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Halley E. Gilbert

Ms. Gilbert brings to CytomX 20 years of operational, transactional, and strategic leadership experience within the biopharmaceutical sector in roles overseeing the transformation of companies from development to commercial stage.  Ms. Gilbert most recently served as senior vice president, corporate development and chief administrative officer of Ironwood Pharmaceuticals, Inc. where she oversaw corporate and business development, legal, compliance and government affairs. Prior to joining Ironwood, Ms. Gilbert served as vice president, deputy general counsel at Cubist Pharmaceuticals, Inc., where she managed the legal function during the company’s first commercial launch of an acute care antibiotic. Prior to this Ms. Gilbert served as corporate counsel at Genzyme Corporation. Ms. Gilbert began her career at the law firm of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, where she specialized in mergers and acquisitions and securities law. Ms. Gilbert currently serves on the board of Arcutis Biotherapeutics and Vaxcyte, Inc. Ms. Gilbert received a J.D. from Northwestern University School of Law and a B.A. from Tufts University.

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James R. Meyers

James R. Meyers brings more than 30 years of worldwide commercial leadership experience within the biotechnology industry. Mr. Meyers has served as a Senior Advisor to Gilead Sciences since his retirement from Gilead in February 2018. Prior to his advisory role, Mr. Meyers most recently served as Gilead’s executive vice president of worldwide commercial operations where he was responsible for all commercial activities including pricing and market access in North America, Europe, Middle East, Australia and Japan. Over his 22-year career at Gilead, Mr. Meyers led some of the most important and successful product launches in the history of the biopharmaceutical industry, most notably in the therapeutic areas of HCV and HIV. Prior to joining Gilead, Mr. Meyers held positions of increasing responsibility in sales, training, marketing and management with Zeneca Pharmaceuticals and Astra USA. Mr. Meyers currently serves on the Board of Arbutus Biopharma Corporation, a public biopharmaceutical company focused on commercializing a cure for patients suffering from chronic hepatitis B infection. Mr. Meyers holds a B.S. in Economics from Boston College.

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John Scarlett, M.D.

John “Chip” A. Scarlett currently serves as chief executive officer, president and a member of the board of directors of Geron Corporation. Since February 2015, Dr. Scarlett has also served as a member of the board of directors of Chiasma, Inc. Prior to joining Geron in 2011, Dr. Scarlett served as president, chief executive officer and a member of the board of directors of Proteolix, Inc., from February 2009 until its acquisition by Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc., in November 2009. From February 2002 until its acquisition by Ipsen, S.A., in October 2008, Dr. Scarlett served as founder, chief executive officer and a member of the board of directors of Tercica, Inc., and also as its president from February 2002 through February 2007. From March 1993 to May 2001, Dr. Scarlett served as president and chief executive officer of Sensus Drug Development Corporation. In 1995, he co-founded Covance Biotechnology Services, Inc., and served as a member of its board of directors from inception to 2000. From 1991 to 1993, Dr. Scarlett headed the North American Clinical Development Center and served as senior vice president of medical and scientific affairs at Novo Nordisk Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Dr. Scarlett holds a B.A. in chemistry from Earlham College and an M.D. from the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine.

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Matthew Young

Matthew P. Young was appointed chief operating officer and chief financial officer of GRAIL in October 2019. Prior to joining GRAIL, Mr. Young served as executive vice president and chief financial officer of Jazz Pharmaceuticals a role he held since February 2015. He previously had served as senior vice president and chief financial officer of Jazz since March 2014 and as senior vice president, corporate development of Jazz since April 2013. Prior to joining Jazz, Mr. Young worked in investment banking for approximately 20 years. From February 2009 to April 2013, he served as a managing director in global healthcare of Barclays Capital Inc., an investment banking firm, where his role included acting as the co-head of life sciences at Barclays Capital. From 2007 to 2008, Mr. Young served as a managing director of Citigroup Global Markets Inc., an investment banking firm, and from 2003 to 2007, as a managing director of Lehman Brothers Inc., an investment banking firm. In 2015, he joined the board of directors of PRA Health Sciences Inc., a contract research company. Mr. Young received a B.S. in economics and a M.B.A. from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

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Fred Gluck

Fred Gluck is a former managing partner (chief executive) of McKinsey & Company Inc. After retiring from McKinsey in 1995, he joined the Bechtel Group, where he served as vice chairman and director. He later rejoined McKinsey & Company as a consultant until retiring again in July 2003. Mr. Gluck was the founding chairman and CEO of both CytomX and Cynvenio Biosystems and continues to serve as chairman of Cynvenio. He also serves as director of a number of eleemosynary organizations, including the Foundation Board of the University of California, Santa Barbara, the Kavli Institute of Theoretical Physics and The New York Presbyterian Hospital (Emeritus). He recently retired from the Board of Amgen and was the presiding director of HCA (Hospital Corporation of America). Mr. Gluck received his B.S. from Manhattan College and an M.S. from New York University: both degrees in electrical engineering.

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Charles S. Fuchs, M.D., M.P.H.

Charles S. Fuchs, M.D., M.P.H., is an internationally recognized expert in gastrointestinal cancers, cancer epidemiology and cancer drug development, and conducts research assessing novel therapeutic approaches in oncology. Dr. Fuchs is the Richard Sackler and Jonathan Sackler Professor of Medicine, Director of the Yale Cancer Center and Physician-in-Chief of the Smilow Cancer Hospital. He was previously professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and chief of the gastrointestinal oncology division and the Robert T. and Judith B. Hale Chair in Pancreatic Cancer at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Dr. Fuchs received his medical degree from Harvard Medical School in 1986. He completed his medical residency at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, where he also served as chief medical resident, and completed his medical oncology fellowship at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. In 1994, he received his M.P.H. from Harvard School of Public Health.

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W. Michael Kavanaugh, M.D.

Michael Kavanaugh, M.D. joined CytomX in January 2015 as senior vice president, chief scientific officer and head of research and early development. Prior to joining CytomX, Dr. Kavanaugh was senior vice president and chief scientific officer of Five Prime Therapeutics. Since joining the company in 2009, he held multiple positions in research and development and led the growth of the company’s therapeutic pipeline. Before Five Prime, Dr. Kavanaugh served as vice president of Novartis Vaccines & Diagnostics, Inc. and executive director of Oncology Biologics in the Novartis Institutes of Biomedical Research. He joined Novartis in 2006 as part of the company’s acquisition of the Chiron Corporation, where he was vice president and head of antibody and protein therapeutics research. Dr. Kavanaugh received his medical doctorate from Vanderbilt University and his bachelor’s degree in molecular biochemistry and biophysics from Yale University. He completed training in internal medicine, cardiovascular disease and molecular and cellular biology at the University of California, San Francisco and the Cardiovascular Research Institute. Dr. Kavanaugh also currently serves as an attending staff physician at the San Francisco Veterans Administration Medical Center and as an associate clinical professor of medicine at UCSF.

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Sean A. McCarthy, D. Phil.

Dr. McCarthy joined CytomX in December 2010 as our chief business officer and became a member of our board of directors and our president and chief executive officer in August 2011. On January 1, 2019, Dr. McCarthy became chairman of our board of directors. Dr. McCarthy has more than twenty years of experience in the biotechnology industry encompassing roles in R&D, business development, financing and general management. Following completion of his post-doctoral training at the DNAX Research Institute (now Merck Palo Alto), Dr. McCarthy held research leadership and program management roles at Millennium Pharmaceuticals where he managed biologics discovery programs. From Millennium, Dr. McCarthy joined SGX Pharmaceuticals, where he spearheaded a wide range of large pharma partnerships as vice president business development and helped drive a strategic reorientation of the company from a platform business model to product-focused oncology company, leading to a successful initial public offering in 2006. Immediately prior to joining CytomX, Dr. McCarthy was a transactional partner at Pappas Ventures from April 2006 to December 2010, where he was responsible for investments in therapeutic, medical device and molecular diagnostic companies. Dr. McCarthy is an author on multiple peer reviewed scientific publications, issued patents and filed patent applications. He received a B.Sc. in biochemistry and pharmacology at King’s College, University of London; an MBA from the Rady School of Management at the University of California San Diego; and a D.Phil. in cancer biology from St. John’s College, University of Oxford. Dr. McCarthy currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors and the Executive Committee of the California Life Sciences Association.

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