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Amphastar Pharmaceuticals Inc (AMPH.OQ)

AMPH.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Mary Luo

67 2005 Chief Operating Officer, Chief Scientist and Chairman of the Board

Jason Shandell

43 2017 President, General Counsel, Director

Jack Zhang

70 2013 Chief Executive Officer, Chief Scientific Officer, Director

William Peters

49 2016 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President, Treasurer and President of Armstrong Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Diane Gerst

57 2015 Executive Vice President - Quality Assurance and Regulatory Affairs and President of Amphastar Nanjing Pharmaceuticals Inc

Rong Zhou

58 2015 Executive Vice President - Production Center and President of Armstrong Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Michael Zasloff

71 2016 Lead Independent Director

Richard Koo

76 2002 Independent Director

Howard Lee

54 2007 Independent Director

Floyd Petersen

73 2004 Independent Director

Richard Prins

60 2002 Independent Director

Stephen Shohet

82 2010 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Mary Luo

Dr. Mary Ziping Luo, Ph.D., is Chief Operating Officer, Chief Scientist and Chairman of the Board of the Company. Dr. Luo co-founded APCL in May 1989 where she held the position of Chief Operating Officer. Dr. Luo is a professor emeritus of chemistry at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona and is named as the inventor on several U.S. and foreign patents. Dr. Luo received a Ph.D. in chemistry from Princeton University and was a Post Doctoral Research Associate at the California Institute of Technology.

Jason Shandell

Mr. Jason B. Shandell J.D., M.B.A. is President, General Counsel, Director of the Company. Mr. Shandell also served as our interim Chief Financial Officer from August 2013 to April 2014 and as our General Counsel and Secretary from December 2008 and our Senior Vice President of legal matters from 2012 until his promotion to President. Mr. Shandell also served as Corporate Counsel from March 2008 until his promotion to General Counsel and Secretary. From 2006 to 2008, Mr. Shandell was the Director of Technology at Move, Inc., an online real estate company. From 2004 to 2005, Mr. Shandell was Corporate Counsel at Amgen, Inc. From 2000 to 2004, Mr. Shandell was an Associate at the law firm of Shaw Pittman LLP. Mr. Shandell received a B.A. in psychology from the University of California, Santa Barbara in 1996 and a J.D. and an M.B.A. from the University of Southern California in 2000. Mr. Shandell was admitted to practice law in the state of California in December 2000.

Jack Zhang

Dr. Jack Yongfeng Zhang, Ph.D., is Chief Executive Officer, Chief Scientific Officer, Director of the Company. Dr. Zhang has also served as our Chief Scientific Officer since 2005. Dr. Zhang co-founded Applied Physics & Chemistry Laboratories, Inc., or APCL, a full service chemical analytical laboratory, in May 1989, where he held the position of President until October 2002. Dr. Zhang is named as the inventor on several U.S. and foreign patents. He received a Ph.D. in chemistry from the State University of New York at Stony Brook and was a Post Doctoral Research Associate at the California Institute of Technology.

William Peters

Mr. William J. Peters is Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President, Treasurer of the Company and President of International Medication Systems, Limited (Amphastar Pharmaceutical’s subsidiary company) since March 2016. Mr. Peters previously served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Hi-Tech Pharmacal Co., Inc., or Hi-Tech, from August 2013 to April 2014 and Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Hi-Tech from May 2004 to August 2013. From September 2003 to May 2004 he was Vice President of Corporate Development at Hi-Tech. From 2001 to 2003 Mr. Peters was the Director, Financial Evaluations for the Medco Health Solution subsidiary of Merck & Co., Inc., or Merck & Co., and Manager of Corporate Financial Analysis and Pharmaceutical Economics at Merck & Co. from 1998 to 2001. During his seven year career at Merck & Co., he also served as Manager of Treasury Planning and Analysis. He began his career in General Electric’s Financial Management Program at its Aerospace division, where he later held positions in financial analysis and internal auditing. He earned an M.B.A. from The Wharton School of Business, The University of Pennsylvania and a B.S. in Business Administration from Bucknell University.

Diane Gerst

Ms. Diane G. Gerst is Executive Vice President - Quality Assurance and Regulatory Affairs of the Company and President of Amphastar Nanjing Pharmaceuticals Inc, a Subsidiary of the Company. From August 2013 to June 2015, Ms. Gerst served as our Corporate Senior Vice President of Quality Assurance. Ms. Gerst served as Corporate Vice President of Quality Assurance from August 2003 until her promotion to Senior Vice President in August 2013. Previously, she was our Vice President of Regulatory Affairs from June 2001 to July 2002. Prior to joining us, Ms. Gerst held various management level positions in regulatory and quality including eight years at Braun-McGaw and seven years at IMS. Ms. Gerst received a B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley.

Rong Zhou

Mr. Rong Zhou is Executive Vice President of Production Center of the Company, and President of Armstrong Pharmaceuticals, Inc, a subsidiary of the Company. He was Senior Vice President of Scientific Affairs since August 2012. Mr. Zhou served as Corporate Vice President of Scientific Affairs from October 2001 until his promotion to Senior Vice President. Mr. Zhou received a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the Fuzhou University and an M.S. from the Youngstown State University.

Michael Zasloff

Mr. Michael A. Zasloff, M.D., Ph.D., is Lead Independent Director of the Company. Dr. Zasloff has been the Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics at the Georgetown University School of Medicine since 2002, and was also the Dean of Research and Translational Science from 2002 until 2004. Between 2004 and 2007, Dr. Zasloff served as Vice President and Senior Analyst (Life Sciences) at Ferris, Baker Watts, Inc. From 1992 to 2001 Dr. Zasloff served as Executive Vice President and Vice Chairman of Magainin Pharmaceuticals Inc., a biopharmaceutical company which he founded. From 1988 until 1992, Dr. Zasloff served as the Charles E.H. Upham Professor in the Department of Pediatrics and Genetics at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, and Chief, Division of Human Genetics and Molecular Biology at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. From 1982 until 1988, Dr. Zasloff was Chief of the Human Genetics Branch at the National Institutes of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health. Dr. Zasloff received a B.A. from Columbia College in biochemistry and holds an M.D., Ph.D. from the New York University School of Medicine.

Richard Koo

Mr. Richard Koo, CPA is Independent Director of the Company. has served as a member of our board of directors since August 2003 and also served as a member of our board of directors from January 1997 to February 2002. Mr. Koo has been the managing partner of Koo, Chow and Company, Certified Public Accountants since 1979, CEO and President of K.C. Group International Inc. since February 2003 and a Director of EverTrust Bank since January 2009. Prior to Koo, Chow and Company, Mr. Koo worked with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP in various public offering audit assignments. Mr. Koo has worked as a finance and taxation expert for the United Nations. Mr. Koo received a B.S. in management from the National Taiwan University and an M.B.A. in accounting from San Jose State University.

Howard Lee

Dr. Howard S. Lee Ph.D., is Independent Director of Company. He previously served as a member of the board of our subsidiary, IMS, from 1998 to 2002 and on our board of directors from 2002 to 2004. Dr. Lee is currently the partner at the CID Group, a prominent investment group in the greater China area, where he has worked since March 2012. From 2009 to 2010 he was the Chief Investment Officer at UniMed Venture Management Inc., a biotech venture capital firm. Prior to joining UniMed in July 2009, he was a Managing Director at Silver Biotech Management, Inc. from July 2006 to June 2009. Dr. Lee served as President and CEO of CDIB Biotech USA Investment Co. Ltd. from 2000 to 2006 and as Vice President of China Development Industrial Bank, an investment bank in Taiwan, from October 1995 to June 2006. Dr. Lee earned his B.Sc. at Fu-Jen University (Taiwan), his M.Sc. and Ph.D.

Floyd Petersen

Mr. Floyd F. Petersen is Independent Director of the Company. From 1986 to until his retirement in August 2014, Mr. Petersen served as an Assistant Professor of Biostatistics at Loma Linda University Schools of Public Health, Medicine, and Nursing. From 1990 to 2010, Mr. Petersen served as Director of the Loma Linda University Health Research Consulting Group, which consults on health research study design and data analysis. Mr. Petersen was a member of the Loma Linda, California City Council from 1990 to 2010 and served as the Mayor of Loma Linda from 1996 to 2006. Mr. Petersen earned an M.P.H. from Loma Linda University with concentrations in Biostatistics and Health Administration.

Richard Prins

Mr. Richard Prins is Independent Director of the Company. Since 2008, Mr. Prins has been a private investor and involved in various charitable organizations. Mr. Prins also volunteers as acting head of U.S. Operations for Advancing Native Missions and serves on the board of directors of India Globalization Capital, Inc. Mr. Prins was the Director of Investment Banking for Ferris, Baker Watts, Inc., or FBW, from 1996 until June 2008 when FBW was acquired by Royal Bank of Canada and served as a consultant to Royal Bank of Canada Capital Markets through December 2008. Prior to FBW, Mr. Prins was a Managing Director from July 1988 to April 1996 at Crestar Bank (now SunTrust Bank) in charge of mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Prins began his career in 1983 as the Assistant to the Chairman of the leverage buyout company, Tuscarora Corp., where he held various positions until July 1988. Mr. Prins received a B.A. in liberal arts from Colgate University and an M.B.A. from Oral Roberts University.

Stephen Shohet

Dr. Stephen B. Shohet, M.D. is Independent Director of the Company, Dr. Shohet has been the Professor of Laboratory Medicine and Professor of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco since 1976 and became an Emeritus Professor in 2004. In 1976, Dr. Shohet also became Director of the Cancer Research Institute at the University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Shohet received an A.B. from Harvard College in English literature and holds an M.D. from Harvard Medical School. He is Board Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Mary Luo

3,006,140

Jason Shandell

2,661,670

Jack Zhang

5,733,880

William Peters

--

Diane Gerst

--

Rong Zhou

--

Michael Zasloff

281,877

Richard Koo

280,002

Howard Lee

277,627

Floyd Petersen

268,002

Richard Prins

273,002

Stephen Shohet

275,002
As Of  31 Dec 2016