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United Therapeutics Corp (UTHR.OQ)

UTHR.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Martine Rothblatt

62 2016 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Michael Benkowitz

45 2016 President, Chief Operating Officer

Christopher Patusky

53 2007 Lead Independent Vice Chairman of the Board

James Edgemond

49 2015 Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer

Paul Mahon

53 2003 Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary

Raymond Dwek

75 2002 Non-Independent Director

Christopher Causey

54 2003 Independent Director

Richard Giltner

53 2009 Independent Director

Katherine Klein

60 2014 Independent Director

Raymond Kurzweil

69 2002 Independent Director

Judy Olian

65 2015 Independent Director

Louis Sullivan

83 2002 Independent Director

Tommy Thompson

75 2010 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Martine Rothblatt

Dr. Martine A. Rothblatt, Ph.D. J.D. is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of the Company. She founded United Therapeutics in 1996 and served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer since its inception through January 2015, when she became Chairman and Co-Chief Executive Officer. She was promoted to her current role as Chairman and soul CEO in June 2016. Prior to United Therapeutics, she founded and served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of SiriusXM Satellite Radio. She is a co-inventor on six of company patents pertaining to treprostinil.

Michael Benkowitz

Mr. Michael Benkowitz is President, Chief Operating Officer of the Company. He joined United Therapeutics in 2011 as Executive Vice President, Organizational Development. In this role, he was responsible for most companywide administrative functions, including human resources, information technology, corporate real estate and risk management, and was also responsible for many of our business development efforts and oversight of several of company key collaborations. He was promoted to President and Chief Operating Officer in June 2016, when he also became responsible for all of company commercial and medical affairs activities.

Christopher Patusky

Prof. Christopher Patusky, J.D. is Lead Independent Vice Chairman of the Board of the Company. He has more than 25 years of experience in the private, public and nonprofit sectors. After graduating from The Harvard Law School, he clerked and practiced law from 1988 to 2000, focusing on litigation, intellectual property, and business startups. After receiving a masters degree in governmental administration from the University of Pennsylvania, Mr. Patusky served from 2002 to 2007 as the Executive Director and member of the faculty of the University of Pennsylvania's Fels Institute of Government. From 2007 to 2011, he served as the Director of the Office of Real Estate and member of the Senior Policy Team at the Maryland Department of Transportation, staying on in a part-time capacity until 2013. Since 2012, Mr. Patusky has served as the founding principal of Patusky Associates, LLC, which serves as a personal investment and consulting vehicle, as an executive manager of Slater Run Vineyards, LLC, his family's farm-based vineyard and winery, and as the owner of Country Baking, LLC, which owns a general store in his home community of Upperville, Virginia. Our Board of Directors has determined that Mr. Patusky meets the financial sophistication requirements of NASDAQ's listing standards. He has served as a United Therapeutics director since 2002.

James Edgemond

Mr. James C. Edgemond is Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer of the Company. He joined United Therapeutics in January 2013 as Treasurer and Vice President, Strategic Financial Planning. Mr. Edgemond was promoted to Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer in March 2015. Prior to joining United Therapeutics, he was Vice President, Corporate Controller and Treasurer of Clark Construction Group from November 2008 through January 2013. He also served in a variety of roles at The Corporate Executive Board Company from 1998 to 2008, including most recently as Executive Director, Finance from 2005 to 2008. He began his career as a public accountant at KPMG Peat Marwick LLP, where he served in a variety of roles from 1990 through 1998, including most recently as a Senior Manager.

Paul Mahon

Mr. Paul A. Mahon, J.D. is Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary of the Company. He has served as General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of United Therapeutics since its inception in 1996. In June 2001, Mr. Mahon joined United Therapeutics full-time as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary. In November 2003, Mr. Mahon was promoted to Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary. Prior to June 2001, he served United Therapeutics, beginning with its formation in 1996, in his capacity as principal and managing partner of a law firm specializing in technology and media law.

Raymond Dwek

Prof. Raymond A. Dwek is Non-Independent Director of the Company. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society, London, and has served as Director of the Glycobiology Institute at the University of Oxford since 1988. He also served as Professor of Glycobiology at the University of Oxford from 1988 through 2009, and currently serves as Professor Emeritus. He was President of the Institute of Biology (a professional organization) from 2008 through 2010. From 2000 to 2006, Professor Dwek served as head of the Department of Biochemistry at the University of Oxford. Professor Dwek has been serving in various positions at the University of Oxford since 1966. In 1988, Professor Dwek was the scientific founder of Oxford GlycoSciences PLC, which was publicly traded on the London Stock Exchange and NASDAQ, and he served as a member of its Board of Directors until its sale in 2003. He was the 2007 Kluge Chair of Technology and Society at the U.S. Library of Congress. Professor Dwek is the founder of glycobiology, the study of the structure, biosynthesis and biology of sugar chains attached to proteins. He has served as a United Therapeutics director since 2002.

Christopher Causey

Mr. Christopher Causey is Independent Director of the Company. He has served as the Principal of the Causey Consortium, a professional services organization providing business strategy and marketing counsel to the healthcare industry, since 2002. Previously, Mr. Causey served as a senior marketing officer for a variety of healthcare companies. From 2001 to 2002, Mr. Causey served as the Chief Marketing Officer for Definity Health Incorporated. He was also a member of the board of directors of Data Sciences International, Inc., a private company that develops wireless physiological monitoring solutions, from 2008 to 2013. Mr. Causey has served as a United Therapeutics director since 2003.

Richard Giltner

Mr. Richard A. Giltner is Independent Director of the Company. From 2009 until his retirement in 2010, Mr. Giltner was a portfolio manager at Lyxor Asset Management, an asset management group at the French bank Société Générale. From 2006 until 2009, he served as a managing director of Société Générale Asset Management, an international fund management firm, and head of the European office for its fund of hedge funds group. From 2003 to 2006, Mr. Giltner was the global head of foreign exchange options for the investment banking arm of Société Générale. He also held various other managerial positions within Société Générale from 1991 until 2003. Mr. Giltner has been a private investor since his retirement from Société Générale in 2010. Our Board of Directors has determined that Mr. Giltner is an audit committee financial expert as defined under the rules and regulations of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and meets the financial sophistication requirements of NASDAQ's listing standards. Mr. Giltner has served as a United Therapeutics director since 2009.

Katherine Klein

Prof. Katherine J. Klein, Ph.D. is Independent Director of the Company. She has served as the Vice Dean of the Wharton Social Impact Initiative since July 2012, and as The Wharton School's Edward H. Bowman Professor of Management since 2005. She also served as Professor of Management of The Wharton School from 2004 to 2005. Prior to joining Wharton, Professor Klein was on the faculty of the University of Maryland and a visiting professor at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. She received her B.A. from Yale University, and her Ph.D. in Community Psychology from the University of Texas at Austin. An award-winning organizational psychologist, Professor Klein has conducted extensive field research regarding a range of topics including team leadership, climate, conflict, social networks and effectiveness; organizational change and technology implementation; employee diversity; and employee responses to stock ownership. She has taught executive education, studied, and consulted with a variety of for-profit and non-profit organizations including Charles Schwab, Rohm and Haas, North American Scientific, Medtronic, The Baltimore Shock Trauma Center, Penn Vet, the U.S. Census Bureau, and the Korean Management Association. Her research has been published in numerous top journals including Administrative Science Quarterly, Journal of Applied Psychology, the Academy of Management Journal, and the Academy of Management Review. She is also a former associate editor of the Journal of Applied Psychology and Administrative Science Quarterly. Professor Klein is a Fellow of the Academy of Management, the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, the American Psychological Association, and the Association for Psychological Science. She has served as a United Therapeutics director since 2014.

Raymond Kurzweil

Mr. Raymond C. (Ray) Kurzweil, J.D. is Independent Director of the Company. He is an inventor, entrepreneur and author, and has created several important technologies in the artificial intelligence field. He has received the National Medal of Technology, the MIT Lemelson Prize, twenty honorary doctorates, a Grammy award for his contributions to music technology, and honors from three U.S. Presidents. Mr. Kurzweil was selected as a 2002 inductee into the National Inventors Hall of Fame. Since 1995, Mr. Kurzweil has served as the Chief Executive Officer of Kurzweil Technologies, Inc., a technology development firm. Since January 2013, he has also served as a Director of Engineering for Google Inc., a global technology and Internet search company. He has served as a United Therapeutics director since 2002.

Judy Olian

Dr. Judy D. Olian, Ph.D. is Independent Director of the Company. She is the dean of the UCLA Anderson School of Management and the John E. Anderson Chair in Management. Her research and business expertise centers on aligning organizational strategies and design with human resource systems and incentives, and managing top management teams. She began her UCLA appointment in 2006 after serving as dean and professor of management at the Smeal College of Business Administration at the Pennsylvania State University. Earlier, she served in various faculty and executive roles at the University of Maryland and its Robert H. Smith School of Business. Dean Olian serves or has been a member of various advisory boards, including Beijing University's Guanghua School of Business, the U.S. Studies Centre at the University of Sydney, Catalyst, a leading global think tank for women in business, and is Chairman of the Loeb Awards for Business Journalism. Born and raised in Australia, Dean Olian received her B.S. in Psychology from the Hebrew University, Jerusalem and her M.S. and Ph.D. in Industrial Relations from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. She was the Chairman of AACSB International, the premier thought leadership and accreditation organization for leading global business schools, and also serves on the board of directors of Ares Management, L.P., a publicly traded global alternative asset management firm, and Westwood Technology Transfer Inc., a not-for-profit organization focused on protecting and optimizing the discoveries and inventions developed at UCLA. She has served as a United Therapeutics director since 2015.

Louis Sullivan

The Hon. Dr. Louis W. Sullivan, M.D. is Independent Director of the Company. He was the founding President of Morehouse School of Medicine, from 1981 to 1989, served as President again from 1993 to 2002, and became President Emeritus in 2002. Dr. Sullivan was also one of the founders and served as Chairman of Medical Education for South African Blacks, Inc., a member of the National Executive Council for the Boy Scouts of America, and a member of the Board of Trustees of Little League of America. Dr. Sullivan served as Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services from 1989 to 1993. He is a physician certified in internal medicine with a subspecialty certification in hematology. Dr. Sullivan currently serves on the board of directors of Emergent BioSolutions, Inc. (since 2005), a publicly-traded company. He also serves as Co-Chair of the Henry Schein Cares Foundation. Dr. Sullivan previously served on the boards of directors of a wide range of public companies, including General Motors Company, BioSante Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Bristol-Myers Squibb Company, Cigna Corporation, 3M Company, Henry Schein, Inc., Household International (now HSBC), Equifax and Georgia Pacific Corporation. He has served as a United Therapeutics director since 2002.

Tommy Thompson

Gov. Hon. Tommy G. Thompson, J.D. is Independent Director of the Company. Before entering the private sector in 2005, Governor Thompson enjoyed a long and distinguished career in public service. As Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services from 2001 to 2005, he was a leading advocate for the health and welfare of all Americans. He also served four terms as Governor of Wisconsin from 1987 to 2001. Governor Thompson served as a partner at the law firm of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP in Washington, D.C. from 2005 until January 2012. Governor Thompson has served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Thompson Holdings, a consulting firm, since 2012. In 2017, Governor Thompson became an Adjunct Senior Advisor to Akin Gump. From 2005 to 2009, he also served as the Independent Chairman of the Deloitte Center for Health Solutions, which researches and develops solutions to some of our nation's most pressing health care and public health related challenges. He also served as chairman of the board of directors of AGA Medical Holdings, Inc. from 2005 until 2010, and is a member of the boards of directors of Centene Corporation, C.R. Bard, Inc., Physicians Realty Trust and TherapeuticsMD, Inc. He previously served on the boards of numerous other public companies, including Cancer Genetics Inc., CareView Communications, Inc., CNS Response, Inc., Cytori Therapeutics, Inc., SpectraScience, Tyme Technologies, Inc. and X Shares Advisors.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Martine Rothblatt

15,424,300

Michael Benkowitz

5,351,160

Christopher Patusky

528,183

James Edgemond

4,109,450

Paul Mahon

7,628,200

Raymond Dwek

422,782

Christopher Causey

455,282

Richard Giltner

455,282

Katherine Klein

460,067

Raymond Kurzweil

441,933

Judy Olian

422,782

Louis Sullivan

471,933

Tommy Thompson

453,183
As Of  30 Dec 2016