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Exact Sciences Corp (EXAS.OQ)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Kevin Conroy

53 2014 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

Jeffrey Elliott

41 2016 Chief Financial Officer

Mark Stenhouse

52 2018 President, Cologuard

D. Scott Coward

55 2018 Senior Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer, General Counsel, Secretary

Graham Lidgard

69 2009 Senior Vice President, Chief Scientific Officer

Ana Hooker

53 2015 Senior Vice President, Operations

Scott Johnson

50 2017 Senior Vice President, Research & Development

Pierre Jacquet

52 2019 Director

Andrew Slavitt

52 2019 Director

Thomas Carey

57 2013 Independent Director

Eli Casdin

46 2017 Independent Director

James Doyle

73 2014 Independent Director

John Fallon

71 2016 Independent Director

Daniel Levangie

68 2010 Independent Director

Kathleen Sebelius

70 2019 Independent Director

Michael Wyzga

64 2015 Independent Director

Katherine Zanotti

64 2009 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Kevin Conroy

Mr. Kevin T. Conroy is Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Mr. Conroy has served as our President and Chief Executive Officer since April 2009, as a director since March 2009 and as Chairman of our Board of Directors since March 2014. Mr. Conroy served as president and chief executive officer of Third Wave Technologies, Inc., a molecular diagnostics company, from December 2005 until the acquisition of Third Wave by Hologic, Inc. in July 2008. He joined Third Wave in July 2004 and served as general counsel until December 2005. Prior to joining Third Wave, Mr. Conroy held leadership positions at GE Healthcare and practiced intellectual property law in private practice. Mr. Conroy also serves as a director of Epizyme, Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company (NASDAQ: EPZM). He earned a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering at Michigan State University and a JD from the University of Michigan.

Jeffrey Elliott

Mr. Jeffrey Thomas Elliott serves as Chief Financial Officer of the Company. Mr. Elliott has served as our Chief Financial Officer since November 2016. Prior to his appointment as Chief Financial Officer, Mr. Elliott served as the Company's Vice President, Business Development and Strategy, from June 2016 to November 2016. Prior to joining the Company, from 2007 to 2016, Mr. Elliott was with Robert W. Baird & Co., where from June 2012 to June 2016 he was a senior research analyst who covered diagnostics and life science tools companies. Earlier in his career, Mr. Elliott worked in a supply chain role for Walgreens and as a consultant at Cap Gemini Ernst & Young. Mr. Elliott earned a bachelor's degree in business administration from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. Mr. Elliott is a CFA charterholder.

Mark Stenhouse

Mr. Mark Stenhouse is President, Cologuard of the company. Mr. Stenhouse has served as President, Cologuard since April 2018. Prior to joining Exact, Mr. Stenhouse worked for over 25 years at Abbott Laboratories (NYSE: ABT) and AbbVie, Inc. (NYSE: ABVV), including in a number of executive and managerial positions within its U.S. Immunology division. Most recently, from October 2016 until March 2018, Mr. Stenhouse served as Vice President, U.S. Immunology, where Mr. Stenhouse developed AbbVie's U.S. expansion into the immunology marketplace. From April 2010 until September 2016, Mr. Stenhouse served as Vice President and Vice President/General Manager, U.S. Immunology—Gastroenterology Franchise, where Mr. Stenhouse led a successful turnaround of the franchise, including approval of HUMIRA for treatment of Ulcerative Colitis. From September 2006 through March 2010, Mr. Stenhouse held various senior management, marketing and sales positions within Abbott Laboratories' U.S. Immunology division. Mr. Stenhouse earned a bachelor's degree in business administration from College of Charleston.

D. Scott Coward

Mr. D. Scott Coward is Senior Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer, General Counsel, Secretary of the Company. He has served as our Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary since January 2015 and as our Chief Administrative Officer since July 2018. He joined us from the global law firm K&L Gates LLP, where he practiced corporate and securities law and served as managing partner of the Raleigh, NC office. Prior to his tenure at K&L Gates, Mr. Coward served as General Counsel of Blue Rhino Corporation, a leading supplier of consumer propane-related products. Prior to Blue Rhino, Mr. Coward served as an Associate General Counsel at GE Medical Systems in Milwaukee, WI, and prior to that, as a partner at the Raleigh, NC law firm Smith Anderson Blount Dorsett Mitchell & Jernigan LLP. Mr. Coward earned a bachelor's degree in business administration from the University of North Carolina—Chapel Hill and a JD from Columbia Law School.

Graham Lidgard

Dr. Graham Peter Lidgard, Ph.D. is Senior Vice President, Chief Scientific Officer of the Company. He joined us from Nanogen Inc., a medical diagnostics products company, where he was senior vice president of research and development from 2003 to 2009. Prior to joining Nanogen, Dr. Lidgard led the research and development organization at Gen-Probe Inc., a molecular diagnostics company, which developed that company's Procleix blood screening products and Aptima sexually transmitted disease products, as well as the system development group at Gen-Probe that developed its fully automated Tigris system. Prior to joining Gen-Probe in 1995, Dr. Lidgard was co-founder and vice president of product development of Matritech Inc., a developer of diagnostic products for the early detection of bladder cancer. Before he co-founded Matritech, Dr. Lidgard held senior positions at Ciba Corning Diagnostics Corp.'s worldwide diagnostics group. While at Ciba Corning, he was involved in the development of more than 70 510(k)-cleared products. He led the program for the development of the magnetic particle chemiluminescent technology that became the ACS:180 and Centaur systems. Dr. Lidgard earned a bachelor's degree and a doctorate in biological chemistry from the University of Manchester in England.

Ana Hooker

Ms. Ana Hooker is Senior Vice President, Operations of the Company. She has served as our Senior Vice President, Operations since 2015 where she is responsible for laboratory operations, manufacturing, information technology and corporate quality. Ms. Hooker joined Exact Sciences in 2013 to start our clinical laboratory pending FDA approval of Cologuard. Ms. Hooker brings over 20 years of clinical laboratory experience to Exact Sciences. Prior to joining Exact, Ms. Hooker was at ARUP Laboratories for 15 years, where she served as the Senior Vice President, Division Manager for anatomic pathology, oncology and genetics and, prior to such position, as Vice President, Division Manager for genetics. While at ARUP Laboratories, she held positions of increasing responsibility, including Group Manager for the Divisions of Oncology and Genetics and Technical Supervisor of the University of Utah Hospital Clinical Laboratories. Ms. Hooker earned a bachelor's degree from Kansas State University, her Medical Technologist certification from Hays Pathology Laboratories and an MBA from Westminster College.

Scott Johnson

Mr. Scott Johnson is Senior Vice President, Research & Development of the Company. He has served as our Senior Vice President, Research & Development since September 2017. He joined us from Luminex Corporation, a molecular diagnostic product and life sciences tools manufacturer, where he served as Vice President—Assay Research & Development from 2014 to 2017 and as Vice President—Product Development & Manufacturing from 2011 to 2014. Prior to EraGen Biosciences' acquisition by Luminex, Dr. Johnson served as EraGen Biosciences' Vice President—Product from 2008 to 2011. Dr. Johnson earned a bachelor's degree in biotechnology from Rochester Institute of Technology, a doctorate in cellular and molecular biology from University of Wisconsin—Madison and an MBA from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University.

Pierre Jacquet

Mr. Pierre Jacquet is Director of the Company. He is a Managing Director and Global Head of L.E.K. Consulting’s Healthcare practice. He has served as in a variety of leadership roles for L.E.K., including the firm’s Global Leadership Team, the Americas management committee and various partner operating committees since 2001. Mr. Jacquet has spent more than two decades focused on corporate strategy consulting, merger and acquisition advisory services, and value management both domestically and internationally. A former physician, he worked with Arthur D. Little from 1998 to 2000 as a manager of its pharmaceutical practice and performed business development for Genzyme in 1997. During his medical career, he was a Fellow at the Washington Cancer Institute from 1993 to 1996, where he authored over 40 publications and presentations. Mr. Jacquet has served on the Advisory Board of Life Science Cares since 2017. Mr. Jacquet earned a Master of Business Administration from the Darden Graduate School at the University of Virginia in 1998 and was awarded a Doctor of Medicine with high distinction in 1991 and a Doctor of Philosophy in biomedical sciences in 1996 from the University of Liège in Belgium.

Andrew Slavitt

Mr. Andrew M. Slavitt is Director of the Company. He is the founder and General Partner of Town Hall Ventures, which invests in healthcare innovations in vulnerable communities, a position he has held since 2018. Prior to that he served as the Acting Administrator for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, from 2015 to 2017, and as Group Executive Vice President of Optum, UnitedHealth Group’s health services platform, from 2012 to 2014. From 2006 through 2011, Mr. Slavitt was the CEO of OptumInsight (formerly Ingenix), a UnitedHealth Group subsidiary. He serves on the Board of Directors of United States of Care, a national non-profit health think-tank and advocacy organization, is co-chair of the Future of Healthcare Initiative at the Bipartisan Policy Center, and previously served as a director of Capella Eduction Company, an eduction services company (formerly Nasdaq: CPLA). Mr. Slavitt received his MBA from Harvard Business School and bachelor of arts and bachelor of science degrees from the University of Pennsylvania.

Thomas Carey

Mr. Thomas D. Carey is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Carey has served as a director since April 2013. Mr. Carey is the founder and Managing Director of Perspective Group, LLC, a human capital and executive search firm serving the healthcare industry. Previously, Mr. Carey was a member at Spencer Stuart, a global executive search firm, from 2010 through 2015, where he was responsible for leading the firm's global efforts in providing board services to companies within all segments of the healthcare market. Prior to Spencer Stuart, Mr. Carey was with Russell Reynolds Associates from 2001 to 2010 where he served as a Partner and Co-Head of the firm's Global Life Sciences Practice for the three years preceding his move to Spencer Stuart. Prior to entering the search industry, Mr. Carey served as an investment banker and then chief financial officer of both private and public healthcare and information technology companies. Mr. Carey earned a bachelor's degree from the College of the Holy Cross and an MBA from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University.

Eli Casdin

Mr. Eli Casdin is Independent Director of the company. He founded Casdin Capital, LLC, a life sciences and healthcare investment company, in 2011 and has served as Chief Investment Officer and Managing Partner since its founding. Prior to founding Casdin Capital, Mr. Casdin was Vice President at Alliance Bernstein from 2007 to 2011 where he researched investment implications of new technologies for the life sciences and healthcare sectors. Prior to that, Mr. Casdin served as a research analyst at Bear Stearns and Cooper Hill Partners, specializing in healthcare investments in life sciences tools, diagnostics and medical devices. Mr. Casdin earned a bachelor's degree from Columbia University and an MBA from Columbia Business School.

James Doyle

Mr. James E. Doyle is Independent Director of the Company. He is currently Of Counsel at Foley & Lardner LLP, an international law firm, as well as partner of Doyle & Boyce Strategies, a consultant to several national foundations. Prior to his current positions, Gov. Doyle served two terms as the 44th governor of the state of Wisconsin from 2003 to 2011. Prior to his gubernatorial service, Gov. Doyle served three terms as the attorney general of the state of Wisconsin from January 1991 to January 2003. In connection with his service as attorney general, Gov. Doyle served as president of the National Association of Attorneys General from 1997 to 1998. Gov. Doyle also previously served as the District Attorney of Dane County, Wisconsin and worked in private practice. His extensive public service also includes stints in the Peace Corps as a teacher in Tunisia and as an attorney in a federal legal services office on the Navajo Indian Reservation. Gov. Doyle earned a bachelor's degree from the University of Wisconsin—Madison and a JD from Harvard Law School.

John Fallon

Dr. John A. Fallon, M.D. is Independent Director of the Company. Dr. Fallon has served as a director since January 2016. Dr. Fallon served as Senior Vice President and Chief Physician Executive at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts ("BCBS MA") from 2004 through 2015. Prior to his role at BCBS MA, Dr. Fallon served as Chief Executive Officer for clinical affairs at the State University of New York Downstate Medical Center, including University Hospital of Brooklyn and the clinical faculty practice plan. His professional experience also includes the Partners Healthcare System, where he was chairman of the physician network. Dr. Fallon was also the founder and CEO of North Shore Health System, a large physician-hospital organization in Massachusetts. He serves on the boards of directors of Insulet Corporation, a medical devices company (Nasdaq: PODD), AMAG Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a specialty pharmaceutical company (Nasdaq: AMAG) and Collegium Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a specialty pharmaceutical company (Nasdaq: COLL), as well as the board of Network for Excellence in Health Innovation (NEHI) (Chair), a not-for-profit institution. Dr. Fallon also previously served on the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) Medical Standards Committee (Chair) and the New England Comparative Effectiveness Public Advisory Council (CEPAC). Dr. Fallon practiced internal medicine for more than 20 years, fulfilled his residency at Boston City Hospital, is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and is a fellow of the American College of Physicians. Dr. Fallon earned a bachelor's degree from the College of the Holy Cross, an MBA from the University of South Florida and a Doctor of Medicine from Tufts University School of Medicine.

Daniel Levangie

Mr. Daniel J. Levangie is Independent Director of the Company. He has served as a director since July 2010. He is an experienced executive and corporate director with senior operating experience in the field of medical devices and in vitro diagnostics. Mr. Levangie is co-founder and manager of ATON Partners, a private investment firm, and Chairman, President & CEO of CereVasc, LLC, an early-stage medical device company. From 2013 through January 2017, Mr. Levangie served as President of Insulet Drug Delivery Systems. From 2011 through 2013, Mr. Levangie was chief executive officer of Dune Medical Devices, Inc. and co-founder and managing partner of Constitution Medical Investors, Inc., a Boston-based private investment and product development firm acquired by Roche Diagnostics Corporation in July 2013. Prior to the above, Mr. Levangie held a variety of executive management positions with Cytyc Corporation until the acquisition of Cytyc by Hologic, Inc. in October 2007. These positions include executive vice president and chief operating officer, chief executive officer and president of Cytyc Health Corporation, executive vice president and chief commercial officer and president, Cytyc Surgical Products Division. Prior to joining Cytyc Corporation in 1992, Mr. Levangie held a number of sales, marketing and management positions with Abbott Laboratories, a diversified healthcare company. Mr. Levangie is currently a director of CereVasc, LLC, Dune Medical Devices and Renovia, Inc. He previously served as a director of Insulet Corporation, a medical device company (Nasdaq: PODD), Liposcience, Inc., a diagnostics company (formerly Nasdaq: LIPO), ev3, Inc., a medical device company, and Hologic, Inc., a diagnostic, imaging systems and surgical products company (Nasdaq: HOLX). Mr. Levangie is a member of the Advisory Board of the Barnett Institute of Northeastern University and is a trustee of Excel Charter School, East Boston. Mr. Levangie earned a bachelor's degree in pharmacy from Northeastern University.

Kathleen Sebelius

Ms. Kathleen Sebelius is Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Sebelius serves as CEO of Sebelius Resources LLC, a strategic consulting firm that advises private companies, non-profit organizations and financial investors. From April 2009 through June 2014, Ms. Sebelius served in President Barack Obama's Cabinet as the 21st Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services. At HHS, Sebelius managed 11 operating agencies, 90,000 employees in 50 countries around the world, and a $1 trillion budget. Prior to that Ms. Sebelius served as Governor of Kansas from 2003 to 2009. Previous elected offices include two terms as the Kansas insurance commissioner and four terms in the Kansas Legislature. Ms. Sebelius serves as a director of Dermira, Inc. (Nasdaq: DERM), a biopharmaceutical company, Myovant Sciences Ltd. (NYSE: MYOV), a biopharmaceutical company, and the Kaiser Family Foundation. She also co-chairs the Aspen Institute Health Strategy Group and serves on advisory boards for the Dole Institute of Politics, Solera Health, Out Leadership, the Estée Lauder Foundation, and the University of Kansas College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Ms. Sebelius earned a bachelor's degree from Trinity Washington University and a master of public administration from the University of Kansas.

Michael Wyzga

Mr. Michael S. Wyzga is Independent Director of Company. Mr. Wyzga served as the President and Chief Executive Officer and a member of the board of directors of Radius Health, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing new therapeutics for the treatment of osteoporosis and other women's health conditions, from December 2011 to November 2013. Prior to that, Mr. Wyzga served in various senior management positions at Genzyme Corporation, a global biotechnology company. Mr. Wyzga joined Genzyme in March 1997 and most recently served as Executive Vice President, Finance from May 2003 until November 2011 and as Chief Financial Officer from July 1999 until November 2011. Mr. Wyzga is an independent healthcare consultant and currently serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Gensight Biologics S.A., a clinical-stage biologics company (EPA: SIGHT), Chairman of the Board of Directors of X4 Pharmaceuticals, a biopharmaceutical company (Nasdaq: XFOR), and LogiBio Therapeutics, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company (Nasdaq: LOGC),, and previously served as a director of Prosensa Holding N.V. (formerly Nasdaq: RNA), a biotechnology company, and Idenix Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (formerly Nasdaq: IDIX), a pharmaceutical company. Mr. Wyzga earned a bachelor's degree from Suffolk University and an MBA from Providence College.

Katherine Zanotti

Ms. Katherine S. Zanotti is Independent Director of the Company. She has served as a director since April 2009. She served as chief executive officer of Arbonne International from August 2009 until June 2018. Ms. Zanotti also served as Chair of Natural Products Group (the holding company of Arbonne, Nature's Gate, and Levlad) from March 2010 until March 2018 when Groupe Rocher acquired Arbonne International. Arbonne is a botanically based skin care, cosmetic and nutrition company marketed in seven countries, with revenue of over $550 million. From July 2002 to March 2006, she served as senior vice president of marketing at McDonald's Corporation. Ms. Zanotti is a retired vice president of the Procter & Gamble Company and most recently served as vice president and general manager of the North American pharmaceutical business and the corporate women's health platform. Ms. Zanotti currently serves on the Board of Trustees of Xavier University. Ms. Zanotti currently serves as a director of Cutera, Inc., a developer of cosmetic and aesthetic laser equipment (Nasdaq:CUTR). She previously served as a director of Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc., a worldwide manufacturer and provider of medical technologies and related services (NYSE:HRC); Mentor Corporation, a medical device company; Alberto Culver Company, a personal care products company; and Third Wave Technologies, Inc., a molecular diagnostics company. Ms. Zanotti earned a bachelor's degree in economics and studio fine arts from Georgetown University and an MBA with a concentration in marketing and finance from Xavier University.

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