Caroline (Caro) Van Hove , , , Executive Chair

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Caroline Van Hove is a global commercial leader with over 20 years of diverse experience in the pharmaceutical, consumer and medical device industry. Her experience spans North America to Europe, Africa, the Middle East to Asia Pacific and Latin America.

Ms. Van Hove is currently President and CEO of a venture-backed, clinical-stage medical aesthetics company, and previously held several commercial leadership roles at both start-up and large-cap companies. Ms. Van Hove previously served as Chief Commercial Officer of Sienna Biopharmaceuticals, Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on therapies in immunology and inflammation. Prior to Sienna, Ms. Van Hove was Senior Vice President of International Strategic Marketing at Allergan, where she oversaw commercial operations for the medical aesthetics, eye care and specialty care franchises. Previously, Ms. Van Hove managed sales & marketing, customer service and customer excellence in Europe, Africa and the Middle East and led Allergan’s international medical aesthetics operations. Ms. Van Hove also served as part of Allergan’s Global Operations & International Leadership Teams.

Ms. Van Hove also serves as Executive Chair on the Board of Directors of Sientra, a publicly-traded medical aesthetics company specialized in breast aesthetics. In addition, she is pleased to be on the Board of Directors of Mission Plasticos, a global non-profit dedicated to providing reconstructive surgery to children in need.

Ms. Van Hove is a proud mom of three little girls and wife to a firefighter, residing with her family in Huntington Beach, California.

Ron Menezes , , , Director,
President and CEO Sientra, Inc

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Ron Menezes joined Sientra in November 2020 as President and Chief Executive Officer. Ron’s most recent experience includes serving as President and General Manager for Almirall U.S. – Dermatology, where he led exceptional growth and profitability improvements, returning the U.S. division to profitability. Ron was also part of the team that successfully acquired Allergan’s dermatology assets in 2018. In 2019, he led the launch of a new molecule for the treatment of acne that far exceeded revenue goals by strategically focusing on improving patients’ access to the product. Prior to Almirall, Ron was the Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Dermatology at Allergan, leading the team to more than 20% yearly growth between 2013 and 2015. The growth was driven by increased direct-to-consumer advertising and expanding the promotion of a 20-year-old topical product for acne. As a head of sales for SkinMedica, Latisse and Medical Dermatology, Ron was part of the commercial team that successfully launched a new direct-to-physician sunscreen product. While at SkinMedica, he focused on expanding national accounts that were responsible for driving most of the growth in 2015. Ron has also held key leadership responsibilities at Abbott, Astellas Pharma – U.S., Pfizer and Eli Lilly. Ron holds a B.S. in International Business from Brigham Young University and earned a certificate in Health Care Management from the University of Utah.

Nicholas Simon , , , Director

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Nicholas Simon has served as a director of the Company since April 2007 and as the lead independent director since November 2015. He served as the Chairman of our Board from March 2012 until November 2015. Mr. Simon has been a Senior Managing Director of Blackstone Life Sciences since December 2018 when Blackstone acquired Clarus, a venture capital firm focused on life sciences companies, which Mr. Simon was the co-founder and Managing Director since the firm’s inception in 2005. Prior to Clarus, Mr. Simon was a General Partner at MPM Capital, a healthcare venture capital firm. He has over 25 years of operating and investment experience in the biopharmaceutical industry including Genentech from 1989 to 2000 where he was Vice President of Business and Corporate Development. Mr. Simon is currently a member of the board of directors of Gritstone Oncology, Lycera, and Nuvelution Pharma. He has also been a member of the board of directors of numerous private and public life sciences companies including Achillion, Avanir Pharmaceuticals (acquired by Otsuka Pharmaceuticals), Barrier Therapeutics (acquired by Stiefel Laboratories), BioVitrum AB (acquired by AstraZeneca), CoTherix (acquired by Actelion/Johnson and Johnson), QuatRX Pharmaceuticals, Rigel, Rinat (acquired by Pfizer) and Sangstat (acquired by Genzyme). Mr. Simon is also trustee of the J. David Gladstone Institutes, a private not-for-profit research institute affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco. Mr. Simon received a B.S. in microbiology from the University of Maryland and an MBA from Loyola University.

Mary Fisher , , , Director

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Mary Fisher has served as a director of the Company since January 2019. Ms. Fisher currently serves as Chief Executive Officer, Chair and Board Director at Colorescience, a science-based skincare company and former division of SkinMedica, Inc. While at SkinMedica, she served as Chief Executive Officer from 2008 to 2012, when she led the successful sale of the company to Allergan, Inc. Prior to joining SkinMedica, Ms. Fisher served as the Chief Operating Officer of Acorda Therapeutics, a biotechnology company. She has previously held management and leadership positions at Cephalon, Immunex, and Boehringer Ingelheim. She previously served on the Board of Directors at ZELTIQ Aesthetics, Inc. and Ovascience and currently sits on the Board of MDRejuvena. In 2013, Ms. Fisher was honored as Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year for San Diego and also received the EY Venture Capital Award of Excellence. Ms. Fisher was also named a finalist for Most Admired CEO by the San Diego Business Journal in 2018.

Kevin O'Boyle , , , Director

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Kevin O’Boyle has served as a director of the Company since July 2014. From December 2010 to July 2011, Mr. O’Boyle served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Advanced BioHealing, Inc. until it was acquired by Shire Plc. From early 2003 to September 2009, Mr. O’Boyle served as Chief Financial Officer of NuVasive, Inc. Mr. O’Boyle currently serves as a director of GenMark Diagnostics, Inc., Nevro Corp., Wright Medical Group N.V. and previously served as a director of ZELTIQ Aesthetics, Inc., Durata Therapeutics, Inc. and Neotract, Inc. Mr. O’Boyle received a B.S. in accounting from Rochester Institute of Technology and completed the Executive Management Program at the University of California at Los Angeles, John E. Anderson Graduate Business School.

Philippe Schaison , , Dr. , , Director

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Philippe Schaison has served as a director of the Company since February 2017. Mr. Schaison has extensive experience leading global aesthetic organizations. Mr. Schaison currently serves as CEO and member of the board of Soltega, a biopharmaceutical innovator dedicated to leveraging the skin’s pigmentation power for therapeutic and aesthetic applications. Mr. Schaison was formerly the CEO of Syneron Candela North America and Global Executive Vice President Strategy and Business Development from November 2016 until its acquisition by Apax Partners in April 2017. Prior to that, Mr. Schaison served as President of Allergan’s U.S. aesthetic and dermatology business from September 2013 until October 2016. In that position, he led the Facial Aesthetic, Plastic and MedDerm/Skin Medical business unit, an organization of over 2,000 professionals focused on the company’s Botox® and fillers franchises. Prior to joining Allergan, Mr. Schaison served as President, World Wide Travel Retail & Regional President, LATAM and MEA, at Clarins in New York from 2010 to August 2013. Earlier, Mr. Schaison served as CEO for Aesthetic Factors, a manufacturer of point-of-care systems for regenerative medicines and as Vice President of Global Skin Care for Johnson & Johnson, with P&L responsibility for Aveeno, Clean & Clear, Lubriderm, and Ambi, and in executive positions at L’Oréal. Mr. Schaison sits on the Board of the Galien Foundation and SENTÉ, Inc., a privately held specialty aesthetics company. He earned his MBA (Marketing) from the Hautes Etudes Commerciales (H.E.C.) in Paris, and a Doctorate in Pharmacy (Industrial) from the University of Paris.

Keith Sullivan , , , Director

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Keith Sullivan has served as a director of the Company since August 2017. Mr. Sullivan was most recently Chief Commercial Officer and President, North America of ZELTIQ Aesthetics, Inc., a medical technology company focused on developing and commercializing products utilizing its proprietary controlled-cooling technology platform under the Coolsculpting® brand. Mr. Sullivan has more than 30 years of senior sales leadership experience in the medical device industry and has previously held leadership positions with Medicis Pharmaceuticals, Reliant Technologies, Medtronic, Vision Quest Laser Center and Coherent Medical. Mr. Sullivan received a Bachelor of Business Administration from the College of William and Mary.

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