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Alliqua BioMedical Inc (ALQA.OQ)

ALQA.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Capital Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Jerome Zeldis

67 2012 Chairman of the Board

David Johnson

58 2013 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Brian Posner

53 2013 Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer, Secretary

Bradford Barton

55 2014 Chief Operating Officer

Nino Pionati

2015 Chief Strategy & Marketing Officer

Winston Kung

40 2016 Director

Gary Restani

68 2014 Director

Mark Wagner

2015 Director

Joseph Leone

61 2011 Independent Director

Jeffrey Sklar

52 2011 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Jerome Zeldis

Jerome Zeldis, M.D., Ph.D. has served as a Chairman and directors of Alliqua Biomedical, Inc. since May 17, 2012 and was appointed Chairman on November 27, 2012. Dr. Zeldis is the Chief Executive Officer of Celgene Global Health and the Chief Medical Officer of Celgene Corporation. Dr. Zeldis has been with Celgene since 1997; prior to his current role, he served as Senior Vice President of Clinical Research and Medical Affairs. Prior to Celgene, Dr. Zeldis worked at Sandoz Research Institute and Janssen Research Institute in both clinical research and medical development. He is currently on the board of the Semorex Corporation, Bionor Pharma, Inc., Mali Health and PTC Corporation. Dr. Zeldis attended Brown University for a B.A., M.S., followed by Yale University for a M.Phil., M.D., and Ph.D. in molecular biophysics and biochemistry (immunochemistry). He trained in internal medicine at the UCLA Center for the Health Sciences and Gastroenterology at the Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School. He was Assistant professor of Medicine at the Harvard Medical School, Associate Professor of Medicine at University of California, Davis, Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at Cornell Medical School and Professor of Clinical Medicine at the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in New Brunswick, New Jersey. Dr. Zeldis has published 122 peer reviewed articles and 24 reviews, book chapters, and editorials. We believe that Dr. Zeldis’s background in the healthcare industry, as well as his experience in emerging growth companies make him a valuable resource on our board of directors.

David Johnson

David Johnson is appointed President, Chief Executive officer and Director of Alliqua Biomedical,Inc. on February 4, 2013. He was appointed our President and Chief Executive officer on February 4, 2013. Mr. Johnson was formerly President of the ConvaTec Division of Bristol-Myers Squibb, Inc. until 2008 when he orchestrated a sale of the division from its pharmaceutical parent to Avista Capital Partners and Nordic Capital in a deal valued at $4.1 billion. Concurrently, he acquired and integrated the assets of Copenhagen-based Unomedical to expand ConvaTec Inc.’s manufacturing and infrastructure into Europe. From 2008 through 2012, Mr. Johnson served as the Chief Executive Officer of ConvaTec Inc. Prior to his tenure with ConvaTec Inc., Mr. Johnson held several senior positions in the U.S., Europe and Canada with Zimmer Inc., Fisher Scientific, and Baxter Corporation. He served as a member of ConvaTec Inc.’s board of directors and the board of the Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed), where he chaired the Global Wound Sector Team for four years. Mr. Johnson received an Undergraduate Business Degree in Marketing from the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, completed the INSEAD Advanced Management Program in Fontainbleau, France, and is a fellow from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. We believe that Mr. Johnson’s extensive experience in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology fields, as well as his executive leadership experience, make him an asset that will serve as a bridge between our board of directors and our executive officers.

Brian Posner

Brian Posner was appointed to serve as our Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and Secretary of Alliqua Biomedical,Inc. on September 3, 2013. Mr. Posner has more than 25 years of diversified management experience, at both public and private companies. Most recently, he served as Chief Financial Officer of Ocean Power Technologies, Inc., a publicly-traded renewable energy company specializing in wave power technology, from June 2010 to August 2013. Prior to that, he served as Chief Financial Officer of Power Medical Interventions, Inc., a publicly-traded medical device company, from January 2009 until its sale to Covidien Plc in September 2009. From June 1999 to December 2008, Mr. Posner served in a series of positions of increasing responsibility with Pharmacopeia, Inc., a clinical development stage biopharmaceutical company, culminating in his service as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from May 2006 to December 2008. Mr. Posner also worked at Phytomedics, Inc., and as Regional Chief Financial Officer of Omnicare, Inc. Mr. Posner earned an MBA in Managerial Accounting from Pace University’s Lubin School of Business and a BA in Accounting from queens college.

Bradford Barton

Mr. Bradford Barton has served as Chief Operating Officer of Alliqua Biomedical, Inc. since August 29, 2014. Prior to that, he served as the Chief Operating Officer of our proprietary products division since May 2013. Mr. Barton was formerly President of the Americas division at ConvaTec Inc., where he led the company’s core businesses in ostomy care, wound therapeutics and continence and critical care in the U.S., Canada and Latin America, from November 2010 until February 2013. Mr. Barton joined ConvaTec Inc. in 1996 and has held several senior management positions across the company’s business divisions and regions, including Vice President of the Americas division, with responsibility for the wound therapeutics business in the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico, Vice President of the Intercontinental division as well as Vice President and General Manager of the ostomy care business in the U.S. Prior to his tenure at ConvaTec Inc., Mr. Barton also held a number of sales leadership positions at Calgon Corporation and Calgon Vestal Laboratories, Inc., which was acquired by the Steris Corporation in 1996.

Nino Pionati

Mr. Nino Pionati is Chief Strategy & Marketing Officer of Alliqua BioMedical, Inc., effective June 15, 2015. Mr. Pionati joined the Company from Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals, where he served as the Vice President of Marketing for the Essure portfolio and a member of the Global Franchise and Women’s Health Care Leadership teams from May 2014 until May 2015. From March 2013 to May 2014, he was the president of 4P’s Advisors LLC, a management consulting firm focused on strategy development, new product development and marketing for companies in the medical technology and healthcare industry. From 1998 until December 2012, Mr. Pionati served a 14 year tenure at ConvaTec, Inc., a privately held global medical device company spun out of Bristol Myers Squibb, Inc., where he held several global marketing and management level positions, including President of Global Marketing, Business Development and International and President of the Intercontinental Region. Prior to joining ConvaTec, Inc., he held a variety of positions at Johnson & Johnson, Inc. in sales, service, clinical regulatory and marketing and co-led the development of an internally-backed startup, J&J Independence Technologies. Mr. Pionati holds an MBA from the University of Pittsburg’s Katz School of Business and a Bachelors of Commerce in Marketing from Concordia University of Montreal.

Winston Kung

Mr. Winston Kung is Director of the Company. He is the Vice President of Business Development and Global Alliances at Celgene Corporation. He previously served as the Chief Business Officer at Celgene Cellular Therapeutics, a subsidiary of Celgene Corporation, from April 2013 to February 2015. Prior to joining Celgene Cellular Therapeutics, Mr. Kung was a director in Citigroup’s Global Healthcare Corporate and Investment Banking division, where he focused on biotech and pharmaceutical companies, from June 2010 to April 2013. He also worked as a Vice President in the Global Mergers and Acquisitions Group at Barclays (formerly Lehman Brothers) from May 2007 through June 2010. Prior to his career in investment banking, Mr. Kung worked on the business and corporate development teams at both Amgen and Genetech. He holds a B.A. in biology from Brown University and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.

Gary Restani

Gary Restani director of Alliqua Biomedical, Inc. since July 21, 2014. Mr. Restani currently serves as Vice Chairman and is a member of the board of directors of Spiracur Inc., a privately held medical device company focused on the development of innovative wound healing technologies. Until April 2014, he was President and Chief Executive Officer of Spiracur Inc. Mr. Restani has more than 40 years of experience in the medical device industry. He served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Hansen Medical, Inc. from October 2006 to February 28, 2009. From December 1999 to June 2006, he served as President of ConvaTec, Inc. From March 1995 to November 1999, Mr. Restani served as the President of various international divisions of Zimmer, Inc., a medical device and surgical tool company. From March 1990 to February 1995, Mr. Restani served as President of various international divisions of Smith & Nephew Orthopedics, Inc., an orthopedics, endoscopy and wound management company. He served as Director of Synovis Orthopedic and Woundcare, Inc. (alternate name, Pegasus Biologics, Inc.) from 2007 to 2011. Mr. Restani served as a Director of Corpak Medsystems until 2014, and with DFine Inc. from 2007 to 2012. He served on the board of AdvaMed from 1997 to 2006 as well as the Leadership Board of the Cleveland Clinic's Center for Digestive Diseases from 2000 to 2006. He served as a Director of Hansen Medical, Inc. from September 2006 to June 17, 2009. He attended Sir George Williams University and Loyola University and holds a certificate from Dartmouth College for completing the Tuck School of Business’ General Management Executive Program. We believe that Mr. Restani’s extensive experience in the medical technology sector, as well as his executive leadership experience, make him a valuable resource on our board.

Mark Wagner

Joseph Leone

Joseph Leone has served as Independent director of Alliqua biomedical, Inc. Since December 2012, Mr. Leone has served as Director and a Senior Officer of RMH Franchise Holdings, a privately owned company with 139 franchise restaurants in 13 states and revenues approximating $340 million. Mr. Leone spent more than 24 years with CIT Group, one of the nation’s largest small and mid-size business lenders, and held several senior-level positions at CIT, most recently Vice Chairman and Chief Financial Officer from May 1995 through April 2010. From 1975 through 1983, Mr. Leone was employed by KPMG – Peat Marwick as a Senior Manager for Financial Services Clients including Citibank and MHT. He has been a Certified Public Accountant since 1977. Mr. Leone is a graduate of Baruch College (BBA in Accounting) and the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School. We believe that Mr. Leone’s extensive background in accounting and finance makes him a valuable member of our board.

Jeffrey Sklar

Jeffrey Sklar is Independent directors of Alliqua Biomedical, Inc. since January 3, 2011. Mr. Sklar has served as the Managing Partner of Sklar, Heyman Hirshfield, & Kantor LLP, a regional accounting firm, where he oversees the industry specialization team for non-bank financial institutions and for forensic and investigative auditing services, since January 2010 and prior to that, from January 2006 to December 2009, he served as an audit partner. Since 2000, Mr. Sklar has also served as the Managing Director of SHC Consulting Group, LLC. Mr. Sklar served Public Savings Bank as a Director, as the Chair of the Compliance and Risk Committee, and as a member of the Audit Committee from September 2010 to September 2011. In addition to being a Certified Public Accountant, Mr. Sklar is a Certified Financial Crime Specialist, Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist, Certified Fraud Specialist and Certified in Financial Forensics by the American Institute of CPAs. Mr. Sklar’s qualifications to serve on the board include his extensive background in accounting and finance

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