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Chiasma Inc (CHMA.OQ)

CHMA.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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6 Dec 2019
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

David Stack

67 2014 Independent Chairman of the Board

Mark Fitzpatrick

56 2019 President, Principal Financial Officer

Raj Kannan

55 2019 Chief Executive Officer, Director

William Ludlam

54 2017 Senior Vice President - Clinical Development and Medical Affairs

Drew Enamait

44 2016 Principal Accounting Officer, Vice President - Finance and Administration, Corporate Controller

Roni Mamluk

52 2017 Director

Todd Foley

47 2008 Independent Director

Bard Geesaman

51 2004 Independent Director

Scott Minick

67 2007 Independent Director

John Scarlett

68 2015 Independent Director

John Thero

58 2015 Independent Director

Ashley Robinson

IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

David Stack

Mr. David M. Stack is the an Independent Chairman of the Board of the Company. He joined our Board of Directors in November 2014 as Chairman. Since 2007, Mr. Stack has served as Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Pacira Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: PCRX). Mr. Stack was a Managing Director of MPM from 2005 to March 2017. From 2001 to 2004, he was President and Chief Executive Officer of The Medicines Company (NASDAQ: MDCO). Previously, Mr. Stack was President and General Manager at Innovex, Inc. (OTCMKTS: INVX). He was Vice President, Business Development/Marketing at Immunomedics, Inc. (NASDAQ: IMMU) from 1993 until 1995. Prior to that, Mr. Stack was with Roche Laboratories (ETR: RHO5) from 1981 until 1993, where he eventually served as Director of Business Development and Planning for Infectious Disease, Oncology, and Virology and was the Therapeutic World Leader for Infectious Disease. Mr. Stack currently serves on boards of Pacira Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: PCRX) and Amarin Corporation plc (NASDAQ: AMRN), or Amarin, and Prognos AI. Mr. Stack received his B.S. from Albany College of Pharmacy and a B.S. from Siena College. We believe Mr. Stack’s qualifications to sit on our Board of Directors include his extensive experience in the life sciences sector, his financial expertise and his years of experience providing strategic and financial advisory services to biopharmaceutical organizations.

Mark Fitzpatrick

Mr. Mark J. Fitzpatrick is President, Principal Financial Officer of the Company. He has been our President and Chief Executive Officer since October 2016, and prior to that was our Chief Financial Officer since June 2015. Prior to joining us, he was Chief Financial Officer at Aegerion Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Dynogen Pharmaceuticals, Inc., WorldStreet Corporation, and Diacrin, Inc., and has more than 25 years of financial management experience in both public and private companies. Mr. Fitzpatrick began his professional career at Arthur Andersen LLP. Mr. Fitzpatrick received his B.S. in Accounting from Boston College in 1984 and earned a Certified Public Accountant certificate in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in 1987. We believe Mr. Fitzpatrick’s extensive knowledge of Chiasma’s business as our Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer and extensive experience in the biopharmaceutical industry qualify him to serve on our Board of Directors.

Raj Kannan

Mr. Raj Kannan is Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. He joins the Company from Kiniksa Pharmaceuticals, Ltd. (“Kiniksa”) (NASDAQ: KNSA) where he has worked since July 2018 as Chief Commercial Officer. In that role, he was responsible for building and leading the company’s commercial operations, including sales, marketing, business analytics, and market access functions. Prior to Kiniksa, Mr. Kannan served as the Global Head of the Neurology and Immunology (“N&I”) business franchise at Merck KGaA, where he was responsible for $2 billion in annual revenues. In that role, he successfully led the launch of Mavenclad, an oral small molecule in Multiple Sclerosis. He also chaired the N&I franchise leadership team that was responsible for advancing the immunology pipeline assets, prioritizing the portfolio mix, and the resource allocation across development assets. Prior to Merck KGaA, Mr. Kannan spent ten years at Boehringer Ingelheim (“Boehringer”) in roles of increasing responsibility in the U.S., Canada, and in Germany, including the role of Global Marketing Head of the Cardiovascular Franchise where he was responsible for over $3.5 billion in annual revenues. Before Boehringer, he worked for almost ten years at Merck and Co. in various roles from field sales to senior marketing manager in the U.S. Mr. Kannan has led or supported multiple successful launches across therapeutic areas both in the U.S. and globally. Mr. Kannan received a bachelor of science degree in chemistry from the University of Madras, as well as a master’s degree in business administration from East Carolina University.

William Ludlam

Dr. William Ludlam, M.D., Ph. D. is Senior Vice President, Clinical Development and Medical Affairs of the Company. And has served the Company in roles of increasing responsibility since August 2015. Prior to joining us, he served in various roles culminating in the position of Senior Medical Director of Novartis AG (NYSE: NVS), a multinational pharmaceutical company, from March 2012 to August 2015. Dr. Ludlam also founded and served as Medical Director of the Seattle Pituitary Center at the Swedish Medical Center and the Pituitary Unit at the Oregon Health & Sciences University in Portland, Oregon. Dr. Ludlam received his M.D. and Ph.D. (Developmental Neuroscience) from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University in 1995, and a B.S. in Chemistry from Whittier College in 1986.

Drew Enamait

Mr. Drew Enamait is Principal Accounting Officer, Vice President - Finance and Administration, Corporate Controller of the Company. Mr. Enamait has been the Company’s Vice President, Finance & Administration and principal accounting officer since November 10, 2016. Previously, Mr. Enamait served as the Company’s Corporate Controller since October 2015. Prior to joining the Company, he served in various roles of increasing responsibility culminating in the position of Senior Controller, of LeMaitre Vascular, Inc. (NASDAQ:LMAT), a public medical device company, from April 2008 to October 2015. Mr. Enamait also served as a business unit Finance Director and the Manager of Internal Audit at Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc. (NASDAQ: TMO). Mr. Enamait began his professional career at Arthur Andersen LLP. Mr. Enamait received his B.S. in Accountancy, minor in Law from Bentley College in 1996 and earned a Certified Public Accountant certificate in the State of Connecticut in 1999.

Roni Mamluk

Dr. Roni Mamluk, Ph.D., is Director of the Company. Dr. Mamluk currently serves as chief executive officer of Ayala Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company dedicated to developing targeted cancer therapies for people living with genetically defined cancers. She served as our Chief Development Officer from March 2015 to March 2017 and has served as a director of Chiasma (Israel) Ltd. since April 2017. Dr. Mamluk served as our Chief Executive Officer from April 2013 to March 2015 and held various roles in the Company from 2006 to April 2013, including Chief Operating Officer and Vice President, Research and Development. She also served as a member of our Board of Directors from April 2013 to March 2015. Prior to joining us, Dr. Mamluk established and led nonclinical research and development at Adnexus Therapeutics, Inc. Dr. Mamluk received her B.A. and Ph.D. from the Hebrew University. She completed her post-doctoral fellowship at Children’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School in the field of angiogenesis. We believe that Dr. Mamluk’s long history with us, including her leading role in developing, and being one of the primary inventors of, our proprietary Transient Permeability Enhancer, or TPE, technology platform, and in developing our oral octreotide capsules product candidate, make her an important member of our Board of Directors.

Todd Foley

Mr. Todd Foley is an Independent Director of the company. Mr. Foley joined our Board of Directors in May 2008. Mr. Foley is a Managing Director at MPM Capital, Inc., Mr. Foley is a managing director with MPM Capital, a venture capital firm, or MPM, which he joined in 1999. Prior to joining MPM, Mr. Foley worked in business development at Genentech and in management consulting with Arthur D. Little. At MPM, Mr. Foley focuses on biotech investments and serves on a number of MPM portfolio company boards, including Rhythm Therapeutics (NASDAQ: RYTM), Repare Therapeutics, Inc., CODA Biotherapeutics Inc., Clinical Ink, Inc., Iconic Therapeutics, Inc., Semma Therapeutics, Inc. and Tetherex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Mr. Foley previously served on the boards of Celladon Corporation from 2012 to 2014, Proteon Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: PRTO) from 2012 to 2014 and Zalicus, Inc. from 2009 to 2013. He also manages MPM’s strategic investment relationship with Novartis (NYSE: NVS), which MPM believes has been one of the industry’s longest standing and most prolific collaborations between venture capital investors and pharma, having committed $200 million to over a dozen companies in the biotech and healthcare IT space under a variety of creative joint equity/strategic deal structures. Mr. Foley received a B.S. in chemistry from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, or MIT, and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School. We believe that Mr. Foley’s broad experience in the life sciences industry as a venture capitalist, as well as his service on the boards of directors of numerous companies provide him with the qualifications to serve as a director of our company.

Bard Geesaman

Dr. Bard J. Geesaman, M.D. Ph.D. is an Independent Director of the company. Dr. Geesaman was at MPM Capital for over a decade. He has broad experience investing, operating and facilitating business development globally, including in Japan, China and Israel. Prior to joining MPM, Dr. Geesaman founded Catalyst Medical Solutions, a medical documentation and billing eHealth company in Boston where he served as the Chief Technology Officer through the company’s acquisition. After Catalyst, Dr. Geesaman joined Centagenetix, an MPM-founded company exploring the genetics of successful aging. In 2006, Dr. Geesaman joined MPM as a Venture Partner with a major focus on founding Solasia Pharmaceuticals, based in Tokyo, Japan which listed on the Tokyo Mothers exchange in March 2017. Dr. Geesaman is also the co-founder and a board member of MPM healthcare IT startup TriNetX (big data analytics for clinical trials). Dr. Geesaman is passionate about innovation in health care, and in 2008 took a two-year sabbatical from MPM to do non-profit work in Los Angeles at the X-Prize Foundation, where he worked on alternative models for motivating life sciences innovation. Dr. Geesaman serves as director of TriNetX, Inc., InformedDNA Inc., Maverick Therapeutics and iOmx Therapeutics AG. Dr. Geesaman became board certified in Internal Medicine in 2000, after completing a Clinical Fellowship at the Massachusetts General Hospital. He received his Ph.D. from MIT, an M.D. from Harvard Medical School and a B.S. from University of California, Berkeley. We believe Dr. Geesaman’s managerial experience and extensive experience in the healthcare industry qualify him to serve on our Board of Directors.

Scott Minick

Mr. Scott Minick is an Independent Director of the company. He joined our Board of Directors in October 2007. From January 2010 to March 2015, Mr. Minick served as President and Chief Executive Officer of BIND Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: BIND), a biopharmaceutical company, or BIND. From 1998 to 2010, Mr. Minick was Managing Director of ARCH Venture Partners, or ARCH, and from 2010 to the present he has been Venture Partner of ARCH, where he was instrumental in the startup, development and financing of numerous ARCH portfolio companies, including BIND and Chiasma. From 1995 to 1998, Mr. Minick was Director, President and Chief Operating Officer of SEQUUS Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:SEQU), a biopharmaceutical company that was acquired by ALZA Corporation. Mr. Minick was formerly an executive at Baxter International, Inc. (NYSE: BAX) and Eli Lilly & Company (NYSE: LLY). He serves as a member of the board of directors of Alzheon, Inc. and Aira Tech Corp., served as a member of the board of directors of BIND from 2007 to 2015 and is a trustee of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Mr. Minick received his postgraduate training in neurobiology at the Salk Institute, an M.B.A. from Northwestern University, and a B.A. from the University of California, San Diego. We believe Mr. Minick’s extensive knowledge of Chiasma’s business as a company director since October 2007 and extensive experience in the biopharmaceutical industry and as a venture capitalist and senior executive, including President and Chief Executive Officer of a public biopharmaceutical company, qualify him to serve on our Board of Directors.

John Scarlett

Dr. John A. Scarlett, M.D. is an Independent Director of the company. Dr. Scarlett joined our Board of Directors in February 2015. Mr. Stack has served as Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Pacira Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: PCRX). Mr. Stack was a Managing Director of MPM from 2005 to March 2017. From 2001 to 2004, he was President and Chief Executive Officer of The Medicines Company (NASDAQ: MDCO). Previously, Mr. Stack was President and General Manager at Innovex, Inc. (OTCMKTS: INVX). He was Vice President, Business Development/Marketing at Immunomedics, Inc. (NASDAQ: IMMU) from 1993 until 1995. Prior to that, Mr. Stack was with Roche Laboratories (ETR: RHO5) from 1981 until 1993, where he eventually served as Director of Business Development and Planning for Infectious Disease, Oncology, and Virology and was the Therapeutic World Leader for Infectious Disease. Mr. Stack currently serves on boards of Pacira Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: PCRX) and Amarin Corporation plc (NASDAQ: AMRN), or Amarin, and Prognos Inc. Mr. Stack received his B.S. from Albany College of Pharmacy and a B.S. from Siena College. We believe Mr. Stack’s qualifications to sit on our Board of Directors include his extensive experience in the life sciences sector, his financial expertise and his years of experience providing strategic and financial advisory services to biopharmaceutical organizations.

John Thero

Mr. John F. Thero, CPA is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Thero has served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Amarin, since 2014 after previously serving as President since November 2010 and initially as Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Thero also serves as a director of Amarin. Prior to Amarin, Mr. Thero was at ViaCell, Inc., where as Chief Financial Officer he helped guide the company to its successful sale to PerkinElmer (NYSE:PKI), and Abiomed, Inc. (NASDAQ:ABMD), where he held multiple positions, including Senior Vice President of Business Operations and Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Thero began his professional career at Arthur Andersen LLP. Mr. Thero received a B.A. in Economics and Accounting from The College of the Holy Cross. We believe Mr. Thero’s financial background and over 20 years’ experience in the life sciences industry qualify him to serve on our Board of Directors.

Ashley Robinson

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

David Stack

85,480

Mark Fitzpatrick

1,041,680

Raj Kannan

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William Ludlam

578,625

Drew Enamait

362,354

Roni Mamluk

135,154

Todd Foley

56,480

Bard Geesaman

47,480

Scott Minick

68,980

John Scarlett

64,980

John Thero

62,480

Ashley Robinson

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As Of  31 Dec 2018