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This excerpt taken from the EBS DEF 14A filed Apr 3, 2009.
EXECUTIVE OFFICERS OF THE REGISTRANT
 
Our executive officers and their respective ages and positions as of March 23, 2009 are as follows:
 
             
Name
 
Age
  Position
 
Fuad El-Hibri
    51     Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer
Daniel J. Abdun-Nabi
    54     President and Chief Operating Officer
R. Don Elsey
    55     Senior Vice President, Finance and Administration, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer
Denise Esposito
    42     Senior Vice President, Legal Affairs, General Counsel and Secretary
Kyle W. Keese
    47     Senior Vice President, Manufacturing Operations
Stephen Lockhart
    52     Senior Vice President, Product Development
 
Fuad El-Hibri.  For more information about Mr. El-Hibri, see his biography under the caption “Proposal One — Election of Directors.”
 
Daniel J. Abdun-Nabi.  For more information about Mr. Abdun-Nabi, see his biography under the caption “Proposal One — Election of Directors.”
 
R. Don Elsey.  Mr. Elsey has served as senior vice president, finance and administration since May 2007, chief financial officer since March 2006 and treasurer since June 2005. Mr. Elsey previously served as vice president, finance from June 2005 to May 2007. Mr. Elsey served as the director of finance and administration at IGEN International, Inc., a biotechnology company, and its successor BioVeris Corporation, from April 2000 to June 2005. Prior to joining IGEN, Mr. Elsey served as director of finance at Applera, a genomics and sequencing company, and in several finance positions at International Business Machines, Inc. Mr. Elsey received an M.B.A. in finance and a B.A. in economics from Michigan State University. Mr. Elsey is a certified management accountant.
 
Denise Esposito.  Ms. Esposito has served as senior vice president, legal affairs and general counsel since April 2007 and secretary since January 2008. Ms. Esposito previously served as vice president and deputy general counsel from December 2004 to April 2007. Ms. Esposito was a partner at the law firm Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP from January 2000 to December 2004. Ms. Esposito received a J.D. from the University of Michigan School of Law and a B.A. in economics from Rutgers University.
 
Kyle W. Keese.  Mr. Keese has served as senior vice president, manufacturing operations since January 2008. Mr. Keese previously served as senior vice president, corporate affairs from May 2007 to January 2008, senior vice president, marketing and communications from March 2006 to May 2007 and vice president, sales and marketing of Emergent BioSolutions from June 2004 to March 2006 and of BioPort Corporation from June 2003 to June 2004. Mr. Keese served as vice president, business development for Antex Biologics, Inc., a biotechnology company, from March 2001 to May 2003, when we acquired substantially all of the assets of Antex. Prior to joining Antex, Mr. Keese served in various business development, marketing and sales management positions at IGEN International and Abbott Laboratories and as an officer in the U.S. Navy. Mr. Keese received an M.B.A. from National University and a B.A. in mathematics and computer science from Tulane University.
 
Stephen Lockhart.  Dr. Lockhart has served as senior vice president, product development since June 2008. Dr. Lockhart previously served as the president of our subsidiary, Emergent BioSolutions Product Development UK Ltd., from October 2007 to June 2008. Prior to joining Emergent, Dr. Lockhart served as assistant vice president in charge of global bacterial vaccine clinical research at Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, a pharmaceutical and health care product company, from January 2005 until October 2007 and as senior director of global bacterial vaccine clinical research at Wyeth from August 2000 to January 2005. Dr. Lockhart received an M.A. from Cambridge University and received his advanced medical and research degrees from the University of Oxford. Dr. Lockhart is a Fellow of the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Medicine.


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This excerpt taken from the EBS DEF 14A filed Apr 15, 2008.

EXECUTIVE OFFICERS OF THE REGISTRANT

 

Our executive officers and their respective ages and positions as of March 31, 2008 are as follows:

 

Name

Age

Position

Fuad El-Hibri

50

Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer

Daniel J. Abdun-Nabi

53

President and Chief Operating Officer

R. Don Elsey

54

Senior Vice President, Finance and Administration, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer

Kyle W. Keese

46

Senior Vice President, Manufacturing Operations

Denise Esposito

41

Senior Vice President, Legal Affairs, General Counsel and Secretary

 

 

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This excerpt taken from the EBS DEF 14A filed Apr 30, 2007.
EXECUTIVE OFFICERS OF THE REGISTRANT
 
Our executive officers and their respective ages and positions as of April 15, 2007 are as follows:
 
             
Name
 
Age
  Position
 
Fuad El-Hibri
  49   Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Directors
Daniel J. Abdun-Nabi
  52   President and Secretary
Edward J. Arcuri, Ph.D. 
  56   Chief Operating Officer
Robert G. Kramer, Sr. 
  49   Executive Vice President Manufacturing Operations; President and Chief Executive Officer, Emergent BioDefense Operations Lansing Inc.
Steven N. Chatfield, Ph.D. 
  50   Chief Scientific Officer; President, Emergent Product Development UK Limited
Kyle W. Keese
  45   Senior Vice President Marketing and Communications
Thomas K. Zink, M.D. 
  50   Senior Vice President Medical Affairs and Chief Medical Officer
Denise Esposito
  40   Senior Vice President Legal Affairs and General Counsel
Mauro Gibellini
  41   Senior Vice President Corporate Development
R. Don Elsey
  53   Vice President Finance, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer
 
Fuad El-Hibri.  For more information about Mr. El-Hibri, see “Proposal One — Election of Directors — Class I Director Nominees.”
 
Daniel J. Abdun-Nabi.  Mr. Abdun-Nabi has served as president since April 2007 and as secretary since December 2004. Mr. Abdun-Nabi served as senior vice president corporate affairs and general counsel from December 2004 to April 2007. Mr. Abdun-Nabi served as vice president and general counsel from May 2004 to December 2004. Mr. Abdun-Nabi served as general counsel for IGEN International, Inc., a biotechnology company, and its successor BioVeris Corporation, from September 1999 to May 2004. Prior to joining IGEN, Mr. Abdun-Nabi served as senior vice president, legal affairs, general counsel and secretary of North American Vaccine, Inc. Mr. Abdun-Nabi received an L.L.M. in taxation from Georgetown University Law Center, a J.D. from the University of San Diego School of Law and a B.A. in political science from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.
 
Edward J. Arcuri, Ph.D.  Dr. Arcuri has served as chief operating officer since January 2005. Dr. Arcuri served as executive vice president from January 2005 to April 2007. Dr. Arcuri served as senior vice president of manufacturing operations from September 2003 to January 2005 and senior vice president of vaccine manufacturing from January 2002 to September 2003 for MedImmune, Inc., a biotechnology company. Dr. Arcuri served as senior vice president, operations from May 1999 to January 2002, vice president, manufacturing from July 1999 to May 2000 and chief operating officer from May 2001 to January 2002 at Aviron, Inc., a biotechnology company, which was acquired by MedImmune in January 2002. Prior to joining Aviron, Dr. Arcuri served in various management positions at North American Vaccine, Inc., Merck & Co. and SmithKline Beecham Pharmaceuticals, formerly SmithKline & French Laboratories. Dr. Arcuri received both a Ph.D. and an M.S. in biology from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and a B.S. in biology from the State University of New York at Albany.
 
Robert G. Kramer, Sr.  Mr. Kramer has served as executive vice president of manufacturing operations since April 2007. Mr. Kramer has served as president and chief executive officer of Emergent BioDefense Operations Lansing Inc., formerly BioPort Corporation, since July 2004. Mr. Kramer served as chief financial officer of BioPort from February 1999 to August 2000, as chief operating officer of BioPort from September 2000 to June 2004 and as president of BioPort from October 2001 to June 2004. Prior to joining BioPort, Mr. Kramer served in various financial management positions at Pharmacia Corp., which was subsequently acquired by Pfizer Inc., and


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with subsidiaries of Northwest Industries. Mr. Kramer received an M.B.A. from Western Kentucky University and a B.S. in industrial management from Clemson University.
 
Steven N. Chatfield, Ph.D.  Dr. Chatfield has served as chief scientific officer since January 2005. Dr. Chatfield has served as president of our wholly owned subsidiary, Emergent Product Development UK Limited, since June 2005. Dr. Chatfield served as development director and chief scientific officer of Microscience Limited, a U.K. biotechnology company, from March 1999 to December 2004. We acquired Microscience in June 2005. Prior to joining Microscience, Dr. Chatfield held various positions in the field of vaccine research and development, including director of biotechnology at Medeva plc, director of research at Evans Medical and several positions at Wellcome Biotechnology and the Wellcome Foundation. Dr. Chatfield received a Ph.D. from the Council for National Academic Awards in association with the University of Birmingham in the United Kingdom.
 
Kyle W. Keese.  Mr. Keese has served as senior vice president marketing and communications since March 2006. Mr. Keese served as vice president of sales and marketing of Emergent BioSolutions from June 2004 to March 2006 and of BioPort Corporation from June 2003 to June 2004. Mr. Keese served as vice president, business development for Antex Biologics, Inc., a biotechnology company, from March 2001 to May 2003, when we acquired substantially all of the assets of Antex. Prior to joining Antex, Mr. Keese served in various business development, marketing and sales management positions at IGEN International and Abbott Laboratories and as an officer in the U.S. Navy. Mr. Keese received an M.B.A. from National University and a B.A. in mathematics and computer science from Tulane University.
 
Thomas K. Zink, M.D.  Dr. Zink has served as senior vice president medical affairs and chief medical officer since May 2006. Dr. Zink served as the director of immunization practices and scientific affairs of GlaxoSmithKline Vaccines, USA, a subsidiary of GlaxoSmithKline plc, a pharmaceutical company, from September 1999 to November 2004. After leaving GlaxoSmithKline and prior to joining Emergent BioSolutions, Dr. Zink served as a pro bono consultant on issues of patient safety and consumer-driven healthcare. Prior to joining GlaxoSmithKline, Dr. Zink served as the medical director for Prudential HealthCare of Kansas City, Missouri Region and as the chief medical officer of the Medicare Peer Review Organization of the State of Missouri. Dr. Zink also spent over a decade as a practicing physician specializing in emergency medicine. Dr. Zink received his joint B.A./M.D. from the University of Missouri-Kansas City and holds a current medical license as a physician and surgeon in good standing.
 
Denise Esposito.  Ms. Esposito has served as senior vice president legal affairs and general counsel since April 2007. Ms. Esposito served as vice president and deputy general counsel from December 2004 to April 2007. Ms. Esposito was a partner at the law firm Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP from January 2000 to December 2004. Ms. Esposito received a J.D. from the University of Michigan School of Law and a B.A. in economics from Rutgers University.
 
Mauro Gibellini.  Mr. Gibellini has served as senior vice president corporate development since April 2007. Mr. Gibellini served as vice president corporate development from January 2006 to April 2007 and vice president business development from January 2004 to January 2006. From June 1998 to January 2004, Mr. Gibellini held a number of positions, including director of business development, director of financial and information services and controller, at BioPort Corporation. Prior to joining BioPort, Mr. Gibellini held various positions with Accuma SPA, Goldman Sachs oHG and Goldman Sachs International. Mr. Gibellini received an M.B.A. from the Thunderbird-American Graduate School of International Management and a B.A. in business administration from Marymount University. Mr. Gibellini is the brother-in-law of Mr. El-Hibri.
 
R. Don Elsey.  Mr. Elsey has served as chief financial officer since March 2006 and as vice president finance and treasurer since June 2005. Mr. Elsey served as the director of finance and administration at IGEN International, Inc., a biotechnology company, and its successor BioVeris Corporation, from April 2000 to June 2005. Prior to joining IGEN, Mr. Elsey served as director of finance at Applera, a genomics and sequencing company, and in several finance positions at International Business Machines, Inc. Mr. Elsey received an M.B.A. in finance and a B.A. in economics from Michigan State University. Mr. Elsey is a certified management accountant.


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