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Quotient Ltd (QTNT.OQ)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Paul Cowan

54 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Edward Farrell

45 2013 President

Jeremy Stackawitz

40 2009 President

Christopher Lindop

58 2017 Chief Financial Officer, Principal Financial Officer

Roland Boyd

58 2017 Group Financial Controller, Treasurer, Principal Accounting Officer

Heino von Prondzynski

68 2014 Lead Independent Director

Sarah O'Connor

54 2014 Director

Zubeen Shroff

49 2013 Director

John Wilkerson

70 2012 Director

Thomas Bologna

66 2012 Independent Director

Frederick Hallsworth

61 2011 Independent Director

Brian McDonough

67 2012 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Paul Cowan

Mr. Paul E. Cowan is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of Quotient Limited. Mr. Cowan founded us through the acquisition of Alba Bioscience in 2007. He has a broad range of healthcare industry experience gained through over 15 years of employment within industry and investment banking. Previously, Mr. Cowan served as the Chief Financial Officer of Inveresk Research Group, a global contract research organization that was acquired by Charles River Laboratories in 2004. Prior to joining Inveresk in 2001, Mr. Cowan was a senior executive within the Investment Banking department of Bear Stearns & Co., where he led the European biotechnology practice. Prior to Bear Stearns, Mr. Cowan was a senior executive within the Investment Banking department of Morgan Grenfell (acquired by Deutsche Bank in 1990). Mr. Cowan received a Bachelor of Business in accounting from Queensland University of Technology. The Board believes that Mr. Cowan is qualified to serve as a Director based upon his extensive leadership, executive, managerial, business, and healthcare industry experience, along with his years of experience in healthcare investment banking.

Edward Farrell

Mr. Edward Farrell is President of Quotient Limited. Mr. Farrell has over 20 years of engineering and manufacturing experience gained through various industry roles with a particular emphasis on medical diagnostics. From March 2001 to February 2013, Mr. Farrell held several senior positions with Bayer Diagnostics, which was acquired by Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics in 2007. Starting in 2010, Mr. Farrell was Managing Director and Vice President of Manufacturing for a high volume immunoassay reagent manufacturing plant in the United Kingdom. From 2007 to 2010, Mr. Farrell was Managing Director and Vice President of Manufacturing for a facility in the United Kingdom that develops and manufactures point-of-care diagnostic instruments and consumables. From 2005 to 2007, he worked in the United States as Director of Distribution, Service and Repair and initially worked in 2001 as a Senior Manufacturing Manager in a large instrument manufacturing plant in Ireland. Prior to Bayer Diagnostics, Mr. Farrell worked at Ingersoll Rand as a Production Manager from 1999 to 2001, Intel as a Manufacturing Engineer and Supervisor from 1995 to 1999, and Barlo plc as a Project Engineer from 1993 to 1995. Mr. Farrell received a B.E (Mechanical) and a Masters in Engineering Science from University College Dublin.

Jeremy Stackawitz

Mr. Jeremy Stackawitz is President of Quotient Limited. Mr. Stackawitz has over 17 years of healthcare industry experience gained through various consulting and industry roles. From 2007 to 2009, Mr. Stackawitz was Worldwide Commercial Director for Immunohematology of Ortho Clinical Diagnostics, a Johnson & Johnson company. Prior to this senior role, Mr. Stackawitz held positions from 2006 to 2007 at Therakos, a biotechnology company, from 2004 to 2006 at Ortho Biotech, and from 2000 to 2003 at Purdue Pharma L.P. He also held consulting positions at ISO Healthcare Group (now part of Monitor Group) from 1997 to 2000 and McKinsey & Company in 2003. Mr. Stackawitz received a B.S. in chemistry from Dartmouth College and an M.B.A. from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

Christopher Lindop

Mr. Christopher J. Lindop serves as Chief Financial Officer, Principal Financial Officer of the Company. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Lindop served as chief financial officer from January 2007 until June 2016 and as executive vice president of business development from August 2007 until May 2016 of Haemonetics Corporation (NYSE:HAE), a global leader in blood processing technology. From September 2003 to December 2006, Mr. Lindop served as chief financial officer of Inverness Medical Innovations, Inc., a global developer, manufacturer and marketer of medical diagnostic products. From June 2002 to September 2003, he served as an audit partner with the Boston office of Ernst & Young LLP, an accounting firm. From 1991 to 2002, he served as an audit partner with the Boston office of Arthur Andersen LLP, an accounting firm. In addition, Mr. Lindop has served as a director of Parexel International Corporation (NASD: PRXL) since 2006, where he currently acts as chairman of the audit and finance committee and as a member of the nominating and governance committee. Mr. Lindop holds a B.A. in Business from the University of Strathclyde (Scotland).

Roland Boyd

Mr. Roland Boyd serves as Group Financial Controller, Treasurer, Principal Accounting Officer Company. He was Interim Chief Financial Officer of Quotient Limited. Mr. Boyd has over 35 years of financial experience gained through various roles in industry and public accounting. From 2006 to 2012, Mr. Boyd served as the Chief Financial Officer at Chiltern International Group, a global contract research organization. From 2002 to 2004, Mr. Boyd was Group Financial Controller at Inveresk Research Group and was a consultant to Charles River Laboratories until 2006 following Charles River’s 2004 acquisition of Inveresk. Prior to that, Mr. Boyd spent over 20 years with Arthur Andersen, becoming a Partner in 1997. Mr. Boyd is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales. Mr. Boyd received a B.A. (Hons) in accounting and finance from Lancaster University.

Heino von Prondzynski

Mr. Heino Von Prondzynski has been appointed as Lead Independent Director of Quotient Limited., effective September 09, 2014. Mr. Von Prondzynski brings strong executive management and diverse global experience from leadership positions held at several major multinational healthcare companies. Mr. Von Prondzynski served as Chief Executive Officer of Roche Diagnostics and as a member of the Executive Committee of F. Hoffman-La Roche Ltd. from early 2000 to 2006, retiring from Roche at the end of 2006. While at Roche, he brought Roche Diagnostics, which included diabetes, near-patient testing, centralized diagnostics and applied science to global market leadership and record profitability. He also drove significant growth through an expansion of Roche's molecular diagnostics portfolio and entry into the donor-screening market. From 1996 to 2000, Mr. Von Prondzynski held several executive positions, including President of the vaccine business at Chiron Corporation, a multinational firm developing biopharmaceuticals, vaccines and blood-testing products. Earlier in his career, Mr. Von Prondzynski held sales and marketing and general management positions at Bayer A.G. Mr. Von Prondzynski currently serves on a number of public company boards of directors, including Royal Philips (Netherlands), Hospira Inc. (U.S.A.) and Epigenomics AG (Germany).

Sarah O'Connor

Ms. Sarah A. O'Connor is Director of the Quotient Limited. Ms. O’Connor served as the Senior Vice President, Strategic Development and Chief Legal Officer of Arch Chemicals, Inc., a global biocides company, where she was responsible for the company’s legal and strategic development functions, as well as enterprise risk management and government relations, from September, 2009 to October, 2011. Ms. O’Connor was Arch Chemicals, Inc.’s Vice President and General Counsel from February 1999 to September 2009. During this period Ms. O’Connor also had responsibility for Arch Chemicals’ Regulatory Affairs function. Prior to joining Arch Chemicals, Ms. O’Connor was an attorney in the legal departments of American Home Products Corporation and the Reader’s Digest Association. From September, 2012 to May, 2014, Ms. O’Connor was an adjunct professor at Mercy College and is a member of the school’s Development Committee. Ms. O’Connor received a B.S. in Business Administration from Mercy College, a J.D. from Fordham University School of Law and an MBA from Columbia University.

Zubeen Shroff

Mr. Zubeen Shroff is Directorc of Quotient Limited. Mr. Shroff is a Managing Director of Galen Partners, a leading healthcare growth equity firm founded in 1990. Mr. Shroff has 25 years of experience working with entrepreneurs and their Board of Directors in building high-growth healthcare companies. Mr. Shroff joined Galen in 1996, from The Wilkerson Group, where he was a Principal with a client base including pharmaceutical, diagnostics, device and biotech companies, plus a select number of venture capital firms. Prior to joining The Wilkerson Group, Mr. Shroff worked at Schering-Plough France, a manufacturer of healthcare products and medicines, where he helped launch their biotech product, alpha-Interferon, in several new indications. Currently, Mr. Shroff is Treasurer and on the Executive Committee of the Board for The Westchester Medical Center Public Benefit Corporation, as well as Chairman of its Foundation. Since 2004, he has served on the Advisory Committees to Boston University Medical School and The Center for Global Health & Development. In addition, Mr. Shroff is on the Advisory Board of the Joslin Diabetes Center. In addition to the above positions, over the past 10 years, Mr. Shroff has served on the Board of Directors of numerous privately held Galen portfolio companies in the industry. Mr. Shroff served on the public Board of Directors of Pet DRx Corporation until July 2010 and Encore Medical until June 2006. Mr. Shroff received a BA in Biological Sciences from Boston University and an MBA from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.

John Wilkerson

Dr. John Wilkerson is Director of Quotient Limited. Dr. Wilkerson co-founded Galen Partners in 1990 and currently serves as a Senior Advisor to Galen. Dr. Wilkerson has focused on healthcare throughout his career, beginning as a Group Product Director for Ortho Diagnostics Inc., a Johnson & Johnson company. He was a Vice President covering medical device companies at Smith Barney before moving in 1980 to Channing, Weinberg & Co., Inc., a management consulting firm for pharmaceutical, diagnostic, medical device and biotechnology companies, which he purchased and renamed The Wilkerson Group (acquired by IBM in 1996).

Thomas Bologna

Mr. Thomas A. Bologna is Independent Director of Quotient Limited. Mr. Bologna is presently the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Response Genetics, Inc., a publicly-traded healthcare company focused on molecular diagnostics. From April 2006 until this appointment in December 2011, Mr. Bologna served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Orchid Cellmark, Inc., a public corporation that provides DNA testing services. He was Chief Executive Officer, President, and a director of Quorex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (2004 to 2005), a pre-clinical stage anti-infective company and Ostex International, Inc. (1997 to 2003), which developed, manufactured, and marketed products for the management of osteoporosis. From 1996 to 1997, Mr. Bologna was a principal at Healthcare Venture Associates, a consulting firm. He was Chief Executive Officer, President, and a director of Scriptgen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (1994 to 1996), a biotechnology company that developed orally active drugs to regulate gene expression, and Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Gen-Probe Incorporated (1987 to 1994), a company commercializing molecular diagnostics products. Mr. Bologna’s prior experience also includes senior-level positions with Becton Dickinson & Company and Warner-Lambert Company. Mr. Bologna currently serves as a director of Special Diversified Opportunities Inc., and has also served on the boards of several private companies, including Aperio Technologies until its sale to Danaher in 2012. Mr. Bologna received an M.B.A. and a B.S. from New York University.

Frederick Hallsworth

Mr. Frederick S. Hallsworth is Independent Director of Quotient Limited. Mr. Hallsworth spent 25 years with Arthur Andersen, becoming a partner in 1989. At Andersen, Mr. Hallsworth held a number of senior management positions, including Head of Corporate Finance, Head of Audit and Managing Partner of Andersen Cambridge, and Managing Partner and Head of Audit of Andersen Scotland. He joined Deloitte Scotland in 2002, where he served as Senior Client Service Partner, and Head of TMC Practice until 2005. He is also currently a director of memsstar (2006), CMA Scotland (2007), and Metaforic (2009). Former directorships include: Scottish Enterprise (2004-2010), Microvisk (2006-2012), Forth Dimension Displays (2007-2011), Elonics (2006-2010), Golden Charter (2009-2011), Infinite Data Storage plc (2005-2007), 3Way Networks (2005-2007), Innovata plc (2005-2007), and AT Communications plc (2008-2009). Mr. Hallsworth has been a Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland since 1978. Mr. Hallsworth received a Bachelor of Accountancy from Glasgow University 1974.

Brian McDonough

Mr. Brian McDonough is Independent Director of Quotient Limited. Mr. McDonough is presently a Principal of Dx Consulting, a consultancy specializing in transfusion diagnostics. From 2003 through 2009, Mr. McDonough was Vice President, Worldwide Marketing, Donor Screening at Ortho Clinical Diagnostics, a Johnson and Johnson company. From 2000 through 2003, he was President of the North American Blood Products Group of the Medical Division of Pall Corporation, a company specializing in medical filtration products. Prior to holding these senior executive positions, Mr. McDonough had an extensive career at the American Red Cross spanning over 30 years. From 1968 through 1982 Mr. McDonough worked in American Red Cross BioMedical Services as Executive Head of the St. Louis Regional Blood Services Unit. In 1982, he became the Executive Director of the Irwin Memorial Blood Bank of San Francisco, where he also served on several public health committees addressing the spread of AIDS. In 1987, Mr. McDonough returned to the American Red Cross as Regional Vice President of BioMedical Services and in 1994 served under Elizabeth Dole as Chief Operating Officer, Blood Services of the American Red Cross BioMedical Services, with overall responsibility for national blood and plasma programs. Brian received a B.A. in liberal arts from Wichita State University and an M.H.A. from Central Michigan University.