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SIGA Technologies Inc (SIGA.OQ)

SIGA.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Eric Rose

66 2016 Executive Chairman of the Board

Phillip Gomez

49 2016 Chief Executive Officer, Director

Daniel Luckshire

44 2011 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Secretary

Dennis Hruby

63 2000 Chief Scientific Officer, Vice President

James Antal

65 2004 Independent Director

Michael Bayer

66 2008 Independent Director

Thomas Constance

81 2001 Independent Director

Jeffrey Kindler

61 2013 Independent Director

Joseph Marshall

64 2009 Independent Director

Paul Savas

55 2004 Independent Director

Bruce Slovin

79 2008 Independent Director

Andrew Stern

63 2010 Independent Director

Todd Fromer

IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Eric Rose

Dr. Eric A. Rose, M.D. serves as Executive Chairman of the Board of the Company. He was Chief Executive Officer of SIGA Technologies, Inc. Dr. Rose has served as a director of SIGA since April 19, 2001 and served as Interim Chief Executive Officer of SIGA during April-June 2001. Dr. Rose chaired the Department of Health Evidence & Policy at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine from 2008 to 2012, which he now serves as professor. From 1994 through 2007, Dr. Rose served as Chairman of the Department of Surgery and Surgeon-in-Chief of the Columbia Presbyterian Center of New York Presbyterian Hospital. Dr. Rose is a graduate of both Columbia College and Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons. In addition to his roles at SIGA, Dr. Rose holds a position as Executive Vice President – Life Sciences at MacAndrews & Forbes Incorporated, a related party to SIGA. In April 2013, he became a director for Mesoblast Inc. where he serves as chair of the scientific and technology committee. In 2015, Dr. Rose became a director of Abiomed, Inc. Dr. Rose’s experience and training as a practicing physician and a nationally recognized cardiothoracic surgeon enables him to bring valuable insight to the Board of Directors, including his understanding of the scientific aspects of our business and the ability to assist in prioritizing opportunities for drug development. In addition, Dr. Rose managed a large research portfolio and an extensive research and education budget at the Columbia Presbyterian Center, giving him a critical perspective on drug discovery and development and the issues facing pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies.

Phillip Gomez

Dr. Phillip Louis Gomez, III, serves as Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. Prior to joining SIGA, Dr. Gomez was a Principal in the Pharma & Life Sciences Management Consulting Practice at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (“PwC”) since 2011. At PwC, and at PRTM Management Consultants (“PRTM”), where he was a Director from 2007-2011 prior its acquisition by PwC, Dr. Gomez led the team that focused on the development and execution of business strategies for leading pharmaceutical companies, governmental agencies, academic medical centers, and foundations with respect to product development and manufacturing of pharmaceutical products. Dr. Gomez joined PRTM from the Vaccine Research Center at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases at the National Institutes of Health (“NIH”), where he worked from 2001 – 2007 and established the Vaccine Production Program, which manufactured vaccines for clinical trials against HIV, SARS, Ebola, West Nile Virus and Influenza. Prior to NIH, Dr. Gomez spent more than nine years in the pharmaceutical industry at Abbott Laboratories, Sanofi Pasteur, and Baxter Healthcare Corporation in positions of increasing responsibility, leading process/product development initiatives and project teams for the development of multiple biologic products. Dr. Gomez holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Dartmouth College, a Master of Science and a Doctor of Philosophy in chemical engineering from Lehigh University, and a Master of Business Administration from the Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland.

Daniel Luckshire

Mr. Daniel J. Luckshire is the Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Secretary of SIGA Technologies Inc. Prior to joining SIGA, Mr. Luckshire was a strategic advisor and private investor for a broad range of companies who are leaders within specialized market segments. Between 1998 and 2008, Mr. Luckshire was an investment banker at Merrill Lynch & Co., where he held positions of responsibility. Prior to his employment with Merrill Lynch, Mr. Luckshire was a member of the management team that built USI Insurance Services into a national insurance brokerage and was a CPA at Price Waterhouse LLP. Mr. Luckshire has a Master of Business Administration degree in Finance and Strategic Management from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and a Bachelor of Science degree in Accountancy from Villanova University.

Dennis Hruby

Dr. Dennis E. Hruby Ph.D., is Chief Scientific Officer, Vice President of SIGA Technologies, Inc., since June 2000. From April 1, 1997 through June 2000, Dr. Hruby was Vice President of Research. From January 1996 through March 1997, Dr. Hruby served as a senior scientific advisor to SIGA. Dr. Hruby is a Professor of Microbiology at Oregon State University, and from 1990 to 1993 was Director of the Molecular and Cellular Biology Program and Associate Director of the Center for Gene Research and Biotechnology. Dr. Hruby specializes in virology and cell biology research, and the use of viral and bacterial vectors to produce recombinant vaccines. He is a member of the American Society of Virology, the American Society for Microbiology and a fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology. Dr. Hruby received a Ph.D. in microbiology from the University of Colorado Medical Center and a B.S. in microbiology from Oregon State University.

James Antal

Mr. James J. Antal is the Independent Director of SIGA Technologies, Inc., since November 2004. Mr. Antal has been an active consultant and founding investor in several Southern California based emerging companies since his retirement from Experian in 2002. He has served as Chief Financial Advisor to Black Mountain Gold Coffee Co. (2003 to 2005), and as Chief Financial Officer of Pathway Data, Inc. (2005 to 2009). Mr. Antal joined the board of directors and has served as the chairman of the audit committee for Cleveland Bio Labs since its initial public offering in July 2006. Mr. Antal was the Chief Financial Officer and Chief Investment Officer from 1996 to 2002 for Experian, a $1.6 billion global information services subsidiary of UK-based GUS plc. Prior to the GUS acquisition of Experian (the former TRW Inc. Information Systems and Services businesses), Mr. Antal held finance positions with TRW from 1978 to 1996, including Senior Vice President of Finance for TRW Information Systems and Services and TRW Inc. and Corporate Director of Financial Reporting and Accounting. He earned his undergraduate degree in accounting from The Ohio State University in 1973, and became a certified public accountant (Ohio) in 1974. He engaged in active practice as a CPA with Ernst & Ernst until 1978. Mr. Antal has served as a director of First American Real Estate Solutions, an Experian joint venture with First American Financial Corp.

Michael Bayer

Mr. Michael Jonathan Bayer is an Independent Director of SIGA Technologies, Inc., since October 2008. Mr. Bayer has been a private consultant in the energy and national security sectors since 1992. Mr. Bayer is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Dumbarton Strategies LLC, an energy and national security consulting firm. He is the former Chairman of the U.S. Department of Defense’s Business Board and serves as a member of the Sandia National Laboratory’s National Security Advisory Panel, the U.S. Department of Defense’s Science Board and the Chief of Naval Operations’ Executive Panel. Mr. Bayer is a former director of Willbros Group, Inc., Dyncorp International, Stratos Global Corporation, Duratek, Inc. and Athena Inc.

Thomas Constance

Mr. Thomas E. Constance is the Independent Director of SIGA Technologies, Inc., since April 2001. Mr. Constance is Chairman and, since 1994, a partner of Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP, a law firm in New York City, which SIGA has retained to provide certain legal services. Mr. Constance serves as a director of Bond Street Holdings, Inc. and as a Trustee of the M.D. Sass Foundation and St. Vincent’s Services. He also serves on the Advisory Board of Directors of Barington Capital, L.P.

Jeffrey Kindler

Mr. Jeffrey B. Kindler is an Independent Director of SIGA Technologies, Inc. Mr. Kindler is the CEO of Centrexion, a privately held clinical stage biopharmaceutical company; a Venture Partner at Lux Capital, a leading venture capital firm; and a director at Starboard Capital Partners, a Connecticut-based private equity firm. He also serves on the boards of AgaMatrix Inc., a developer and manufacturer of diabetes products; Intrexon Corporation, a synthetic biology company; PPD, a global contract drug discovery and development research organization; Tufts University; the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University; and the Manhattan Theatre Club. Additionally, Mr. Kindler provides consulting services to MacAndrews & Forbes Incorporated on matters involving the life sciences industry. Mr. Kindler was formerly the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Pfizer, Inc. which he joined in January 2002 and from which he retired in December 2010. He joined Pfizer as Executive Vice President and General Counsel and, prior to his appointment as CEO in July 2006, he served as a Vice Chairman of the Company. In 1996, Mr. Kindler joined McDonald's Corporation as Executive Vice President and General Counsel and in 1990 Mr. Kindler joined the General Electric Company as Vice President of Litigation and Legal Policy. Mr. Kindler not only has significant experience with public companies, he also has extensive experience in the pharmaceutical industry.

Joseph Marshall

Mr. Joseph W. Marshall is an Independent Director of SIGA Technologies, Inc., since 2009. Mr. Marshall is the former President and Chief Executive Officer of Temple University Health System (2001-2008). In 2000, he became Chair of Temple University Health System and served in that capacity until 2007. Prior to 2000, Marshall was a founding partner at Goldman & Marshall P.C., Philadelphia, PA, a corporate healthcare law firm. He received his B.A. and J.D. degrees (1975 and 1979, respectively) from Temple University. In 1990, he joined the Temple University Board of Trustees. He was a founding member of the Temple University Health System Board of Directors in 1995. He served on the Pennsylvania State Ethics Commission in the 1980s and early 1990s, including as Chairman for a portion of that period. During 2005-2006, he served as a Member of the Federal Medicaid Commission. Additionally, during 2004-2006, he served as a Member of the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board. Mr. Marshall has more than 30 years of experience in healthcare and is a prominent and highly regarded figure in the healthcare and higher education sectors. His excellent leadership, visibility and expertise in healthcare are of considerable value to the Board of Directors.

Paul Savas

Mr. Paul G. Savas is an Independent Director of SIGA Technologies, Inc., since January 2004. Mr. Savas is Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at MacAndrews & Forbes Incorporated. He joined MacAndrews & Forbes Incorporated in 1994 as Director of Corporate Finance, served in various positions of increasing responsibility and became Chief Financial Officer in 2007. He also serves as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of M&F Worldwide Corp. and serves as a director of Harland Clarke Holding Corp. and TransTech Pharma, LLC. During the past seven years, Mr. Savas also served as a member of the board of managers of REV Holdings LLC. Mr. Savas provides our Board valuable business, leadership and management insights with respect to our strategic, operational and financial direction. Mr. Savas’s strong financial background, including his work at MacAndrews & Forbes Incorporated and his service on other boards, also provides financial expertise to the Board of Directors, including an understanding of financial statements, corporate finance, accounting and capital markets.

Bruce Slovin

Mr. Bruce Slovin is the Independent Director of SIGA Technologies, Inc., since October 2008. Mr. Slovin has been the President of 1 Eleven Associates, LLC, a private investment firm, for five years. From 1980 to 2000, Mr. Slovin was an executive officer of MacAndrews Holdings and several of its affiliates. Mr. Slovin is a director of Cantel Industries and a former director of M & F Worldwide Corp.

Andrew Stern

Mr. Andrew L. Stern is the Independent Director of SIGA Technologies, Inc., since June 2010. Mr. Stern was formerly the president of Service Employees International Union (SEIU), the second union in the United States and Canada and was elected to that role in 1996. Mr. Stern currently holds an appointment as the Alice B. Grant Labor Leader in Residence at the Cornell University School of Industrial and Labor Relations. He is a board member of the Broad Foundation, the Open Society Institute, the Economic Policy Institute, a lifetime Trustee of the Aspen Institute, the President of the Kaiser Permanente Partnership and SEIU’s National Industry Pension.

Todd Fromer