011 to July 2013. From November 2010 to June 2011, Mr. Peña served as a consultant to our company. Mr. Peña served as Vice President, Head of Global Prescription Development at Stiefel, a GSK company, from January 2010 to March 2011 and, from January 2007 to December 2009, Mr. Peña served as Senior Vice President Portfolio Planning and Management at Stiefel, prior to its acquisition by GlaxoSmithKline LLC. From 2005 to 2007, Mr. Peña served as Vice President of Portfolio Planning and Management of Connetics. From 2001 to 2005, Mr. Peña served as Vice President of Product Development of Nuvelo, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company. Previously, Mr. Peña served as Senior Director of Project Planning and Management for Theravance, Incorporated, a pharmaceutical company, and held various positions in manufacturing, research and development at Genentech. Mr. Peña currently serves as an advisor to the SPARK program for the Stanford University School of Medicine where he has been an advisor since 2012. Mr. Peña holds a B.S. in biochemistry from San Francisco State University.

Andrew Guggenhime

Mr. Andrew L. Guggenhime is Chief Financial Officer, Chief Operating Officer of the Company. He served as Chief Financial Officer of CardioDx, Inc., a molecular diagnostics life sciences company, and as a member of the CardioDx board of directors from April 2014 until July 2016. From September 2010 to April 2011, Mr. Guggenhime served as Chief Financial Officer of Calistoga Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biotechnology company acquired in April 2011 by Gilead. From December 2008 to June 2010, Mr. Guggenhime served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Facet Biotech Corporation, a biotechnology company acquired in April 2010 by Abbott Laboratories. Facet Biotech Corporation was spun off from PDL BioPharma at which Mr. Guggenhime served as Chief Financial Officer from April 2006 to December 2008. From October 2000 to March 2006, Mr. Guggenhime served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Neoforma, Inc., a provider of supply-chain management solutions for the healthcare industry, and from January to October 2000 he served as its Vice President, Corporate Development. Mr. Guggenhime began his career in financial services at Merrill Lynch & Co. and Wells Fargo & Company. Mr. Guggenhime holds a B.A. in international politics and economics from Middlebury College and holds an M.B.A. from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University.

Lori Lyons-Williams

Ms. Lori Lyons-Williams is Chief Commercial Officer of the Company. She served 15 years in various positions within the sales and marketing organization at Allergan plc, most recently as Vice President, Sales & Marketing for the Urology franchise from January 2014 to August 2016. In previous roles within Allergan, she served as Product Director for Allergan’s medical dermatology brands and also held senior-level positions on the Aczone and Botox marketing teams. Ms. Lyons-Williams began her career as a pharmaceutical sales representative at Johnson & Johnson. She is currently involved with certain non-profit organizations, including serving as a director and Vice Chair of the National Association for Continence and as a director of Girls, Inc. Orange County. She holds a B.A. in interdisciplinary studies from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University and an M.B.A. from the Carlson School of Management of the University of Minnesota.

Frederick Craves

Dr. Frederick B. Craves, Ph.D. is Lead Independent Director of the Company. He is an investment partner, a Managing Director and a co-founder of Bay City Capital, or BCC, and has served as a member of the board of directors and Chairman of the executive committee of BCC since June 1997. Prior to founding BCC in 1996, Dr. Craves founded Burrill & Craves, a merchant bank focused on biotechnology and emerging pharmaceutical companies, in 1994. Dr. Craves served as Executive Vice President of Schering Berlin, Inc., a pharmaceutical company, and Chief Executive Officer and President of Berlex Laboratories, Inc., a research, development and manufacturing organization, from 1990 to 1993. Dr. Craves was also the founding Chairman of the board of directors and Chief Executive Officer of Codon, Inc. and co-founder of Creative Biomolecules, both biotechnology companies. Dr. Craves is a member of the boards of directors of several privately held companies. Dr. Craves previously served as a member of the board of directors of VIA Pharmaceuticals, Inc. from August 2004 to September 2011 and Poniard Pharmaceuticals, Inc. from June 1993 to September 2013. He also serves as a member of The J. David Gladstone Institutes' Advisory Council and is a member of the board of trustees of Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles. Dr. Craves earned a B.S. degree in biology from Georgetown University, an M.S. in biochemical pharmacology from Wayne State University and a Ph.D. in pharmacology and experimental toxicology from the University of California, San Francisco.

Eugene Bauer

Dr. Eugene A. Bauer, M.D. is Founder, Chief Medical Officer, Director of the Company. He founded our company in August 2010, has served as a member of our board of directors since August 2010 and has served as our Chief Medical Officer since October 2011. From February 2010 to June 2012, Dr. Bauer served on the board of directors of Vyteris, Inc. From June 2006, Dr. Bauer served as a member of board of directors of Peplin, Inc., a biotechnology company, and in October 2008, he became its President and Chief Medical Officer, and he served in these positions until Peplin’s acquisition by LEO Pharma A/S in November 2009. From November 2004 to October 2008, Dr. Bauer was Chief Executive Officer of Neosil Inc., a dermatology company that was acquired by Peplin in October 2008. In 1993, Dr. Bauer co-founded Connetics Corporation, a biotechnology company, where he served as a member of the board of directors until October 2005. Dr. Bauer served as Dean of the Stanford University School of Medicine from 1995 to 2001 and as Chair of the Department of Dermatology at the Stanford University School of Medicine from 1988 to 1995. Dr. Bauer is a Lucy Becker Professor, Emeritus, in the School of Medicine at Stanford University, a position he has held since 2002. In addition, he is a member of the boards of directors of Aevi Genomic Medicine, Inc. (formerly Medgenics, Inc.), First Wave Technologies, Inc., Cerecor, Inc., and Kadmon Corporation, LLC. Dr. Bauer also previously served as a member of the boards of directors of Dr. Tattoff, Inc., Protalex, Inc., PetDRx, Inc., Arbor Vita Corp., Patient Safety Technologies, Inc., MediSync Bioservices and Modigene Inc. (later re-named PROLOR Biotech, Inc.). Dr. Bauer was a U.S. National Institutes of Health (“NIH”) funded investigator for 25 years and has served on review groups for the NIH.

David Cohen

Dr. David E. Cohen, M.D. is Independent Director of the Company. He previously served us as a scientific advisor from July 2010 to June 2014. Since 1993, Dr. Cohen has held positions at the New York University School of Medicine, including as Chief of Allergy and Contact Dermatitis since 1994, Director of Occupational and Environmental Dermatology since 1994, Associate Professor of Dermatology since 2005, Vice Chairman of Clinical Affairs since 2008, and the Charles C. and Dorothea E. Harris Professor of Dermatology since May 2013. Dr. Cohen has served as a lecturer of Environmental Sciences at the Columbia University School of Public Health since 1993 and has served as an Affiliated Faculty Member of the NYU Global Institute of Public Health since 2014. In addition, he has been an attending physician at the Ronald O. Perelman Department of Dermatology at the Tisch Hospital at New York University Medical Center and at Bellevue Hospital Center since 1994. Dr. Cohen served on the boards of directors of Vyteris from June 2011 to January 2012 and Connetics from December 2005 until its sale to Stiefel Laboratories, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, in December 2006. Dr. Cohen has served as a clinical consultant to numerous companies. Dr. Cohen has also served on the boards and committees of a number of professional organizations, including as President of the American Contact Dermatitis Society, as a founding board member of the American Acne and Rosacea society, as President of the Dermatology Section for the New York Academy of Medicine and on several committees of the American Academy of Dermatology and the American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology. Dr. Cohen is also a member of the editorial board of Journal of Drugs in Dermatology and the editorial advisory boards of Dermatitis and Skin and Allergy News.

Matthew Fust

Mr. Matthew K. Fust is Independent Director of the Company. He currently serves as a board member and advisor to Atara Biotherapeutics, Inc., MacroGenics, Inc., Sunesis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical, Inc., each of which are publicly-traded biotechnology companies. Mr. Fust retired as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, where he served from January 2009 until its acquisition by Amgen in October 2013, and continued as an employee of Amgen until January 2014. Prior to joining Onyx, Mr. Fust was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Jazz Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, from May 2003 to December 2008. From May 2002 to May 2003, Mr. Fust was Chief Financial Officer at Perlegen Sciences, Inc., a pharmacogenomics company. Previously, he was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at ALZA Corporation, a biopharmaceutical company, where he was an executive from June 1996 to January 2002. From 1991 until 1996, Mr. Fust was a manager in the healthcare strategy practice at Andersen Consulting. Mr. Fust holds a B.A. in accounting from the University of Minnesota and an M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

Mark McDade

Mr. Mark D. McDade is Independent Director of the Company. He currently serves as a founding partner of Qiming Venture Capital US, a venture capital fund focused on investments in healthcare technology companies in the United States. Prior to that, he served in various roles with UCB S.A., a biopharmaceutical company, including as Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer from February 2015 to October 2016, Executive Vice President, Established Brands, Solutions and Supply from February 2013 to February 2015, Executive Vice President, Global Operations from January 2009 to February 2013 and Executive Vice President, Corporate Strategy and Development from April 2008 to December 2008. From November 2002 until October 2007, Mr. McDade served as Chief Executive Officer and on the board of directors of PDL BioPharma, Inc. From December 2000 until November 2002, Mr. McDade served as Chief Executive Officer of Signature BioScience Inc., a drug discovery company. Prior to that, he co-founded and served as Chief Operating Officer of Corixa Corporation, a biopharmaceutical company, from September 1994 until December 1998, and as President and Chief Operating Officer from January 1999 to November 2000. Previously, Mr. McDade was Chief Operating Officer of Boehringer Mannheim Therapeutics, the biopharmaceutical division of Corange Limited, and held numerous business development and general management positions at Sandoz Ltd (a division of Novartis International AG). He has been a director of Five Prime Therapeutics, a biotechnology company, since July 2006. From April 2005 to July 2009, he served on the board of directors of Cytokinetics, Incorporated, a biotechnology company. Mr. McDade received a B.A. in history from Dartmouth College and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.

Jake Nunn

Mr. Jake R. Nunn is Independent Director of the Company. He has been a partner at New Enterprise Associates, Inc., a venture capital firm, since June 2006. From January 2001 to June 2006, Mr. Nunn served as a Partner and an analyst for the MPM BioEquities Fund, a life sciences fund at MPM Capital, L.P., a private equity firm. Previously, Mr. Nunn was a healthcare research analyst and portfolio manager at Franklin Templeton Investments and an investment banker with Alex, Brown & Sons. Mr. Nunn currently serves on the board of directors of Trevena, Inc. From 2009 to May 2015, Mr. Nunn served on the board of directors of Hyperion Therapeutics, Inc. and from 2008 to February 2016, Mr. Nunn served on the board of directors of TriVascular Technologies, Inc. Mr. Nunn received his A.B. in economics from Dartmouth College and his M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business. Mr. Nunn also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and is a member of the C.F.A. Society of San Francisco.

William Ringo

Mr. William R. Ringo, Jr. is Independent Director of the Company. He served as a senior advisor to Barclays Healthcare Group and as a strategic advisor to Sofinnova Ventures, a venture capital firm, from June 2010 to December 2015. From April 2008 until his retirement in April 2010, Mr. Ringo was Senior Vice President of Business Development and Corporate Strategy at Pfizer Inc., a pharmaceutical company. Prior to joining Pfizer, he served as an executive in residence at Warburg Pincus and Sofinnova Ventures. From August 2004 to April 2006, Mr. Ringo was President and Chief Executive Officer of Abgenix, Inc., a biotechnology firm. Previously, Mr. Ringo held a number of senior positions in the oncology and critical care, internal medicine, infection disease and sales and marketing divisions at Eli Lilly & Company from 1973 until 2001. Mr. Ringo is currently a member of the boards of directors of Assembly Biosciences, Inc., Five Prime Therapeutics, Inc., Immune Design Corp., Mirati Therapeutics, Inc. and Sangamo Biosciences, Inc. Mr. Ringo previously served as a member of the board of directors of Onyx from 2011 to 2013. Mr. Ringo received a B.S. in industrial management and an M.B.A. from the University of Dayton.

Kathleen Sebelius

Ms. Kathleen Sebelius is Independent Director of the Company. She was Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) from 2009 to June 2014. As Secretary of HHS, she presided over 11 operating divisions, including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Food and Drug Administration and National Institutes of Health and oversaw the passage and implementation of the Affordable Care Act. Previously, Ms. Sebelius was Governor of Kansas from 2003 until 2009. From 1995 until 2003, Ms. Sebelius held the position of Kansas Insurance Commissioner, and from 1987 to 1995, she served in the Kansas House of Representatives. Ms. Sebelius holds a B.A. in political science from Trinity Washington University and a Master of Public Administration from the University of Kansas.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Thomas Wiggans

4,498,470

Christopher Griffith

833,154

Luis Pena

1,905,550

Andrew Guggenhime

2,010,100

Lori Lyons-Williams

--

Frederick Craves

244,685

Eugene Bauer

1,593,630

David Cohen

235,685

Matthew Fust

234,685

Mark McDade

214,685

Jake Nunn

222,185

William Ringo

227,185

Kathleen Sebelius

158,290
As Of  30 Dec 2016