FOCUSED LEADERSHIP

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Meet the AVITA Medical Management Team

AVITA Medical’s leadership team is comprised of experienced industry executives who bring a critical set of skills to the organization to support long-term growth.

DR. MICHAEL PERRY

Chief Executive Officer

Dr. Mike S. Perry was appointed as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of AVITA Medical in June 2017, after serving on the Board since February 2013. He brings extensive experience across the global pharmaceutical value chain for healthcare products spanning diverse therapeutic areas, including substantial expertise in cell therapies and cell-based gene therapies. In his career, he has been materially involved in the successful development and commercial launch of over 30 prescription products, 14 of which achieved blockbuster status.

Prior to joining AVITA, Dr. Perry’s leadership positions included Chief Scientific Officer of Novartis’ Cell and Gene Therapy Unit from 2014-2017; Vice President and Global Head of Stem Cell Therapy for Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp. from 2012-2014.

With additional positions held as Global Head of R&D at Baxter Healthcare; President and CEO of Cell & Gene Therapy at Novartis affiliates Systemix Inc. and Genetic Therapy, Inc.; Vice President of Regulatory Affairs at Sandoz Pharmaceuticals Corporation; Director of Regulatory Affairs at Schering-Plough Corporation; and Venture Partner with Bay City Capital, LLC, Dr. Perry brings successful global management, guidance and forward direction to AVITA. Since 2011, has served as a Director with Arrowhead Pharmaceutical expanding his reach in influential medical growth.

DALE A. SANDER

Chief Financial Officer

Dale A. Sander, Chief Financial Officer (CFO), joined AVITA Medical in 2017 and has more than 25 years of experience leading the financial operations of life science enterprises ranging from development stage to global commercial operations with more than 60,000 employees. Mr. Sander has served as CFO of four medical device and pharmaceutical companies and leading both public and private equity offerings, including multiple IPOs in the U.S. and Europe. Prior to joining AVITA Medical, Mr. Sander served as Senior Vice President of Sutherland Global Services and Chief Financial Officer of Biolex Therapeutics and Maxim Pharmaceuticals. Mr. Sander also served as a Senior Manager with Ernst & Young and has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration/Accounting from San Diego State University.

ERIN LIBERTO

Chief Commercial Officer

Erin Liberto, Chief Commercial Officer (CCO), has more than 15 years of multifaceted global commercial experience developing, launching, managing, and optimizing healthcare portfolios with products that span therapeutic and aesthetic indications for international organizations including Allergan and Johnson & Johnson.

Mrs. Liberto’s proficiency in long-term strategic planning has led to 12 successful product launches across the U.S, Europe, and Asia Pacific. Her expertise in developing pipeline plans, new indications, geographic expansion and recognition of whitespace promotes her rapid identification of business development opportunities, and the formulation of corresponding portfolio and brand strategies to advance diverse geographies that drive revenue growth and global market share.

Erin holds an International MBA with a concentration in Global Marketing from Thunderbird School of Global Management in Arizona and a Bachelor of Commerce from McMaster University in Canada.

TIMOTHY ROONEY

Chief Administrative Officer

Tim Rooney joined AVITA Medical as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) / Chief Operating Officer (COO) in 2012, leading various key executive roles including interim CEO from 2013 to 2015, and is currently the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO). His various roles have helped paved the course of solidifying critical operational and strategic functions in preparation of future approvals.

Mr. Rooney holds Finance and Economics degrees, and over 20 years of experience in senior finance and operations management in medical devices and pharmaceutical wholesale distribution, including an ownership role at PDI Enterprises, Inc., a pharmaceutical wholesale distributor, where he served as CFO/COO, and managed their growth from a regionally-operated upstart to a market-leading national presence, growing revenue from $5 million to $430 million.

ANDREW QUICK

Senior VP Clinical Development

Andrew Quick joined AVITA Medical in 2010 and currently holds the position of Senior Vice President of Clinical Development, adding more than 20 years of experience in medical device design, development, clinical research and medical affairs to our leadership team. Mr. Quick’s previous leadership positions included ten years as Vice President of SonaMed Corporation where he developed hearing screening and diagnostic devices. He later led U.S. clinical research for investigational devices and post-market research for Advanced Bionics, LLC.
With bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Biomedical Engineering, Mr. Quick has implemented each aspect of AVITA’s clinical development strategies in multiple territories.

DONNA SHIROMA

General Counsel

Donna Shiroma, General Counsel, brings more than 20 years of legal and compliance experience in the pharmaceutical and medical device industries and has played an instrumental role in transitioning companies from clinical to commercial entities. Prior to joining AVITA Medical, she served in roles of increasing responsibility as corporate counsel, general counsel, vice president of legal, chief privacy and compliance officer, and chief commercial officer for Ascend Therapeutics, PDL BioPharma, and several Johnson & Johnson companies.

Revolutionizing Medical Leadership.

Meet the AVITA Medical Board of Directors

At AVITA Medical, our board members empower our culture, diversity, and advancement as global leaders in a regenerative medicine company. Collectively, our advisors provide innovative solutions and industry-leading guidance to focus on patient care and medical successes made possible from their direction and insistence that only results change the way exceptional care is administered.

LOU PANACCIO

Chairman

Mr. Panaccio was appointed as AVITA Medical Chairman of the Board in July 2014 with more than 30 years of executive leadership skills in healthcare and life sciences experience, including developing company concepts through finished commercialization.
Mr. Panaccio is positioned on additional Boards including Non-Executive Director of ASX50 company, one of the world’s largest medical diagnostics companies; Sonic Healthcare Limited since 2005; Non-Executive Director Unison Housing Limited; Non-Executive Chairman of Genera Biosystems Limited; and Non-Executive Director Rhythm Biosciences Limited. Mr. Panaccio’s past executive and board roles includ Melbourne Pathology Group, Monash IVF Group, Health Networks Australia Group and Primelife Corporation Limited.

JEREMY CURNOCK COOK

Non-Executive Director

Mr. Curnock Cook was appointed to the AVITA Medical Board in October 2012. As the former leader of Rothschild Asset Management, a life science private equity firm, Mr. Curnock Cook was responsible for the launch of the first dedicated biotechnology fund for the Australian market, and the conception and launch of the International Biotechnology Trust.

As current Managing Director of Bioscience Managers Pty Ltd, Mr. Curnock Cook is responsible for the BSM Asia Pacific Healthcare Fund and is appointed to the Boards of AmpliPhi Bioscience Corporation Inc. (since 1995); Rex Bionics Pty Ltd (since 2017); International Bioscience Managers Ltd (since 2000); Adherium Ltd (since 2015); SummatiX Ltd (since 2017) and Arecor Ltd (since 2018). Previous appointments included Eacom Timber Corporation, Sirna Therapeutics Inc, and Biocompatibles International PLC.

DR. MICHAEL PERRY

Chief Executive Officer & Executive Director

Dr. Mike Perry was appointed as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of AVITA Medical in June 2017, after serving on the Board since February 2013. He brings extensive experience across the global pharmaceutical value chain for healthcare products spanning diverse therapeutic areas, including substantial expertise in cell therapies and cell-based gene therapies. In his career, he has been materially involved in the successful development and commercial launch of over 30 prescription products, 14 of which achieved blockbuster status.

Prior to joining AVITA, Dr. Perry’s leadership positions included Chief Scientific Officer of Novartis’ Cell and Gene Therapy Unit from 2014-2017; Vice President and Global Head of Stem Cell Therapy for Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp. from 2012-2014.

With additional positions held as Global Head of R&D at Baxter Healthcare; President and CEO of Cell & Gene Therapy at Novartis affiliates Systemix Inc. and Genetic Therapy, Inc.; Vice President of Regulatory Affairs at Sandoz Pharmaceuticals Corporation; Director of Regulatory Affairs at Schering-Plough Corporation; and Venture Partner with Bay City Capital, LLC, Dr. Perry brings successful global management, guidance and forward direction to AVITA. Since 2011, has served as a Director with Arrowhead Pharmaceutical expanding his reach in influential medical growth.

LOUIS DRAPEAU

Non-Executive Director

Mr. Drapeau was appointed to the AVITA Medical Board in January 2016.

Mr. Drapeau’s current positions include Independent Director at AmphliPhi Biosciences Corporation (NYSE) and Independent Director at Surface Pharmaceuticals Inc; His previous senior positions included roles with InSite Vision Inc as CFO and Vice President; Independent Director at Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE). Nektar Therapeutics as Senior Vice President and CFO, BioMarin Pharmaceutical, Inc. as Senior Vice President and CFO; Audit Partner at Arthur Andersen, LLP; Independent Director at InterMune, Inc. (NASDAQ); Bionovo, Inc. (NASDAQ); and Inflazyme Pharmaceuticals LTD (TSE).

Mr. Drapeau has a bachelor of science in Mechanical Engineering and an MBA, both from Stanford University.

DAMIEN MCDONALD

Non-Executive Director

Mr. McDonald was appointed to the AVITA Medical Board in January 2016. He holds an MBA from the Institute for Management Development (IMD) in Lausanne, Switzerland, a Master of Science in International Economics from the University of Wales, U.K.; a Bachelor of Economics degree and a Bachelor of Pharmacy degree, both from the University of Queensland, Australia.

Mr. McDonald is currently the Chief Executive Officer of LivaNova, a NASDAQ listed Medtech innovator. His previous roles included COO of LivaNova; Group Executive and Corporate Vice President at Danaher Corporation, leading a $1.5 billion group of dental consumables company; Group President at Kerr; Spine Division Leader at Zimmer; and J&J’s Medical Device Franchises, marketing the $2.5 billion medical device unit.

PROFESSOR SUZANNE CROWE

Non-Executive Director

Appointed to the AVITA Medical Board in January 2016, Prof. Crowe holds medical and MD degrees from Monash University, an internal medicine specialist qualification in Infectious Diseases from the Royal Australasian College of Physicians, and a Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology.

Prof. Crowe’s current positions include, Principal Specialist in Infectious Diseases at The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne; Adjunct Professor of Medicine and Infectious Diseases at Monash University, Melbourne; Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors; Non-Executive Director of St Vincent’s Health Australia; and Appointed Member of the Order of Australia (AM) in 2011, recognizing her medical research service in HIV/AIDS.

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