The members of Diplomat’s board of directors are:

Brian Griffin , , , Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Brian Griffin became Diplomat’s chairman of the board of directors and chief executive officer in June 2018. He has more than 30 years of experience as a results-driven healthcare executive. Mr. Griffin’s dynamic skillset is rooted in deep expertise in pharmacy benefit management, specialty pharmacy, and health plan leadership.

Most recently, he served since March 2018 as executive vice president and CEO for IngenioRx, the pharmacy benefit manager he built and launched for Anthem. For the previous three years, Mr. Griffin led Anthem’s commercial and specialty business division. He joined the company in 2013 as president and CEO of its second-largest affiliated health plan, Empire BlueCross BlueShield.

Before his time with Anthem, he spent 25 years at Medco Health Solutions, which was acquired by Express Scripts in 2012. In more than a decade as president of Medco’s health plan division, Mr. Griffin managed relationships with national and regional health plans, BlueCross BlueShield plans, commercial insurance carriers, consumer-driven plans, and third-party administrators.

Philip R. Hagerman , , , Chairman Emeritus

Philip R. Hagerman, RPh, has been the Chairman Emeritus since January 2018 and previously served as Diplomat’s Chief Executive Officer, a director, and the Chairman of the Board of Directors since 1991. Mr. Hagerman cofounded Diplomat with his father in 1975.

Mr. Hagerman led Diplomat as its principal executive officer, Chairman of the Board of Directors and a director for approximately 26 years. He has a unique perspective and understanding of our business, culture and history, having led Diplomat through many economic cycles and operational initiatives. His day-to-day leadership of Diplomat gives him critical insights into our operations, strategy and competition, and he facilitates the Board’s ability to perform its oversight function. Throughout his career at Diplomat, he has demonstrated strong entrepreneurial skills, as well as regulatory, marketing, strategic, and operational expertise. Mr. Hagerman also possesses in-depth knowledge of, and key relationships in, the specialty pharmacy industry on a national basis.

Benjamin Wolin , , , Independent Lead Director, Chairman of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee, Audit Committee Member

Benjamin Wolin has been a director since October 2015. He was appointed independent lead director of the board effective June 4, 2018, having previously served in this role from February 2017 to January 2018. He serves as the chair of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee and is a member of the Audit Committee of Diplomat.

Mr. Wolin cofounded Everyday Health Inc., a leading provider of digital health and wellness solutions. He served as the company’s chief executive officer and a member of its board of directors since January 2002. From September 1999 until December 2001, he served as vice president of production and technology for Beliefnet Inc., an online provider of religious and spiritual information. Before that, he was web producer for multimedia corporation Tribune Interactive Inc. and held consulting positions with several interactive companies.

Mr. Wolin has extensive expertise in technology, executive management, public-company board governance, entrepreneurship, finance, and operations. As principal executive officer and director during Everyday Health’s initial public offering, he gained insight into the dynamics of a growing company, as well as financial, accounting, governance, and operational issues specific to public companies.

Dr. Regina Benjamin , , , Director, Audit Committee Member, Compensation Committee Member, Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee Member

Regina Benjamin, MD, MBA, has been a director since April 7, 2017. She is a member of the Audit Committee, the Compensation Committee and the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee of Diplomat.

She is the Former United States Surgeon General and a practicing family physician. In July 2009, Dr. Benjamin was appointed as the 18 United States Surgeon General and served a four-year term. During such period, Dr. Benjamin served as the Chair of the National Prevention, Health Promotion, and Public Health Council, which consists of 17 cabinet-level Federal agencies that released the first ever National Prevention Strategy, a roadmap for health. In addition, since September 2013, Dr. Benjamin has served as the NOLA. com / Times Picayune Endowed Chair in Public Health Sciences at Xavier University of Louisiana. Dr. Benjamin is the founder and CEO of BayouClinic, Inc., a Federally Qualified Health Center Look-Alike clinic in Alabama which Dr. Benjamin founded in 1990. From December 2013 through July 2015, Dr. Benjamin served on the board of directors of Alere Inc. (NYSE: ALR), a healthcare diagnostics company, where she served on the nominating and corporate governance committee. Dr. Benjamin also currently serves on boards of directors of Kaiser Foundation Hospitals and Health Plan since 2015. She was the associate dean for Rural Health at the University of South Alabama College of Medicine and served as the chair of the Federation of State Medical Boards of the United States from 2002 to 2003. In 2002, Dr. Benjamin became the first African-American female president of a state medical society in the United States when she assumed leadership of the Medical Association State of Alabama, a position she held until 2003. She also served as chair of the AMA Council on Ethical and Judicial Affairs from 2003 until 2009 and as president of the American Medical Association Education and Research Foundation from 1997 until 1998. Dr. Benjamin was the first physician under the age of 40 and the first African-American woman to be elected to the American Medical Association Board of Trustees in 1995. In 1992, she was chosen as a Kellogg National Fellow and in 1998 she was chosen as a Rockefeller Next Generation Leader. Dr. Benjamin is a member of the Institute of Medicine and a fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians.

Dr. Benjamin has approximately 30 years of experience as a practicing family physician and has served in leadership roles at the highest levels of the US government and in the healthcare field. Dr. Benjamin also has significant financial experience, having served on the finance committee of several healthcare, educational and charitable organizations and on the audit committee of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. In particular, Dr. Benjamin’s experience as the United States Surgeon General is a unique and valuable qualification which provides her with insight into governmental practice, policy making and regulation. In addition, her leadership positions with several healthcare industry associations and medical groups, as well as her practical experience as a family physician afford her valuable perspectives with respect to key partners of the Company, including patients, physicians, pharmaceuticals, health plans, and regulatory agencies.

David C. Dreyer , , , Director, Chairman of the Audit Committee, Chairman of the Compensation Committee

David C. Dreyer CPA, has been a director since September 15, 2014. He serves as the Chair for both the Audit Committee and the Compensation Committee of Diplomat.

Since March 2015, Mr. Dreyer has served as Chief Financial Officer for BIOLASE, Inc. (NASDAQ:BIOL), a medical device company that develops, manufactures, and markets innovative lasers in dentistry and medicine as well as other digital equipment. From October 2010 to March 2015, Mr. Dreyer served as Chief Financial Officer, Chief Operating Officer and Secretary of Patient Safety Technologies, which develops, markets and sells healthcare products relating to surgical safety, and is a former public reporting company (OTC: PSTX) and since March 2014 a subsidiary of Stryker Corporation (NYSE: SYK). Previously, Mr. Dreyer was Chief Financial Officer of Alphastaff Group, Inc., a human resource outsourcing company, from August 2009 to September 2010. From September 2004 to August 2009, Mr. Dreyer served as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Accounting Officer of AMN Heal thcare Services, Inc. (NYSE: AHS), which provided healthcare staffing for physicians, travel nurses, and allied travel. From 1997 through 2004, Mr. Dreyer served as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Accounting Officer of Sicor, Inc. (formerly Nasdaq: SCRI), a manufacturer of complex pharmaceuticals with operations in the United States and internationally, which was acquired by Teva Pharmaceutical Limited in January 2004. Prior to joining Sicor, Mr. Dreyer served in related senior financial management positions within the pharmaceutical industry, working for Elan Corporation plc, Athena Neurosciences and Syntex Corporation. Mr. Dreyer is a Certified Public Accountant in California. Mr. Dreyer has been a director of InfuSystem Holdings, Inc. (listed on the NYSE-MKT), a provider of infusion pumps and related services, since April 2008, and currently serves as a member of the Compensation and Audit Committees and is the chair of the Nominating and Governance Committee.

Mr. Dreyer has almost 30 years of accounting, financial, compliance and operating experience and expertise in the healthcare field and has extensive senior leadership skills from his executive management positions. Mr. Dreyer also has public company board experience, from which he has expertise in finance, financial reporting, accounting, corporate governance, compensation, risk management, and healthcare matters. His long tenure as a certified public accountant and expertise in accounting and financial reporting matters, including in executive positions for public companies, led our Board to determine that Mr. Dreyer is a financial expert in accordance with SEC rules.

Kenneth Klepper , , , Director

Kenneth Klepper, has been a director since December 16, 2014.

Kenneth O. Klepper, served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Medco Health Solutions, Inc. (NYSE: MHS), a supplier of pharmacy benefit management, mail order and specialty pharmacy services, from March 2006 until the April 2012 acquisition of Medco by Express Scripts, Inc. He joined Medco in June 2003 and served as Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer from June 2003 through March 2006. Previously, Mr. Klepper was employed by WellChoice, Inc. (NYSE: WC), a health insurance company and parent of Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield of New York, where he held the positions of Senior Vice President, Process Champion from March 1995 to August 1999 and Senior Vice President for Systems, Technology and Infrastructure from August 1999 to April 2003. From 1991 to 1995, Mr. Klepper served in management roles at CIGNA Health Care. Mr. Klepper is a member of the Defense Business Board and the Chief of Naval Operations Executive Panel, where he has served four CNOs. He also serves on the Board of Directors at the United States Naval Institute.

Mr. Klepper has extensive operating, compliance, technology, financial, and accounting experience and expertise from his various employment. In particular, his services as an executive for over 20 years in the healthcare industry, including six years as a leading executive for a provider of specialty pharmaceutical services, provides him critical industry insight and related operations, strategic, marketing, acquisition and senior leadership expertise. Mr. Klepper also has over 17 years of serving in executive roles for public reporting companies, from which he has expertise in finance, financial reporting, accounting, corporate governance, compensation, risk management and healthcare matters.

Shawn C. Tomasello , , , Director, Compensation Committee Member, Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee Member

Shawn C. Tomasello has been a director since October 6, 2015 and is a member of the Compensation Committee and the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee of Diplomat.

Since December 2015, Ms. Tomasello has served as the Chief Commercial Officer of Kite Pharma, Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company engaged in the development of cancer immunotherapy products. Prior to joining Kite Pharma Ms. Tomasello served as the Chief Commercial Officer of Pharmacyclics Inc. (Nasdaq: PCYC), a pharmaceutical manufacturer recently acquired by AbbVie, Inc., a position she held from August 2014 to July 2015. From April 2005 to August 2014, Ms. Tomasello was employed at Celgene Corporation, initially as the Vice President of Sales and Training and most recently as President of the Americas, Hematology and Oncology, where she was responsible for all aspects of the commercial organization encompassing multiple brands spanning 11 indications. Prior to joining Celgene Corporation, Ms. Tomasello was with Genentech, Inc., from 1989 through 2005. Her last position at Genentech was National Director of Hematology Franchise (Rituxan®) from early 2003 to April 2005.

Ms. Tomasello has considerable drug commercialization, operating, executive management, business development, mergers and acquisitions and compliance experience and expertise from her employment. In particular, Ms. Tomasello’s service as an executive for over 17 years in the pharmaceutical manufacturing industry brings her critical industry insight into the opportunities and challenges of Diplomat generally as well as working with pharmaceutical manufacturers.


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