Audit Compensation Nominating and Corporate Governance
Larry Ellberger Chairman of the Board Financial Expert Member of Audit Committee   Member of Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee
Chairman

Mr. Ellberger was appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors of Celldex in September 2009. Mr. Ellberger has been an independent member of the Celldex Board of Directors since the merger between Celldex and AVANT Immunotherapeutics in March 2008 and had been a director of AVANT since 2003. From 2003 to July 2012, he was Founding Partner of HVA, a consulting firm specializing in business development, product acquisition and licensing, and mergers and acquisitions for pharmaceutical, biotechnology, drug delivery and medical device companies. He served as Chairman of the Board of Omrix Biopharmaceuticals until its acquisition by Johnson & Johnson in 2008. From October 2005 to May 2016, Mr. Ellberger was interim Chief Executive Officer of PDI, where he had been serving as a Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee. Mr. Ellberger was a Board member and Senior Vice President of Powderject plc from 2000 to 2003. From 1995 to 1999, Mr. Ellberger was an officer of W.R. Grace & Co., serving as interim Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President, Strategic Planning and Development. From 1975 to 1995, Mr. Ellberger held numerous senior executive positions at American Cyanamid Company, serving the last four years as Vice President, Corporate Development. Mr. Ellberger is a director of NeuroDerm, a NASDAQ-listed Israeli biotech company, and is a member of its audit and nominating committees. He is also a director of The Jewish Children’s Museum. He received a B.A. in economics from Columbia College and a B.Sc. in Chemical Engineering from Columbia School of Engineering.


Holdings: 73,500 shares     View Transactions
Date Type Shares Traded Price Range
Jun 15, 2017 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 10,000 n/a
Jun 8, 2016 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 10,000 n/a
Aug 25, 2015 Buy 5,000 14.00
Aug 20, 2015 Buy 5,000 15.00
Aug 18, 2015 Buy 5,000 15.93 - 15.96
Aug 13, 2015 Buy 5,000 16.59
Jun 10, 2015 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 6,500 n/a
Jun 4, 2014 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 2,000 n/a
Dec 6, 2013 Sell 17,728 24.50
Dec 6, 2013 Option Execute 17,728 8.16
Jun 19, 2013 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 2,000 n/a
Jun 20, 2012 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 2,000 n/a
Jun 22, 2011 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 2,000 n/a
Keith L. Brownlie Financial Expert Committee Chair for Audit Committee    
Former Partner, Ernst & Young LLP

Mr. Brownlie has been a director of Celldex since June 2017. He was employed by the accounting firm Ernst & Young LLP from 1974 to 2010, where he served as audit partner for numerous public companies and was the Life Sciences Industry Leader for the New York metropolitan area. He currently serves as a member of the boards of directors and chairman of the audit committees for two publicly-held biopharmaceutical companies—Soligenix, Inc. and RXi Pharmaceuticals Corporation, and he previously served in the same capacity for the publicly-held EpiCept Corporation and Cancer Genetics, Inc. Mr. Brownlie received a B.S. in Accounting from Lehigh University and is a Certified Public Accountant.


Herbert J. Conrad   Member of Compensation Committee Member of Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee
Former President, Roche Pharmaceuticals US

Mr. Conrad has been a director of Celldex since March 2004. He was President of Roche Pharmaceuticals in the United States from 1982 until his retirement in 1993. Mr. Conrad currently serves as Chairman of the Board of Matinas BioPharma Holdings, as a director of Arbutus Biopharmaceuticals and as an advisor to the Seaver Autism Center at Mount Sinai Hospital. He previously served as Chairman of Pharmasset, GenVec and Bone Care International, and he served as a director of Savient Pharmaceuticals and Reliant Pharmaceuticals, where he was a co-founder. Mr. Conrad received B.S. and M.S. degrees from the Brooklyn College of Pharmacy and an honorary doctorate in humane letters from Long Island University.


Holdings: 38,500 shares     View Transactions
Date Type Shares Traded Price Range
Jun 15, 2017 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 10,000 n/a
Jun 8, 2016 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 10,000 n/a
Jun 10, 2015 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 6,500 n/a
Jun 4, 2014 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 2,000 n/a
Jun 19, 2013 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 2,000 n/a
Jun 20, 2012 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 2,000 n/a
Jun 22, 2011 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 2,000 n/a
James J. Marino,, J.D.   Committee Chair for Compensation Committee  
Former Partner, Dechert LLP

Mr. Marino has been a director of Celldex since March 2017. He was with the global law firm of Dechert LLP for 28 years, where he served as Managing Partner of the Princeton, N.J. office. His practice focused on the representation of leading life sciences companies, both privately- and publicly-held, in a broad range of corporate, transactional and finance matters. Mr. Marino currently serves on the Board of Trustees of Wake Forest University and Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center and on the Board of Directors of Onconova Therapeutics, Inc. He previously served on the Board of Directors of Pharmacopeia, Inc. He has also worked in advisory capacities and on the boards of multiple non-profit organizations, including Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital. Additionally, Mr. Marino is a co-founder of BioNJ, the trade association of biotechnology companies based in New Jersey, which he represented from its inception. Mr. Marino received his B.A., his M.B.A. and his J.D. from Rutgers University.


Harry H. Penner, Jr., J.D., L.L.M. Member of Audit Committee Member of Compensation Committee  
Chairman and CEO, Nascent Bioscience

Mr. Penner has been a director of Celldex since the merger between Celldex and AVANT Immunotherapeutics in March 2008 and had been a director of AVANT since January 1997. In 2001, he founded Nascent BioScience, a firm engaged in the creation and development of new biotechnology companies, where he is currently Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. From 1993 to 2001, Mr. Penner was President, Chief Executive Officer and Vice Chairman of Neurogen Corporation. From 1985 to 1993, he was an Executive Vice President of Novo Nordisk A/S, serving from 1988 to 1993 as Executive Vice President for North America and President, Novo Nordisk of North America, and from 1985 to 1988 as the company's Executive Vice President and General Counsel in Denmark. In addition to having served on the board of directors of several public and privately held life science companies, Mr. Penner is currently on the Board of Directors of Prevention Pharmaceuticals, Affinimark Technologies, Neurovail and Aria Neurosciences. He has served as BioScience Advisor to the Governor and the State of Connecticut, Co-Chair of Connecticut United for Research Excellence, Chair of the Connecticut Board of Governors of Higher Education and Chair of the Connecticut Technology Council. Mr. Penner received a B.A. from the University of Virginia, a J.D. from Fordham University and an L.L.M. in International Law from New York University.


Holdings: 41,916 shares     View Transactions
Date Type Shares Traded Price Range
Jun 15, 2017 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 10,000 n/a
Jun 8, 2016 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 10,000 n/a
Jun 10, 2015 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 6,500 n/a
Jun 4, 2014 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 2,000 n/a
Dec 6, 2013 Sell 17,728 24.50
Dec 6, 2013 Option Execute 17,728 8.16
Jun 19, 2013 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 2,000 n/a
Jun 20, 2012 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 2,000 n/a
Jun 22, 2011 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 2,000 n/a
Karen L. Shoos, J.D.     Committee Chair for Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee
Consultant, AABB International Technical Assistance, Division of Global Services

Ms. Shoos has been a director of Celldex since the merger between Celldex and AVANT Immunotherapeutics in March 2008 and had been a director of AVANT since May 2001. From May 2013 to September 2016, Ms. Shoos was Principal Investigator, AABB International Technical Assistance, a professional standards setting and accrediting organization in the fields of blood and cellular therapies, and from 1994 to 2013, she was the Chief Executive Officer. From 1984 to 1994, she held senior positions at the American Red Cross, including Acting Senior Vice President, Biomedical Services, as well as General Counsel and Secretary. Prior to the American Red Cross, Ms. Shoos was a lawyer in private practice. She received her B.A. from Yale University and J.D. from Case Western Reserve University.


Holdings: 41,833 shares     View Transactions
Date Type Shares Traded Price Range
Jun 15, 2017 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 10,000 n/a
Jun 8, 2016 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 10,000 n/a
Jun 10, 2015 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 6,500 n/a
Jun 4, 2014 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 2,000 n/a
Dec 6, 2013 Sell 17,728 24.50
Dec 6, 2013 Option Execute 17,728 8.16
Jun 19, 2013 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 2,000 n/a
Jun 20, 2012 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 2,000 n/a
Jun 22, 2011 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 2,000 n/a
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