Steven Abrams,

Steven J. Abrams, Esq.

Partner, Hogan Lovells US LLP
Steven J. Abrams, Esq. was elected to serve as a director in January 2013. In April 2016, Mr. Abrams joined Hogan Lovells US LLP as a partner, where he currently serves as Global Co-Head of Life Sciences and Healthcare. Prior to this, Mr. Abrams was a partner at Pepper Hamilton LLP for over 20 years where he was co-chair of the Corporate Securities and Life Sciences practice groups and a member of the Executive Committee. Mr. Abrams counsels clients on governance, disclosure and transactional matters. Among other attributes, skills, experiences and qualifications, the Board believes that Mr. Abrams’ over 25 years of experience as a corporate and securities attorney providing counsel to companies regarding governance, disclosure and transactional matters allows Mr. Abrams to make a valuable contribution as one of our directors