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AquaBounty Technologies Inc (AQB.OQ)

AQB.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Capital Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Richard Clothier

72 2006 Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board

Sylvia Wulf

61 2019 President, Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

David Frank

58 2015 Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer

Alejandro Rojas

57 2014 Chief Operating Officer - AquaBounty Farms division

Christopher Martin

2015 General Counsel, Corporate Secretary

Ronald Stotish

69 2019 Executive Director

Jeffrey Perez

46 2019 Director

Rick Sterling

55 2013 Non-Executive Director

Richard Huber

82 2006 Non-Executive Independent Director

Christine St.Clare

68 2014 Non-Executive Independent Director

James Turk

62 2013 Non-Executive Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Richard Clothier

Mr. Richard John Clothier is the Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board of the Company. He has served as the Chairman of Robinson Plc from 2004 until 2018, of Spearhead International Ltd from 2005 to 2015, and of Exosect Ltd from 2013 to 2015. Mr. Clothier retired as Group Chief Executive of PGI Group Plc, an international agricultural products producer, following 20 years with Dalgety Plc, where he was chief executive officer of the genetics firm Pig Improvement Company until 1992 and then Group Chief Executive Officer until 1997. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture from Natal University and attended the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School. Mr. Clothier’s extensive experience, both as an executive in the food industry and as a director of public and private companies, provides considerable operating, strategic, and policy knowledge to our Board of Directors.

Sylvia Wulf

Ms. Sylvia Wulf has been appointed as President, Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director of the Company. Ms. Wulf currently serves as a Senior Vice President of US Foods, Inc., where she has been President of the Manufacturing Division since June 2011. Prior to US Foods, Ms. Wulf held senior positions in Tyson Foods, Inc, Sara Lee Corporation, and Bunge Corp. She is also currently on the Board of Directors and the Executive Committee of the National Fisheries Institute. Ms. Wulf was chosen for her experience in the food industry in North America, including its fish sector. Ms. Wulf received a B.S. in Finance from Western Illinois University and an MBA from DePaul University.

David Frank

Mr. David A. Frank is the Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer of the Company. Mr. Frank was appointed Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of AquaBounty in October 2007. Previously he served as President and General Manager of TekCel LLC, a subsidiary of Magellan Biosciences, after serving as Magellan’s Chief Financial Officer since the company’s founding in 2004 and as TekCel’s Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Frank has over 30 years of financial management experience, including as Chief Financial Officer of SmartEnergy, an independent energy supplier, as Corporate Controller for Moldflow Corporation, and in financial roles at PerSeptive Biosystems, Inc., Lotus Development Corporation, Apollo Computer, Inc., and Honeywell International, Inc. He has a Bachelor of Science in finance and accounting from Boston College and a Masters of Business Administration from Babson College.

Alejandro Rojas

Dr. Alejandro Rojas, DVM is a Chief Operating Officer - AquaBounty Farms division of the Company. Dr. Rojas joined AquaBounty as the Chief Operating Officer, AquaBounty Farms in February 2014. He formerly was the Production and Technical Manager for Marine Harvest from 1988 to 2000, where he was responsible for operations and the production of salmonids in Chile. He was also responsible for managing Quality Control Labs, Environmental Programs, and Fish Health Programs. Dr. Rojas has a doctorate in Veterinary Medicine and for the past 14 years has been a Technical Advisor and Consultant to numerous global aquaculture and biotech companies working with marine fish, including salmon, seabass, seabream, and barramundi. His areas of expertise include benchmarking and market studies; technical and economic analysis for M&A activities; new species development in Latin America, the Middle East, and Africa; and consulting on fish production, aquatic health, environment, and biosecurity programs to private companies and governments.

Christopher Martin

Mr. Christopher Martin, J.D., serves as General Counsel, Corporate Secretary of the Company. Mr. Martin has served as our General Counsel since June 2015 and as our Corporate Secretary since July 2015. Prior to joining AquaBounty, he was Assistant General Counsel at athenahealth, Inc. from 2012 to 2014 and Senior Corporate Counsel from 2008 to 2012. He also served as Corporate Counsel at LeMaitre Vascular, Inc. from 2006 to 2008 and practiced in the areas of commercial, corporate, finance, and intellectual property law with Hemenway & Barnes LLP in Boston and Cummings & Lockwood LLC in Connecticut. Mr. Martin holds a Bachelor of Arts from Stanford University and a Juris Doctor from the University of California, Berkeley (Boalt Hall).

Ronald Stotish

Dr. Ronald L. Stotish, Ph.D. is no longer Executive Director of Aquabounty Technologies Inc effective as of June 30, 2019. Dr Stotish joined AquaBounty in 2006 as Vice-President for Regulatory Affairs and then served as Senior Vice-President for R&D and Regulatory Affairs. Prior to joining AquaBounty, Dr Stotish was Executive Vice-President for R&D at MetaMorphix, Inc. He has served as Vice-President for Pharmaceutical R&D at Fort Dodge Animal Health and held a variety of positions at American Cyanamid. He began his career in research at Merck. Dr Stotish has degrees in biochemistry and over 40 years’ experience in the discovery, development and commercialization of new animal health products. Dr. Stotish has a Bachelor of Science degree from Pennsylvania State University and a Master of Science and a Ph.D. from Rutgers University.

Jeffrey Perez

Mr. Jeffrey T. Perez is Director of the Company. He is Senior Vice President, Intellectual Property Affairs of Intrexon Corporation. Before joining Intrexon, Mr. Perez was Managing Director and Associate General Counsel at Third Security, LLC, where he evaluated potential investments of Third Security's managed investment funds. Prior to joining Third Security, Mr. Perez practiced law in the area of intellectual property with the law firm of Hunton & Williams LLP in Washington D.C.

Rick Sterling

Mr. Rick L. Sterling, CPA, is an Non-Executive Director of the Company. Mr. Sterling joined the Board of Directors of AquaBounty in September 2013. He is the Chief Financial Officer of Intrexon Corporation, a position he has held since 2007. Prior to joining Intrexon, he was with KPMG LLP, where he worked in the audit practice for over 17 years, with a client base primarily in the healthcare, technology, and manufacturing industries. Mr. Sterling’s experience includes serving clients in both the private and public sector, including significant experience with SEC filings and compliance with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. He has a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Finance from Virginia Tech and is a licensed Certified Public Accountant. Mr. Sterling’s background in audit and finance, as well as his experience with technology companies, make him well suited for service on our Board of Directors.

Richard Huber

Mr. Richard L. Huber is an Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Huber joined the Board of Directors of AquaBounty after our public offering in 2006. Mr. Huber is the former Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer of Aetna, a major U.S. health insurer, and is currently an independent investor in a number of companies operating in a wide range of businesses, mainly in South America. Following a 40-year career in the financial services industry, Mr. Huber now serves as a director of Invina, SA, a non-public wine producer in Chile. Previously he served on the boards of Gafisa, the largest integrated residential housing developer in Brazil, and Antarctic Shipping, SA of Chile. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry from Harvard University.

Christine St.Clare

Ms. Christine Thompson St.Clare serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Ms. St.Clare joined the Board of Directors of AquaBounty in May 2014. She retired as a partner of KPMG LLP in 2010, where she worked for a total of 35 years. While at KPMG, Ms. St.Clare worked as an Audit Partner serving publicly-held companies until 2005 when she transferred to the Advisory Practice, serving in the Internal Audit, Risk and Compliance practice until her retirement. She currently serves on the board of Fibrocell Science, Inc., a company that specializes in the development of personalized biologics, and formerly served on the board of Polymer Group, Inc., a global manufacturer of engineered materials. Ms. St.Clare has a Bachelor of Science from California State University at Long Beach and has been a licensed Certified Public Accountant in California, Texas, and Georgia.

James Turk

Mr. James Clinton Turk, Jr., is an Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Turk joined the Board of Directors of AquaBounty in February 2013. Mr. Turk has served as a partner in the law firm Harrison, Turk & Huntington, P.C. since 1987, having practiced two years before that with other firms. He has previously served as a member of the board of directors for multiple companies and foundations including Intrexon Corporation, the New River Community College Education Foundation, the Virginia Student Assistance Authorities and Synchrony Inc. before it was acquired by Dresser-Rand in January, 2012. He presently serves as a member of Roanoke/New River Valley Advisory Council of SunTrust Bank, a director of the Virginia Tech Athletic Foundation and a member of the Roanoke College President’s advisory board. Mr. Turk received a Bachelor of Arts from Roanoke College and a Juris Doctor from Cumberland School of Law at Samford University.

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