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OPKO Health Inc (OPK.OQ)

OPK.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Phillip Frost

80 2007 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Jane Hsiao

69 2007 Vice Chairman of the Board, Chief Technical Officer

Adam Logal

39 2014 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President

Steven Rubin

56 2007 Executive Vice President - Administration, Director

Akhtar Ashfaq

2017 Senior Vice President - Clinical Research and Development of OPKO Health's Renal Division

Thomas Nusbickel

2017 Chief Commercial Officer of the Company's Renal Division

Richard Krasno

75 2017 Independent Director

Richard Lerner

78 2007 Independent Director

John Paganelli

82 2007 Independent Director

Richard Pfenniger

61 2008 Independent Director

Alice Yu

73 2009 Independent Director

Anne Fields

IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Phillip Frost

Dr. Phillip Frost, M.D. serves as Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of the Company. He was named Chairman of the Board of Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. (“Ladenburg Thalmann”) (NYSE MKT:LTS), an investment banking, asset management, and securities brokerage firm providing services through its principal operating subsidiary, Ladenburg Thalmann & Co. Inc., in July 2006 and has been a director of Ladenburg Thalmann from 2001 until 2002 and again since 2004. Dr. Frost is Vice Chairman of Cogint, Inc. (NASDAQ MKT:COGT), an information solutions provider focused on the data-fusion market, and a director for each of Castle Brands (NYSE MKT:ROX), a developer and marketer of premium brand spirits, Cocrystal Pharma, Inc. (OTCBB:COCP), a publicly traded biotechnology company developing new treatments for viral diseases, and Sevion Therapeutics, Inc. (OTCBB:SVON), a clinical stage company which discovers and develops next-generation biologics for the treatment of cancer and immunological diseases. He serves as a member of the Board of Trustees of the University of Miami, the Skolkovo Foundation Scientific Advisory Council in Russia, the Shanghai Institute for Advanced Immunochemical Studies in China, and The Florida Council of 100 and as a Trustee of each of the Miami Jewish Home for the Aged and the Mount Sinai Medical Center. Dr. Frost served as a director of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries, Limited, or Teva (NYSE:TEVA) from January 2006 until February 2015 and had served as Chairman of the Board of Teva from March 2010 until December 2014 and as Vice Chairman from January 2006 until March 2010. Dr. Frost previously served as a director for TransEnterix, Inc., SafeStitch Medical Inc. prior to its merger with TransEnterix, Inc. and PROLOR Biotech, Inc. prior to its acquisition by the Company in August 2013, as Governor and Co-Vice Chairman of the American Stock Exchange (now NYSE MKT), and as a member of the Board of Trustees of the Scripps Research Institute until November 2012.

Jane Hsiao

Dr. Jane H. Hsiao, Ph.D. serves as Vice Chairman of the Board, Chief Technical Officer of the Company. She has served as Chairman of the Board of Non-Invasive Monitoring Systems, Inc. (OTCBB:NIMU), a medical device company, since October 2008 and was named Interim Chief Executive Officer of Non-Invasive Monitoring Systems, Inc. in February 2012. Dr. Hsiao is also a director of each of TransEnterix, Inc. (OTCBB:TRXC), a medical device company, Neovasc, Inc. (TSXV:NVC), a company developing and marketing medical specialty vascular devices, and Cocrystal Pharma, Inc. (OTCBB: COCP), formerly Biozone Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a publicly traded biotechnology company developing new treatments for viral diseases. Dr. Hsiao previously served as a director for Sorrento Therapeutics, Inc. (OTCBB:SRNE), a development stage biopharmaceutical company, PROLOR Biotech, Inc. prior to its acquisition by the Company in August 2013, and as Chairman of the Board of SafeSitch Medical, Inc. prior to its merger with TransEnterix, Inc. Dr. Hsiao served as the Vice Chairman-Technical Affairs of IVAX from 1995 to January 2006. Dr. Hsiao served as Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of IVAX Animal Health, IVAX’s veterinary products subsidiary, from 1998 to 2006.

Adam Logal

Mr. Adam E. Logal serves as Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer of the Company. He served as OPKO’s Vice President of Finance, Chief Accounting Officer and Treasurer from July 2012 until March 2014 and as OPKO’s Director of Finance, Chief Accounting Officer and Treasurer from March 2007 until July 2012. He currently serves on the board of directors of VBI Vaccines, Inc. (NASDAQ:VBIV), a commercial-stage biopharmaceutical which develops, produces and markets next generation of vaccines to address unmet needs in infectious disease and immuno-oncology. From 2002 to 2007, Mr. Logal served in senior management of Nabi Biopharmaceuticals, a publicly traded, biopharmaceutical company engaged in the development and commercialization of proprietary products. Mr. Logal held various positions of increasing responsibility at Nabi Biopharmaceuticals, last serving as Senior Director of Accounting and Reporting.

Steven Rubin

Mr. Steven D. Rubin, Esq. J.D. serves as Executive Vice President - Administration, Director of the Company. He currently serves on the board of directors of SciVac Therapeutics, Inc. (OTCBB: SVACF), a commercial-stage biopharmaceutical which develops, produces and markets biological products for human healthcare in Israel, IDI, Inc. (NYSE MKT: IDI), an information solutions provider focused on the data-fusion market, Kidville, Inc. (OTCBB:KVIL), which operates large, upscale facilities, catering to newborns through five-year-old children and their families and offers a wide range of developmental classes for newborns to five-year-olds, Non-Invasive Monitoring Systems, Inc. (OTCBB:NIMU), a medical device company, Tiger X Medical, Inc. (OTCBB:CDOM), previously an early-stage orthopedic medical device company specializing in designing, developing and marketing reconstructive joint devices and spinal surgical devices, Cocrystal Pharma, Inc. (OTCBB: COCP), formerly Biozone Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a publicly traded biotechnology company developing new treatments for viral diseases, Sevion Therapeutics, Inc. (OTCBB:SVON), a clinical stage company which discovers and develops next-generation biologics for the treatment of cancer and immunological diseases, Castle Brands, Inc. (NYSE MKT:ROX), a developer and marketer of premium brand spirits, and Neovasc, Inc. (TSXV:NVC), a company developing and marketing medical specialty vascular devices. Mr. Rubin previously served as a director of Dreams, Inc. (NYSE MKT: DRJ), a vertically integrated sports licensing and products company, Safestitch Medical, Inc. prior to its merger with TransEnterix, Inc., and PROLOR Biotech, Inc., prior to its acquisition by the Company in August 2013. Mr. Rubin served as the Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of IVAX from August 2001 until September 2006.

Akhtar Ashfaq

Dr. Akhtar Ashfaq, M.D. serves as Senior Vice President - Clinical Research and Development of Renal Division of the Company. He supports the ongoing adoption of RAYALDEE ® (calcifediol) extended-release capsules by healthcare professionals who care for patients with stage 3 or 4 chronic kidney disease (CKD). He will lead the further development of RAYALDEE for the treatment of secondary hyperparathyroidism (SHPT) in adults with stage 5 CKD and vitamin D insufficiency who require regular hemodialysis. He also will lead the development of ALPHAREN ® (fermagate) tablets for the treatment of hyperphosphatemia in adults with stage 5 CKD. Dr. Ashfaq was previously with AstraZeneca, where he served as Executive Director and Head of the CKD Program within Global Medical Affairs. Prior to Astra Zeneca, Dr. Ashfaq was with Amgen where he served as Medical Director and North American Medical Lead for Epogen and Aranesp. He is an academic nephrologist by training and has more than 15 years of clinical experience.

Thomas Nusbickel

Mr. Thomas Nusbickel has been appointed as Chief Commercial Officer of the Renal Division at OPKO Health, Inc. effective February 7, 2017. Until this date, he served as Senior Vice President of Marketing and Market Access at the Company (from 2016). Mr. Nusbickel has 30 years of commercial biopharmaceutical experience leading launches for specialty products at Abbott Laboratories, Amgen, Hospira and Pfizer.

Richard Krasno

Dr. Richard M. Krasno, Ph.D. serves as Independent Director of the Company. He served as the executive director of the William R. Kenan, Jr. Charitable Trust from 1999 to 2014 and, from 1999 to 2010, as president of the four affiliated William R. Kenan, Jr. Funds. Prior to joining the Trust, Dr. Krasno was the president of the Monterey Institute of International Studies in Monterey, California. From 2004 to 2012, Dr. Krasno also served as a director of the University of North Carolina Health Care System and served as chairman of the board of directors from 2009 to 2012. From 1981 to 1998, he served as president and chief executive officer of the Institute of International Education in New York. He also served as Deputy Assistant Secretary of Education in Washington, D.C. from 1979 to 1980. Dr. Krasno currently serves as a director of Ladenburg Thalmann (NYSEMKT: LTS), Castle Brands, Inc. (NYSEMKT: ROX) and BioCardia, Inc. (OTCMKTS:BCDA). Dr. Krasno holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of Illinois and a Ph.D. from Stanford.

Richard Lerner

Prof. Dr. Richard Alan Lerner, M.D. serves as Independent Director of the Company. He served as President of The Scripps Research Institute, a private, non-profit biomedical research organization, from 1986 until 2011 and is currently serving as an institute professor. Dr. Lerner is a member of numerous scientific associations, including the National Academy of Science and the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences. Dr. Lerner serves as director of Sequenom, Inc. (Nasdaq:SQNM), a life sciences company. He is also a director for Intra-Cellular Therapies, a privately held biotechnology company. He previously served as a director of Kraft Foods, Inc. and Teva.

John Paganelli

Mr. John A. Paganelli serves as Independent Director of the Company. He served as the Company’s Interim Chief Executive Officer and secretary from June 29, 2005 through March 27, 2007, and Chairman of our Board from December 2003 through March 27, 2007. Mr. Paganelli served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Transamerica Life Insurance Company of New York from 1992 to 1997. Since 1987, Mr. Paganelli has been a partner in RFG Associates, a financial planning organization. Mr. Paganelli is also the Managing Partner of Pharos Systems Partners, LLC, an investment company, and he is Chairman of the Board of Pharos Systems International, a software company. He was Vice President and Executive Vice President of PEG Capital Management, an investment advisory organization, from 1987 until 2000. From 1980 to January 2003, Mr. Paganelli was an officer and director-stockholder of Mike Barnard Chevrolet, Inc., an automobile dealership. Mr. Paganelli also serves as a director of Western New York Energy, LLC and is on the Board of Trustees of Paul Smith’s College.

Richard Pfenniger

Mr. Richard C. Pfenniger, Jr. serves as Independent Director of the Company. He served as Interim CEO of Vein Clinics of America, Inc., a privately held company that specializes in the treatment of vein disease, from May 2014 to February 2015 and as Interim CEO of IntegraMed America, Inc., a privately held company that operates highly specialized outpatient centers, from January 2013 to June 2013. He served as Chief Executive Officer and President for Continucare Corporation (NYSE:CNU), a provider of primary care physician and practice management services, from October 2003 until October 2011, and served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Continucare Corporation from September 2002 until October 2011. Previously, Mr. Pfenniger served as the Chief Executive Officer and Vice Chairman of Whitman Education Group, Inc. from 1997 through June 2003. Prior to joining Whitman, he served as the Chief Operating Officer of IVAX from 1994 to 1997, and, from 1989 to 1994, he served as the Senior Vice President-Legal Affairs and General Counsel of IVAX Corporation. Mr. Pfenniger currently serves as a director of GP Strategies Corporation (NYSE:GPX), a corporate education and training company, TransEnterix, Inc. (OTCBB:TRXC), a medical device company, Wright Investors’ Services Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB:WISH), an investment management and financial advisory firm, and IntegraMed America (NASDAQ: INMD), a specialty healthcare services company that offers business management services to fertility centers and vein clinics. He previously served as a director of Safestitch Medical, Inc. prior to its merger with TransEnterix, Inc.

Alice Yu

Dr. Alice Lin-Tsing Yu, M.D. Ph.D. serves as Independent Director of the Company. She has served as Distinguished Chair Professor and Co-Director of The Institute of Stem Cell & Translational Cancer Research at Chang Gung Memorial Hospital. From 2003 to May, 2013, Dr. Yu served as Distinguished Research Fellow and Associate Director at the Genomics Research Center, Academia Sinica, in Taiwan. She has also served as a Professor of Pediatrics for the University of California in San Diego since 1994. Previously, she was the Chief of Pediatric Hematology Oncology at the University of California in San Diego. Dr. Yu has also served in several government-appointed positions and is a member of numerous scientific committees and associations.

Anne Fields

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Phillip Frost

3,060,600

Jane Hsiao

2,851,600

Adam Logal

1,655,600

Steven Rubin

2,701,600

Akhtar Ashfaq

--

Thomas Nusbickel

--

Richard Krasno

--

Richard Lerner

96,100

John Paganelli

97,350

Richard Pfenniger

98,600

Alice Yu

88,600

Anne Fields

--
As Of  31 Dec 2016