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Atara Biotherapeutics Inc (ATRA.OQ)

ATRA.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Ronald Renaud

51 2020 Chairman of the Board

Pascal Touchon

57 2019 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Utpal Koppikar

49 2018 Chief Financial Officer

Joseph Newell

50 2020 Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President

K. Amar Murugan

Senior Vice President, General Counsel

Kristin Yarema

49 2020 Chief Commercial Officer

Carol Gallagher

55 2013 Lead Independent Director

Maria Roncarolo

2020 Director

Roy Baynes

65 2018 Independent Director

Eric Dobmeier

51 2015 Independent Director

Matthew Fust

55 2014 Independent Director

William Heiden

60 2015 Independent Director

Beth Seidenberg

63 2012 Independent Director

Eric Hyllengren

2019 Vice President, Investor Relations & Finance

Biographies

Name Description

Ronald Renaud

Mr. Ronald C. Renaud Jr. serves as Chairman of the Board of the Company. Ron has served as Translate Bio's chief executive officer since 2014. Formerly, Ron was at Idenix Pharmaceuticals, an innovative company in the field of viral human diseases where he served as chief financial officer, chief business officer and finally, president and chief executive officer. Under his leadership, Idenix refocused its drug-discovery and development efforts and streamlined operations prior to the Merck acquisition for approximately $3.85 billion in August 2014. Prior to joining Idenix, Ron served as executive vice president and chief financial officer of Keryx Biopharmaceuticals. Before joining Keryx, Ron was a biotechnology equity research analyst at J.P. Morgan, Schwab Soundview and Bear Stearns. He also spent more than five years at Amgen, where he held positions in clinical research, investor relations and finance. He serves on the board of directors of Translate Bio, Ikena Oncology and Axial Biotherapeutics.

Pascal Touchon

Dr. Pascal Touchon serves as President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company since June 2019. Prior to joining the Company, Dr. Touchon has served in roles of increasing responsibility at Novartis Oncology, a business unit of Novartis International AG, a global pharmaceutical company, since August 2015, most recently as Global Head Cell & Gene Therapies Oncology and a member of the Oncology Executive Committee. Previously, Dr. Touchon was Global Head Strategy, Business Development & Licensing, Oncology and a member of the Oncology Executive Committee. Prior to joining Novartis Oncology, Dr. Touchon spent nearly thirty years in the pharmaceutical industry in various companies, countries and leadership roles, most recently with Servier SAS, a privately owned French pharmaceutical company, as Senior Executive Vice President, member of the company Executive Committee and Head of Business Development and Licensing. Dr. Touchon holds a Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from Paul Sabatier University (Toulouse, France), a Diplôme d’Etudes Supérieures Spécialisées (DESS) in Management from Institut d’Administration des Entreprises (Toulouse, France) and an MBA from INSEAD (Fontainebleau, France).

Utpal Koppikar

Mr. Utpal Koppikar serves as Chief Financial Officer of the company since June 2018. Prior to joining Atara, from June 2011 to June 2018, Mr. Koppikar held several senior financial leadership positions at Gilead Sciences, including as Vice President of Corporate and Operations Finance, responsible for R&D, corporate, G&A, process development and manufacturing, and strategic sourcing. Prior to Gilead, from January 2001 to June 2011, he served in multiple finance roles of increasing responsibility at Amgen. Mr. Koppikar earned his B.S. in aerospace engineering at the University of Maryland and received a M.S. in aeronautical and astronautical engineering from Stanford University. He also holds an MBA in finance and marketing from The Anderson School at UCLA.

Joseph Newell

Mr. Joseph Newell serves as Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company since February 2020. From April 2017 to February 2020, Mr. Newell served as our EVP and Chief Technical Operations Officer. From July 2015 to April 2017, he was Vice President, North America Manufacturing at Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a publicly traded biotechnology company. From March 2008 to July 2015, Mr. Newell served various roles within Amgen, Inc., a publicly traded human therapeutics company, including as Executive Director and Plant Manager from August 2012 to September 2014 and Executive Director, Operations Strategic Planning from September 2014 to June 2015. He received a B.S. from California State Polytechnic University – Pomona.

K. Amar Murugan

Kristin Yarema

Dr. Kristin Yarema Ph.D. serves as Chief Commercial Officer of the Company. From February 2013 to January 2020, Dr. Yarema held positions of increasing responsibility at Amgen Inc., most recently serving as Amgen’s Vice President & Therapeutic Area Head for Global Product Strategy & Commercial Innovation in Hematology and Oncology with global accountability for all hematology marketed and pipeline products, including a portfolio of innovative therapies for various hematological malignancies such as multiple myeloma, leukemia and lymphoma. From July 2007 to January 2013, she held numerous roles of increasing responsibility at Novartis AG. From September 2000 to June 2007, she held roles of increasing responsibility at McKinsey & Company. In addition, Dr. Yarema has served on the Board of Directors for the Celiac Disease Foundation, the U.S.-based patient advocacy group, since 2017. Dr. Yarema holds a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from University of California, Berkeley and her B.S. in Chemical Engineering and B.A. in English from Stanford University.

Carol Gallagher

Dr. Carol G. Gallagher Pharm.D. serves as Lead Independent Director of the Company. She has served as a member of the Board since January 2013. Since October 2014, Dr. Gallagher has served as a partner with New Enterprise Associates, a venture capital firm. Prior to joining New Enterprise Associates, Dr. Gallagher served as a venture partner with Frazier Healthcare, a venture capital firm, from October 2013 to September 2014. Dr. Gallagher served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Calistoga Pharmaceuticals, a biopharmaceutical company, from 2008 to 2011, when the company was acquired by Gilead Sciences. From 2007 to 2008, Dr. Gallagher was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Metastatix, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company. Prior to that time starting in 1989, she served in various roles at pharmaceutical companies Eli Lilly, Amgen, Agouron Pharmaceuticals, Pfizer, Biogen Idec Pharmaceuticals, CancerVax and Anadys Pharmaceuticals. Dr. Gallagher attended Vanderbilt University and received B.S. and Doctor of Pharmacy degrees from the University of Kentucky. Dr. Gallagher served as a member of the board of directors of Anaptys Bio Inc., a biotechnology company from 2011 until 2018. She currently serves as Chairman of Millendo, a biotechnology company, where she has served as a member of the board of directors since 2012. She joined the board of directors at Turning Point Therapeutics, a biotechnology company in 2019. We believe that Dr. Gallagher is qualified to serve on our Board due to her extensive experience in the pharmaceuticals industry, her leadership and management experience, and her service as a director of other biopharmaceutical companies.

Maria Roncarolo

Dr. Maria Grazia Roncarolo M.D. serves as Director of the Company. Dr. Roncarolo has also helped elucidate drivers of disease at the molecular and cellular level, as she has investigated the mechanisms of immune-mediated diseases throughout her career and helped advance the understanding of immunological tolerance. Dr. Roncarolo was the recipient of the outstanding achievement award from the European Society of Gene and Cell Therapy (ESGCT) in 2010 and from the American Society of Gene and Cell Therapy (ASGCT) in 2017. She is currently the president of the Federation of Clinical Immunology Societies.

Roy Baynes

Dr. Roy Baynes M.D., Ph.D. serves as Independent Director of the Company. Dr. Baynes has served as Senior Vice President and Head of Global Clinical Development at Merck Research Laboratories, the research division of Merck and Co., Inc., since December 2013 and as Chief Medical Officer of Merck and Co, Inc., a global healthcare company, since July 2016. Prior to his roles at Merck, Dr. Baynes served as Senior Vice President of Oncology, Inflammation and Respiratory Therapeutics at Gilead Sciences, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, from January 2012 to December 2013. Prior to Gilead, Dr. Baynes held positions of increasing responsibility at Amgen Inc., a biotechnology company, from August 2002 to January 2012, most recently as Vice President of Global Clinical Development and Therapeutic Area Head for Hematology/Oncology. Before joining Amgen, Dr. Baynes was the Charles Martin Professor of Cancer Research at the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, at Wayne State University. Dr. Baynes serves on the board of directors of Natera, Inc. and Retrophin, Inc. Dr. Baynes has authored more than 150 publications and is a member or fellow of several international medical societies. Dr. Baynes received his medical degree and doctorate in philosophy from the University of the Witwatersrand in South Africa and completed his medical training in the Department of Hematology and Oncology at Johannesburg Hospital.

Eric Dobmeier

Mr. Eric L. Dobmeier serves as Independent Director of the Company since March 2015. Mr. Dobmeier has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Chinook Therapeutics, Inc., a biotechnology company, since April 2019. From January 2018 to June 2018, Mr. Dobmeier was President and Chief Executive Officer of Silverback Therapeutics, Inc., a biotechnology company. Previously, he was at Seattle Genetics, Inc., a biotechnology company, where he held positions of increasing responsibility for more than 15 years, most recently as Chief Operating Officer from June 2011 to December 2017. Prior to joining Seattle Genetics, Mr. Dobmeier was an attorney with the law firms of Venture Law Group and Heller Ehrman LLP, where he represented technology companies in connection with public and private financings, mergers and acquisitions and corporate partnering transactions. Mr. Dobmeier served on the board of directors of Stemline Therapeutics from 2012 to 2018, and served on the board of directors of Versartis from 2017 to 2018. He currently serves on the board of directors of Adaptive Biotechnologies, where he has served as a director since 2016. Mr. Dobmeier received a J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley School of Law and an A.B. in History from Princeton University.

Matthew Fust

Mr. Matthew K. Fust serves as Independent Director of the Company since March 2014. Mr. Fust has served on the board of directors of Crinetics Pharmaceuticals, Inc. since February 2018, Dermira, Inc. from April 2014 through its acquisition by Eli Lilly and Company in February 2020, MacroGenics, Inc. since March 2014 and Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical, Inc. since January 2014. Mr. Fust formerly served of the board of directors of Sunesis Pharmaceutical, Inc., from 2005 to 2017. Mr. Fust was previously Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, from January 2009 through its acquisition by Amgen in October 2013. Mr. Fust continued as an employee of Amgen until January 2014. From May 2003 to December 2008, Mr. Fust served as Chief Financial Officer at Jazz Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a specialty pharmaceutical company. From 2002 to 2003, Mr. Fust served as Chief Financial Officer at Perlegen Sciences, a biopharmaceutical company. Previously, he was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at ALZA Corporation, a pharmaceutical company, where he was an executive from 1996 until 2002. From 1991 until 1996, Mr. Fust was a manager in the healthcare strategy practice at Andersen Consulting. Mr. Fust received a B.A. from the University of Minnesota and an M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

William Heiden

Mr. William K. Heiden serves as Independent Director of the Company since November 2015. Mr. Heiden has served as the President and Chief Executive Officer, and as a member of the board of directors, of AMAG Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a pharmaceutical company, since May 2012. Prior to joining AMAG Pharmaceuticals, Mr. Heiden served as President and Chief Executive Officer of GTC Biotherapeutics, Inc. (now known as rEVO Biologics, Inc.), a biotherapeutics company, starting in June 2010. From September 2004 until December 2008, Mr. Heiden served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Elixir Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company. Prior to joining Elixir Pharmaceuticals, Mr. Heiden served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Praecis Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (which was acquired by GlaxoSmithKline), from 2002 to 2004. From 1987 to 2002, Mr. Heiden progressed through various positions of increasing responsibility at Schering-Plough Corporation (which was acquired by Merck & Co.), including managing a number of businesses in the United States, Europe and Canada. Mr. Heiden holds an M.B.A. from Cornell University’s Johnson Graduate School of Management, a M.I.M. degree from the University of Louvain and a B.A. degree from the University of Florida.

Beth Seidenberg

Dr. Beth C. Seidenberg M.D. serves as Independent Director of the Company since August 2012. Dr. Seidenberg is the managing director of Westlake Village BioPartners, a venture capital firm that focused on life sciences that she founded in September 2018. Dr. Seidenberg is also a General Partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, a venture capital firm, where she has primarily focused on life sciences investing since May 2005. Dr. Seidenberg was previously the Senior Vice President, Head of Global Development and Chief Medical Officer at Amgen, Inc., a biotechnology company. In addition, Dr. Seidenberg was a senior executive in research and development at Bristol Myers Squibb Company, a biopharmaceutical company, and Merck. Dr. Seidenberg received a B.S. from Barnard College and an M.D. from the University of Miami School of Medicine and completed her post-graduate training at The Johns Hopkins University, George Washington University and the National Institutes of Health. Dr. Seidenberg has served on the board of directors of Epizyme, Inc. since 2008 and Progyny, Inc since 2010. Dr. Seidenberg formerly served on the board of TESARO from 2011 to 2018, and on the board of ARMO BioScience from 2012 to 2018.

Eric Hyllengren

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