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Oramed Pharmaceuticals Inc (ORMP.OQ)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Kevin Rakin

57 2016 Chairman of the Board, Independent Director

Nadav Kidron

43 2006 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Hilla Eisenberg

2017 Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer, Secretary

Joshua Hexter

46 2013 Chief Operating Officer, Vice President - Business Development

Miriam Kidron

76 2006 Chief Scientific Officer, Director

Ronald Law

64 2017 Chief Strategy Officer

Aviad Friedman

45 2016 Independent Director

Xiaopeng Li

33 2016 Independent Director

Leonard Sank

52 2008 Independent Director

David Slager

44 2016 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Kevin Rakin

Mr. Kevin L. Rakin is Chairman, Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Rakin is a co-founder and partner at HighCape Partners, a growth equity life sciences fund where he has served since 2013. From June 2011 to November 2012, Mr. Rakin was the President of Regenerative Medicine at Shire plc, a leading specialty biopharmaceutical company. Prior to joining Shire, Mr. Rakin served as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Advanced BioHealing, Inc. from 2007 until its acquisition by Shire for $750 million in June 2011. Mr. Rakin currently serves on the board of Histogenics Corporation. Mr. Rakin holds an M.B.A. from Columbia University and received his graduate and undergraduate degrees in Commerce from the University of Cape Town, South Africa.

Nadav Kidron

Mr. Nadav Kidron is an President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. He was appointed President, Chief Executive Officer and became a director in March 2006. He is also a director of Israel Advanced Technology Industries organization, and until 2016 was a director of Entera. In 2009, he was a fellow at the Merage Foundation for U.S.-Israel Trade Programs for executives in the life sciences field. From 2003 to 2006, he was the managing director of the Institute of Advanced Jewish Studies at Bar Ilan University. From 2001 to 2003, he was a legal intern at Wine, Mishaiker & Ernstoff Law Offices in Jerusalem, Israel. Mr. Kidron holds an LL.B. and an International MBA from Bar Ilan University, Israel, and is a member of the Israel Bar Association.

Hilla Eisenberg

Ms. Hilla Eisenberg is Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer, Secretary of the Company, since August 1, 2017. Prior to her appointment, Ms. Eisenberg served as the Company’s Finance Manager from March 2016 until July 2017. Before joining the Company, from 2015 to March 2017, Ms. Eisenberg provided audit and further accounting services at a certified public accounting firm in Israel. From 2010 to 2015, Ms. Eisenberg served as a supervisor auditor at PricewaterhouseCoopers in Israel, including a short secondment to PricewaterhouseCoopers in New York. Ms. Eisenberg holds a bachelor's degree in accounting and economics from Tel-Aviv University and is a certified public accountant in Israel.

Joshua Hexter

Mr. Joshua Hexter is an Chief Operating Officer, Vice President - Business Development of the Company. From 2007 to 2013, Mr. Hexter was a Director or Executive Director in BioLineRx Ltd., or BioLineRx, a TASE-listed biopharmaceutical development company dedicated to identifying, in-licensing and developing innovative therapeutic candidates. Prior to his employment with BioLineRx, Mr. Hexter was a member of the Board of Directors and CEO of Biosensor Systems Design, Inc., a company developing market-driven biosensors. Mr. Hexter holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin and a master’s degree in management from Boston University.

Miriam Kidron

Dr. Miriam Kidron, Ph.D., is an Chief Scientific Officer, Director of the Company. Dr. Kidron is a pharmacologist and a biochemist with a Ph.D. in biochemistry. From 1990 to 2007, Dr. Kidron was a senior researcher in the Diabetes Unit at Hadassah University Hospital in Jerusalem, Israel. During 2003 and 2004, Dr. Kidron served as a consultant to Emisphere Technologies Inc., a company that specializes in developing broad-based proprietary drug delivery platforms. Dr. Kidron was formerly a visiting professor at the Medical School at the University of Toronto (Canada), and is a member of the American, European and Israeli Diabetes Associations. Dr. Kidron is a recipient of the Bern Schlanger Award.

Ronald Law

Dr. Ronald Law is an Chief Strategy Officer of the Company. He has over 25 years of academic and pharmaceutical industry experience in diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and obesity. During his industry career at Takeda Pharmaceuticals, Dr. Law served in a variety of leadership and strategic roles spanning US Medical Affairs, Global Medical Affairs, Corporate Strategic Planning, Global Scientific Affairs and Intelligence, and R&D External Innovation. Prior to joining Takeda, Dr. Law was an Associate Professor of Medicine in the Endocrinology Division, UCLA School of Medicine. Dr. Law received a PhD in Molecular Biology from UCLA and a JD from the Whittier College School of Law. He is a member of the American Diabetes Association and the American Heart Association.

Aviad Friedman

Mr. Aviad Friedman is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Friedman is an international businessman. Since 2007, he has been Chief Executive Officer of Most Properties 1998 Ltd. and the Chairman of the Israel Association of Community Centers since 2013. Mr. Friedman was the first Director General of Israel's Ministry of Diaspora Affairs and served as personal advisor to Prime Minister Ariel Sharon from 1996 to 1999. Mr. Friedman served as Chief Operating Officer of one of Israel’s premier newspapers, Ma'ariv from 2003 to 2007, and has more than 14 years of experience serving on boards of public and private companies including Maayan Ventures, Capital Point and Rosetta Green Ltd. Mr. Friedman additionally served as an investor and consultant at Rhythmia Medical Inc. from 2007, and was actively involved in the sale of the company to Boston Scientific in 2012. Mr. Friedman holds a bachelor’s degree and master’s degree with honors in Public Administration from Bar-Ilan University.

Xiaopeng Li

Ms. Xiaopeng Li is Independent Director of the Company. Li currently serves on the Board of Directors in the Chairman’s Office in Hefei Tianmai Biotechnology Development Co. Ltd, or HTBT, where she has served as the head of financing and investment activities since 2013. Ms. Li also has served as Chief Financial Officer of Hi-Tech Brain Investment Company Limited, an affiliated company of HTBT, since 2015. Prior to that, she was a senior auditor in the Shanghai Branch of Ernst & Young Hua Ming LLP, where she served for four years. Ms. Li holds a Bachelor’s degree from the College of Economics, Anhui University, a Master of Accounting degree from Monash University, Australia, and a Master of Management degree from Central Queensland University, Australia.

Leonard Sank

Mr. Leonard Sank is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Sank is a South African entrepreneur and businessman, whose interests lie in entrepreneurial endeavors and initiatives, with over 20 years' experience of playing significant leadership roles in developing businesses. For the past seventeen years, Mr. Sank has served as a director of Macsteel Service Centres SA (Pty) Ltd, South Africa’s largest private company. Since 2010, Mr. Sank has served as a Director of Bradbury Finance Pty Ltd, and also serves on the boards of small businesses and local non-profit charity organizations in Cape Town, where he resides.

David Slager

Mr. David Slager is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Slager is the founder and Chairman of Regals Capital, a New York based private investment firm, and the Portfolio Manager of the fund. Prior to founding Regals Capital in 2012, Mr. Slager was the Chairman and the Portfolio Manager of Attara Capital. In 2009, Mr. Slager was the Vice Chairman of Atticus Capital LP, a global investment management firm he joined in 1998. Mr. Slager’s previous professional experience also includes having been in the Proprietary Equity Arbitrage Group at Goldman, Sachs & Co. in London and a financial analyst at Goldman, Sachs & Co. in New York and London. Mr. Slager holds a master’s degree in Legal Philosophy (Jurisprudence) from Oxford University.

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