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Deciphera Pharmaceuticals Inc (DCPH.OQ)

DCPH.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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5 Jun 2020
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

James Bristol

73 2015 Independent Chairman of the Board

Steven Hoerter

49 2019 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Daniel Flynn

66 2019 Founder, Executive Vice President, Chief Scientific Officer

Thomas Kelly

49 2019 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Treasurer

Matthew Sherman

64 2019 Executive Vice President, Chief Medical Officer

Michael Taylor

65 2019 Director

Patricia Allen

58 2016 Independent Director

Edward Benz

73 2016 Independent Director

Frank Friedman

62 2019 Independent Director

Susan Kelley

65 2019 Independent Director

John Martin

59 2015 Independent Director

Ron Squarer

53 2019 Independent Director

Dennis Walsh

52 2015 Independent Director

Melissa Forst

2018 IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

James Bristol

Dr. James Arthur Bristol Ph.D. serves as Independent Chairman of the Board of the Company. Dr. Bristol has served as a member of our Board of Directors since August 2007, as Chairperson since February 2015 and as co-Chairperson from September 2007 to February 2015. Dr. Bristol has also served as Chairperson of the Compensation Committee since September 2017. Dr. Bristol worked for 32 years in drug discovery, research and preclinical development at Schering-Plough Corporation, Parke-Davis, and Pfizer Inc., serving in various senior research and development roles. From 2003 until his retirement in 2007, Dr. Bristol served as Senior Vice President of Worldwide Drug Discovery Research at Pfizer Global Research & Development, where he oversaw 3,000 scientists at seven Pfizer sites as they produced an industry leading number of drug development candidates in 11 therapeutic areas. In 2009, Dr. Bristol joined Frazier Healthcare Ventures as a Senior Advisor. He has served as director of Ignyta, Inc. from 2014 to 2018, Erasca, Inc. since 2018, and Cadent Therapeutics, Inc. since 2011. Dr. Bristol is the author of over 100 publications, abstracts and patents, and he conducted postdoctoral research at the University of Michigan (NIH Postdoctoral Fellow) and at The Squibb Institute for Medical Research. Dr. Bristol holds a Ph.D. in organic chemistry from the University of New Hampshire and a B.S. in Chemistry from Bates College.

Steven Hoerter

Mr. Steven L. Hoerter serves as President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. Mr. Hoerter has served as our President and Chief Executive Officer since March 2019 and has been a member of our Board of Directors since May 2018. Prior to joining us, Mr. Hoerter served as Chief Commercial Officer for Agios Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a pharmaceutical company, from February 2016 to March 2019. From September 2018 through the present, Mr. Hoerter has served on the board of directors of Constellation Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biotechnology company, and from December 2016 to February 2018, Mr. Hoerter served on the board of directors of Ignyta, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company. From August 2011 to March 2015, Mr. Hoerter served as Senior Vice President, Commercial and from March 2015 to February 2016, as Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer at Clovis Oncology, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company. Before joining Clovis in August 2011, he was General Manager and Management Center Head at Roche, a pharmaceutical company, for the Sub-Saharan Africa and Indian Ocean Region. From 2005 to 2010, Mr. Hoerter held a variety of positions at Genentech, Inc., a biotechnology company. Prior to that, Mr. Hoerter held commercial roles at Chiron Corporation, a biopharmaceutical company, and Eli Lilly and Company, a pharmaceutical company, in the U.S., Europe and Africa. Mr. Hoerter received his B.A. from Bucknell University, M.B.A. from Tilburg University and M.S. in management from Purdue University.

Daniel Flynn

Mr. Daniel Lee Flynn Ph.D. serves as Founder, Executive Vice President, Chief Scientific Officer of the Company. Dr. Flynn is our founder and has served as our Executive Vice President, Chief Scientific Officer since January 2019 and as our Chief Scientific Officer since March 2014. He previously served as our President and Chief Executive Officer from November 2003 to March 2014 and as a member of our Board of Directors from November 2003 to September 2015. Before founding Deciphera in 2003, Dr. Flynn held senior roles in small molecule chemistry with various biotechnology and pharmaceuticals companies, including as Senior Director of Chemistry with Millennium Pharmaceuticals, Director, Medicinal Chemistry at Amgen Inc., and Director of Medicinal Chemistry, Combinatorial Chemistry and Research Fellow at Monsanto Company, G.D. Searle Unit. Dr. Flynn is currently Adjunct Professor of Medicinal Chemistry at the University of Kansas-Lawrence and has served as the national Chair for the Division of Medicinal Chemistry of the American Chemical Society. Dr. Flynn received both his Ph.D. in medicinal chemistry and his B.S. in pharmacy from the University of Kansas, and he completed post-doctorate training in synthetic organic chemistry at Indiana University.

Thomas Kelly

Mr. Thomas J. Kelly serves as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Treasurer of the Company. Mr. Kelly has served as our Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer since January 2019 and as our Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer since February 2015. Prior to joining Deciphera, Mr. Kelly served as Chief Financial Officer of AdvanDx, Inc., a private molecular diagnostics company, from 2012 to 2014. Prior to joining AdvanDx, Mr. Kelly served as chief financial officer for various public and private life science companies, including deCODE genetics, Inc. from 2010 to 2011 and Critical Therapeutics, Inc. from 2007 to 2008. Prior to joining Critical Therapeutics, Mr. Kelly was a life sciences investment banker at Robertson Stephens and Canaccord Adams and was an attorney in the corporate and securities group of Foley, Hoag and Elliot, LLP. Mr. Kelly holds a J.D. with honors degree from the University of Chicago Law School and a B.S. in Foreign Services degree cum laude from the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service.

Matthew Sherman

Dr. Matthew L. Sherman M.D. serves as Executive Vice President, Chief Medical Officer of the Company. Dr. Sherman has served as our Executive Vice President, Chief Medical Officer since October 2019, and provided consulting services to us from January 2019 to October 2019. Dr. Sherman brings over 25 years of experience as a physician-scientist in clinical drug development in oncology and hematology at leading biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies. From 2006 to 2018, Dr. Sherman served as Chief Medical Officer of Acceleron Pharma, Inc., where he led medical research, clinical operations, biostatistics, data management, clinical pharmacology, medical writing, outsourcing and pharmacovigilance. Before joining Acceleron, Dr. Sherman was Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer at Synta Pharmaceuticals (now Madrigal Pharmaceuticals). Prior to Synta, Dr. Sherman spent over a decade at Wyeth-Ayerst Research/Genetics Institute, where he led the successful submission, positive Oncologic Drug Advisory Committee recommendation, and FDA approval for the first antibody immune-drug conjugate for acute myeloid leukemia. He has published 260 original papers, book chapters, reviews and abstracts, and is listed as an inventor on 13 patents. He currently serves as a director of Pieris Pharmaceuticals. He also serves on the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth Board of Advisors and Alumni Council. Dr. Sherman received a S.B. in Chemistry from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a M.D. from Dartmouth Medical School. He completed his internal medicine residency at Georgetown University Medical Center and fellowship in Medical Oncology at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Dr. Sherman is board certified in Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology and has held various academic and teaching positions at Harvard Medical School with corresponding clinical appointments at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston.

Michael Taylor

Dr. Michael Douglas Taylor serves as Director of the Company. He is an Operating Partner with Mission BioCapital, an early-stage life science venture fund. Dr. Taylor served as our President and Chief Executive Officer from March 2014 until his retirement as Chief Executive Officer in March 2019. Dr. Taylor served as Senior Advisor to Deciphera from March 2019 through September 2019. Prior to joining Deciphera, Dr. Taylor was Chief Executive Officer of Ensemble Therapeutics, Corp., a small molecule drug discovery company, from July 2007 to October 2013. Prior to joining Ensemble, Dr. Taylor was Senior Vice President for Pfizer Inc.’s Global R&D division and served as Vice President, Drug Development at Warner-Lambert/Parke-Davis, where he led early and late-stage development projects across multiple therapeutic areas, including Lipitor® and Neurontin®. Dr. Taylor has authored or co-authored 65 manuscripts and published abstracts and is co-inventor on eight patents. Dr. Taylor holds a Ph.D. in Medicinal Chemistry from the State University of New York at Buffalo School of Pharmacy, was awarded an NIH postdoctoral fellowship in natural products synthesis and structure elucidation at the University of Pennsylvania, and holds a B.S. magna cum laude in chemistry from the University of South Florida.

Patricia Allen

Ms. Patricia L. Allen CPA serves as Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Allen has served as a member of our Board of Directors and as the Chairperson of the Audit Committee since September 2016. Since 2013, Ms. Allen has served as Chief Financial Officer of Zafgen, Inc. Ms. Allen has over 20 years of financial leadership experience in the biotechnology industry at both publicly traded and private companies. From 2011 to 2012, she provided independent consulting services to biotechnology companies in a variety of areas, including interim chief financial officer services, fundraising, deal structures, financial planning, organizational structure, investor relations and business development. Previously, from 2004 to 2011, Ms. Allen served as the Vice President of Finance, Treasurer and Principal Financial Officer of Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a publicly traded biotechnology company. Prior to Alnylam, Ms. Allen was at Alkermes, Inc., a publicly traded biotechnology company, most recently as the Director of Finance. Ms. Allen began her career as an auditor at Deloitte & Touche, LLP. Ms. Allen graduated summa cum laude from Bryant College with a B.S. in business administration.

Edward Benz

Dr. Edward J. Benz Jr., M.D. serves as Independent Director of the Company. Dr. Benz is currently the President and CEO Emeritus of the Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Richard and Susan Smith Distinguished Professor of Medicine, professor of Pediatrics, professor of Pathology, and faculty dean for Oncology Emeritus at Harvard Medical School. From November 2000 until October 2016, Dr. Benz served as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Chief Executive Officer of Dana-Farber/Partners CancerCare, Director of Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center and a Trustee of Dana Farber/Children’s Hospital Cancer Care. Prior to joining Dana-Farber, Dr. Benz was Chairperson of the Department of Medicine and Physician in Chief at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and the Sir William Osler Professor of Medicine. Dr. Benz is also a past president of the American Society of Hematology, the American Society of Clinical Investigation, the American Clinical and Climatological Association, the Friends of the National Institute of Nursing and the Association of American Cancer Institutes. From March 2002 to June 2016, Dr. Benz served as associate editor of the New England Journal of Medicine. He also served on the board of directors of Xenetic Biosciences, Inc., a publicly traded biopharmaceutical company, and serves on the boards of directors of Knowledge to Practice, Inc. and Advantagene, privately held companies, as well as non-profit organizations, including the Rockefeller University and MDI Biological Laboratory. Dr. Benz is the author of over 300 books, chapters, reviews and abstracts. Dr. Benz holds an M.D. degree magna cum laude from Harvard Medical School, a M.A. Privatim degree from Yale University and an A.B. degree cum laude from Princeton University. We believe that Dr. Benz’s scientific and medical background and experience in clinical oncology qualifies him to serve on our Board of Directors.

Frank Friedman

Mr. Frank S. Friedman serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Friedman currently serves as Chief Executive Officer of IPFS Inc., a privately held finance company. Previously, Mr. Friedman worked for Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited (Deloitte), a global services organization, from 1979 until his retirement from Deloitte in November 2019. During this time, Mr. Friedman served in several senior officer positions at Deloitte, including as the global Chief Operating Officer from June 2015 through June 2019, Deloitte’s U.S. Chief Operating Officer, from June 2015 to June 2017, Deloitte’s U.S. Chief Financial Officer, from June 2011 through May 2016 and the Interim U.S. Chief Executive Officer from 2014 to 2015. Mr. Friedman received his B.A. in accounting and business administration from the University of Kansas.

Susan Kelley

Dr. Susan L. Kelley M.D. serves as Independent Director of the Company. Dr. Kelley brings to Deciphera over 25 years of experience across all stages of oncology drug research and development. From 2008 to 2011, she served as Chief Medical Officer of the Multiple Myeloma Research Consortium (MMRC) where she led the strategic design and management of clinical trials conducted by leading myeloma clinical research centers in North America. From 2001 to 2008, Dr. Kelley held positions of increasing responsibility at Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals and Bayer- Schering Pharma, including Vice President, Global Clinical Development and Therapeutic Area Head—Oncology, where she led the team responsible for the development and worldwide regulatory approval of Nexavar® (sorafenib). Prior to joining Bayer, Dr. Kelley worked at Bristol-Myers Squibb in Oncology and Immunology drug development, ultimately serving as Executive Director, Oncology Clinical Research, at the Bristol-Myers Squibb Pharmaceutical Research Institute. She currently serves as a member of the board of directors of two publicly traded companies, VBL Therapeutics and Daré Bioscience, Inc. From 2013 to 2015, Dr. Kelley served as a member of the board of directors of Alchemia Pty Ltd., a publicly traded biopharmaceutical company. She also served as a member of the board of directors of Immune Design Corp. from 2016 until its acquisition by Merck & Co. in 2019, and as a member of the board of directors of ArQule, Inc. from 2011 until its acquisition by Merck & Co. in January 2020. Dr. Kelley received her M.D. from Duke University School of Medicine. She was a Fellow in Medical Oncology and Clinical Fellow in Medicine at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School, and a Fellow in Medical Oncology and Pharmacology at Yale University School of Medicine, where she also served as a Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine.

John Martin

Mr. John R. Martin serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Martin served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Clinical Reference Laboratory from January 2015 to September 2019, having previously served as Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer of Clinical Reference Laboratory from February 2014 to January 2015. Mr. Martin also served as President and Chief Executive Officer of CHC, Inc., the parent company of Clinical Reference Laboratory, from June 2016 to September 2019, in addition to serving as the Chairman of the Board of FormFox, Inc., another subsidiary of CHC, Inc., from August 2016 to September 2019. Prior to joining Clinical Reference Laboratory, Mr. Martin held senior executive roles with Viracor-IBT Laboratories, a clinical diagnostic laboratory specializing in infectious disease and immunology, first as its Chief Financial Officer and then as its President and Chief Executive Officer. Prior to Viracor, Mr. Martin was with George K. Baum & Company, where he served as Managing Director leading the firm’s middle market investment banking and strategic advisory practice. Mr. Martin’s career also includes 11 years in management roles with Sprint Corporation and General Electric. Mr. Martin holds a B.S. in Finance from Kansas State University.

Ron Squarer

Mr. Ron Squarer serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Squarer served as Chief Executive Officer and a member of the board of directors of Array BioPharma, Inc. from 2012 until its acquisition by Pfizer Inc. in August 2019 following the successful commercial launches of both Braftovi® and Mektovi®. Before joining Array, Mr. Squarer held positions of increasing responsibility with Hospira, Inc., a global pharmaceutical and medical device company. Mr. Squarer joined Hospira from Mayne Pharma, where he served as Senior Vice President, Global Corporate and Business Development, when Mayne was sold to Hospira in 2007. Prior to joining Mayne Pharma, Mr. Squarer held leadership roles at both Pfizer (focused on oncology), and SmithKline Beecham Pharmaceuticals (now GlaxoSmithKline) in the U.S. and Europe. He currently serves as a member of the board of directors of Retrophin, Inc. and ADC Therapeutics SA. Mr. Squarer earned an M.B.A. from the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, and a Bachelor’s degree in biochemistry from the University of California, Berkeley.

Dennis Walsh

Mr. Dennis Leo Walsh serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Walsh is currently Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Americo Life, Inc., a privately owned life insurance company, a role he has held since October 2018. Prior to Americo, Mr. Walsh was a partner with Walsh Washburn, LLC, a tax and finance consulting firm, which he co-founded in 2003. Prior to founding Walsh Washburn, LLC, Mr. Walsh was the controller and tax director for six years for Americo Life, Inc. Mr. Walsh began his career with Touche Ross & Company, where he served in the tax department for ten years. Mr. Walsh holds a Masters in Accounting from the University of Missouri, Kansas City as well as a BSBA in Accounting from Rockhurst University, and is a Certified Public Accountant.

Melissa Forst

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

James Bristol

259,448

Steven Hoerter

9,025,190

Daniel Flynn

1,087,290

Thomas Kelly

2,086,680

Matthew Sherman

5,138,520

Michael Taylor

5,181,090

Patricia Allen

229,964

Edward Benz

230,160

Frank Friedman

748,426

Susan Kelley

382,917

John Martin

218,714

Ron Squarer

748,529

Dennis Walsh

219,964

Melissa Forst

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As Of  31 Dec 2019