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BioCryst Pharmaceuticals Inc (BCRX.OQ)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Robert Ingram

75 2017 Chairman of the Board

Jon Stonehouse

57 2007 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Thomas Staab

50 2018 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer, Treasurer, IR Contact Officer

Yarlagadda Babu

65 2013 Senior Vice President - Drug Discovery

Lynne Powell

51 2015 Senior Vice President, Chief Commercial Officer

William Sheridan

63 2008 Senior Vice President, Chief Medical Officer

Alane Barnes

52 2013 Vice President, General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary

Fred Cohen

61 2013 Director

George Abercrombie

63 2017 Independent Director

Stanley Erck

70 2008 Independent Director

Nancy Hutson

68 2012 Independent Director

Kenneth Lee

70 2011 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Robert Ingram

Mr. Robert A. Ingram serves as a Chairman of the Board of the Company. Mr. Ingram joined Hatteras Venture Partners, a venture capital firm formed to invest primarily in early stage companies with a focus on biopharmaceuticals, medical devices, diagnostics, healthcare IT, and related opportunities in human medicine, as a General Partner in January 2007. He began his career in the pharmaceutical industry as a professional sales representative and rose through a series of roles with increasing responsibility to ultimately become CEO and Chairman of GlaxoWellcome, a pharmaceutical company. He co-led the merger and integration that formed GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) in December 2000. He subsequently served as the Chief Operating Officer and President of Pharmaceutical Operations at GSK from January 2001 to January 2003. He served as Vice Chairman Pharmaceuticals of GSK, acting as a special advisor to GSK’s corporate executive team, until January 1, 2010. Mr. Ingram serves as Chairman of the Boards of Novan, Inc., a pharmaceutical company, and Cree, Inc., a manufacturer of semiconductor light-emitting diode materials and devices, and Viamet Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a private company focused on anti-infective research. Mr. Ingram also serves as a member of the board of directors of HBM Healthcare Investments, Ltd., a publicly traded Swiss investment company, and of Malin Corporation plc, a publicly traded life sciences company based in Ireland, and is also a director of PhaseBio Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a private clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company. Mr. Ingram graduated from Eastern Illinois University with a B.S. degree in Business Administration. In addition to his professional responsibilities, Mr. Ingram formed and chaired the CEO Roundtable on Cancer at the request of former President George H. W. Bush, and he is a member of numerous other civic and professional organizations.

Jon Stonehouse

Mr. Jon P. Stonehouse serves as a President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Biocryst Pharmaceuticals Inc. Prior to joining the Company, he served as Senior Vice President of Corporate Development for Merck KGaA, a pharmaceutical company, since July 2002. His responsibilities included corporate mergers and acquisitions, global licensing and business development, corporate strategy and alliance management. Prior to joining Merck KGaA, Mr. Stonehouse held a variety of roles at Astra Merck/AstraZeneca. Mr. Stonehouse began his career in the pharmaceutical industry as a sales representative and held increasing sales leadership positions at Merck &Co., Inc. In 2008 and 2011, respectively, Mr. Stonehouse joined the Advisory Boards of Precision Biosciences, Inc., a private biotechnology company and Genscript, a private bioservices company. Also in December 2014, he joined the Board of Directors of Bellicum Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a publicly traded clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on novel cellular immunotherapies. Mr. Stonehouse earned his BS in Microbiology at the University of Minnesota. As Chief Executive Officer and President of BioCryst, Mr. Stonehouse brings to the Board an intimate knowledge of our business, and his executive experience in a variety of capacities at major pharmaceutical companies provides industry-specific operational experience that is beneficial to the Board.

Thomas Staab

Mr. Thomas R. Staab, II, serves as a Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President, Principal Accounting Officer, Treasurer of BioCryst Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Prior to joining BioCryst, Mr. Staab served as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of Inspire Pharmaceuticals from May 2003 through its $430 million acquisition by Merck & Co., Inc. in May 2011. Prior to joining Inspire, he held senior financial positions of acting Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer at Triangle Pharmaceuticals, Inc. through its $480 million acquisition by Gilead Sciences, Inc. in 2003. Before joining Triangle, Mr. Staab spent eight years working for PriceWaterhouseCoopers LLP providing audit and business advisory services to national and multi-national corporations in the biotechnology, pharmaceutical, pulp and paper and communications industries. Mr. Staab currently serves on the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors of the North Carolina Biosciences Organization (“NCBIO”) as its Chairman. He is a Certified Public Accountant and received a B.S. in Business Administration and a Masters of Accounting from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Yarlagadda Babu

Dr. Yarlagadda S. Babu, Ph.D., serves as a Senior Vice President - Drug Discovery of the company. Dr. Babu has served as the Company’s Vice President — Drug Discovery since 1992. In October of 2013, Dr. Babu’s title was changed to Senior Vice President of Drug Discovery. Prior to joining BioCryst, he served five years on the biochemistry faculty at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (“UAB”). Dr. Babu obtained his Ph.D. from the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore and spent three years in the Laboratory of Molecular Biophysics at the University of Oxford, U.K. before joining UAB. He has over 70 publications in peer-reviewed journals, and a number of issued and pending patents to his credit.

Lynne Powell

Ms. Lynne Powell serves as a Senior Vice President, Chief Commercial Officer of the Company. In this role, Ms. Powell’s primary responsibility will be to formulate BioCryst’s global commercial strategy and to build the global organization that launches our oral kallikrein inhibitors for the prophylactic treatment of hereditary angioedema. Ms. Powell brings 24 years of industry experience to BioCryst. Most recently she served as Senior Vice President of North American Commercial Operations from January 2010 to December 2014 at CSL Behring, a biotherapeutics company. In this role, Ms. Powell was accountable for the financial performance and general management of CSL Behring’s commercial activities within the U.S. and Canada. Throughout her 17 year career at CSL Behring, Ms. Powell assumed increasing responsibilities within the R&D and commercial functions of the organization. She gained significant global experience as Vice President, Global Commercial Development and Head of Business Development & European Marketing at CSL Behring. Ms. Powell launched five products globally for rare diseases, including hereditary angioedema disease (“HAE”). Prior to CSL Behring, Ms. Powell held positions of increasing responsibility within GlaxoWellcome plc’s commercial strategy and clinical research organizations.

William Sheridan

Dr. William P. Sheridan MBBS, serves as a Senior Vice President, Chief Medical Officer of Biocryst Pharmaceuticals Inc. Dr. Sheridan joined BioCryst in July 2008 as its Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Sheridan spent 15 years in drug development at Amgen Pharmaceuticals, Inc., most recently as Vice President of North American Medical Affairs from March 2007 to November 2007, prior to joining the Company. Dr. Sheridan organized and led Amgen’s U.S. Medical Affairs function, making contributions to the launch of many compounds, including Aranesp®, Enbrel®, Kineret®, Neulasta® and Sensipar®. In addition to his most recent position at Amgen, Dr. Sheridan served at the Vice President level in International Medical Affairs, from March 2005 to February 2007; Global Health Economics, from January 2004 to January 2005; and Outcomes Research, U.S. Medical Affairs and Product Development from January 2002 to December 2003. Prior to joining Amgen, Dr. Sheridan practiced medicine at the Royal Melbourne Hospital in Victoria, Australia as Head of the Bone Marrow Transplant Service. He earned his MBBS degree (M.D. equivalent) at the University of Melbourne in Victoria. He is a board-certified fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians, with a sub-specialty in hematology and medical oncology. After leaving Amgen in November 2007 and prior to joining the Company, Dr. Sheridan served as an independent consultant for pharmaceutical companies, including BioCryst.

Alane Barnes

Ms. Alane P. Barnes serves as a Vice President, General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary of BioCryst. She was named Corporate Secretary in 2007, and has served as Vice President, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary since 2011. She was named as an executive officer in 2013. Ms. Barnes is responsible for all legal affairs of the company including but not limited to all contract negotiations, SEC compliance, corporate governance, IP strategy and management, licensing transactions, government contract management and dispute resolution. She graduated magna cum laude from Cumberland School of Law in 1997 and is a member of Curia Honoris, scholar of merit. Ms. Barnes received her B.S. in Natural Science with a concentration in biology and chemistry from UAB. Prior to joining the Company, Ms. Barnes worked for the UAB Research Foundation where she managed intellectual property, negotiated license transactions and facilitated the emergence of new companies based on university technology. Prior to employment at the UAB Research Foundation Ms. Barnes practiced corporate law with a prominent law firm in Birmingham, Alabama. Currently, she serves on the Board of the Biotechnology Association of Alabama and has served as a mentor for Alabama Launchpad, a competition created to fuel the development of companies in Alabama. Ms. Barnes regularly speaks at national conferences regarding the pharmaceutical business and at other women’s success conferences. She is a 2010 graduate of MOMENTUM, an organization geared toward building leadership in women.

Fred Cohen

Dr. Fred E. Cohen, M.D., Ph.D., serves as a Director of BioCryst Pharmaceuticals, Inc. In 2001, Dr. Cohen joined TPG Capital, a private investment firm, to initiate and lead TPG’s venture efforts in biotechnology and life sciences. He retired from this role at the end of 2016 and now serves as a Senior Advisor to TPG. Beginning in 1986, and until his retirement in 2016, Dr. Cohen served as a member of the faculty of University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). At UCSF, Dr. Cohen served as an Internist for hospitalized patients, a consulting Endocrinologist and as the Chief of the Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism. His research interests include structure based drug design, prion diseases, computational biology and heteropolymer chemistry. Dr. Cohen received his B.S. degree in Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry from Yale University, his D.Phil. in Molecular Biophysics from Oxford on a Rhodes Scholarship, his M.D. from Stanford and his postdoctoral training and postgraduate medical training in Internal Medicine and Endocrinology at UCSF. He is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians and the American College of Medical Informatics and a member of the American Society for Clinical Investigation and Association of American Physicians. Dr. Cohen was elected to the National Academy of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences in 2004 and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2008. Currently, Dr. Cohen also serves on the Board of Directors of Genomic Health, Inc., Veracyte, Inc., Tandem Diabetes Care, Inc., Five Prime Therapeutics, Inc., UroGen Pharma Ltd., and CareDx, Inc., as well as on the Boards of several privately held companies. Dr. Cohen’s extensive expertise in the pharmaceutical industry, private investment expertise and experience serving on boards of biotechnology companies contribute valuable insight and experience to the Board.

George Abercrombie

Mr. George B. Abercrombie serves as an Independent Director of BioCryst Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Mr. Abercrombie has over 30 years of experience as a business leader in the pharmaceutical industry. Mr. Abercrombie currently holds the position of Senior Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer at Innoviva, Inc., a publicly traded bio-pharmaceutical asset management company. He served from 2001 to 2009 as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Hoffmann-La Roche Inc., a pharmaceutical company, where he was responsible leading operations in both the U.S. and Canada. During his tenure, Mr. Abercrombie also served as a member of the Roche Pharmaceutical Executive Committee, which was responsible for developing and implementing global strategy for the Pharmaceuticals Division. In 1993, Mr. Abercrombie joined Glaxo Wellcome Inc. as Vice President and General Manager of the Glaxo Pharmaceuticals Division, and was later promoted to Senior Vice President, U.S. Commercial Operations. Prior to joining Glaxo, he spent over ten years at Merck & Co., Inc., where he gained experience in sales and marketing, executive sales management and business development. Mr. Abercrombie began his career as a pharmacist after receiving a bachelor’s degree in pharmacy from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and later earned an MBA from Harvard University. Mr. Abercrombie also serves on the Board of Brickell Biotech, a private pharmaceutical company. He formerly served on the Boards of Directors of Inspire Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Ziopharm Oncology, Inc, Tranzyme Pharma, Aptus Health, Inc. and DemeRX.

Stanley Erck

Mr. Stanley C. Erck serves as an Independent Director of Biocryst Pharmaceuticals Inc. Mr. Erck has over 30 years of executive leadership experience in the pharmaceutical industry. Mr. Erck has served as President, CEO and Director of Novavax, Inc., a publicly traded biopharmaceutical company since 2011, having previously served as Executive Chairman from 2010 to 2011, and he has served as a director of Novavax since 2009. From 2000 through 2008, Mr. Erck served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Iomai Corporation, a biopharmaceutical company, leading the company through an initial public offering and a merger with Intercell AG, an Austrian vaccine company, and through the development of a late-stage infectious disease product candidate. Prior to Iomai, Mr. Erck served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Procept, Inc., a publicly traded immunology company; as Vice President, Corporate Development at Integrated Genetics Inc. (now Genzyme Corp.), and in management positions within Baxter International Inc. In addition to Novavax, Mr. Erck currently sits on the Board of Directors of MaxCyte, Inc. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Illinois and his MBA from the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business. Mr. Erck’s executive experience in the biotech industry and his management positions with major pharmaceutical companies, including his experience with late-stage product candidate development, provide an excellent background for service on the Board.

Nancy Hutson

Dr. Nancy J. Hutson, Ph.D., serves as an Independent Director of BioCryst Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Dr. Hutson brings over 30 years of experience as a seasoned professional and leader within the pharmaceutical industry. She retired from Pfizer, Inc. in 2006 after spending 25 years in several research and leadership positions, most recently serving as Senior Vice President of Global Research & Development (R&D) as well as Director of Pfizer’s pharmaceutical R&D site, Groton/New London Laboratories. Dr. Hutson received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Illinois Wesleyan University and a Ph.D. in physiology from Vanderbilt University. Dr. Hutson currently serves on the Board of Directors for Endo Pharmaceuticals Holdings, Inc. She also previously served on the Board of Directors of Inspire Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Cubist Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Dr. Hutson’s extensive experience in research and development in the pharmaceutical industry provides valuable insight to the Board.

Kenneth Lee

Mr. Kenneth B. Lee, Jr., serves as an Independent Director of Biocryst Pharmaceuticals Inc. Mr. Lee has over 40 years of experience counseling management teams, boards of directors and investors of technology-based companies worldwide. He is currently a General Partner with Hatteras Venture Partners, LLC, a venture capital fund focusing on life science companies, which he joined in 2003. Previously he was President of A.M. Pappas & Associates, LLC, following 29 years with Ernst & Young LLP, where he was most recently Managing Director of the firm’s health sciences corporate finance group, and at one time served as the National Director of the Life Sciences Practice. Mr. Lee received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Lenoir-Rhyne College and an MBA from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Mr. Lee is currently on the Board of Directors of Aralez, Inc., and previously served on the Boards of private companies, Clinipace, Clinverse and A.M. Pappas & Associates. Previously, Mr. Lee served on the Boards of Abgenix, Inc., CV Therapeutics, Inspire Pharmaceuticals, Maxygen, Inc., and OSI Pharmaceuticals. He has served in various leadership capacities on these Boards, including Chairman of the Board, Independent Lead Director and Chairman of Audit and Compensation Committees. Mr. Lee’s experience advising biotechnology companies regarding financial and partnering strategies, his extensive background in finance and his experience serving on the Boards of biotech companies contribute valuable insight and experience to the Board.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Robert Ingram

177,581

Jon Stonehouse

3,921,190

Thomas Staab

1,723,590

Yarlagadda Babu

1,639,440

Lynne Powell

1,487,090

William Sheridan

1,808,550

Alane Barnes

1,331,090

Fred Cohen

174,664

George Abercrombie

174,247

Stanley Erck

169,664

Nancy Hutson

169,664

Kenneth Lee

179,664
As Of  31 Dec 2017