Mr. Mark Shaffar

Independent Director and Chairman of the Board

Mr. Mark Shaffar has been a consultant and advisor at Shaffar LLC since May 2014 and he also holds a mandate as an independent director of Biocartis Group NV since June 2015. He has thirty-nine years of experience in the biotechnology sector, having held numerous positions at Abbott Laboratories, including divisional vice-president of acquisition and licensing for twelve years, director of technology acquisition and licensing for seven years, and manager of licensing and acquisitions for five years. Mr. Mark Shaffar holds a master of management with a major in management policy, finance from the Northwestern University Kellogg Graduate School of Management and a bachelor of science in biochemistry from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.