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Arcturus Therapeutics Ltd (ARCT.OQ)

ARCT.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Peter Farrell

77 2018 Independent Chairman of the Board

Joseph Payne

48 2013 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Andrew Sassine

55 2019 Chief Financial Officer, Director

Padmanabh Chivukula

41 2013 Chief Operating Officer, Chief Scientific Officer

Steven Hughes

53 2020 Chief Development Officer

Karah Parschauer

42 2019 Director

James Barlow

61 2018 Independent Director

Edward Holmes

79 2019 Independent Director

Magda Marquet

61 2018 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Peter Farrell

Dr. Peter C. Farrell Ph.D. serves as Independent Chairman of the Board of the Company. Peter was previously Foundation Director of the University of New South Wales (UNSW) Graduate School for Biomedical Engineering (1978-89) while simultaneously serving as Vice President of Research & Development for Baxter Healthcare in Tokyo (1984-89). Dr. Farrell served on the board of directors of NuVasive, Inc., a company focused on the surgical treatment of spine disorders. Dr. Farrell serves on the board of trustees of The Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla and is Chairman of the Boston-based POC NMR diagnostic company, WaveGuide. Since July 2019, Dr. Farrell has been a director of Evolus, Inc. (EOLS). Dr. Farrell is a fellow or honorary fellow of several professional bodies, including the US National Academy of Engineering. He was inducted as 1998 San Diego Entrepreneur of the Year for Health Sciences, 2001 Australian Entrepreneur of the Year and 2005 US National Entrepreneur of the Year for Health Sciences. Dr. Farrell was appointed to the Executive Council of the division of Sleep Medicine at Harvard Medical School in 1998, was appointed Vice Chairman in 2000 (2000-2010), became Chairman in 2010 and served in that capacity for three years. He is on various academic advisory boards including UCSD’s Jacobs School of Engineering, where he was named the 2012 Gordon Fellow, UCSD’s Rady Business School and the MIT Dean of Engineering’s Advisory Council. Dr. Farrell holds a B.E. with honors in chemical engineering from the University of Sydney, an SM in chemical engineering from MIT, a PhD in bioengineering from the University of Washington, Seattle, and a DSc from UNSW for research which resulted in improved treatment for both hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis patients. Dr. Farrell is nominated for re-election on our Board because of his significant experience as an executive and director of a number of companies in the healthcare sector.

Joseph Payne

Mr. Joseph E. Payne serves as President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. He brings with him an exceptional track record of ushering novel therapeutics to the clinic including targeted RNA medicines utilizing lipid-mediated delivery technologies. Mr. Payne’s background includes over 20 years of successful drug discovery experience at Merck Research Labs, DuPont Pharmaceuticals, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Kalypsys, and Nitto Denko Corporation as evidenced by over 40 publications and patents, and several investigational new drug (IND) clinical candidates. His academic training includes a Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry, magna cum laude from Brigham Young University, a Master of Science in Synthetic Organic Chemistry from the University of Calgary and Executive Training Certification from MIT Sloan School of Management. Mr. Payne is nominated for re-election on our Board because of his position as our President and Chief Executive Officer and his significant experience in the pharmaceutical sector. As a member of our executive team, Mr. Payne serves a vital function in the link between management and our Board, enabling the Board to perform its oversight function with the benefits of management’s perspective on the business.

Andrew Sassine

Mr. Andrew Sassine was Chief Financial Officer of the Company. Mr. Sassine serves on the board of directors of Nasdaq-listed iCAD Inc., a leading provider of advanced image analysis, workflow solutions and radiation therapy for early detection and treatment of cancer. Mr. Sassine served in various positions at Fidelity Investments from 1999 to 2012, including, most recently as Portfolio Manager. Between 2004 and 2011, he managed the Fidelity Small Cap Stock Fund, the Fidelity International Small Cap Opportunities Fund and the Fidelity Advisor International Small Cap Opportunities Fund. Mr. Sassine joined Fidelity as a high yield research analyst, covering the Telecommunications, Satellite, Technology, Defense and Aerospace, and Restaurant Industries and in 2001, joined the international group as a research analyst covering small and mid-cap international stocks. Mr. Sassine has been a member of the Henry B. Tippie College of Business, University of Iowa Board of Advisors since 2009 and served on the Board of Trustees at the Clarke Schools for Hearing and Speech between 2009 and 2014. Mr. Sassine earned a Bachelor of Arts degree at the University of Iowa in 1987 and an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania in 1993. Mr. Sassine is nominated for re-election on our Board because of his position as our Chief Financial Officer and his extensive knowledge and experience as a fund manager and board member of other similarly-sized companies.

Padmanabh Chivukula

Dr. Padmanabh Chivukula serves as Chief Operating Officer, Chief Scientific Officer of the Company. Dr. Chivukula has an exceptional and technically solid foundation in nanoparticle technology. From 2008 until February 2013, Dr. Chivukula was employed by Nitto Denko Corporation, where his titles included Group Leader and Chief Scientist. Dr. Chivukula brings over 15 years of experience in drug delivery and therapeutic drug development, including leading the polymeric RNAi research department at Nitto. Dr. Chivukula has a Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Chemistry from the University of Utah where he specialized in nanoparticle technology.

Steven Hughes

Dr. Steven Hughes serves as Chief Development Officer of the Company. Dr. Hughes has over 20 years of experience building and leading clinical development and medical affairs teams at various biopharma companies. He has been involved in more than 50 clinical trials with more than 25 drugs across multiple therapeutic areas including cardiovascular, metabolic, neurology, oncology, infectious diseases, rheumatology, ophthalmology and several rare diseases, in the U.S. and globally. Dr. Hughes has also played a key role in the submission of multiple NDA/MAA applications. Most recently he served as the Chief Medical Officer of Organovo where he led the non-clinical and clinical development teams developing bioprinted tissues for treatment of hepatic and renal diseases. Prior to that he was Chief Clinical Development Officer at Ionis Pharmaceuticals, where he led a team that managed the global clinical development of multiple drugs across several therapeutic areas. He has also held positions at Biogen Idec, CSL Behring and Sanofi. Dr. Hughes is Board Certified in Pharmaceutical Medicine and received his medical degree from Imperial College, London. He also has an MBA from Imperial College Business School.

Karah Parschauer

Ms. Karah Parschauer J.D. serves as Director of the Company. She serves as the General Counsel and Executive Vice President of Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical Inc. (“Ultragenyx”), a significant stockholder of ours, since June 2016. In such capacity, Ms. Parschauer leads Ultragenyx’s legal, compliance and government affairs functions. Since July 2019, Ms. Parschauer has been a director of Evolus, Inc. (EOLS). Prior to Ultragenyx, Ms. Parschauer most recently served as Vice President, Associate General Counsel, at Allergan plc, a pharmaceutical company, from June 2005 until June 2016. Prior to Allergan, Ms. Parschauer was an attorney at Latham & Watkins LLP. Ms. Parschauer holds a B.A from Miami University and a J.D. from Harvard Law School. Ms. Parschauer was first nominated to our Board as the designee of Ultragenyx. Ms. Parschauer is nominated for re-election on our Board because of our agreement with Ultragenyx to nominate one of its designees to our Board, her significant experience as an executive in the life sciences sector, and because of legal expertise.

James Barlow

Mr. James F. Barlow serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Barlow is a C-level financial executive with more than 30 years of experience leading teams in the successful strategic achievement of financial and operational goals, and expertise in domestic and international operations, financial planning, forecasting and reporting, restructurings, business development and integrations, treasury and investor relations. As an Executive Officer (Principal Accounting Officer) at Allergan, Inc. from January 2002 to March 2015, he oversaw financial due diligence, integration and structuring for all significant asset purchases, sales, business combinations and licensing transactions, the spin-off of Advanced Medical Optics, the $3.3 billion acquisition of Inamed Corporation and more than $4.5 billion in other transactions. He ensured consistent application of corporate policies and procedures and alignment with global reporting and corporate compliance requirements, made recommendations globally to improve financial operations and participated in robust financial planning forecasting activities. Prior to joining Allergan, Mr. Barlow served as Chief Financial Officer of Wynn Oil Company, a division of Parker Hannifin Corporation, during 2001, Treasurer and Controller of Wynn’s International, Inc. from 1990 to 2000 and Vice President and Controller of Ford Equipment Leasing Company from 1986 to 1990. From 1983 to 1985 Mr. Barlow worked for the accounting firm Deloitte Haskins and Sells. Mr. Barlow received a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting, graduating magna cum laude, from Brigham Young University and a Master of Accountancy, graduating with honors—high distinction, from Brigham Young University. He is a certified public accountant (inactive). Mr. Barlow is nominated for re-election on our Board of Directors because of his significant experience as an executive and director of a number of companies in the healthcare sector, and because of his financial and accounting expertise.

Edward Holmes

Dr. Edward W. Holmes M.D. serves as Independent Director of the Company. Dr. Holmes is currently a Distinguished Professor of Medicine at the University of California, Vice Chancellor/Dean of Health Sciences Emeritus at the University of California, San Diego, and CEO/President of the Sanford Consortium for Regenerative Medicine. Dr. Holmes became the Executive Deputy Chairman of the Biomedical Research Council and the Executive Chairman of the National Medical Research Council in Singapore in October 2006; he is currently a Senior Fellow in A*STAR and Advisor to the National Research Council of Singapore. He holds an appointment as the Lien Ying Chow Professor of Medicine at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore. For his contributions to the Singapore government, Dr. Holmes was made an Honorary Citizen in 2011, and he was awarded the President’s Science and Technology Medal in 2017. Dr. Holmes also served on the Council of Advisors for the National Institute for Diabetes, Digestive, and Kidney Diseases of the National Institutes of Health. He served as Chair of the Research Advisory Board of GlaxoSmithKline, on the scientific advisory board of Ajinomoto and on the board of directors of Tularik , Inc. He also served on the Grand Challenges Explorations Innovation Review Panel for the Gates Foundation. He has been elected to membership in the American Society for Clinical Investigation, the Association of American Physicians, Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and a member of the United States National Academy of Medicine. Dr. Holmes holds a Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Holmes is nominated for re-election on our Board because of his significant experience in research, medicine and genetics.

Magda Marquet

Dr. Magda Marquet Ph.D. serves as Independent Director of the Company. Dr. Marquet has served as co-founder and co-chief executive officer of ALMA Life Sciences LLC, an early-stage healthcare investment firm, since 2013. Dr. Marquet also has been a co-founder of AltheaDx, a biotechnology company, since 2009. Dr. Marquet previously served as the co-founder and chairman of Althea Technologies, a biotechnology company, from 2009 to 2019, and previously served as its co-president and co-chief executive officer from 1998 to 2009. Prior to starting Althea Technologies, Dr. Marquet held several positions in product development and pharmaceutical development in companies such as Vical and Amylin Pharmaceuticals. Dr. Marquet has served on the board of directors of Pfenex, a biotechnology company, since 2019 as well as several private company boards. Dr. Marquet holds a Ph.D. in biochemical engineering from INSA/University of Toulouse, France. Dr. Marquet is nominated for re-election on our Board because of her significant experience as an executive and director of a number of companies in the life sciences sector, and because of her management and clinical expertise.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Peter Farrell

150,006

Joseph Payne

1,165,820

Andrew Sassine

1,326,880

Padmanabh Chivukula

636,156

Steven Hughes

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Karah Parschauer

237,063

James Barlow

135,006

Edward Holmes

229,747

Magda Marquet

135,006
As Of  31 Dec 2019