Mr Marshall HeinbergBS (Hons), JD
Mr. Heinberg has extensive experience relevant to our Company and insight into the global capital markets, and has worked with several life science and technology companies. Mr. Heinberg is a US-based non-executive director of the Company and was appointed in January 2010 and served as a member of the Remuneration and Nomination Committee since November 2010. Mr. Heinberg served as Head of the Investment Banking Department of Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. from January 2008 through June 2012. Mr. Heinberg began his investment banking career with Oppenheimer & Company, which was acquired by the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC) in 1997. Mr. Heinberg held several senior roles at CIBC World Markets including serving as a member of the U.S. Management Committee. Over the course of his career, Mr. Heinberg has held responsibility for various industry sectors including environmental, industrial growth, technology and telecommunications. His transaction experience includes public and private debt and equity financings, as well as numerous exclusive sale and strategic advisory assignments. Mr. Heinberg was named Head of CIBC’s U.S. Investment Banking Department in 2001. Upon the acquisition of CIBC’s U.S. wholesale business in 2008, Mr. Heinberg was named head of Oppenheimer’s Investment Banking Department. Mr. Heinberg is the founder and principal of MAH Associates, LLC which provides strategic advisory and consulting services. Mr. Heinberg also serves as an advisor to Burford Capital. Mr. Heinberg has also served as a director of National Financial Partners Corp., a business that provides advisory and brokerage services to corporate and high net worth individual clients in the United States and Canada until the company was acquired by Madison Dearborn in July 2013. Mr. Heinberg was also a non-executive director of Image Entertainment, Inc., a leading independent licensee and distributor of entertainment programming in North America, until the Company was acquired in October 2012. Mr. Heinberg has extensive experience working with both leading growth companies as well as financial sponsors. Prior to joining Oppenheimer, Mr.Heinberg practiced corporate law for approximately four years. Mr. Heinberg graduated from the University of Pennsylvania, the Wharton School with honors, with a degree in economics. He received his law degree from Fordham Law School.