Michael Nagel
Chairperson
Michael Nagel

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Mr. Nagel has served as a member of our board of directors since June 2020. He has over 30 years of sales and marketing experience in the medical device industry. Since 2012, Mr. Nagel has served as the President and CEO of Vomaris Innovations, Inc, which specializes in wireless microcurrent-generating technologies that are focused on regeneration, healing, and recovery. Previously, Mr. Nagel served as the Chief Commercial Officer of Neomend, a biomaterial company that developed ProGel, a PMA approved surgical sealant for lung surgery. From 1997 to 2005, Mr. Nagel also served as Co-Founder and Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Marketing at Vascular Solutions (VASC).

In addition to Mr. Nagel’s executive experience, he also serves as a director for Franklin Mountain Medical, LLC an early stage company in the structural heart market. Mr. Nagel holds both a B.A. in Business and a M.B.A. from the University of St. Thomas.

Independent Director
Americo Cicchetti
Independent Director
Americo Cicchetti

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Dr. Cicchetti has served as a member of our board of directors since March 2020. Dr. Cicchetti has served as a Professor of Management at Universit`a Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Faculty of Economics, Rome since 2006. He is also currently the Director of the Graduate School of Health Economics and Management at Universit`a Cattolica del Sacro Cuore. In addition to his academic experience, Dr. Cicchetti was a member of the Price and Reimbursement Committee of the Italian National Drug Agency from 2009-2015. He is a member of the European Network of Health Technology Assessment; Member of the Innovation Steering Group of the National HTA Program for Medical Devices (Ministry of Health, Italy); Member of the National Immunization Technical Advisory Group at the Ministry of Health, Italy since 2019; Member of the Health and Research Commission of the Rome Foundation since 2007; and a Member of the Board of Directors of the Health and Research Foundation since 2017.

Furthermore, Dr. Cicchetti is the Chief Executive Officer and Director for Molipharma, whose core business is the research and development of new drugs and diagnostics aimed at predicting, detecting and treating female oncological diseases. He also serves as an independent board member for Foundation Health and Research, and Leonida SICAF, a fixed capital investment company. He obtained his PhD in Management from University of Bologna, and his B.A. from University of Rome.

Independent Director
Pietro Bersani
Director
Pietro Bersani, CPA, JD

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Mr. Bersani has served as a member of our Board since June 2020. The Company appointed Mr. Bersani Chief Executive Officer effective May 10, 2022. From January 2022 to May 2022, Mr. Bersani served as interim Chief Executive Officer. From April 2020 to January 2022, Mr. Bersani was a Partner with B2B CFO Partners, LLC, which provides strategic management advisory services to owners of privately held companies. From November 2019 to March 2020, he served as the President, and Chief Executive Officer of K.P. Diamond Eagle, Inc., a consulting firm specialized in development of innovative commercial and private aviation business models. He served as a Senior Director within Alvarez & Marsal’s Private Equity Performance Improvement Practice, LLP between August 2018 and October 2019. From October 206 to July 2018, he served as President and Chief Executive Officer of K.P. Diamond Eagle, Inc. Prior to those professional experiences, Mr. Bersani served as the Chief Financial Officer of Fuel Systems Solutions, Inc. between April 2011 and October 2016.

Mr. Bersani is a Certified Public Accountant and is also a Certified Public Auditor and a Chartered Certified Accountant in Italy where he developed a significant knowledge of US GAAP and IFRS. Mr. Bersani earned a BA and MA in Business Economics from L. Bocconi University, Italy.

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Frank Tirelli

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Mr. Tirelli has served as Chairman of Professional Services at alliantgroup, LP since September 2018. Since September 2018, Mr. Tirelli has also served on the Strategic Advisory Board of alliantgroup LP. alliantgroup, LP is an international consulting firm that provides professional services to businesses and their professional advisor firms on methodologies to enhance their investments in innovation, research, development, technology, cyber security, and job creation. Mr. Tirelli has also served on the Strategic Advisory Board of Alliant Cybersecurity. Since January 2017, Mr. Tirelli has also served as Chief Executive Officer of Finaxstrure Associates LLC, a company that provides board of director advisory services and expert witness services. Mr. Tirelli has 30 years of experience with Deloitte, one of the world’s premier accounting firms, including service as Chairman and CEO of Deloitte Italy and Vice Chairman of Deloitte U.S. From 2000 to 2003, Mr. Tirelli served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Herbalife International Inc., a publicly traded nutrition company that conducted business in 52 countries and generated $2 billion in sales.  Mr. Tirelli is a licensed CPA in Connecticut and California. He received a BS in Accounting from Boston College and an MBA from Babson College.

Independent Director
Independent Director
Dr. Karen Reeves

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Dr. Reeves has served as President and Chief Medical Officer of AZTherapies, Inc. since September 2017. AZTherapies, Inc. is an advanced clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company. Dr. Reeves began her biopharma career at Pfizer and served in roles of increasing responsibility. She has more than 25 years of experience in clinical R&D, business development, regulatory, operational development, and management gained at small, medium, and large life science companies. She has also served as Global Head of Medical Science at Astellas Pharma Global Development, Inc. Dr. Reeves has worked across a variety of therapeutic areas including neuroscience, oncology, immunology, infectious diseases, cardiovascular, and urology, as well as early and late stages of drug development, and is experienced in successful regulatory filings with the FDA and global regulators. She has held faculty positions at Harvard University and Tufts Medical School. Dr. Reeves received her BA from Yale University and her MD degree from University of Vermont Medical School.
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