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Exact Sciences Corp (EXAS.OQ)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Kevin Conroy

51 2014 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

Jeffrey Elliott

39 2016 Chief Financial Officer

Maneesh Arora

48 2013 Chief Operating Officer, Senior Vice President, Director

Graham Lidgard

68 2009 Senior Vice President, Chief Scientific Officer

D. Scott Coward

52 2015 Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

David Thompson

75 2014 Lead Independent Director

Thomas Carey

55 2013 Independent Director

James Doyle

71 2014 Independent Director

John Fallon

69 2016 Independent Director

Daniel Levangie

66 2010 Independent Director

Lionel Sterling

79 2010 Independent Director

Michael Wyzga

62 2015 Independent Director

Katherine Zanotti

62 2009 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Kevin Conroy

Mr. Kevin T. Conroy is Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of the Company. He has served as President and Chief Executive Officer since April 2009 and as a director since March 2009. 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 served as intellectual property counsel at GE Healthcare, a medical imaging and diagnostics company and a division of General Electric Company. Before joining GE Healthcare, Mr. Conroy was chief operating officer of two early-stage venture-backed technology companies. Prior to those positions, he was an intellectual property litigator at two Chicago law firms, McDermott Will & Emery, and Pattishall, McAuliffe, Newbury, Hilliard and Geraldson, where he was a partner. He earned a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering at Michigan State University and a law degree from the University of Michigan.

Jeffrey Elliott

Mr. Jeffrey Thomas Elliott serves as Chief Financial Officer of the Company. He serves as Chief Financial Officer of the Company. Mr. Elliott, a former senior research analyst at Robert W. Baird & Co., joined Exact Sciences as vice president, business development and strategy, in June 2016. Mr. Elliott's experience includes nearly nine years at Baird, most recently as the senior research analyst who covered diagnostics and life science tools companies. Previously in his career, Mr. Elliott worked in various positions at Walgreens and Cap Gemini Ernst & Young. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. Mr. Elliott is a CFA charterholder.

Maneesh Arora

Mr. Maneesh K. Arora is Chief Operating Officer, Senior Vice President, Director of the Company. He has served as our Chief Operating Officer since February 2012 and as a Senior Vice President since April 2009 when he joined Exact. Mr. Arora also served as our Chief Financial Officer from April 2009 to August 2013. Prior to joining Exact, Mr. Arora worked for Third Wave Technologies, Inc., a molecular diagnostics company, from 2003 until the acquisition of Third Wave by Hologic, Inc. in July 2008. During his time at Third Wave, Mr. Arora was responsible for business strategy and commercial operations before being promoted to chief financial officer in January 2006. He began his career at Kraft Foods as a financial analyst and held several positions of increasing responsibility during his nine years there. Mr. Arora earned a bachelor's degree in economics from the University of Chicago and an MBA from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University.

Graham Lidgard

Dr. Graham Peter Lidgard, Ph.D. is Senior Vice President, Chief Scientific Officer of the Company. He joined 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.

D. Scott Coward

Mr. D. Scott Coward is Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of the Company. 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 consumer propane tank distributor. 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.

David Thompson

Mr. David A. Thompson is Lead Independent Director of the Company. He was the chairman and lead independent director of Third Wave Technologies, Inc., a molecular diagnostics company, from 2005 until its acquisition by Hologic, Inc. in July 2008. Prior to that, he retired in 1995 from Abbott Laboratories, a diversified healthcare company, where he worked for more than 30 years. He held several corporate officer positions within Abbott, including senior vice president and president diagnostic division, vice president human resources, vice president corporate materials management and vice president operations. Mr. Thompson previously served as the lead director of St. Jude Medical, Inc., a medical technology and services company (NYSE: STJ), and as a director of each of Hycor Biomedical, Inc., a medical diagnostic products company, LifeCell Corporation, a biological products company, NABI, a biopharmaceutical company, and TriPath Imaging, Inc., an automated imaging company. Mr. Thompson earned a bachelor's degree from South Dakota State University.

Thomas Carey

Mr. Thomas D. Carey is Independent Director of the Company. He 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 MM degree in management policy from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University.

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 law degree from Harvard Law School.

John Fallon

Dr. John A. Fallon, M.D. is Independent Director of the Company. He 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 (Nasdaq: PODD), a medical devices company, AMAG Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: AMAG), a specialty pharmaceutical company and Collegium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: COLL), a specialty pharmaceutical company, as well as several not-for-profit boards, including Network for Excellence in Health Innovation (NEHI) (Chair) and Temple University School of Medicine Board of Advisors. Dr. Fallon also previously served on the board of directors of the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) Medical Standards (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. He received a BA 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 is an experienced executive 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 and management consulting firm. Most recently, Mr. Levangie served as President of Insulet Delivery Solutions. Prior to co-founding ATON Partners, 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. Mr. Levangie is currently a director of CereVasc, LLC and Dune Medical, Inc. He previously served as a director of Insulet Corporation, a medical device company (Nasdaq: PODD), Liposcience, Inc., a diagnostics company (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. Mr. Levangie earned a bachelor's degree in pharmacy from Northeastern University.

Lionel Sterling

Mr. Lionel N. Sterling is Independent Director of the Company. He has served as president of Equity Resources, Inc., a private investment firm. He previously co-founded and served as managing partner of the private investment firm Whitehead/Sterling. He also has served as chairman of the board of directors of Rayovac Corporation, executive vice president and director of United Brands Company, and sector executive and chief financial officer of American Can Company. He also held various investment and operating positions at ITT Corporation and Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette Inc. Mr. Sterling currently serves as a director of GlucoTec, Inc., a medical software firm focusing on in-hospital Insulin control. He previously served as a director of i-STAT Corporation, a medical diagnostics company, Third Wave Technologies, Inc., a molecular diagnostics company, and Molecular Insight Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company. Mr. Sterling earned a bachelor's degree from Brooklyn College and an MBA from New York University.

Michael Wyzga

Mr. Michael S. Wyzga is Independent Director of Company. He 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. (EPA: SIGHT), a clinical-stage biologics company, a director of Akebia Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: AKBA), a pharmaceutical company, and Oncomed Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: OMED), a pharmaceutical company, 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 received a BS 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 chief executive officer of Arbonne International since August 2009. Ms. Zanotti has also served as Chairman of Natural Products Group (the holding company of Arbonne, Natures Gate, and Levlad) since March 2010. 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. 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 in marketing and finance from Xavier University.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Kevin Conroy

3,196,530

Jeffrey Elliott

2,941,440

Maneesh Arora

2,016,080

Graham Lidgard

1,568,320

D. Scott Coward

1,690,720

David Thompson

280,000

Thomas Carey

257,500

James Doyle

257,500

John Fallon

695,548

Daniel Levangie

262,500

Lionel Sterling

270,000

Michael Wyzga

265,000

Katherine Zanotti

260,000
As Of  30 Dec 2016

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