Richard A. Fair has served as President and Chief Executive Officer, and a member of the board of directors, of Bellicum Pharmaceuticals, Inc. since January 2017. Prior to joining Bellicum, Mr. Fair served as Senior Vice President, Therapeutic Head Oncology Global Product Strategy at Genentech, Inc., a subsidiary of Roche Holding AG. From April 2006 to January 2014, Mr. Fair held other positions at Genentech, including Vice President, Global Product Strategy Hematology & Signaling, from November 2012 through December 2013, and Vice President, Sales & Marketing, Oral Oncolytics, from May 2010 to November 2012. Prior to Genentech, Mr. Fair held positions at Johnson & Johnson, a pharmaceutical and medical device company. Mr. Fair received his B.S. in computer science from the University of Michigan and his MBA from Columbia University. The Company believes Mr. Fair possesses specific attributes that qualify him to serve as a member of the Company’s board of directors, including his years of leadership and commercial experience in the oncology industry.