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Zogenix Inc (ZGNX.OQ)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Cam Garner

69 2006 Independent Chairman of the Board

Stephen Farr

59 2015 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Michael Smith

49 2017 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary

Gail Farfel

53 2015 Executive Vice President, Chief Development Officer

Bradley Galer

55 2013 Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer

Ashish Sagrolikar

51 2018 Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer

Louis Bock

53 2017 Independent Director

James Breitmeyer

65 2017 Independent Director

Roger Hawley

65 2017 Independent Director

Erle Mast

55 2008 Independent Director

Renee Tannenbaum

66 2017 Independent Director

Mark Wiggins

62 2011 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Cam Garner

Mr. Cam L. Garner is an Independent Chairman of the Board of Zogenix Inc., since August 2006.Mr. Garner co-founded specialty pharmaceutical companies Cadence Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (acquired by Mallinckrodt plc in March 2014), Somaxon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (sold to Pernix Therapeutics in March 2013), Evoke Pharma, Inc., Elevation Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (sold to Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc. in 2012), DJ Pharma (sold to Biovail Corporation in 2000), Verus Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Xcel Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (acquired by Valeant Pharmaceuticals International in 2005), Neurelis, Inc., Meritage Pharma, Inc. (sold to Shire plc in February 2015), and most recently, Kalyra Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and OrPro Therapeutics, Inc. Mr. Garner previously served as chairman of Cadence from May 2004 until March 2014, and served as chairman of Verus, Elevation and Meritage until their acquisition, and Evoke since January 2007. Mr. Garner was Chief Executive Officer of Dura Pharmaceuticals, Inc. from 1989 to 1995 and its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer from 1995 to 2000, when it was sold to Elan. Mr. Garner also serves on the board of directors of Aegis Therapeutics, Inc., Neurelis, Inc., Kalyra Pharmaceuticals and OrPro Therapeutics. Mr. Garner earned his B.A. in Biology from Virginia Wesleyan College and an M.B.A. from Baldwin-Wallace College. As one of our co-founders and having served as our chairman since August 2006, Mr. Garner’s extensive knowledge of our business, history and culture, his extensive experience as a board member of multiple publicly-traded and privately-held companies, and expertise in developing, financing and providing strong executive leadership to numerous biopharmaceutical companies, contributed to our board of directors’ conclusion that he should serve as a director of our company.

Stephen Farr

Dr. Stephen J. Farr, Ph.D., is the President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Zogenix Inc. Dr. Stephen J. Farr, Ph.D., is one of our co-founders and has served as our President and as a member of our board of directors since our inception in May 2006. Beginning in April 2015, Dr. Farr is also serving as our Chief Executive Officer. From May 2006 to August 2006, Dr. Farr also served as our Chief Executive Officer and from August 2006 to March 2013, Dr. Farr also served as our Chief Operating Officer. From 1995 to August 2006, Dr. Farr held positions of increasing responsibility within pharmaceutical sciences and research and development at Aradigm Corporation, and he served most recently as Senior Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer. In 2003, he played a key role in identifying and acquiring the DosePro technology and became technical director and executive sponsor for the development of sumatriptan DosePro at Aradigm Corporation. From 1986 to 1994, Dr. Farr was a tenured professor at the Welsh School of Pharmacy, Cardiff University, United Kingdom, concentrating in the areas of physical pharmacy and biopharmaceutics. He is a fellow of the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists and visiting Associate Professor in the Department of Pharmaceutics, School of Pharmacy, Virginia Commonwealth University. Dr. Farr is a registered pharmacist in the United Kingdom and obtained his Ph.D. in Pharmaceutics from the University of Wales. As one of our co-founders and having served as our President since May 2006, Dr. Farr’s extensive knowledge of our business, history and culture, as well as his significant experience in research and development and thorough knowledge of the pharmaceutical product development process, contributed to our board of directors’ conclusion that he should serve as a director of our company.

Michael Smith

Mr. Michael P. Smith is the Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary of Zogenix Inc, effective January 16, 2017. Mr. Smith previously served as Chief Financial Officer for Raptor Pharmaceutical Corp. from January 2015 to December 2016. Mr. Smith previously recently served as Chief Financial and Business Advisor at Catalyst Biosciences, a privately held biopharmaceutical company, from May 2012 to January 2015. From September 2010 to April 2011, he was Vice President of Business Development at iPierian, Inc., a privately held biotechnology company, and from June 2006 to July 2009, he served as Head of Business Development and Chief Financial Officer of Memory Pharmaceuticals Corporation, a publicly held biopharmaceutical company. Mr. Smith received a B.S. from the University of Virginia and an M.B.A. from the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley.

Gail Farfel

Dr. Gail M. Farfel, Ph.D. is an Executive Vice President, Chief Development Officer of Zogenix Inc. From December 2012 to June 2015, she was Chief Clinical and Regulatory Officer of Marinus Pharmaceuticals, where she established and oversaw clinical, medical and regulatory strategies for adult and pediatric seizure disorders, including a pediatric epileptic orphan disease. From May 2008 until December 2012, Dr. Farfel served as President of G. Meredith Consulting LLC, a firm providing strategic consulting and support to biopharmaceutical and software development companies. Dr. Farfel was Vice President, Therapeutic Area and Head for Neuroscience Clinical Development and Medical Affairs at Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation from March 2006 through April 2008, in which capacity she oversaw a portfolio of products including Gilenya® for multiple sclerosis, Exelon® and the Exelon® Patch for Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s disease, and the antidepressant, agomelatine. From November 1996 to February 2006, Dr. Farfel held a variety of leadership positions in Clinical Development and Global Medical Affairs at Pfizer, Inc. where she directed programs through all stages of clinical development and regulatory submissions. Dr. Farfel is the author of over 50 scientific articles in the areas of neuropsychopharmacology and drug effects, and holds a Ph.D. in neuropsychopharmacology from the University of Chicago, where she received the Ginsburg Prize for Dissertation Excellence, and a Bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry from the University of Virginia.

Bradley Galer

Dr. Bradley S. Galer, M.D. is the Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer of Zogenix, Inc. Prior to joining the company, Dr. Galer served as President of the Pain Group at Nuvo Research Inc., a specialty pharmaceutical company with three commercialized topically delivered pain products from December 2009 to December 2013. In this position, he oversaw the strategy and operations of the Pain Group, including its commercialization, drug development and business development activities, licensing opportunities and liaising with partners. Prior to joining Nuvo Research, Dr. Galer was employed at Endo Pharmaceuticals Inc. as Senior Medical Officer and Group Vice President, Scientific Affairs from August 2002 to October 2005, where he was responsible for the departments of Clinical and Biostatistics, Medical Affairs, Pharmacovigilance, Medical Liaison and Medical Information. Dr. Galer and his team provided clinical and scientific leadership for the development and marketing of analgesic and migraine products, including Lidoderm, Percocet, Opana, Opana ER and Frova. Dr. Galer has also held numerous other industry positions, along with academic and clinical appointments. Dr. Galer has published over 200 articles on pain management in peer review journals and textbooks. Dr. Galer received his medical doctorate and a neurology residency from Albert Einstein in New York and two Pain Fellowships, at Memorial Sloane-Kettering in New York and University of California, San Francisco, as well as headache training at Montefiore Headache Clinic in New York and University of California, San Francisco.

Ashish Sagrolikar

Mr. Ashish Sagrolikar is an Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer of Zogenix Inc. Mr. Sagrolikar has over twenty five years of global pharmaceutical sales, marketing and operations experience. Mr. Sagrolikar previously served as Vice President, Marketing at GlaxoSmithKline plc from April 2014 through June 2018 after joining GlaxoSmithKline plc as Commercial Leader, Rare Diseases in June 2013. From November 2009 through June 2013, Mr. Sagrolikar served in various sales, marketing and business development roles at Baxter International Inc. Mr. Sagrolikar earned his MBA at the Institute of Management Development (IMD) in Lausanne, Switzerland, in 2000, and a Bachelor of Pharmacy from the Government College of Pharmacy, Karad, India, in 1987.

Louis Bock

Mr. Louis C. Bock is an Independent Director of Zogenix, Inc, since 18th June 2015. Mr. Bock is a Managing Director of Scale Venture Partners, a venture capital firm. Mr. Bock joined Scale Venture Partners in September 1997 from Gilead Sciences, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, where he held positions in research, project management, business development and sales from September 1989 to September 1997. Prior to Gilead, he was a research associate at Genentech, Inc. from November 1987 to September 1989. He currently serves as a director of Arizona Therapeutics, Inc. (AzTE), Ascenta Therapeutics, Inc., Orexigen Therapeutics, Inc., New Century Hospice, Inc. and Sonexa Therapeutics, Inc. and is responsible for Scale Venture Partners’ prior investments in Seattle Genetics, Prestwick Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Somaxon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Mr. Bock has also previously served as a director of Horizon Pharma, Inc. and diaDexus, Inc. Mr. Bock received his B.S. in Biology from California State University, Chico and an M.B.A. from California State University, San Francisco. Mr. Bock’s extensive clinical and leadership experience in the biotechnology and biopharmaceutical industries, including experience in research, project management, business development and sales from his time at Gilead, and his membership on other companies’ boards of directors, including positions on other audit and nominating/corporate governance committees, contributed to our board of directors’ conclusion that he should serve as a director of our company.

James Breitmeyer

Dr. James B. Breitmeyer, M.D., Ph.D. is an Independent Director of Zogenix Inc. Dr. Breitmeyer is the Director of Zogenix Inc. Dr. Breitmeyer currently serves as the President of Bavarian Nordic, Inc., an international biotechnology company, and also serves as the Executive Vice President at Bavarian Nordic A/S, positions he has held since February 2013. Dr. Breitmeyer served as acting Chief Medical Officer to the company from August 2012 to February 2013. Dr. Breitmeyer served as Executive Vice President of Development and Chief Medical Officer of Cadence Pharmaceuticals from August 2006 to August 2012. Dr. Breitmeyer served as Chief Medical Officer of Applied Molecular Evolution, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Eli Lilly and Company, a global pharmaceutical company, from December 2001 to August 2006. From 2000 to 2001, Dr. Breitmeyer served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Harvard Clinical Research Institute. From 1991 to 2000, he held a variety of positions at Serono Laboratories Inc., a global biopharmaceutical company, including Chief Medical Officer and Senior Vice President of Research and Development. Prior to Serono Laboratories, he served as a consultant to ImmunoGen, Inc., and held clinical and teaching positions at the Dana Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard Medical School. Dr. Breitmeyer holds a B.A. in Chemistry from the University of California, Santa Cruz, an M.D. and Ph.D. from Washington University School of Medicine, and is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Oncology. Dr. Breitmeyer’s extensive experience in the biopharmaceutical industry, including providing strong executive leadership to numerous biopharmaceutical companies, and significant expertise in the medical field, contributed to our board of directors’ conclusion that he should serve as a director of our company.

Roger Hawley

Mr. Roger L. Hawley is an Independent Director of Zogenix Inc. Mr. Hawley is the Director of the Company. He was Chief Executive Officer of Zogenix, Inc. Roger L. Hawley is one of our co-founders and has served as a member of our board of directors since August 2006 and as our Chief Executive Officer from August 2006 to April 2015. From January 2006 to August 2006, Mr. Hawley served as a consultant to CG Pharma, Inc. From August 2003 to January 2006 he served as Executive Vice President, Commercial and Technical Operations for InterMune, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company focused on therapies in hepatology and pulmonology. From October 2002 to July 2003, Mr. Hawley was the Chief Commercial Officer at Prometheus Laboratories Inc., a specialty pharmaceutical and diagnostics company. From 2001 to 2002, Mr. Hawley served as General Manager & Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Elan Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (acquired by Alkermes Plc). From 1987 to 2001, Mr. Hawley held a broad range of management positions in commercial operations, alliance/partnership management, and regional sales and corporate finance at GlaxoSmithKline, or GSK. His last position at GSK was Vice President of Sales-CNS/GI Division. From 1976 to 1987, he held various financial management positions with Marathon Oil Company, including serving four years in London, England. While at Marathon, he was a certified treasury manager and a certified public accountant. Mr. Hawley served as a member of the board of directors of Cypress Bioscience, Inc., a publicly traded pharmaceutical company, until December 2010. Mr. Hawley holds a B.Sc. in Accounting from Eastern Illinois University.

Erle Mast

Mr. Erle T. Mast is an Independent Director of Zogenix, Inc., since May 2008. Mr. Mast is a co-founder of and has served as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer with Clovis Oncology, Inc. since May 2009. From July 2002 to May 2008, Mr. Mast served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Pharmion Corporation, until its acquisition by Celgene Corporation. From 2000 to 2002, after Elan Pharma International Ltd. acquired Dura Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Mr. Mast served as Chief Financial Officer for the Global Biopharmaceuticals business unit of Elan. From 1997 to 2000, Mr. Mast served as Vice President of Finance for Dura Pharmaceuticals. From 1984 to 1997, Mr. Mast held positions of increasing responsibility at Deloitte & Touche LLP, serving most recently as Partner, where he provided accounting, auditing and business consulting services to companies in various industries, including the healthcare, pharmaceutical, biotech and manufacturing industries. Mr. Mast also serves on the board of directors of Receptos, Inc. Mr. Mast received a degree in Business Administration from California State University, Bakersfield. Mr. Mast’s experience as a chief financial officer of various companies in the healthcare industry and in providing accounting, auditing and consulting services while at Deloitte & Touche, LLP, as well as his expertise in management, accounting, treasury, and finance functions, contributed to our board of directors’ conclusion that he should serve as a director of our company.

Renee Tannenbaum

Dr. Renee P. Tannenbaum, Pharm.D. is an Independent Director of Zogenix Inc. Dr. Tannenbaum is the Director of Company. Dr. Tannenbaum currently serves as the Head of Global Customer Excellence of AbbVie, Inc., a global, research-based biopharmaceutical company, a position she has held since October 2012. At AbbVie, Dr. Tannenbaum is responsible for building commercial capabilities for headquarters and affiliate commercial organizations. Prior to joining AbbVie, Dr. Tannenbaum served as President of Myrtle Potter & Company, LLC, a global life sciences consulting and advisory firm, from January 2011 to October 2012. Dr. Tannenbaum was Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer at Elan Pharmaceutics, Inc. (“Elan”) from May 2009 to January 2011, where she was responsible for revenue generation for Elan’s marketed products; preparing for the commercialization of Elan’s pipeline; and strengthening Elan’s overall commercial capabilities. Prior to her role at Elan, Dr. Tannenbaum was at Novartis Pharma AG for three years, where she led the global commercial operations organization. Prior to that, Dr. Tannenbaum spent nine years at Bristol Myers Squibb and 16 years at Merck and Company, where she held a variety of leadership positions in operations and general management. Dr. Tannenbaum served on the board of directors of Immune Pharmaceuticals, Ltd from August 2011 to October 2012, and Sharps Compliance Inc. from November 2012 to November 2014. Previously, Dr. Tannenbaum served on the advisory board of BayBio, the Northern California Life Sciences Association. In addition, Dr. Tannenbaum was an Assistant Professor of Clinical Pharmacy at the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Sciences, now known as the University of the Sciences at Philadelphia, and she retains a faculty position at the University’s Mayes College of Healthcare Business and Policy and serves as the Dean’s Professor.

Mark Wiggins

Mr. Mark C. Wiggins is an Independent Director of Zogenix Inc., since May 2011. Mr. Wiggins has also served as Senior Vice President of Business Development at Elcelyx Therapeutics, Inc. since August 2012. Mr. Wiggins previously served as the Chief Business Officer of Mpex Pharmaceuticals, a biopharmaceutical company, overseeing strategic business operations and the sale of the company in 2011. From May 1998 to February 2009, Mr. Wiggins was employed at Biogen Idec, Inc., and its predecessor Idec Pharmaceuticals, Corp., biotechnology companies, where he served as head of Business Development later as Vice President of Marketing and Business Development and most recently as Executive Vice President of Corporate and Business Development. At Idec Pharmaceuticals, Mr. Wiggins was a member of the management committee for the collaboration with Genentech on Rituxan®, and he was responsible for worldwide partnering, licensing and corporate acquisitions. Mr. Wiggins has substantial experience in pharmaceutical marketing and business development activities. Prior to Biogen Idec, Mr. Wiggins spent fifteen years in a number of positions of increasing responsibility in marketing, marketing research and business development at Hybridon, Inc., Schering-Plough Corporation (now Merck), Johnson & Johnson and Pfizer, Inc. Mr. Wiggins’ business development transaction experience includes closing over twenty licensing deals and several global corporate partnerships and company acquisitions. Mr. Wiggins earned his B.S. degree in Finance from Syracuse University and an M.B.A. from the University of Arizona. Mr. Wiggins’ expertise in business development activities and the marketing of pharmaceutical products, as well as his extensive management experience within the biopharmaceutical industry, contributed to our board of directors’ conclusion that he should serve as a director of our company.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Cam Garner

259,644

Stephen Farr

1,980,630

Michael Smith

1,504,620

Gail Farfel

917,177

Bradley Galer

1,007,910

Ashish Sagrolikar

--

Louis Bock

219,644

James Breitmeyer

207,144

Roger Hawley

199,644

Erle Mast

229,644

Renee Tannenbaum

204,644

Mark Wiggins

217,144
As Of  30 Dec 2017