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Heron Therapeutics Inc (HRTX.OQ)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Kevin Tang

50 2012 Independent Chairman of the Board

Robert Rosen

61 2013 President, Director

Barry Quart

60 2017 Chief Executive Officer, Director

Robert Hoffman

51 2017 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President - Finance

Kimberly Manhard

2016 Executive Vice President - Drug Development

David Szekeres

43 2016 Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Business Development, Corporate Secretary

Thomas Ottoboni

58 2014 Senior Vice President - Pharmaceutical and Preclinical Research and Development

Sean Ristine

47 2015 Vice President - Human Resources

Christian Waage

50 2016 Director

Craig Johnson

55 2014 Independent Director

John Poyhonen

57 2014 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Kevin Tang

Mr. Kevin C. Tang is Independent Chairman of the Board of Heron Therapeutics, Inc. He has served as a director of Heron since February 2009 and as Chairman since July 2012. Mr. Tang has more than 20 years of experience evaluating, creating and building biotechnology companies that are focused on developing treatments for life-threatening and debilitating diseases and conditions. Mr. Tang is the President of Tang Capital Management, LLC, a life sciences-focused investment company he founded in 2002. From 1993 to 2001, Mr. Tang held various positions at Deutsche Banc Alex Brown, Inc., an investment banking firm, most recently serving as Managing Director and head of the firm’s Life Sciences research group. Since August 2014, Mr. Tang has served as a director and the Chairman of La Jolla Pharmaceutical Company. In 2006, Mr. Tang co-founded Ardea Biosciences, Inc. and served as a director from its inception through its acquisition by AstraZeneca PLC in June 2012. From 2009 through its acquisition by Endo Pharmaceuticals, Inc. in 2010, he served as a director of Penwest Pharmaceuticals Co. From 2001 to 2008, Mr. Tang was a director of Trimeris, Inc. (acquired by Synageva Biopharma Corp.). Mr. Tang received a B.S. degree from Duke University. Mr. Tang’s qualifications to serve on our Board include his experience forming and building biotechnology companies, serving as a director of numerous biotechnology companies and serving as a manager of funds specializing in the area of life sciences.

Robert Rosen

Mr. Robert Harvey Rosen is President, Director of Heron Therapeutics, Inc. He has served as a director of Heron since July 2012. Mr. Rosen was appointed President of the Company in May 2013, and prior to that served as our Senior Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer since October 2012. Mr. Rosen has more than 25 years of experience serving in leadership positions in biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies and commercializing pharmaceutical products. From March 2012 to October 2012, Mr. Rosen served as Managing Partner of Scotia Nordic LLC, a life sciences advisory firm. From April 2011 to March 2012, Mr. Rosen served as Senior Vice President of Global Commercial Operations at Dendreon Corporation. From 2005 to 2011, he served as Global Head of Oncology at Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals, where he was responsible for the development of the oncology business unit for regions that included the Americas, Europe, Japan and Asia Pacific. During his tenure at Bayer, Mr. Rosen led the launch of Nexavar® (sorafenib) for the treatment of renal cell carcinoma and hepatocellular carcinoma. From 2002 to 2005, Mr. Rosen was Vice President of the Oncology Business Unit at Sanofi-Synthèlabo Inc., where he was responsible for the development of Sanofi’s U.S. oncology business and the launch of Eloxatin® (oxaliplatin) for colon cancer. Mr. Rosen has been a director of La Jolla Pharmaceutical Company, since July 2014. From November 2014 to December 2015, Mr. Rosen served as a director of Conkwest, Inc. (now NantKwest, Inc.). Mr. Rosen received a B.S. degree in pharmacy from Northeastern University. Mr. Rosen’s qualifications to serve on our Board include his extensive drug development and commercialization experience with other biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies.

Barry Quart

Dr. Barry D. Quart, Pharm.D., is Chief Executive Officer, Director of Heron Therapeutics, Inc. He has served as a director of Heron since June 2012. Dr. Quart was appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Company in May 2013. Dr. Quart has more than 25 years of experience serving in leadership positions in biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies and developing innovative pharmaceutical products. In 2006, Dr. Quart co-founded Ardea Biosciences, Inc. and served as its President and Chief Executive Officer from its inception through May 2013 and as a director through its acquisition by AstraZeneca PLC in June 2012. Previously, he was with Pfizer, Inc. as Senior Vice President of Pfizer Global Research and Development, and the director of Pfizer’s La Jolla Laboratories. Prior to Pfizer’s acquisition of the Warner-Lambert Company, Dr. Quart was President of Research and Development at Agouron Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a division of the Warner-Lambert Company. Dr. Quart joined Agouron in 1993 and was instrumental in the development and registration of Viracept® (nelfinavir). Dr. Quart also served as a director of Synageva Biopharma Corp. from June 2012 through its acquisition by Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. in June 2015. Dr. Quart received a Pharm.D. degree from the University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Quart’s qualifications to serve on our Board include his experience in senior management and as a director with other biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies and his prior drug development experience.

Robert Hoffman

Mr. Robert E. Hoffman is Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President - Finance of the Company. He joined us as Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President, Finance in April 2017. Prior to joining Heron, Mr. Hoffman served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Innovus Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, since September 2016. Prior to Innovus Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Mr. Hoffman was Chief Financial Officer of AnaptysBio, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, from July 2015 until September 2016. He was part of the founding management team of Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. in 1997, a biopharmaceutical company, ultimately serving as Senior Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer until March 2011, and then again from August 2011 until July 2015. From March 2011 to August 2011, he served as Chief Financial Officer for Polaris Group, a biopharmaceutical company. Mr. Hoffman is a member of the board of directors of CombiMatrix Corporation, a molecular diagnostics company, Kura Oncology, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, and MabVax Therapeutics Holdings, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company. He also is a member of the Financial Accounting Standards Board’s Small Business Advisory Committee and is a member of the steering committee of the Association of Bioscience Financial Officers. Mr. Hoffman received his B.B.A. from St. Bonaventure University, and is licensed as a C.P.A. (inactive) in the State of California.

Kimberly Manhard

Ms. Kimberly J. Manhard is Executive Vice President - Drug Development of Heron Therapeutics, Inc. She joined us as Executive Vice President, Drug Development in January 2016. Ms. Manhard served as a director of Heron from January 2014 until she joined the management team. Ms. Manhard has more than 25 years of experience in drug development, regulatory affairs and pharmaceutical operations. From May 2008 to January 2016, Ms. Manhard served as the Senior Vice President of Regulatory Affairs and Development Operations at Ardea Biosciences, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of AstraZeneca PLC. In her role at Ardea, Ms. Manhard was instrumental in the development and December 2015 regulatory approval of Zurampic® (lesinurad) for the treatment of hyperuricemia associated with gout. Prior to joining Ardea in 2006, Ms. Manhard was President of her own consultancy firm, Vice President of Regulatory Affairs for Exelixis, Inc. and held multiple regulatory positions at Agouron Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a division of the Warner-Lambert Company, supporting development and commercialization of anticancer and antiviral products, including Viracept® (nelfinavir). She was also previously with Bristol Myers Squibb Company in regulatory affairs, responsible for oncology compounds, including Taxol® (paclitaxel) and infectious disease compounds, including Videx® (didanosine) and Zerit® (stavudine). Ms. Manhard began her industry career in clinical research with Eli Lilly and Company and G.H. Besselaar Associates (Covance, Inc.). Ms. Manhard recieved a B.S. degree in zoology and a B.A. degree in French from the University of Florida.

David Szekeres

Mr. David L. Szekeres is Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Business Development, Corporate Secretary of the company. He joined us as Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Business Development and Corporate Secretary in March 2016. Mr. Szekeres has more than 15 years of legal and industry experience. From February 2014 to December 2015, Mr. Szekeres served as General Counsel, Chief Business Officer, Principal Financial Officer, and Corporate Secretary at Regulus Therapeutics, Inc. In that role, Mr. Szekeres played a critical role in overseeing the company’s business, financial and legal responsibilities as it developed into a clinical-stage corporation. From 2008 through its acquisition by Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. in 2014, Mr. Szekeres served as Deputy General Counsel, Chief Mergers and Acquisitions Counsel and Assistant Corporate Secretary at Life Technologies Corporation. From 2001 to 2006, Mr. Szekeres served as Corporate Attorney at a number of law firms, including O’Melveny & Myers LLP and Latham & Watkins LLP. Prior to 2001, Mr. Szekeres served as Senior Associate in Investment Banking at investment bank Robertson Stephens. Mr. Szekeres received a B.A. degree from the University of California, Irvine and a J.D. degree from Duke University School of Law.

Thomas Ottoboni

Dr. Thomas B. Ottoboni is Senior Vice President - Pharmaceutical and Preclinical Research and Development of the Company. He joined us as Vice President of Pharmaceutical Development in March 2012 and was promoted to Senior Vice President of Pharmaceutical and Preclinical Research and Development in July 2014. Dr. Ottoboni has more than 20 years of drug development experience. From 2010 until 2011, Dr. Ottoboni was Vice President of Research and Development at Talima Therapeutics, Inc., where he worked on the develpment of a drug delivery implant to treat onychomycosis. From 1996 to 2008, Dr. Ottoboni served as Executive Vice President of Strategy and Operations at POINT Biomedical Corp., where he developed several imaging and drug delivery systems. From May 1994 through July 1996, Dr. Ottoboni served as Manager of Systems Development and Drug Delivery Research for InSite Vision, Inc., where he developed ophthalmic pharmaceutical delivery systems. He previously served as Director of Drug Delivery at Vitaphore Corp. Dr. Ottoboni is an inventor on more than 20 U.S. patents in organic and macromolecular chemistry. He received a B.S. degree in chemistry and a Ph.D. in organic chemistry from the University of California, Berkeley.

Sean Ristine

Mr. Sean T. Ristine is Vice President - Human Resources of the Company. He joined us as Senior Director of Human Resources in August 2014 and was promoted to Vice President of Human Resources in September 2015. Mr. Ristine has more than 20 years of experience in human resources and business leadership. From September 2009 to August 2014, Mr. Ristine held key Human Resources positions at Cadence Pharmaceuticals, Inc., most recently as Senior Director of Human Resources and was instrumental in that function as Cadence grew to a commercial-stage company with over 200 employees located throughout the U.S. From 2004 through 2009, Mr. Ristine held Human Resources management roles of increasing responsibility at Kyocera Wireless Corp., including Director of Human Resources and Facilities. Prior to this, from 1995 to 2004, Mr. Ristine held positions at Kyocera America, Inc. including Manager of Human Resources. Mr. Ristine received a B.S. degree in Business and Organization Behavior from Brigham Young University and an M.B.A degree with an emphasis in Human Resources Management from San Diego State University.

Christian Waage

Mr. Christian Waage is Director of the Company. He has served as a director of Heron since June 2016. Mr. Waage has more than 15 years of regulatory, legal, and financial transaction experience primarily in the biotechnology industry. From 2013 to 2016, Mr. Waage held various positions at Receptos, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Celgene Corporation, most recently serving as Managing Director. Prior to its acquisition by Celgene Corporation in August 2015, Mr. Waage served as Senior Vice President and General Counsel of Receptos, Inc. From 2012 through its acquisition by Vista Equity Partners in August 2013, he served as Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary at Websense, Inc. From 2008 through its acquisition by AstraZeneca PLC in June 2012, Mr. Waage served as Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Ardea Biosciences, Inc. Prior to 2008, Mr. Waage served as a partner at DLA Piper LLP. Mr. Waage received a J.D. from the University of San Diego School of Law and a B.A. degree in economics from the University of California, San Diego. Mr. Waage’s qualifications to serve on our Board include his experience in regulatory, legal and finance.

Craig Johnson

Mr. Craig A. Johnson is Independent Director of Heron Therapeutics, Inc. He has served as a director of Heron since January 2014. Mr. Johnson has more than 25 years of experience serving in senior financial management roles and governing corporations, primarily in the biotechnology industry. Since 2013, Mr. Johnson has served as a director of Mirati Therapeutics, Inc. and La Jolla Pharmaceutical Company. Since 2015, Mr. Johnson has served as a director of GenomeDx Biosciences, Inc. Mr. Johnson served as a director of Ardea Biosciences, Inc. from 2008 through its acquisition by AstraZeneca PLC in June 2012. From 2011 to 2014, Mr. Johnson served as a director of Adamis Pharmaceuticals Corporation. From 2011 to 2012, he was Chief Financial Officer of PURE Bioscience, Inc. From 2010 to 2011, Mr. Johnson was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of NovaDel Pharma Inc. Mr. Johnson served as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of TorreyPines Therapeutics, Inc. from 2004 through its acquisition by Raptor Pharmaceuticals Corp. in 2009, and then as Vice President of a wholly-owned subsidiary of Raptor Pharmaceutical Corp. from 2009 to 2010. From 1994 to 2004, Mr. Johnson held various positions at MitoKor, Inc., most recently as Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President of Operations. Prior to 1994, Mr. Johnson held senior financial positions with several early-stage technology companies, and also practiced as a Certified Public Accountant with Price Waterhouse. Mr. Johnson received a B.B.A. degree in accounting from the University of Michigan-Dearborn. Mr. Johnson’s qualifications to serve on our Board include his experience as an executive officer and as a director of numerous life sciences companies.

John Poyhonen

Mr. John W. Poyhonen is Independent Director of Heron Therapeutics, Inc. He has served as a director of Heron since January 2014. Mr. Poyhonen has more than 25 years of experience serving in leadership positions in biotechnology, pharmaceutical and food ingredient companies and commercializing innovative products. Mr. Poyhonen is currently the President, Chief Executive Officer and a director of Senomyx, Inc. He joined Senomyx in 2003 as Vice President and Chief Business Officer; was promoted in 2004 to Vice President and Chief Financial and Business Officer; was named Senior Vice President, Chief Financial and Business Officer in 2006; was promoted to President and Chief Operating Officer in 2009; and promoted to his current role in January 2014. From 1996 to 2003, Mr. Poyhonen served in various sales and marketing positions for Agouron Pharmaceuticals, Inc., most recently as Vice President of National Sales. Prior to holding this position, Mr. Poyhonen served as Vice President of Marketing and Vice President of National Accounts. He was previously a director of Ardea Biosciences, Inc. from 2007 through its acquisition by AstraZeneca PLC in June 2012. Mr. Poyhonen received a B.A. degree in marketing from Michigan State University and a M.B.A. degree from the University of Kansas. Mr. Poyhonen’s qualifications to serve on our Board include his senior management experience in corporate and commercial strategy, business development, risk management, finance and operations.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Kevin Tang

140,998

Robert Rosen

3,764,380

Barry Quart

3,772,330

Robert Hoffman

--

Kimberly Manhard

6,342,980

David Szekeres

--

Thomas Ottoboni

--

Sean Ristine

--

Christian Waage

506,275

Craig Johnson

845,184

John Poyhonen

211,733
As Of  31 Dec 2016