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TG Therapeutics Inc (TGTX.OQ)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Michael Weiss

51 2011 Executive Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

Sean Power

35 2011 Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer, Corporate Secretary

Laurence Charney

70 2012 Independent Director

Yann Echelard

53 2012 Independent Director

Kenneth Hoberman

52 2014 Independent Director

Daniel Hume

51 2015 Independent Director

William Kennedy

71 2012 Independent Director

Mark Schoenebaum

44 2012 Independent Director

Jenna Bosco

2017 Vice President - Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Michael Weiss

Mr. Michael S. Weiss serves as Executive Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of the Company. He has served as TG's Executive Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President since December 2011. Mr. Weiss is a co-founder of, and has been a managing partner and principal of Opus Point Partners since 2009. Mr. Weiss earned his J.D. from Columbia Law School and his B.S. in Finance from The University at Albany. He began his professional career as a lawyer with Cravath, Swaine & Moore. In 1999, Mr. Weiss founded Access Oncology which was later acquired by Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. in 2004. Following the merger, Mr. Weiss remained as CEO of Keryx and grew the company to close to a $1 billion market capitalization company at its peak. While at Keryx, he raised over $150MM in equity capital through public and private offerings, executed a $100MM+ strategic alliance, negotiated multiple Special Protocol Assessments ("SPA") agreements with the FDA and managed multiple large clinical trials. Mr. Weiss also serves as Executive Vice Chairman, Strategic Development for Fortress Biotech, Inc., a publicly-traded biotechnology company ("Fortress") and Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors of Checkpoint Therapeutics, Inc., a publicly-traded biotechnology company ("Checkpoint").

Sean Power

Mr. Sean A. Power CPA, is Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer, Corporate Secretary of TG Therapeutics, Inc., since December 29, 2011. He is also currently serves as the CFO of Opus Point Partners. Mr. Power joined the Company from Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc., where he served as Corporate Controller from 2006 to 2011. During his tenure there, Mr. Power was involved in all capital raising and licensing transactions. He was also responsible for leading Keryx’s compliance with SEC rules and regulations. Prior to joining Keryx, he was with KPMG, LLP, independent certified public accountants. Mr. Power received a B.B.A in accounting from Siena College and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Laurence Charney

Mr. Laurence Neil Charney is an Independent Director of TG Therapeutics, Inc., since March 2012. Since 2007, Mr. Charney has served as a business strategist and financial advisor to Boards, CEOs and investors. Previously, from 1970 through June 2007, Mr. Charney was a senior audit partner at Ernst & Young, LLP, a registered public accounting firm, retiring as a practice leader in the Americas Quality and Risk Management Group. Mr. Charney currently serves as an executive responsible for quality and professional leadership development for Frankel, Loughran, Starr & Vallone, LLP, CPA's and as a director and audit committee chairman of Pacific Drilling S.A. and Kenon Holdings LTD, both NYSE listed companies. In addition, Mr. Charney previously served as a director and audit committee member of Marvel Entertainment, Inc., Mrs. Fields Original Cookies, XTL Biopharmaceuticals, Ltd., Pure Biofuels, Inc., and Iconix Brand Group, Inc. In addition to his extensive experience on the boards of various corporate entities, Mr. Charney is also active on the boards of several non-profit organizations. Mr. Charney graduated with a B.B.A. degree from Hofstra University and completed the Executive MBA in Business program at Columbia University.

Yann Echelard

Dr. Yann Echelard is Independent Director of TG Therapeutics, Inc., since November 2012. Dr. Echelard, President and CEO of rEVO Biologics, has over 25 years of research and biopharmaceutical experience. Dr. Echelard holds a Ph.D. from Université de Montréal, and has completed post-doctoral studies at Ludwig Institute of Cancer Research in Montreal (McGill University). As a visiting scientist at the Roche Institute and at Harvard University (Developmental Biology), he had a key role in the isolation and characterization of the Hedgehog genes, the first identified vertebrate morphogens. From 1994 to 2010, he progressed through various positions of increasing responsibility at Genzyme Transgenics Corporation and at GTC Biotherapeutics, including Vice President of Research and Development. In 1998, he led the scientific team that first performed goat somatic cell nuclear transfer (cloning). Focusing on Corporate Development, Dr. Echelard spearheaded the creation of a collaborative Joint Venture with LFB Biotechnologies in 2006, which was focused on the development of recombinant plasma proteins and monoclonal antibodies. This close collaboration led to the acquisition of GTC Biotherapeutics, Inc. by LFB in December 2010. In addition, Dr. Echelard serves as Director for rEVO Biologics, LFB-USA, HEMA Biologics and is on the Executive Committee of LFB SA.

Kenneth Hoberman

Mr. Kenneth Hoberman serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Hoberman is currently the Chief Operating Officer and Corporate Secretary of Stemline Therapeutics, Inc. where he was a key member of the founding team. He was instrumental in the company's financings from early private, including institutional, rounds through the IPO and subsequent follow-on offerings. He has extensive financial, accounting, investor relations, corporate governance and business development experience including M&A, strategic alliances and partnerships both domestic and international. His operational expertise includes regulatory oversight, human resources, manufacturing and clinical development. He was previously Vice President of Corporate and Business Development of Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc., where he was instrumental in the success of the company. He also helped secure multiple sources of capital including over $200 million in equity investments through public and private offerings. He also initiated and executed a $100 million strategic alliance and originated, negotiated and closed dozens of licensing and operational contracts, helping to grow the company's market capitalization to over $1 billion. He also led the team that originated, in-licensed, and developed Auryxia™ which gained FDA approval in 2014. He received a B.S.B.A. in Finance from Boston University and completed post-baccalaureate studies at Columbia University.

Daniel Hume

Mr. Daniel Hume serves as Independent Director of the Company. He has served on our Board since June 2015. Mr. Hume is currently a partner in Kirby McInerney, LLP’s New York office and is a member of the firm's management committee. Mr. Hume's law practice focuses on securities, structured finance, and antitrust litigation and regulation. He joined Kirby McInerney, LLP in 1995. Since then, Mr. Hume has advised corporate, public, and individual clients, including some of the largest institutional investors in the world, and helped them recover billions of dollars in losses throughout the course of his career. His work has earned him assorted honors and recognition, including most recently being named to both the National Law Journal “hot” list and law360 “most feared” list for 2013. Mr. Hume is admitted to the New York State Bar and federal courts around the country, including the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second, Fourth, and Fifth Circuits, the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court of the State of New York, First Judicial Department, and the United States Supreme Court. He graduated from the State University of New York at Albany magna cum laude (B.A. Philosophy, 1988) and from Columbia Law School, where he served as Notes Editor for the Columbia Journal of Environmental Law (J.D., 1991).

William Kennedy

Dr. William J. Kennedy Ph.D., serves as Independent Director of TG Therapeutics, Inc., since March 2012. Dr. Kennedy is a regulatory affairs professional with over 38 years of domestic and international experience. Prior to his retirement, Dr. Kennedy was Vice President for Regulatory Affairs for Zeneca Corporation. Dr. Kennedy has successfully managed the development, preparation, submission and approval of dozens of NDAs and major SNDAs. Dr. Kennedy has helped shape regulatory policy in the United States continuously since 1988, as a member and Chairman of PhRMA's Regulatory Affairs Coordinating Committee, as PhRMA's Chief Negotiator with Congress and FDA for FDAMA, and as the Co-Chairman of PhRMA's PDUFA III Steering Committee. Before joining the pharmaceutical industry, Dr. Kennedy was an Associate Research Professor at Yale Medical School. Dr. Kennedy is the author of several articles and is an often sought after speaker for his insight into the regulatory process. He co-founded the website PDUFADate.com which provides regulatory opinions to the financial community. Dr. Kennedy was the recipient of RAP's prestigious Special Recognition Award in 1998. Dr. Kennedy has been an independent consultant to the pharmaceutical industry since 1999.

Mark Schoenebaum

Dr. Mark J. Schoenebaum M.D., serves as Independent Director of TG Therapeutics, Inc., since March 2012. Dr. Schoenebaum is a Senior Managing Director and heads ISI's Health Care Research Team. He is also ISI's Biotechnology & Pharmaceuticals major analyst. He has been ranked Institutional Investor's #1 biotechnology analyst for the past nine years. In 2013, his second year competing in the category, Dr. Schoenebaum was also ranked by Institutional Investor as the #1 Pharmaceuticals/Major analyst. In 2013, Mark was inducted into Institutional Investor's All-America Research Team Hall of Fame, an award given to analysts who have earned at least ten #1 rankings. Prior to joining ISI in 2010, Dr. Schoenebaum spent two years at Deutsche Bank as a Managing Director and Senior Biotechnology Analyst. Prior to that, he held a similar position at Bear Stearns. Dr. Schoenebaum graduated from Indiana University with highest distinction in 1996 with a B.A. and received an M.D. from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in 2000.

Jenna Bosco

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Michael Weiss

3,876,940

Sean Power

837,864

Laurence Charney

135,003

Yann Echelard

125,003

Kenneth Hoberman

125,003

Daniel Hume

--

William Kennedy

125,003

Mark Schoenebaum

125,003

Jenna Bosco

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As Of  30 Dec 2016