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Amneal Pharmaceuticals Inc (AMRX.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Paul Bisaro

58 2018 Executive Chairman of the Board

Chintu Patel

47 2018 Co-Chairman of the Board

Chirag Patel

52 2018 Co-Chairman of the Board

Robert Stewart

51 2018 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Kanwal Pandita

Managing Partner - RAKS

Todd Branning

49 2019 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President

Sanjay Jain

President - India

Nikita Shah

41 2018 Chief Human Resource Officer, Senior Vice President

Andrew Boyer

53 2018 Executive Vice President - Commercial Operations

David Buchen

54 2019 Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary

James Bauersmith

2018 Senior Vice President - Corporate Development

Miguel Gomez

Senior Vice President - Technical Operations

Joseph Greer

Senior Vice President - Global Quality Management

Joseph Todisco

Senior Vice President - Specialty Commercial

Pradeep Bhadauria

Chief Scientific Officer

Robert Burr

67 2018 Lead Independent Director

Gautam Patel

45 2018 Director

Emily Alva

44 2018 Independent Director

J. Kevin Buchi

63 2018 Independent Director

Jean Greene

46 2018 Independent Director

Ted Nark

60 2018 Independent Director

Dharmendra Rama

50 2018 Independent Director

Peter Terreri

61

Janet Vergis

54 2015 Independent Director

Mark Donohue

2018 Vice President Investor Relations, Corporate Communications

Biographies

Name Description

Paul Bisaro

Mr. Paul M. Bisaro is Executive Chairman of the Board of the Company. Prior to joining Impax, Mr. Bisaro served as Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors of Allergan plc (NYSE: AGN), a global pharmaceutical company (formerly Actavis plc) since July 2014 and previously served as Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Actavis until June 2014. Mr. Bisaro retired from the Board of Directors of Allergan in August 2018. He was appointed President, Chief Executive Officer and a member of the board of Actavis in September 2007 and was appointed Chairman of the board of Actavis in October 2013. Prior to joining Actavis (formerly Watson Pharmaceuticals), Mr. Bisaro was President, Chief Operating Officer and a member of the board of Barr Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a global specialty pharmaceutical company, from 1999 to 2007. Between 1992 and 1999, Mr. Bisaro served as General Counsel of Barr, and from 1997 to 1999 served in various additional capacities including Senior Vice President, Strategic Business Development. Prior to joining Barr, he was associated with the law firm Winston & Strawn LLP and a predecessor firm, Bishop, Cook, Purcell and Reynolds LLP from 1989 to 1992. Mr. Bisaro served on the board of directors of Zimmer Biomet Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZBH), a musculoskeletal healthcare company, from December 2013 to May 2017. Since May 2015, he has also served on the board of directors of Zoetis, Inc. (NYSE: ZTS), a producer of medicine and vaccinations for pets and livestock, and on the compensation and quality committees of such board. Since 2014, Mr. Bisaro has served on the Board of Visitors of The Catholic University of America’s Columbus School of Law. He also served as Chairman of the Board of the Generic Pharmaceutical Association (GPhA) in 2010 and 2011. Mr. Bisaro holds an undergraduate degree in General Studies from the University of Michigan and a Juris Doctor from The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C.

Chintu Patel

Mr. Chintu Patel is Co-Chairman of the Board of the Company. Chintu Patel has served as a Co-Chairman of our Board since the Combination, and previously was Amneal’s Co-Founder and served as Co-Chairman and Co-Chief Executive Officer of Amneal from 2002 until the completion of the Combination. Mr. Patel holds a bachelor’s degree in pharmacy from Rutgers College of Pharmacy. With his brother, Chirag Patel, Mr. Patel built a group of independent companies engaged in the development of healthcare technologies and products, including Adello Biologics, LLC (engaged in the development of biosimilar pharmaceutical products), AmDerma Pharmaceuticals, LLC (engaged in the development of dermatological products), Asana Biosciences, LLC (an early stage drug discovery and R&D company focusing on several therapeutic areas, including oncology, pain and inflammation), Kashiv (engaged in the development of pharmaceutical products) and Prolong Pharmaceuticals LLC (an early stage biotechnology company focused on new branded hematology and oncology products). Mr. Patel serves on the management boards of each of these companies and since January 2019 has been the Chief Executive Officer of Kashiv. Mr. Patel also serves on the boards of the Long Island Association and the Make-a-Wish Foundation®, and is a recipient of the Ernst & Young National Entrepreneur of the Year Life Sciences Award. Mr. Patel’s long experience as an entrepreneur in the healthcare industry as a co-founder and leader of numerous successful pharmaceutical businesses, including Amneal, gives him deep understanding of the pharmaceutical industry and extensive expertise in the wide range of strategic, commercial, R&D and operational matters relevant to the Company.

Chirag Patel

Mr. Chirag Patel is Co-Chairman of the Board of the Company. Most recently Co-Chief Executive Officer, Co-Chairman and Co-Founder of Amneal Pharmaceuticals, Chirag is now a Co-Chairman of the Board of Directors. Chirag’s lifelong drive and constant desire to discover “what’s next” has helped grow Amneal from humble beginnings to an emerging global presence. Chirag is the recipient of several industry honors including the 2011 Ernst & Young National Entrepreneur of the Year Life Sciences Award® and supports various philanthropic and charitable causes both in the U.S. and abroad. Chirag and his wife, Priti, established the Niswarth Children Foundation in 2013, with the goal of bringing fresh water, sanitation, sustenance and education to over one million underprivileged children in India. Chirag serves on the boards of the Liberty Science Center®, the Art of Living Foundation®, New Jersey City University Foundation and the Family Reach Foundation. Chirag received his bachelor’s degree in commerce from H.A. College of Commerce, India and another Bachelor’s degree in business administration from New Jersey City University. He also received an honorary doctorate degree from New Jersey City University.

Robert Stewart

Mr. Robert A. Stewart is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the company. Robert Stewart is President and Chief Executive Officer of Amneal Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Mr. Stewart was named President and CEO following Amneal’s merger with Impax Laboratories, Inc. in May 2018. Previously, Mr. Stewart served as Chief Operating Officer of Allergan plc. He has more than 22 years of experience in global brand and generic pharmaceutical leadership, including expertise in M&A integration, operational excellence, supply chain, R&D, quality and manufacturing management. Prior to his appointment as Chief Operating Officer of Allergan in May 2016, Mr. Stewart served executive leadership roles of increasing responsibility, including as President, Generics and Global Operations from March 2015 to May 2016; Chief Operating Officer from July 2014 to March 2015; and President, Global Operations, from August 2010 to July 2014. He joined Allergan (then Watson) in November 2009 as Senior Vice President, Global Operations. Before joining Watson, Rob held various senior leadership roles with Abbott Laboratories, Inc. (1995 through 2009) as well as Hoffman La-Roche Inc. Mr. Stewart currently serves as Vice Chair of the Board of The Association for Accessible Medicines (AAM). He has also served as a Member of the Board of the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) since September 2016, and a member of the Fairleigh Dickinson University Board of Trustees since June 2017. Mr. Stewart holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management and Finance from Fairleigh Dickinson University.

Kanwal Pandita

Dr. Kanwal Pandita is Managing Partner - RAKS of the Company. Dr. Kanwal Pandita has served with Amneal Pharmaceuticals LLC, USA, since 2008. He founded and established Raks Pharma Pvt Ltd, (an API Division of Amneal LLC, USA) and in 2011 joined as Managing Director. He is an accomplished pharmaceutical executive with extensive experience managing the API function and audits originating from the USFDA, EDQM, WHO, Korean FDA etc. Prior to joining Amneal, Dr. Pandita held senior positions in consultancy, operations, and business development at OSB Pharmaceuticals LLC USA, Morepen Inc. USA, Zydus Pharmaceuticals Inc. (USA), Cadila Healthcare Ltd. India and Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd. India. Dr. Pandita has more than 33 years of experience in the global pharmaceutical industry, has travelled extensively, and has many patents and publications to his credit. He holds a Master’s degree in Organic Chemistry, M.Phil. and Ph.D. in Medicinal/Synthetic Organic Chemistry from RRL, Jammu (a Division of Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, India).

Todd Branning

Mr. Todd P. Branning is Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President of the Company. Before that, Mr. Branning was Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer of the global generic medicines division at Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., a multinational generic pharmaceuticals company, from August 2016 to March 2018. Prior to joining Teva, Mr. Branning served as Vice President, Finance for Allergan plc, a global pharmaceutical company, from June 2013 to August 2016, where he led the finance function supporting Allergan’s generics, branded and wholesale distribution business. Mr. Branning has also held financial leadership roles at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, PPG Industries, Inc. and Merck & Co., Inc. Mr. Branning received his BBA from the University of Miami and MBA from Carnegie Mellon University. Mr. Branning is also a Certified Public Accountant and has completed a CFO certification program at The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

Sanjay Jain

Mr. Sanjay Jain is President - India of the Company. Sanjay has oversight for all aspects of Amneal India operations, including managing the overall productivity and quality deliverables. He has extensive experience managing Operations, Validation and Quality, as well as Regulatory audits originating from the USFDA, MHRA, EU, TGA, Anvisa, MCC and Health Canada. Prior to joining Amneal, Sanjay held Quality and Operations positions at Ranbaxy Laboratories, Zydus Cadila, Torrent Pharmaceuticals, Cadila Pharmaceuticals, Intas Pharmaceuticals, Bharat Parenterals and Mesco Pharmaceuticals. He has developed quality systems, implemented various process improvement projects, developed and audited API vendor sites across the globe and successfully faced regulatory audits of various regulatory agencies multiple times. He is a member of the International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE) and Parenteral Drug Association (PDA and an accomplished speaker at various international conferences. He holds an undergraduate degree in Pharmacy and a graduate degree in Quality Management.

Nikita Shah

Ms. Nikita Shah is Chief Human Resource Officer, Senior Vice President of the Company. Nikita has served as our Senior Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer since the Combination, and from January 2014 to the completion of the Combination, as Senior Vice President, Corporate Affairs & Human Resources of Amneal. Ms. Shah oversees human resources for the Company. Prior to joining Amneal, Ms. Shah led the internal audit and human resources functions for Warner Chilcott, a global specialty pharmaceutical company, from 2007 to 2014. She also supported corporate M&A, process improvements and systems efficiencies across the organization. Prior to Warner Chilcott, Ms. Shah held roles of increasing responsibilities at AT&T and Deloitte Consulting. Ms. Shah received her master’s degrees in accounting and auditing from Gujarat University, India. She is a certified public accountant.

Andrew Boyer

Mr. Andrew S. Boyer is Executive Vice President - Commercial Operations of the Company. Prior to joining Amneal, Mr. Boyer served as President & CEO of North America Generics, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. from August 2016 to February 2018. Before that, Mr. Boyer was Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing for the U.S. Generics Division at Allergan from September 2006 to August 2016. Mr. Boyer joined Allergan (then known as Watson Pharmaceuticals) in 1998 as Associate Director of Marketing in Generics. Before joining Allergan, Mr. Boyer served as National Accounts Manager for Lederle/American Cyanamid as well as Marketing Manager for Barr Laboratories. He serves as a Director of the Association for Accessible Medicines. Mr. Boyer received his bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Management from State University of New York at Albany.

David Buchen

Mr. David A. Buchen is a Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary of the Company. David is responsible for leading Amneal’s global legal, Intellectual Property (IP) and corporate compliance functions, as well as aligning the company’s corporate legal strategies to drive Amneal’s continued growth. He brings more than 25 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry, with notable expertise driving corporate value creation through world-class legal strategies supporting corporate securities, IP, anti-trust, employment, litigation and Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A). Most recently, David served as a consultant to the pharmaceutical industry, providing counsel to various global and U.S. manufacturing, marketing and distribution companies. Prior to establishing his consultancy, he held several executive leadership roles, including serving as EVP – Commercial, North American Generics and International as well as 12 years as Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary supporting Watson Pharmaceuticals’ growth and transformation from a US-focused $500 million generic pharmaceutical company to a $16 billion global specialty leader rebranded as Actavis, plc. David holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California at Berkeley and a Juris Doctor degree from the George Washington University Law School. He has been recognized by the National Law Journal as one of the Top 50 General Counsels in the U.S.

James Bauersmith

Mr. James Edward Bauersmith is Senior Vice President, Corporate Development of the Company. Jamie leads the Corporate Development, Portfolio and Procurement team’s activities focused on identifying opportunities for Amneal, both internal and external, to expand its capabilities, product portfolio and pipeline in Generics, Specialty and biosimilars. Prior to joining Amneal, Jamie served as SVP, Head of Portfolio and Strategic Marketing for Fresenius Kabi where he managed a team responsible for new product development, on-market products, new technology platforms, regulatory approval, procurement, launch management, and business development. Prior to joining Fresenius Kabi, Jamie served as a Senior Counsel for Teva Pharmaceuticals, where he oversaw several of the company’s Hatch-Waxman cases (branded and generic), including Copaxone. He also worked as a patent attorney in the New York office of Frommer Lawrence & Haug on Hatch-Waxman patent litigations) and handled a variety of patent prosecution, trademark, antitrust and unfair competition law topics. He has significant experience with the FTC, FDA, and go-to-market considerations across injectables and retail product lines. Jamie received his B.S. from the University of Notre Dame, his JD from Pennsylvania State University Dickinson School of law, where he graduated with Honors, and an M.S. of Bioscience and Biotechnology from Drexel University focused on molecular cell biology.

Miguel Gomez

Mr. Miguel Gomez is Senior Vice President -Technical Operations of the Company. Miguel leads the Americas and Ireland Technical Operations team at Amneal. Miguel brings more than 30 years of global pharmaceutical manufacturing operations, supply chain, procurement, operational excellence and IT leadership experience. Prior to joining Amneal, Miguel served as Vice President, Global Supply Chain and Operations at Adare Pharmaceuticals. He has also previously served as Senior Vice President of Manufacturing for the Americas and Ireland at Allergan as well as roles of increasing responsibility with Actavis PLC, Watson Laboratories, Schering-Plough, and Pfizer (Warner Lambert). Miguel has a Bachelor’s degree in Pharmaceutical Science from the University of Puerto Rico, School of Pharmacy.

Joseph Greer

Mr. Joseph Greer is a Senior Vice President, Global Quality Management of the Company. Joe is responsible for leading quality management globally and has more than 27 years of quality and regulatory experience in positions with G&W Labs, Perrigo, KVD Pharma, Pliva, Barr Laboratories, and Novartis Pharmaceuticals. Joe is an active member of various industry organizations, including the American Chemical Society, Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society and the American Society for Quality. He holds bachelor’s degrees in chemistry and biology from Washington & Jefferson College in Washington, Pennsylvania, and a master’s degree in regulatory affairs and quality assurance at Temple University, School of Pharmacy in Pennsylvania.

Joseph Todisco

Mr. Joseph Todisco is a Senior Vice President, Specialty Commercial of the Company. Joe has leadership responsibility for Specialty and International, as well as continued responsibility for the Amneal-Impax integration process. Joe joined Amneal six years ago as the head of Corporate Development and has been an integral part of the management team that executed the Amneal-Impax business combination, as well as multiple other business development, licensing and M&A transactions. In addition to his role in Corporate Development, Joe held management oversight responsibility for Gemini Laboratories, building the company from inception to a highly profitable specialty pharmaceutical platform. Prior to joining Amneal, Joe spent more than five years leading Ranbaxy’s North American Commercial Strategy and Business Development, and held various leadership roles with Par Pharmaceuticals. Prior to working in the pharmaceutical industry, Joe was an investment banker for Oppenheimer & Co. and also worked in financial services for Marsh & McLennan Companies. Joe holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Georgetown University in Washington D.C. and an M.B.A. from Fordham Graduate School of Business in New York.

Pradeep Bhadauria

Mr. Pradeep Bhadauria is Chief Scientific Officer of the Company. Pradeep oversees Global Research & Development, Clinical Affairs and Regulatory Affairs and is responsible for driving the growth of our generics and specialty pipeline. He has more than 20 years of experience leading the development capabilities for several leading generic and specialty pharmaceutical companies. Throughout his career, his leadership has resulted in the development and filing of more than 200 products, including numerous first-to-file and first-to-market opportunities. Pradeep has deep expertise across nearly all dosage forms and demonstrated strength in helping companies diversify their pipelines and portfolios through complex generics, 505(B) 2s, investigational new drugs and new drug applications. Prior to joining Amneal, he served as Executive Vice President, Global R&D for Apotex, Inc., responsible for leading the company’s entire global R&D activities. He also managed a large generic R&D portfolio across many dosage forms for various global markets. Prior to joining Apotex, he served as Vice President – Generic R&D for Allergan/Actavis. Pradeep holds a Master of Pharmacy (M.Pharm) from the Birla Institute of Technology in India and a Bachelor of Pharmacy from SGSITS, Devi Ahilya University in India. He also holds several patents and has published research in various publications.

Robert Burr

Mr. Robert L. Burr is Lead Independent Director of the Company. Previously served as chairman of the board of directors of Impax from 2008 until the completion of the Combination, having served as an independent director since 2001. Mr. Burr has been a self-employed investment manager since May 2008. Mr. Burr was employed by J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. and associated entities from 1995 to May 2008, at which time he resigned his position as Managing Partner of the Fleming US Discovery III Funds. From 1992 to 1995, Mr. Burr was head of Private Equity at the investment banking firm Kidder, Peabody & Co., Inc. Prior to that time, Mr. Burr served as the Managing General Partner of Morgan Stanley Ventures and General Partner of Morgan Stanley Venture Capital Fund I, L.P. and was a corporate lending officer with Citibank, N.A. Mr. Burr received an MBA from Columbia University and a BA from Stanford University.

Gautam Patel

Mr. Gautam Patel is Director of the Company. Mr. Patel has been Managing Director of Tarsadia Investments, a private investment firm based in Newport Beach, California, since 2012. In that role, Mr. Patel has led a team of investment professionals to identify, evaluate and execute principal control over equity investments across sectors including life sciences, financial services and technology. Prior to joining Tarsadia, Mr. Patel served as Managing Director at Lazard from 2008 to 2012, where he led financial and strategic advisory efforts in sectors including transportation and logistics, private equity, and healthcare. Prior to that, Mr. Patel served in a variety of advisory roles at Lazard from 1999 to 2008, including multiple restructuring, bankruptcy and corporate reorganization assignments in 2001 and 2008. From 1994 to 1997, Mr. Patel was an Analyst at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette, where he worked on mergers & acquisitions as well as high-yield and equity financings. Mr. Patel is currently a Board Member of several private companies such as Adello Biologics, Asana Biosciences, LERETA, Envisics and AIONX Antimicrobial Technologies. Mr. Patel also serves on the boards of Tarsadia Foundation and Casita Maria Center for Arts & Education, a New York based non-profit organization which aims to empower children through arts based education. Mr. Patel received a BA from Claremont McKenna College, a BS from Harvey Mudd College, an MSc from the London School of Economics and an MBA from the University of Chicago.

Emily Alva

Ms. Emily Peterson Alva is Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Alva is a financial, strategic and business advisor to senior executives, founders and corporate boards of directors, and has focused on private company advisory projects and family office investing since 2013. Prior to that time, Ms. Alva spent more than 15 years at Lazard as a senior mergers & acquisitions investment banker advising industry leading companies. Ms. Alva’s extensive advisory and transaction work covers multiple industries with a primary sector focus and expertise in healthcare. While at Lazard, Ms. Alva held leadership roles, both with clients and internally. She advised some of Lazard’s most important clients over many years, and was one of the youngest bankers promoted to Managing Director at the firm. During her Lazard tenure, Ms. Alva was selected for the Council on Foreign Relations’ Corporate Leaders Program, which recognizes accomplished professionals on a senior management track and links business leaders with decision makers in government and academia. Prior to joining Lazard, Ms. Alva worked at a development stage company focused on engineering-based solutions to improve industrial waste processing systems. More recently, Ms. Alva has served as a Board Member and Treasurer for the Alumnae Board of Directors of Barnard College. Ms. Alva received a BA in Economics from Barnard College, Columbia University

J. Kevin Buchi

Mr. J. Kevin Buchi is Independent Director of TetraLogic Pharmaceuticals Corporation. Previously served as Impax’s Interim President and Chief Executive Officer from December 2016 until March 27, 2017 and as a member of the board of directors of Impax from 2016 until the completion of the Combination. From August 2013 to December 2016, Mr. Buchi served as President and Chief Executive Officer and member of the board of directors of TetraLogic Pharmaceuticals Corporation (formerly Nasdaq: TLOG), a biopharmaceutical company, whose assets were subsequently acquired by Medivir AB in December 2016. Prior to TetraLogic Pharmaceuticals, Mr. Buchi served as Corporate Vice President, Global Branded Products of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (NYSE: TEVA), from October 2011 to May 2012. Prior to Teva, Mr. Buchi served as Chief Executive Officer of Cephalon, Inc. (formerly Nasdaq: CEPH), which was subsequently acquired by Teva, from December 2010 to October 2011, and held various positions at Cephalon including Chief Operating Officer from January 2010 to December 2010 and Chief Financial Officer from 1996 to 2009. Since April 2013, Mr. Buchi has served as a director and member of the remuneration and nominating committee, and audit committee of the board of Benitec Biopharma Ltd. (Nasdaq: BNTC), a biotechnology company headquartered in Australia. Mr. Buchi received his BA degree from Cornell University and a Masters of Management from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University.

Jean Greene

Ms. Jean Selden Greene is Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Greene has been a Managing Director at Lazard since 2008, having been promoted to positions of increasing responsibility since joining Lazard in 1999. Throughout her tenure at Lazard, Ms. Greene has advised numerous clients on financial and strategic advisory assignments. These clients span a wide range of sectors, with a focus on industrials, capital goods and multi-industrials. From 1994 to 1997, Ms. Greene was an Analyst at Smith Barney, where she worked on equity and debt financings and M&A transactions for clients in the energy sector. Ms. Greene serves on the board of directors of Dress for Success, a global non-profit organization that promotes the economic independence of disadvantaged women. Ms. Greene received a BA from Wellesley College and an MBA from the University of Chicago.

Ted Nark

Mr. Ted Nark is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Nark has served as Managing Director of KRG Capital Partners, a Denver-based $2 billion private equity fund, since 2007. In that role, Mr. Nark has led the identification, negotiation and due diligence of new acquisitions and has worked with portfolio companies and maintained relationships with limited partners. While at KRG, Mr. Nark has led the acquisition and successful monetization of companies including Convergint Technologies, Diversified Food Services and Petrochoice. From 2006 to 2007, Mr. Nark was a Partner at Leonard Green & Partners and from 2002 to 2006, he served as Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of White Cap Construction Supply, a Leonard Green-owned distributor of construction hardware, tools and materials to professional contractors in the United States. Previously, Mr. Nark served as Chief Executive Officer of Corporate Express Australia and Group President at Corporate Express Inc. Mr. Nark is currently a board member of several private companies such as Convergint Technologies, Western Windows, Trafficware, and The Maroon Group. Mr. Nark has previously served on the Boards of Corporate Express Australia, Fort Dearborn, White Cap Construction Supply, FTD, Leslies Pools, Gaiam, Real Goods Solar and Claim Jumper. Mr. Nark received a BS from Washington State University.

Dharmendra Rama

Mr. Dharmendra Rama is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Rama has been President and CEO of Auro Hotels, a privately held owner, developer and manager of upscale hotels, since 2017. Prior to the formation of Auro Hotels in 2017, Mr. Rama served as President of JHM Hotels, a predecessor company ranked as the eleventh largest hotel owner and developer as of 2016, from 2011 to 2017. From 1995 to 2011, Mr. Rama served as JHM’s Director of Operations. Prior to joining JHM, Mr. Rama held positions with Holiday Inn Worldwide, Interstate Hotels and Marriott Corporation. Mr. Rama currently serves on the Board of the American Hotel and Lodging Association, and as co-chairman of the Owners Council of such board. Mr. Rama is a member of the Owners Advisory Councils of both Marriott International and Hyatt Hotels and Resorts. Mr. Rama currently serves on the Dean’s Advisory Board of the Cornell Hotel School, is President of the Cornell Hotel Society of South Carolina, and a member of the Board of Trustees of the Peace Center for the Performing Arts. Mr. Rama received a BS from Johnson & Wales University, a Master of Management in Hospitality from Cornell University, and is a 2016 graduate of the Owner/President Management Program at Harvard Business School.

Peter Terreri

Mr. Peter R. Terreri CPA. is a Independent Director of Impax Laboratories Inc. has served on our Board of Directors since the Combination, and previously as a member of the board of directors of Impax from 2003 until the completion of the Combination. Mr. Terreri is currently President, Chief Executive Officer and director of CGM, Inc., a manufacturing company that he has owned and operated since 2000. He previously served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc. from 1985 through 2000 and as an auditor at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP from 1981 to 1984. Mr. Terreri received his BS in Accounting from Drexel University and has been a certified public accountant since 1981. Mr. Terreri’s more than 20 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry provides the Board with comprehensive understanding of our operations and strategy. His prior experience as Chief Financial Officer of a major generic pharmaceutical company also brings to the Board deep understanding of accounting and risk management issues.

Janet Vergis

Ms. Janet S. Vergis is Independent Director of the Company. She has served on our Board of Directors since the Combination, and previously served on the board of directors of Impax from 2015 until the completion of the Combination. Ms. Vergis has served as an Executive Advisor for private equity firms since January 2013, where she identifies and evaluates healthcare investment opportunities. From January 2011 to August 2012, Ms. Vergis was the Chief Executive Officer of OraPharma, Inc., a specialty pharmaceutical company dedicated to oral health. From 2004 to 2009, she served as President of Janssen Pharmaceuticals LP, McNeil Pediatrics, Inc. and Ortho-McNeil Neurologics, Inc., subsidiaries of Johnson and Johnson (NYSE:JNJ). Ms. Vergis contributed to a number of Johnson & Johnson companies during her 21 years, holding positions of increasing responsibility in research and development, new product development, sales, and marketing. Since May 2014, Ms. Vergis has served as a director on the board of Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE:CHD), a leading consumer and specialty products company, and is currently a member of the audit and governance committees. She has also served as a director and Chair of the Commercialization Committee for the Board of MedDay Pharmaceuticals, a privately held biotechnology company, since November 2016. Ms. Vergis previously served as a director of Lumara Health, a privately held pharmaceutical company (sold to AMAG Pharmaceuticals) from October 2013 to November 2014, and as a director of OraPharma from January 2011 to June 2012. Ms. Vergis received her MS degree in Physiology and her BS degree in Biology from The Pennsylvania State University.

Mark Donohue