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Zynerba Pharmaceuticals Inc (ZYNE.OQ)

ZYNE.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Armando Anido

59 2014 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Terri Sebree

59 2014 President

James Fickenscher

53 2016 Chief Financial Officer, Vice President - Corporate Development

Suzanne Hanlon

60 2014 Secretary, General Counsel and Vice President, Human Resources

William Roberts

2017 Vice President - Investor Relations and Corporate Communications

Ray Mannion

2017 Vice President - Manufacturing

Brian Rosenberger

48 2017 Vice President - Commercial

Warren Cooper

64 2015 Lead Independent Director

William Federici

57 2015 Independent Director

Thomas Harrison

69 2015 Independent Director

Daniel Kisner

70 2015 Independent Director

Kenneth Moch

62 2015 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Armando Anido

Mr. Armando Anido serves as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of the company. He served as chairman of our Board and as our chief executive officer since October 2014. Prior to joining our company, Mr. Anido served as our business consultant from May 2014 to October 2014. Mr. Anido has more than 35 years of executive, operational and commercial leadership experience in the pharmaceutical industry. Mr. Anido served as chief executive officer and as a director of NuPathe, Inc., or NuPathe, a publicly-traded specialty pharmaceutical company, from July 2012 through March 2014, during which time he led the company through U.S. Food and Drug Administration, or FDA, approval of its lead product, Zecuity®, a transdermal patch for migraines. Prior to joining NuPathe, Mr. Anido served as chief executive officer and president and as a director of Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc., or Auxilium, a specialty pharmaceutical company, from July 2006 through December 2011, where he led the company in its commercialization of its lead product, Testim®, a testosterone gel. Additionally, Mr. Anido led the company through the FDA approval and commercialization of Xiaflex®, an injectable collagenase for Dupuytren's Contracture. Mr. Anido currently serves as a director of Aviragen Therapeutics (formerly Biota Pharmaceuticals, Inc.), a pharmaceutical company, from October 2015 to the present, and as a director of Auris Medical, a pharmaceutical company, from April 2016 to present. He formerly served as a director of Respira Therapeutics, Inc., a pharmaceutical company, from May 2012 through September 2014, and Adolor Corporation, a pharmaceutical company, from September 2003 through December 2011. Mr. Anido was retired from January 2012 through June 2012. Mr. Anido holds a B.S. in Pharmacy and an MBA, both from West Virginia University.

Terri Sebree

Ms. Terri B. Sebree serves as President of the company. Prior to joining our company, Ms. Sebree served as our business consultant from May 2014 to October 2014. Ms. Sebree has more than 30 years of executive, development and operational experience in the pharmaceutical industry, particularly in central nervous system product development including epilepsy and pain. Ms. Sebree founded and served as president of NuPathe, a specialty pharmaceutical company, from February 2005 until April 2014, where she led the effort to develop, achieve regulatory approval for and complete manufacturing of the company's lead product, Zecuity, a transdermal patch for migraines. Prior to founding NuPathe, Ms. Sebree served as senior vice president, development of Auxilium, a specialty pharmaceutical company, where she led the development and approval program of Testim, a testosterone gel. Prior to joining Auxilium, Ms. Sebree served as executive vice president, U.S. Operations at IBAH, Inc., a contract research organization. Prior to that, Ms. Sebree served in a variety of management roles with Abbott Laboratories Inc., a global healthcare company, for over nine years. Ms. Sebree currently serves on the board of directors of Serodus ASA, a publicly traded company on the Oslo Stock Exchange. Ms. Sebree holds a B.S. from Texas A&M University.

James Fickenscher

Mr. James E. Fickenscher serves as Chief Financial Officer, Vice President - Corporate Development of the Company. Mr. Fickenscher served as our chief financial officer and vice president, corporate development since September 2016. Prior to joining our company, Mr. Fickenscher served as the Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer of Antares Pharma, Inc., a specialty pharmaceutical company, from November 2014 until September 2016. Mr. Fickenscher served as Chief Financial Officer of Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a specialty biopharmaceutical company, from May 2005 until August 2014. From January 2000 until April 2004, Mr. Fickenscher served as Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer of Aventis Behring L.L.C., a wholly owned subsidiary of Aventis, predecessor to Sanofi S.A. Mr. Fickenscher joined Aventis Behring L.L.C. in 1995 as Vice President, Business Development and Strategic Planning and, from that time until 2000, also held the positions of General Manager, Japan and Vice President & General Manager, Hemophilia Business Unit. Throughout his tenure at Aventis Behring L.L.C., he was also responsible for strategic planning. Prior to Aventis Behring L.L.C., Mr. Fickenscher worked at Rhone-Poulenc Rorer, predecessor to Aventis S.A., in its Collegeville, PA and Paris, France offices and at Deloitte, Haskins & Sells, LLP, the predecessor to Deloitte & Touche LLP. Mr. Fickenscher received his B.S. at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Suzanne Hanlon

Ms. Suzanne M. Hanlon is the Secretary, General Counsel and Vice President - Human Resources of the company. She served as our secretary, general counsel and vice president, human resources since October 2014. Prior to joining our company, Ms. Hanlon served as our legal consultant from May 2014 to October 2014. Ms. Hanlon has more than 25 years of legal experience in the pharmaceutical industry. Ms. Hanlon served as vice president, associate general counsel of NuPathe from July 2005 to April 2014, where she worked with Mr. Anido and Ms. Sebree on the regulatory approval of Zecuity, a transdermal patch for migraines. Prior to joining NuPathe, Ms. Hanlon served as chief development counsel of Auxilium, a specialty pharmaceutical company. Prior to joining Auxilium, Ms. Hanlon served as vice president of global contracts and general counsel at IBAH, Inc. Prior to joining IBAH, Inc., Ms. Hanlon was a partner at Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads LLP. Ms. Hanlon holds a B.A. from Pennsylvania State University and a J.D. from Villanova University School of Law.

William Roberts

Mr. William Roberts is Vice President - Investor Relations and Corporate Communications of the company. Mr. Roberts is an experienced pharmaceutical executive with 25 years of broad communications and scientific research experience with companies including Adaptimmune Therapeutics, ViroPharma Incorporated and MedImmune, Inc.

Ray Mannion

Mr. Ray Mannion is Vice President - Manufacturing of the company. He joined Zynerba as Vice President, Manufacturing. Mr. Mannion has spent over 35 years in international manufacturing, operations and engineering in the pharmaceutical, medical devices and electrical connection systems industries with Teva Pharmaceuticals, NuPathe, Puricore, Kensey Nash Corporation, AMP Incorporated and others.

Brian Rosenberger

Mr. Brian Rosenberger serves as Vice President - Commercial of the Company. He served as our vice president, commercial since January 2017. Prior to joining our company, Mr. Rosenberger served as vice president, alliance and strategic portfolio management of Cipher Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a specialty pharmaceutical company, from May 2015 to January 2017, where he managed Cipher's global portfolio. From 2008 to April 2015, Mr. Rosenberger served in various roles at Auxilium, culminating in his role as executive director, corporate development and alliance management, where he participated in M&A, licensing and co-promotion deals through and including the acquisition of Auxilium by Endo International plc in January 2015. Prior to joining Auxilium, Mr. Rosenberger held sales managerial positions at Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, during the initial commercial build-out of the organization and spent over a decade at GlaxoSmithKline plc in various U.S. and global commercial roles within specialty markets, including neurohealth epilepsy marketing. Mr. Rosenberger holds a B.A. from Dickenson College.

Warren Cooper

Dr. Warren D. Cooper M.D. is the Lead Independent Director of the Company. Dr. Cooper served as a member of our Board since August 2015. Dr. Cooper is a U.K.-trained physician with more than 35 years of experience in the global pharmaceutical industry. Since January 2017, Dr. Copper has served as Managing Director and Chief Medical Officer of Healthcare Royalty Partners, a healthcare investment firm. Prior to joining Healthcare Royalty Partners in January 2017, Dr. Cooper served as the president of Coalescence Inc., a healthcare and pharmaceutical development consultancy, where he held various positions since 1999. Dr. Cooper was the chief executive officer of Prism Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a venture-backed, specialty pharmaceutical company that he led from inception in September 2004 until the sale of the company to Baxter International in May 2011. His career in the pharmaceutical industry began with Merck, Sharp and Dohme and spanned 12 years, initially as a clinical research physician in the United Kingdom, then as head of European and, subsequently, Worldwide Clinical Research Operations for Merck Research Laboratories across all therapeutic areas. Moving to AstraMerck (now AstraZeneca PLC), or AstraZeneca, in a broad clinical development role, he eventually led that company's cardiovascular business division, a role with full business lifecycle leadership from in-licensing through development, to P&L responsibility for sales and marketing. Dr. Cooper is a member of the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Medicine of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom. He has previously served on the boards of directors of Nutrition 21, Inc., Nuron Biotech Inc., Cardiorentis AG and the World Affairs Council of Philadelphia. Dr. Cooper holds a B.Sc. in Physiology, an M.D. and a B.S., each from the London Hospital, University of London.

William Federici

Mr. William J. Federici is an Independent Director of the Company. He served as a member of our Board since August 2015. Mr. Federici has served as senior vice president and chief financial officer of West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc., a publicly traded global pharmaceutical technology company, since August 2003. He served as a member of the board of directors and chairman of the Audit committee at NuPathe from January 2011 until February 2014. From June 2002 until August 2003, he was national industry director for pharmaceuticals of KPMG LLP, and prior thereto, he was an audit partner with Arthur Andersen, LLP. Mr. Federici holds a B.A. in Economics and an M.B.A. in Professional Accounting from Rutgers University and is a Certified Public Accountant.

Thomas Harrison

Dr. Thomas L. Harrison is an Independent Director of the company. Dr. Harrison served as a member of our Board since August 2015. Dr. Harrison is a noted author and speaker and since April 2013, has served as chairman emeritus of Diversified Agency Services, the world's largest group of marketing services companies, and a division of Omnicom Group, Inc., or Omnicom. In 1987 he founded Harrison & Star Business Group, a healthcare marketing agency that was acquired by Omnicom in 1992. From 1992 until 1997, he served as chairman of the Harrison & Star Group and chairman of diversified healthcare communications for Omnicom. In 1997, Dr. Harrison was appointed president of diversified agency services, and in 1998 was named chairman and chief executive, serving until 2011. In 1980 he began his agency career at Rolf Werner Rosenthal, a mid-sized healthcare advertising agency. From 1974 until 1980 he served in sales and marketing roles at Pfizer, Inc. Dr. Harrison is a member of the Executive Committee of the Montefiore Hospital, a fellow of the New York Academy of Medicine, and governor of the New York Academy of Sciences where he sits on the Sackler Global Nutrition Committee. In 2013, Dr. Harrison became a board member of Dipexium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and a board member of rVue Inc., a digital out-of-home media company. In 2014, he was appointed to the boards of Social Growth Technologies, Inc. and of Fifth Street Asset Management Inc. where he serves as chairman of the audit committee. He previously served as a board member of each of the New York Chapter of the Arthritis Foundation, ePocrates, Inc., a publicly traded healthcare information company until its March 2013 acquisition by athenahealth, Inc., and The Morgans Hotel Group (2006-2013). Dr. Harrison holds a M.S. in Cell Biology, Physiology and Biochemistry, and received an honorary doctorate in 2007, from West Virginia University.

Daniel Kisner

Dr. Daniel L. Kisner M.D. is an Independent Director of the company. Dr. Kisner served as a member of our Board since August 2015. Dr. Kisner has served as an independent consultant to the pharmaceutical/biotech industry since 2011. From 2003 until 2011 he served as a venture partner/partner at Aberdare Ventures, a venture firm with a focus on investing in healthcare technology companies. Prior to that he was president and chief executive officer of Caliper Technologies Corp., or Caliper, from 1999 until 2003, and served as chairman of Caliper until 2008. He led Caliper from a startup dealing with microfluidic lab-on-a-chip technology to a publically traded commercial company. From 1991 until 1999, he served as chief operating officer and president of Isis Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biomedical pharmaceutical company. Prior thereto, Dr. Kisner was division vice president of Pharmaceutical Development at Abbott Laboratories and vice president of Clinical Research at SmithKline Beckman Laboratories. In addition, he previously held a tenured position at the University of Texas School of Medicine at San Antonio and is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology. Dr. Kisner served on the board of directors of Tekmira Pharmaceuticals from 2010 until March 2015 and Lpath Inc. from July 2012 until December 2016, and he currently serves on the boards of directors of Dynavax Technologies Corporation and Conatus Pharmaceuticals Inc. Dr. Kisner holds a B.A. degree from Rutgers University and an M.D. from Georgetown University.

Kenneth Moch

Mr. Kenneth I. Moch is an Independent Director of the company. Mr. Moch served as a member of our Board since August 2015. Mr. Moch has more than 25 years of experience in managing and financing biomedical technologies, and has played a key role in building five life science companies. Since October 2016, Mr. Moch has served as the president and chief executive officer of Cognition Therapeutics, Inc., a specialty pharmaceutical company. Previously, from September 2015 until October 2016, he served as managing partner of The Salutramed Group, LLC, where he provided strategic and tactical counsel to the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries. Prior to that, he served as president of Euclidian Life Sciences Advisors, a strategic advisory firm for life sciences companies, from April 2014 until September 2015. From April 2010 to April 2014, he served as president and chief executive officer, and as a director, of Chimerix, Inc., having joined the company as chief operating officer in June 2009. Previously, he was president and chief executive officer of three life science companies—BioMedical Enterprises, Inc., Alteon, Inc., and Biocyte Corporation—and was a co-founder and vice president of The Liposome Company, Inc. He also served as managing director of Healthcare Investment Banking at ThinkEquity Partners and as a management consultant with McKinsey & Company. In the public policy arena, Mr. Moch currently serves as a member of the board of the Biotechnology Innovation Organization and has previously served as chairman of BioNJ. Mr. Moch holds an A.B. in Biochemistry from Princeton University and an M.B.A. with emphasis in Finance and Marketing from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.