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Five Prime Therapeutics Inc (FPRX.OQ)

FPRX.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

William Ringo

73 2019 Chairman of the Board, Interim Chief Executive Officer

David Smith

59 2019 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Principal Financial Officer

Helen Collins

57 2019 Executive Vice President, Chief Medical Officer

David White

54 2019 Principal Accounting Officer, Vice President - Finance

Francis Sarena

48 2016 Chief Strategy Officer and Secretary

Lori Lyons-Williams

42 2019 Director

Carol Schafer

55 2019 Director

Franklin Berger

69 2010 Independent Director

Kapil Dhingra

59 2016 Independent Director

Peder Jensen

64 2011 Independent Director

Garry Nicholson

64 2017 Independent Director

Martin Forrest

2018 VP, Investor Relations & Corporate Communications

Biographies

Name Description

William Ringo

Mr. William R. (Bill) Ringo, Jr., is Chairman of the Board, Interim Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Mr. Ringo has served as Chairman of the Board since January 2019 and a member of our Board since October 2014. From June 2010 to December 2016, Mr. Ringo served as a senior advisor to Barclays Healthcare Group. From April 2008 until his retirement in April 2010, Mr. Ringo was Senior Vice President of Business Development, Strategy and Innovation at Pfizer Inc., or Pfizer, a public pharmaceutical company, and was responsible for guiding Pfizer’s overall strategic planning and business development activities. Prior to joining Pfizer, Mr. Ringo served as an executive in residence at Warburg Pincus and Sofinnova Ventures. From August 2004 to April 2006, Mr. Ringo served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Abgenix, Inc., or Abgenix, a biotechnology company acquired by Amgen. Prior to Abgenix, Mr. Ringo served for 28 years at Eli Lilly and Company, or Eli Lilly, in numerous executive roles, including Product Group President for Oncology and Critical Care, President of Internal Medicine Products, President of the Infectious Diseases Business Unit and Vice President of Sales and Marketing for U.S. Pharmaceuticals. Following Mr. Ringo’s retirement from Eli Lilly in 2001, Mr. Ringo served on various boards of directors, including of InterMune, Inc. where he served as the non-executive chairman of the board of directors after serving as interim Chief Executive Officer from June 2003 to September 2003. Mr. Ringo currently serves on the board of directors of Assembly Biosciences, Inc., and Dermira, Inc., each of which is a public biotechnology company. Mr. Ringo was previously a member of the board of directors of Immune Design, Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Mirati Therapeutics, Inc., and Sangamo Therapeutics, Inc., each of which was a public company during Mr. Ringo’s service as a director. Mr. Ringo received a B.S. in business administration and an M.B.A. from the University of Dayton.

David Smith

Mr. David V. Smith is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Principal Financial Officer of the Company. Mr. Smith has served as our Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer since November 2018. From May 2012 until its acquisition by Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. in March 2018, Mr. Smith served as Chief Operating Officer of IntegenX, Inc., a biotechnology company. From December 2006 to July 2011, Mr. Smith served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Thoratec Corporation, a public medical device company that was later acquired by St. Jude Medical. From 1999 until its acquisition by Novartis International AG in 2006, Mr. Smith served in positions of increasing responsibility at Chiron, most recently as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. From 1997 until its acquisition by Corixa Corporation in 1999, Mr. Smith served as Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Anergen, Inc., a public biotechnology company. Prior to Anergen, Mr. Smith served in various roles at Genentech, IBM Corporation and Syntex Corporation. Mr. Smith currently serves as a member of the board of directors and chair of the audit and finance committees of Codexis, Inc., a public biotechnology company. Mr. Smith previously served as a member of the board of directors of OncoGenex Pharmaceuticals Inc., a public biotechnology company. Mr. Smith received an M.B.A., Finance from Golden Gate University and a B.A. in Economics and History from Willamette University.

Helen Collins

Dr. Helen Louise Collins, M.D., is Executive Vice President, Chief Medical Officer of the Company. She has served as our Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer since March 2017. She also served as our Vice President of Clinical Development from June 2016 to March 2017. From June 2013 to June 2016, Dr. Collins held positions of increasing responsibility at Gilead, most recently as Program and Clinical Lead for Gilead’s GS-5829 (BET inhibitor) and GS-4059 (BTK inhibitor) programs. From November 2009 to May 2013, Dr. Collins held positions of increasing responsibility at Amgen, most recently as Global Lead, Oncology Biosimilars. Prior to joining Amgen, Dr. Collins practiced as a medical oncologist and hematologist for 12 years at Redwood Regional Medical Group, or RRMG, and served as President of RRMG from 2006 to 2009. In 2005, Dr. Collins co- founded the non-profit North Bay Cancer Alliance, whose mission is to increase local access to education and cancer care in counties in the northern San Francisco Bay Area. Dr. Collins received a A.B. in Chemistry from Bryn Mawr College and an M.D. from The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Dr. Collins completed her residency in internal medicine at The Johns Hopkins Hospital and completed her fellowship at Stanford University School of Medicine, where she concentrated in gastrointestinal cancer. Dr. Collins is board certified in both oncology and internal medicine.

David White

Mr. David White is Principal Accounting Officer, Vice President - Finance of the Company. Prior to joining FivePrime, Mr. White served as Chief Financial Officer of Solar Spectrum LLC, a solar energy company, from October 2018 to February 2019. From August 2013 until its acquisition by Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (“Thermo Fisher”) in March 2018, Mr. White served as Vice President, Finance & Administration of IntegenX Inc., a biotechnology company, and provided consulting services to Thermo Fisher thereafter until September 2018. From January 2012 to August 2013, Mr. White provided financial consulting services to various companies. From December 2009 to December 2011, Mr. White served as Chief Financial Officer of SolarCity Corp., a solar energy company. From November 2006 until October 2009, Mr. White served in increasing positions of responsibility at Hands-On Mobile, Inc., a wireless entertainment company, most recently as Chief Executive Officer. Prior to Hands-On Mobile, Inc., Mr. White served in various finance leadership roles at Chiron Corporation, Digital Island Inc. and Cable & Wireless Worldwide PLC and worked at the accounting firms Coopers & Lybrand LLP and Stoughton Davidson. Mr. White received a B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley.

Francis Sarena

Mr. Francis Willard Sarena, J.D., is Chief Strategy Officer and Secretary of Five Prime Therapeutics, Inc. He has served as our Chief Strategy Officer since September 2016 and as Secretary since December 2010. He also served as Executive Vice President from August 2015 to September 2016, as our General Counsel from December 2010 to September 2016, as Senior Vice President from January 2013 to August 2015 and as Vice President from December 2010 to January 2013. From December 2008 to July 2010, Mr. Sarena served as Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Facet Biotech Corporation, a public biotechnology company that was spun off from PDL BioPharma, Inc., or PDL BioPharma, in December 2008 and that was later acquired by Abbott Laboratories in April 2010. From April 2006 to December 2008, Mr. Sarena served at PDL BioPharma in positions of increasing responsibility, most recently as Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary from June 2008 to December 2008. Prior to April 2006, Mr. Sarena served as an associate at Bingham McCutchen LLP where he represented public and private life science and high-tech clients primarily in merger and acquisition transactions, corporate and securities law matters and equity financing transactions. Mr. Sarena received a B.S. in Finance from San Francisco State University and a J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley.

Lori Lyons-Williams

Ms. Lori Lyons-Williams is Director of the Company. Ms. Lyons-Williams is currently the Chief Commercial Officer of Dermira, Inc. where she is responsible for developing and implementing the commercial strategy for Dermira's lead product candidates. Prior to Dermira, Ms. Lyons-Williams was Vice President of Sales & Marketing for the Allergan Urology franchise. In addition, Ms. Lyons-Williams held commercial leadership roles of increasing responsibility in Allergan's dermatology and BOTOX ® franchises. Lyons-Williams received a B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies with a Pre-Medicine Concentration from Virginia Tech and an M.B.A. from the Carlson School of Management of the University of Minnesota.

Carol Schafer

Franklin Berger

Mr. Franklin M. Berger, CFA., is the Independent Director of Five Prime Therapeutics Inc., Mr. Berger has served as a member of our Board since September 2010. Mr. Berger is a consultant to biotechnology industry participants, including major biopharmaceutical firms, mid-capitalization biotechnology companies, specialist asset managers and venture capital companies, providing business development, strategic, financing, partnering and royalty acquisition advice. Mr. Berger is also a biotechnology industry analyst with over 25 years of experience in capital markets and financial analysis. Mr. Berger worked at Sectoral Asset Management Inc. as a founder of the small-cap focused NEMO Fund from 2007 through June 2008. From May 1998 to March 2003, he served at J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, most recently as Managing Director, Equity Research and Senior Biotechnology Analyst. Previously, Mr. Berger served in similar capacities at Salomon Smith Barney Inc. and Josephthal & Co. Mr. Berger also serves on the board of directors of BELLUS Health, Inc., ESSA Pharma Inc., Kezar Life Sciences, Inc., Proteostasis Therapeutics, Inc., and Tocagen, Inc., each of which is a public biotechnology company. Mr. Berger previously served as a member of the board of directors of BioTime, Inc., Immune Design Corp., or Immune Design, and Seattle Genetics, Inc., each of which was a public company during Mr. Berger’s service as a director. Mr. Berger received a B.A. in International Relations and an M.A. in International Economics, both from Johns Hopkins University, and an M.B.A. from the Harvard Business School. We believe that Mr. Berger’s financial background and experience as an equity analyst in the biotechnology industry combined with his experience serving on the boards of directors of multiple public companies gives him the qualifications, skills and financial expertise to serve on our Board and are important to our strategic planning and financing activities.

Kapil Dhingra

Dr. Kapil Dhingra is Independent Director of the Company. Dr. Dhingra has served as a member of our Board since December 2015. Dr. Dhingra currently serves as the Managing Member of KAPital Consulting, LLC, a healthcare consulting firm that he founded in 2008. Dr. Dhingra has over 30 years of experience in oncology clinical research and drug development. From 1999 to 2008, Dr. Dhingra worked at F. Hoffmann-La Roche & Co., where he served in roles of increasing responsibility, most recently as Vice President, Head of the Oncology Disease Biology Leadership Team and Head of Oncology Clinical Development. From 2000 to 2008, he held a Clinical Affiliate appointment at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. From 1996 to 1999, Dr. Dhingra worked at Eli Lilly where he served in roles of increasing responsibility, most recently as Senior Clinical Research Physician. Dr. Dhingra also served as a Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at the Indiana University School of Medicine from 1997 to 1999. Prior to Eli Lilly, Dr. Dhingra was a member of the faculty of M.D. Anderson Cancer Center from 1989 to 1996. Dr. Dhingra currently serves on the board of directors of Median Technologies Inc., Autolus Therapeutics plc and Replimune Group, Inc. Dr. Dhingra previously served as a member of the board of directors of Micromet, Inc., until its acquisition by Amgen, Advanced Accelerator Applications S.A., until its acquisition by Novartis, and YM Biosciences Inc., until its acquisition by Gilead Sciences, Inc., or Gilead, each of which was a public company during Dr. Dhingra’s service as a director. Dr. Dhingra received his M.B.B.S. from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in New Delhi, India. He completed his residency in internal medicine at Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center and New York Medical College and completed his fellowship in hematology and oncology at Emory University School of Medicine.

Peder Jensen

Dr. Peder K. Jensen, M.D., is an Independent Director of the Company. Dr. Jensen has served as a member of our Board since July 2011. Dr. Jensen is currently President of Bay Way Consultants, LLC, a consulting firm founded by Dr. Jensen in 2010 that advises pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies. Dr. Jensen has over 24 years of global drug development experience in both pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies and has been responsible for more than 40 new drug approvals in the U.S., Europe and Japan during his career. Dr. Jensen’s experience includes over 20 years with Schering-Plough Corporation, or Schering-Plough, a global pharmaceutical company, and then Merck & Co., Inc., or Merck, after the merger of Schering-Plough with Merck in 2009. Dr. Jensen most recently served at Schering-Plough as Corporate Senior Vice President, and General Manager, R&D for Japan and Asia/Pacific from 2006 to 2010. Dr. Jensen has also served at British Biotech plc and Chiron in clinical development executive positions and earlier in his career at CIBA- GEIGY Limited. Dr. Jensen is also a member of the board of directors of Acorda Therapeutics, Inc., a public biotechnology company. Dr. Jensen previously served as a member of the board of directors of BioCryst Pharmaceuticals, Inc., which was a public pharmaceutical company during Dr. Jensen’s service as a director. Dr. Jensen received an M.D. from the University of Copenhagen, where he also completed his post-graduate medical training in neurology and internal medicine. We believe that Dr. Jensen’s experience in executive positions at several pharmaceutical companies, in the clinical development of pharmaceuticals in several therapeutic areas and his service as a director of other publicly traded and privately held life science companies give him the qualifications, skills and financial expertise to serve on our Board.

Garry Nicholson

Mr. Garry Nicholson has been appointed as Director of the Company. Mr. Nicholson has served as a member of our Board since May 2017. Mr. Nicholson served as President and Chief Executive Officer of XTuit Pharmaceuticals, Inc. from September 2015 to October 2016. From May 2008 to March 2015, Mr. Nicholson served at Pfizer as President, Pfizer Oncology. Prior to joining Pfizer, Mr. Nicholson worked at Eli Lilly where he held roles of increasing responsibility, most recently as the Global Oncology Platform Leader. Mr. Nicholson currently serves on the board of directors of G1 Therapeutics, Inc., a public pharmaceutical company. Mr. Nicholson previously served as a member of the board of directors of Tesaro, Inc., which was a public company until it was acquired by GlaxoSmithKline plc. Mr. Nicholson received a B.S. in Pharmacy from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and an M.B.A. from the University of South Carolina. We believe that Mr. Nicholson’s experience serving in executive positions with public and private biopharmaceutical companies, his experience serving on the board of directors of a public company and his business and operations experience give him the qualifications, skills and financial expertise to serve on our Board.

Martin Forrest

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

William Ringo

175,850

David Smith

2,018,410

Helen Collins

1,337,210

David White

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Francis Sarena

1,308,500

Lori Lyons-Williams

--

Carol Schafer

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Franklin Berger

168,350

Kapil Dhingra

160,850

Peder Jensen

177,100

Garry Nicholson

169,600

Martin Forrest

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As Of  31 Dec 2018