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Fennec Pharmaceuticals Inc (FENC.OQ)

FENC.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Capital Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Khalid Islam

61 2015 Chairman of the Board

Rostislav Raykov

39 2015 Chief Executive Officer, Director

Robert Andrade

39 2015 Chief Financial Officer

Marco Brughera

60 2016 Director

Adrian Haigh

56 2014 Independent Director

Chris Rallis

61 2011 Independent Director

Steven Skolsky

61 2011 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Khalid Islam

Dr. Khalid Islam PhD is an Chairman of the Board of the Company. Dr. Khalid Islam was the Chairman and CEO of Gentium S.p.A. (a Nasdaq-listed company; 2009-2014) where he led the transition from a loss-making to a cash-flow positive and profitable company. Under his leadership, the company value increased from US$25 million leading to a successful all cash US$1 billion merger with Jazz Pharmaceuticals, plc. From 1999-2008, Dr. Islam was President and CEO of Arpida AG where he transitioned the early-stage start-up to a SWX-listed company and raised US$300 million in the IPO and follow-ons. From 1987-1999, he held various positions in HMR & MMD (now Sanofi-Aventis). From 1977-1987, Dr. Islam worked in academia at Imperial College (Univ. of London) and in Milan University, where he was a contract professor. Dr. Islam is a graduate of Chelsea College and received his Ph.D. from Imperial College, University of London.He holds several patents and has published over 80 articles in leading journals. He is an advisor to the venture group Kurma Biofund (Paris). He is a founder/co-founder of Sirius Healthcare Partners GmbH (Zurich), PrevAbr LLC (D.C.), BioAim LLC (L.A.) & Life Sciences Management GmbH (Zug). Dr. Islam serves on the board of Karolinska Development (Sweden), MolMed S.p.A. (Italy) both of which are traded publicly, and the private company OxThera (Sweden). In the past, he has served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Pcovery Aps (Copenhagen), Adenium Aps (Copenhagen) and C10 Pharma AS (Oslo).

Rostislav Raykov

Mr. Rostislav Raykov is Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. He was Chairman of the Board of Adherex Technologies Inc. Mr. Raykov has served as a director of Adherex since July 2009 and as Chief Executive Officer since July 2009. Since May 2007, Mr. Raykov has been a General Partner at DCML, a private investment partnership. Prior to DCML, from January 2006 to December 2007, Mr. Raykov was a portfolio manager for Alchem Investment Partners and John Levin & Co Prior to founding Alchem, Mr. Raykov was a portfolio manager and securities analyst for John A. Levin & Co. Event Driven Fund (2002-2005). Prior to joining John A. Levin & Co., Mr. Raykov was a securities analyst for the Merger Fund at Tiedemann Investment Group (1999-2002) and an investment banking analyst at Bear Stearns (1998-1999). Mr. Raykov earned a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Robert Andrade

Mr. Robert C. Andrade has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer of the Company. He was Chief Financial Officer, Director of Adherex Technologies Inc. Mr. Andrade has served as a director of Adherex since July 2009 and Chief Financial Officer since September 2009. Mr. Andrade is a General Partner at DCML, a private investment partnership. Prior to DCML, Mr. Andrade was a portfolio manager for Millennium Partners from November 2005 until December 2007 and a securities analyst for Caxton Associates from March 2003 until November 2005. Prior to Caxton Associates LLC, Mr. Andrade was a private equity associate at Trimaran Capital Partners (2000-2003) and an investment banking analyst at Bear Stearns (1997-1999). Mr. Andrade graduated from University of Southern California, where he earned a Masters of Arts degree and Bachelor of Arts degree in economics.

Marco Brughera

Dr. Marco Maria Brughera is Director of the Company. He has held several positions for the Sigma-Tau Group, including CEO and Global Head of Sigma Tau Rare Disease, President of Sigma-Tau Research and President of Sigma-Tau Pharmaceuticals. He drove the commercial revival of a lead oncology product line resulting in its successful sale for a total of around $900M USD. He also successfully out-licensed the Defibrotide US rights to Jazz Pharmaceuticals to Baxalta for a total value exceeding $1 billion USD. From 2004 to 2010, Dr. Brughera served as the Vice President of Preclinical Development at Nerviano Medical Sciences (NMS), a pharmaceutical oncology-focused integrated discovery and development company. He also served as the Managing Director at Accelera, an independent contract research organization with the NMS Group. From 1999 to 2004, Dr. Brughera held several senior level positions in the areas of research and development with Pharmacia and Pfizer. Prior to 1999, he held various positions at Pharmacia & Upjohn and Farmitalia Carlo Erba SpA, an Italian pharmaceutical company. He currently serves on the Board of Solgenix and Lee's Pharmaceutical and until early 2014 was a member of the Board of Gentium SpA. Dr. Brughera earned his degree in veterinary medicine from the University of Milan and is a European Registered Toxicologist.

Adrian Haigh

Mr. Adrian Haigh is an Independent Director of the Company. He is currently Senior Vice President, Commercial Operations and Chief Operating Officer of Gentium GmbH. He built and managed the company’s commercial and medical affairs organization and was also responsible for business development, playing a pivotal role in the sale of Gentium to Jazz Pharmaceuticals for US$1 billion. Prior to joining Gentium, Adrian served as Regional Vice President, Commercial Operations at Biogen Idec where he managed several affiliates and also the global distributor business. From 2002 to 2007 he held leadership positions at Amgen, including General Manager of Portugal and Scandinavia and Head of the US$1.5 billion International Oncology Franchise. His career also includes management positions with SmithKline Beecham, Schering-Plough, Organon and Novo - Nordisk. He received a Bachelor of Arts with Honors in Economic History from Huddersfield Polytechnic, West Yorkshire, England and a Diploma in Marketing from the Institute of Marketing. Mr. Haigh has extensive international oncology development expertise which strengthens the Board’s collective qualifications, skills and experience.

Chris Rallis

Mr. Chris A. Rallis is an Independent Director of Fennec Pharmaceuticals Inc. since August 2011. Mr. Rallis has been an executive-in-residence at Pappas Ventures, a life science venture capital firm since January 2008. Previously, Mr. Rallis was the President and Chief Executive Officer of ImmunoBiosciences, Inc. (“IBI”), a vaccine technology company formerly located in Raleigh, North Carolina from April 2006 through June 2007. Prior to joining IBI, Mr. Rallis served as an executive in residence (part time) for Pappas Ventures, and as a consultant for Duke University and Panacos Pharmaceuticals, Inc. He is the former President and Chief Operating Officer and director of Triangle Pharmaceuticals, Inc., which was acquired by Gilead Sciences in January 2003 for approximately $465 million. Prior to assuming the role of President and COO in March 2000, he was Executive Vice President, Business Development and General Counsel. Before joining Triangle in 1995. Mr. Rallis served in various business development and legal management roles with Burroughs Wellcome Co. over a 13-year period, including Vice President of Strategic Planning and Business Development. Mr. Rallis also serves on the boards of Aeolus Pharmaceuticals, a biopharmaceutical company located in Mission Viejo, California and OxygenBiotherapeutics, a biopharmaceutical company located in Morrisville, North Carolina. Mr. Rallis received his A.B. degree in economics from Harvard College and a J.D. from Duke University.

Steven Skolsky

Mr. Steven D. Skolsky is an Independent Director of Fennec Pharmaceuticals Inc., since August 2011. He was recently appointed to the position of Global Head of Clinical and Data Operations at Quintiles Transnational after serving as Principal of EXPIS Partners, a strategic life science consultancy. Mr. Skolsky also currently serves on the Board of BasileaPharmaceutica, a Swiss based biopharmaceutical company where he previously served as Vice Chairman of the Board, Mr. Skolsky is the former President and Chief Executive Officer of Sequoia Pharmaceuticals, a privately held company specializing in novel antiviral therapeutics. Prior to his appointment at Sequoia, he held the position of Chief Executive Officer at Trimeris, Inc., a publicly held company that discovered and commercialized Fuzeon®, a first- in-class HIV therapeutic in collaboration with partner F. Hoffmann-La Roche. Previously, Mr. Skolsky served over 20 years at GlaxoSmithKline in a range of senior leadership roles, including Senior Vice President of Global Product Strategy and Clinical Development, Managing Director of GSK’s operations in Australia and New Zealand and Head of GlaxoWellcome’s Division of HIV/Oncology. Mr. Skolsky received his Bachelor’s Degree in Biology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Khalid Islam

--

Rostislav Raykov

418,212

Robert Andrade

109,500

Marco Brughera

--

Adrian Haigh

--

Chris Rallis

--

Steven Skolsky

--
As Of  30 Dec 2014