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Horizon Pharma PLC (HZNP.OQ)

HZNP.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Timothy Walbert

50 2010 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

Paul Hoelscher

52 2014 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Barry Moze

63 2017 Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer

Brian Beeler

44 2015 Executive Vice President, General Counsel

Robert Carey

58 2014 Executive Vice President, Chief Business Officer

Michael DesJardin

59 2017 Executive Vice President - Technical Operations

George Hampton

47 2016 Executive Vice President - Primary Care Business Unit

David Happel

54 2016 Executive Vice President - Orphan Business Unit

Jeffrey Sherman

62 2014 Executive Vice President - Research and Development and Chief Medical Officer

Vikram Karnani

42 2014 Senior Vice President - Rheumatology Business Unit

David Kelly

56 2016 Company Secretary

Michael Grey

2012 Lead Independent Director

James Shannon

60 2017 Director

Pascale Witz

50 2017 Director

William Daniel

65 2014 Independent Director

Jeffrey Himawan

52 2007 Independent Director

Ronald Pauli

56 2011 Independent Director

Gino Santini

60 2012 Independent Director

H. Thomas Watkins

64 2014 Independent Director

Tina Ventura

2016 Senior Vice President, Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Timothy Walbert

Mr. Timothy P. Walbert is Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of the Company. He has served as our president and chief executive officer since June 2008 and has served as the chairman of our Board since March 2010. From May 2007 to June 2009, Mr. Walbert served as president, chief executive officer and director of IDM Pharma, Inc., a public biopharmaceutical company which was acquired by Takeda America Holdings, Inc. in June 2009. Prior to that, Mr. Walbert served as executive vice president, commercial operations of NeoPharm, Inc., a public biopharmaceutical company. From June 2001 to August 2005, Mr. Walbert served as divisional vice president and general manager, Immunology, where he led the global development and launch of the multi-indication biologic HUMIRA and divisional vice president, global cardiovascular strategy at Abbott, now AbbVie. Mr. Walbert also serves as chairman of the board of Egalet Corporation, a public pharmaceutical company, and sits on the board of directors of Sucampo Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a public biopharmaceutical company. Mr. Walbert serves as Chairman of the Illinois Biotechnology Innovation Organization (iBio) and sits on the board of directors of the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA), Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO), World Business Chicago (WBC) and the Greater Chicago Arthritis Foundation. Mr. Walbert previously served on the board of directors of Raptor, a public biopharmaceutical company, from 2010 to 2014, and XOMA Corporation, a public biotechnology company, from 2010 to 2017. Mr. Walbert received his bachelor of arts degree in business from Muhlenberg College, in Allentown, Pennsylvania.

Paul Hoelscher

Mr. Paul W. Hoelscher is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company. He has served as our executive vice president, chief financial officer since October 2014. Previously, Mr. Hoelscher was our executive vice president, finance from June 2014 through September 2014. Prior to joining Horizon Pharma, Mr. Hoelscher served as senior vice president, finance — treasury and corporate development of OfficeMax, Inc., from August 2013 to May 2014, and as vice president, finance — treasury and corporate development of OfficeMax from August 2012 to July 2013. From May 2011 to May 2012, Mr. Hoelscher served as vice president, finance integration of Alberto Culver Company, a beauty care company which was acquired by Unilever in 2011. Prior to that, Mr. Hoelscher served as vice president, international finance and treasurer from 2010 to May 2011 and vice president, corporate controller from 2004 to 2010. Mr. Hoelscher also served in various positions in the audit practice at KPMG LLP from 1986 to 1993 and currently serves on the board of trustees of the Illinois Chapter of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Mr. Hoelscher received his bachelor of science degree in accountancy from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and is a certified public accountant.

Barry Moze

Mr. Barry J. Moze is Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer of the Company. Prior to that, Mr. Moze was our executive vice president, chief operating officer from February 2016 to January 2017 and was our executive vice president, corporate development from May 2014 to January 2016. Prior to joining Horizon Pharma, Mr. Moze spent more than 28 years as a partner of Crystal Clear Communications, a consulting firm focused on the development and execution of corporate strategies. Prior to Crystal Clear, Mr. Moze was a founder and president of Review Services and Asset Management Group, a licensed investment advisory firm. Mr. Moze serves on the board of directors of Palermo Villa.

Brian Beeler

Mr. Brian K. Beeler is Executive Vice President, General Counsel of the Company. He has served as our executive vice president, general counsel since May 2015. Mr. Beeler previously served as our senior vice president, legal and chief compliance officer from January 2015 until May 2015 and as our associate general counsel and chief compliance officer from January 2013 until January 2015. Prior to joining Horizon Pharma, Mr. Beeler served as associate general counsel for Fenwal, Inc., a global blood technology company, from December 2008 until December 2012. Before that, Mr. Beeler was senior counsel, business development, commercial and research and development at TAP Pharmaceuticals and Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America and also previously served as chief compliance officer at Schwartz Pharma. Mr. Beeler received a bachelor’s degree in history from Purdue University, an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and a JD from the Indiana University School of Law.

Robert Carey

Mr. Robert F. Carey is Executive Vice President, Chief Business Officer of the Company. He has served as our executive vice president, chief business officer since March 2014. Prior to that, Mr. Carey spent more than 11 years as managing director and head of the life sciences investment banking group at JMP Securities LLC, a full-service investment bank. Prior to JMP, Mr. Carey was a managing director in the healthcare groups at Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein and Vector Securities. Mr. Carey also has held roles at Red Hen Bread, InStadium, Shearson Lehman Hutton and Ernst & Whinney. Mr. Carey serves on the board of directors of Argos Therapeutics Inc. and Sangamo Therapeutics, Inc., each a public pharmaceutical company. Mr. Carey received his bachelor of science degree in accounting from the University of Notre Dame.

Michael DesJardin

Mr. Michael A. DesJardin is Executive Vice President - Technical Operations of the company since February 2017. Mr. DesJardin previously served as our senior vice president, technical operations from October 2016 to November 2016 and as our senior vice president, life cycle management from December 2016 to January 2017. Prior to joining Horizon Pharma, Mr. DesJardin was the senior vice president of technical operations at Raptor from April 2015 to October 2016. Prior to that, Mr. DesJardin served as senior vice president of product development at Jazz Pharmaceuticals Public Limited Company (formerly Jazz Pharmaceuticals, Inc.) (Jazz) from July 2004 to March 2015. Mr. DesJardin spent nine years as an executive director and engineering fellow at ALZA Corporation and spent 15 years at the DOW Chemical Company working in pharmaceutical and agricultural chemical development for Marion Merrill Dow. Mr. DesJardin has over 35 years of experience in pharmaceutical development. Mr. DesJardin received a bachelor of science degree in chemical engineering from the University of California, Berkeley and is a registered professional engineer in the State of California.

George Hampton

Mr. George P. Hampton is Executive Vice President - Primary Care Business Unit of the company since October 2016. Previously, Mr. Hampton served as executive vice president, orphan and primary care business units and international operations from February 2016 to October 2016, as our executive vice president, orphan business unit and international operations from August 2015 to February 2016 and as our group vice president, international operations from April 2015 to August 2015. Prior to joining Horizon Pharma as a full time employee, Mr. Hampton served as our consultant since 2008. From 2009 until February 2015, Mr. Hampton served as president and chief executive officer of Global Village Concerns, a privately held technology company. Mr. Hampton has more than 20 years of experience as an executive in the pharmaceutical and biotech industries on both a national and international scale including specific expertise in the autoimmune, primary care, orthopedic, diabetes, anti-infectives and cardiovascular areas. Mr. Hampton holds a bachelor of science degree from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio.

David Happel

Mr. David A. Happel is Executive Vice President - Orphan Business Unit of the company since October 2016. Prior to joining Horizon Pharma, Mr. Happel served as chief commercial officer of Raptor, where he led the global commercialization of PROCYSBI® and QUINSAIR™, from October 2014 to October 2016 and served as chief commercial officer of Allergen Research Corporation, a developer of treatments for food allergies from May 2014 to October 2014. Prior to that, Mr. Happel led the commercial functions at Dynavax Technologies, a drug development and vaccine company, from June 2013 to April 2014 and Aerovance, Inc., a biotechnology company, from June 2012 to July 2013. Mr. Happel has 30 years of experience in the healthcare industry with the last 15 years dedicated to developing and commercializing treatments for rare diseases. Mr. Happel received a bachelor of arts in chemistry from Indiana University and a master’s degree in marketing from Indiana State University.

Jeffrey Sherman

Dr. Jeffrey W. Sherman, M.D., FACP. is Executive Vice President - Research and Development and Chief Medical Officer of the Company. He has served as our executive vice president, research and development and chief medical officer since September 2014. From June 2011 until September 2014, Dr. Sherman served as our executive vice president, development, manufacturing and regulatory affairs and chief medical officer and from June 2009 until June 2011, Dr. Sherman served as our executive vice president, development and regulatory affairs and chief medical officer. From June 2009 to June 2010, Dr. Sherman served as president and board member of the Drug Information Association, a nonprofit professional association of members who work in government regulatory, academia, patient advocacy, and the pharmaceutical and medical device industry. Prior to June 2009, Dr. Sherman held other management roles at IDM Pharma, Inc., Takeda Global Research & Development, NeoPharm, Inc. and G.D. Searle, LLC/Pharmacia. He also serves on the board of Strongbridge Biopharma plc, a public global commercial-stage biopharmaceutical company, and the Board of Advisors of the Center for Information and Study on Clinical Research Participation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to educating and informing the public, patients, medical/research communities, the media, and policy makers about clinical research and the role each party plays in the process. Dr. Sherman is an adjunct assistant professor of Medicine at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and is a member of a number of professional societies as well as a diplomat of the National Board of Medical Examiners and the American Board of Internal Medicine. Dr. Sherman received his M.D. from the Rosalind Franklin University/Chicago Medical School. Dr. Sherman completed an internal medicine internship, residency and chief medical residency at Northwestern University as well as fellowship training at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF).

Vikram Karnani

Mr. Vikram Karnani is Senior Vice President - Rheumatology Business Unit of the company. Mr. Karnani joined Horizon Pharma in July 2014 as group vice president and general manager, specialty business unit and has served as our senior vice president, rheumatology business unit since February 2017. Prior to joining Horizon Pharma, Mr. Karnani was with Fresenius Kabi, a global health care company, where he served as vice president of the therapeutics and cell therapy business, from October 2011 to July 2014. Mr. Karnani also held various positions in business development, corporate strategy and strategic marketing within Fenwal Inc., a global blood technology company, that was acquired by Fresenius Kabi, from November 2008 to October 2011. Mr. Karnani brings nearly 16 years of cross functional expertise across a multitude of industries, including medical devices, management consulting, semiconductors and cellular telecommunications. Mr. Karnani has a master’s degree from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, a master’s degree in electrical engineering from Case Western Reserve University, and a bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering from University of Bombay, India.

David Kelly

Mr. David G. Kelly is Company Secretary of the Company. Mr. Kelly has served as our company secretary since November 2014 and as our executive vice president, managing director, Ireland, since September 2014. Prior to joining Horizon, Mr. Kelly served as chief financial officer of the Vidara Therapeutics Group from February 2012 to September 2014, and was previously chief financial officer of AGI Therapeutics plc, a publicly-listed Irish pharmaceutical company, from May 2005 to January 2012. Mr. Kelly also served as senior vice president, finance and planning of Warner Chilcott plc (formerly Galen Holdings plc), a fully integrated specialty pharmaceutical company based in Northern Ireland. In addition, Mr. Kelly held roles at Elan Corporation and KPMG LLP. Mr. Kelly holds a B.A. in economics from Trinity College, Dublin and is also a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland (ACA).

Michael Grey

Mr. Michael G. Grey is Lead Independent Director of the Company. He has served as the executive chairman of Amplyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Amplyx), a biotechnology company since January 2017, as chairman and chief executive officer of Reneo Pharmaceuticals, a biotechnology company that he co-founded, since September 2014 and as a venture partner at Pappas Ventures since January 2010. From October 2015 to December 2016, Mr. Grey served as the president and chief executive officer of Amplyx and from February 2011 to June 2014, Mr. Grey served as president and chief executive officer of Lumena Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biotechnology company, which was acquired by Shire plc in June 2014. Mr. Grey has 40 years of experience in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries, and has held senior positions at a number of companies, including president and chief executive officer of SGX Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (sold to Eli Lilly and Company in 2008), president and chief executive officer of Trega Biosciences, Inc. (sold to LION Bioscience, Inc. in 2001) and president of BioChem Therapeutic Inc. Mr. Grey also serves on the board of directors of BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. and Mirati Therapeutics, Inc., each a public biopharmaceutical company, and on the board of directors of Amplyx, Balance Therapeutics, Inc. and Biothera Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Mr. Grey received a bachelor of science degree in chemistry from the University of Nottingham in the United Kingdom.

James Shannon

Dr. James Samuel Shannon M.D., is Director of the company. He has served as chief medical officer of GlaxoSmithKline from 2012 until 2015. Prior to joining GlaxoSmithKline, Dr. Shannon served as interim president and chief executive officer of Cerimon Pharmaceuticals from 2009 until 2010. Prior to joining Cerimon Pharmaceuticals, over the span of more than 10 years, Dr. Shannon held a series of positions at Novartis International AG, eventually serving as global head, pharmaceutical development. Dr. Shannon also serves on the board of directors of MannKind Corporation, ProQR Therapeutics, Immodulon Therapeutics and MyTomorrows. Dr. Shannon received an MD and a bachelor of science in anatomy from Queen’s University in Belfast.

Pascale Witz

Ms. Pascale Witz is Director of the company. She has served as executive vice president, global diabetes and cardiovascular, at Sanofi S.A. from 2013 until 2016. Prior to joining Sanofi S.A., over the span of more than 17 years, Ms. Witz held a series of positions at GE Healthcare, eventually serving as president and chief executive officer, medical diagnostics. Ms. Witz also serves on the board of directors of Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGaA, Savencia SA and Regulus Therapeutics. Ms. Witz received an MBA in economics and marketing from INSEAD and a master’s degree in biochemistry from INSA Lyon.

William Daniel

Mr. William Francis Daniel is Independent Director of the Company. He is a Chartered Director and Chartered Accountant, is currently a member of the board of directors of Malin Corporation plc, an Irish-based public global life sciences company. Mr. Daniel was President of the Institute of Directors of Ireland from May 2013 to May 2015, and was originally elected to the board of the Institute of Directors in Ireland in June 2010. Mr. Daniel was Executive Vice President and Company Secretary of Elan Corporation plc, a public biotechnology company, and served in that role from December 2001 to December 2013, until the merger of Elan with Perrigo Company plc. He was previously an Executive Director of Elan between 2003 and 2007, having joined the organization as Financial Controller in 1994. He was also a former President of the Financial Executives’ Association of Ireland. Mr. Daniel graduated with a degree in Commerce from the University College Dublin.

Jeffrey Himawan

Dr. Jeffrey Himawan, Ph.D. is Independent Director of the Company. He has been a managing director of Essex Woodlands Health Ventures, a venture capital firm, since 2003, where he joined as a partner in 1999. Prior to that, Dr. Himawan co-founded Seed-One Ventures, an early-stage venture capital firm, where he served as a managing director from 1996 to 1999. Dr. Himawan also currently serves on the board of directors of Catalyst Biosciences, Inc. and MediciNova, Inc., each a public biopharmaceutical company, and on the board of directors of Light Sciences Oncology, Inc. and OMT Therapeutics, Inc. Dr. Himawan received a bachelor of science degree in biology from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and his doctorate in biological chemistry and molecular pharmacology from Harvard University.

Ronald Pauli

Mr. Ronald Edwin Pauli is Independent Director of the Company. He has served as chief financial officer of BioQ Pharma, Inc., a private specialty pharmaceutical company, since August 2014. Prior to that, Mr. Pauli was an independent financial consultant to the pharmaceutical industry from September 2012 to July 2014 and held senior positions at a number of biopharmaceutical companies, including chief financial officer at Sagent Pharmaceuticals, Inc. from April 2007 to August 2012, chief financial officer at NeoPharm, Inc. from 2006 to 2007 and corporate controller and interim chief financial officer at Abraxis BioScience, Inc. (formerly American Pharmaceutical Partners, Inc.) from 2002 to 2006. In addition, Mr. Pauli previously served as corporate controller for Applied Power, Inc. and R.P. Scherer Corporation, held multiple finance positions at Kmart Corporation and began his career with Ernst & Whinney. Mr. Pauli received a bachelor of science degree in accounting from Michigan State University and a master’s degree in finance from Walsh College.

Gino Santini

Mr. Gino Santini is Independent Director of the Company. He is currently serves as the chairman of the board of directors of AMAG Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a public biopharmaceutical company, and serves on the board of directors of Intercept Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Collegium Pharmaceutical, Inc., each a public biopharmaceutical company. Mr. Santini serves on the board of directors of Allena Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Artax Biopharma Inc. and Intarcia Therapeutics, Inc., each a private biopharmaceutical company, and is retired from a distinguished career with Eli Lilly and Company, a public pharmaceutical company. Mr. Santini previously served on the board of directors of Sorin SpA, a public medical products group, from 2012 to 2015, when it was acquired by LivaNova PLC and Vitae Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a public biotechnology company, from 2014 to 2016. During his tenure at Eli Lilly and Company from June 1983 to December 2010, Mr. Santini held various leadership positions. Mr. Santini, fluent in four languages, holds an undergraduate degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Bologna and a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Rochester.

H. Thomas Watkins

Mr. H. Thomas Watkins is Independent Director of the Company. He has served as chairman of the board of directors of Vanda Pharmaceuticals Inc., a public biopharmaceutical company, since March 2014. Prior to that, Mr. Watkins was the president and chief executive officer and a director of Human Genome Sciences (HGS), a public biopharmaceutical company, from 2004 until HGS was acquired by GlaxoSmithKline in 2012. Before leading HGS, Mr. Watkins spent over twenty years in senior roles at Abbott Laboratories and its affiliates in the United States and Asia, most recently serving as the president of TAP Pharmaceutical Products, Inc. (TAP), which was jointly owned by Abbott and Takeda Pharmaceutical Company, Inc. During his tenure, he led the growth of TAP from approximately $2 billion to over $4 billion in annual revenue. Mr. Watkins began his career in 1974 with Arthur Andersen & Co. From 1979 to 1985, he was a management consultant with McKinsey and Company, Inc., working with multinational companies in the United States, Europe and Japan. Mr. Watkins holds a bachelor’s degree from the College of William and Mary, and a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business. Mr. Watkins is also a member of the board of directors of BIO and a member of the board of visitors of The College of William and Mary.

Tina Ventura