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Pulmatrix Inc (PULM.OQ)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Mark Iwicki

50 2015 Independent Chairman of the Board

Robert Clarke

47 2015 Chief Executive Officer, Director

William Duke

43 2015 Chief Financial Officer

David Hava

41 2012 Chief Scientific Officer

Jean Sung

2015 Vice President - Pharmaceutical Development

James Roach

2017 Chief Medical Officer

Amit Munshi

49 2017 Director

Matthew Sherman

61 2016 Director

Steven Gillis

63 2015 Independent Director

Michael Higgins

54 2015 Independent Director

Terrance McGuire

61 2015 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Mark Iwicki

Mr. Mark Iwicki is Independent Chairman of the Board of Pulmatrix, Inc. Mr. Iwicki has served as chairman of the Board and as a director of our Company since his appointment in December 2015. Mr. Iwicki currently serves as chairman of the board of directors and chief executive officer of Kala Pharmaceuticals. Prior to joining Kala, he was president and chief executive officer of Civitas Therapeutics, Inc., which was acquired by Acorda Therapeutics, Inc. in October 2014. Prior to joining Civitas, he served as president and chief executive officer at Blend Therapeutics, Inc., or Blend, from December 2012 to January 2014. Prior to Blend, Mr. Iwicki was president and chief executive officer of Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc. (formerly Sepracor Inc.), or Sunovion. Mr. Iwicki was at Sepracor/Sunovion from October 2007 to June 2012. Prior to joining Sepracor Inc., Mr. Iwicki was at Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation from March 1998 to October 2007, where he was vice president and business unit head. Before that, he held management positions at Astra Merck Inc. and Merck & Co., Inc. In addition to serving on our Board, Mr. Iwicki is currently a director at Kala Pharmaceuticals, Merus, Aimmune Therapeutics, Nimbus Therapeutics, Taris Biomedical and Oxeia Biopharmaceuticals. He previously served on the boards of Civitas, Sunovion and Blend, all privately held companies. Mr. Iwicki holds a B.S. in Business Administration from Ball State University and an M.B.A. from Loyola University.

Robert Clarke

Dr. Robert W. Clarke, Ph.D., is Chief Executive Officer and Director of the Company. Dr. Clarke has served as our chief executive officer and director since June 15, 2015, and he has been the chief executive officer and director of Pulmatrix Operating since July 2012. Dr. Clarke joined Pulmatrix Operating in April 2004 as its first Ph.D. scientist and served as Chief Scientific Officer from May 2011 to September 2012, where he oversaw the research and development efforts focused on the iCALM and iSPERSE technologies. Prior to joining our Company, Mr. Clarke served as an Associate Director of Life Sciences at Alkermes, Inc. focusing on the development of inhaled therapeutic products based on the Advanced Inhalation Research (AIR) technology. Dr. Clarke holds a B.Sc. in Biomedical Engineering from Boston University and received his Ph.D. in Physiology from Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Clarke also completed post-doctoral training in Respiratory Biology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard University. As a result of Dr. Clarke’s more than twenty (20) years of experience in the healthcare industry and his focus on pulmonary drug delivery and the role of inhaled particles in respiratory biology and medicine, including co-authorship of over eighty (80) chapters, papers, and abstracts, we believe that Dr. Clarke is qualified to serve as a member of the Board.

William Duke

Mr. William E. Duke, Jr., is the Chief Financial Officer of Pulmatrix, Inc. Prior to joining our company, Mr. Duke served as the chief financial officer of Valeritas, a medical technology company, from January 2014 until June 2015 and from July 2011 until January 2014, he served as Valeritas’s Vice President and Corporate Controller. At Valeritas, Mr. Duke led the controller relationship, financial planning and analysis, investor relations and information technology functions. Prior to joining Valeritas, Mr. Duke was Senior Director, Finance for Genzyme Corporation, a biopharmaceutical company, from January 2010 to July 2011, where he had oversight responsibility for external reporting to the Securities and Exchange Commission, internal management reporting and worldwide financial consolidation. Prior to Genzyme, he was the Director of Finance and Accounting of Haemonetics Corporation, a medical device company, from May 2008 to January 2010 and held various senior financial roles with consulting services and emerging growth organizations. Mr. Duke holds a B.S. in Accounting from Stonehill College and a M.B.A. with a concentration in Finance from Bentley University and is a Certified Public Accountant.

David Hava

Dr. David L. Hava, Ph.D., is Chief Scientific Officer of the Company. Dr. Hava has served as our chief scientific officer since the Merger and served as the chief scientific officer of Pulmatrix Operating from July 2012 until the Merger. Dr. Hava leads the research and development of the iSPERSE dry powder delivery platform and directs and manages the Company’s therapeutic strategy to identify and prioritize iSPERSE-based therapeutic candidates. Dr. Hava joined our company in 2006 as one of our first senior scientists and has been involved in the early stage research and development programs that identified and characterized several of the key aspects of our technology. Dr. Hava received his Ph.D. in Molecular Biology and Microbiology at Tufts University and completed post-doctoral training in immunology and host-pathogen interactions at Harvard Medical School.

Jean Sung

James Roach

Dr. James Roach, MD., FACP, FCCP., has been appointed as Chief Medical Officer of the Company effective November 3, 2017. Most recently, Dr. Roach was Chief Medical Officer at Veristat. Prior to joining Veristat, he served as Senior Vice President, Development and Chief Medical Officer of Momenta Pharmaceuticals, Senior Vice President, Medical Affairs at Sepracor Pharmaceuticals, and Head of Medical Affairs at Millennium Pharmaceuticals. Dr. Roach also formerly held positions in Clinical Research at LeukoSite and at AstraUSA. A graduate of Georgetown University School of Medicine, Dr. Roach has also been an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and an Associate Physician in the Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Division at Brigham and Women's Hospital since 1993.

Amit Munshi

Mr. Amit D. Munshi is Director of the Company. Mr. Munshi is currently President and CEO of Arena Pharmaceuticals, a biopharmaceutical company developing small molecule therapeutics across a number of important conditions. Mr. Munshi has extensive experience in biotechnology and pharmaceuticals with an over 25 year record of accomplishments. Prior to Arena Pharmaceuticals, Mr. Munshi was previously the CEO of Epirus Biopharmaceuticals and held the same role at Percivia LLC (sold to Johnson & Johnson). From 2005 to 2010, Mr. Munshi was the Chief Business Officer and a co-founder of Kythera Biopharmaceuticals, which was later acquired by Allergan for $2.1 billion. Earlier in his career, Mr. Munshi held roles of increasing responsibility at Amgen globally in multiple product management, general management and corporate development positions. Mr. Munshi holds multiple undergraduate degrees from the University of California, Riverside, and an MBA from The Peter F. Drucker Graduate School at the Claremont Graduate University. Mr Munshi currently serves on the Board of Cytrellis Biosystems, Inc., a privately held company.

Matthew Sherman

Dr. Matthew L. Sherman, M.D. serves as Director of the Company. Dr. Sherman has served as Chief Medical Officer of Acceleron Pharma, Inc. since May 2006 and as Executive Vice President Acceleron Pharma, Inc. since March 2015. Prior to joining Acceleron, he served as Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer at Synta Pharmaceuticals where he was responsible for clinical research, clinical operations, biostatistics, data management, regulatory affairs, quality assurance and program management. Prior to that, Dr. Sherman worked at Genetics Institute and Wyeth Pharmaceuticals in various capacities including Therapeutic Area Director for Oncology. While at Wyeth, Dr. Sherman provided senior oncology and hematology leadership for worldwide clinical development for both small molecule and biologic therapeutics, including the submission and approval of Mylotarg® by the FDA. He has published numerous papers and book chapters in the field of oncology and clinical development and is named as an inventor of several patents. Dr. Sherman is board certified in Medical Oncology and Internal Medicine and held various clinical positions at Harvard Medical School with corresponding hospital appointments at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Dr. Sherman received an SB in chemistry from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and an M.D. from Dartmouth Medical School. Dr. Sherman brings to the Board his medical background and extensive experience as a biopharmaceutical industry leader in clinical research and development.

Steven Gillis

Dr. Steven H. Gillis Ph.D., is Independent Director of the Company. Dr. Gillis was previously a director of Pulmatrix Operating from October 2009 until the date of the Merger. Since 2005, Dr. Gillis has been a Managing Director at ARCH Venture Partners, a venture capital firm. From 1994 to 2005, Dr. Gillis served as Chief Executive Officer and chairman of the board of directors of Corixa Corporation, which he co-founded in October 1994. Previously, Dr. Gillis served as a director, head of research and development, chief scientific officer and acting chief executive officer of Immunex Corporation, which he co-founded. As a former director and chairman of Trubion Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Dr. Gillis led its acquisition by Emergent BioSolutions in the fall of 2010. Dr. Gillis currently serves as a director of Shire plc, Accelerator Corporation, Oncofactor Corp. and VBI Vaccines and serves as director and chairman of VentiRX Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Theraclone Sciences, Inc., Lycera Corp., Faraday Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Homology Medicines, Inc. and PhaseRx, Inc. Dr. Gillis received his B.A. in Biology and English from Williams College and his Ph.D. in Biological Science from Dartmouth College. We believe that Dr. Gillis’s experience in the venture capital industry, particularly with biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies, qualifies him to serve as a member of the Board.

Michael Higgins

Mr. Michael J. Higgins is a Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Higgins was previously a director of Pulmatrix Operating from March 2015 until the date of the Merger. Mr. Higgins is currently an Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Polaris Partners and is a board member at Genocea Biosciences, Voyager Therapeutics and Private Equity Access Fund, II. Mr. Higgins served as senior vice president, chief operating officer and chief financial officer of Ironwood Pharmaceuticals Inc. and led its finance, operations and strategy efforts from 2003 to 2014 and through its initial public offering and the launch of its first commercial product. Prior to 2003, Mr. Higgins spent seven (7) years and held a variety of senior business positions at Genzyme Corporation, including vice president of corporate finance and vice president of business development. Prior to joining Genzyme Corporation, Mr. Higgins led Procept, Inc. from founding through its initial public offering. Mr. Higgins earned a B.S. from Cornell University and an M.B.A. from the Amos Tuck School of Business Administration at Dartmouth College.

Terrance McGuire

Mr. Terrance G. McGuire is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. McGuire was previously a director of Pulmatrix Operating from May 2006 until the date of the Merger. Mr. McGuire co-founded Polaris Partners in 1996 and is currently one of their General Partners. Prior to starting Polaris Partners, Mr. McGuire spent seven (7) years at Burr, Egan, Deleage & Co., investing in early stage medical and information technology companies. He currently serves on the board of directors of two public companies: Acceleron Pharma Inc. and Ironwood Pharmaceuticals Inc. Mr. McGuire also serves on the boards of several private companies, including Adimab, Alector, Quantum Designs, Inc., Arsenal Medical/480 Biomedical, Iora Health and MicroCHIPS. Mr. McGuire has formerly served on the board of directors of Editas, Life Line Screening, NextCode, Trevena and Saga, among others. Mr. McGuire is the former chairman of the National Venture Capital Association, chairman of the board of the Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth College, and a member of the boards of The David H. Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and The Arthur Rock Center for Entrepreneurship at Harvard Business School. Mr. McGuire earned a B.S. in physics and economics from Hobart College, an M.S. in engineering from The Thayer School at Dartmouth College, and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.

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