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Raymond J. Land

Formerly Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Clarient, Inc.
Clarient, Inc

Mr. Land became a member of Anika Therapeutics' Board of Directors in January 2006. He also serves as Chairman of the Board of BioAmber, Inc., a publicly traded company developing chemicals from renewable feedstocks, and a Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee of Mountain View Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a privately held company specializing in biopharmaceuticals. In 2010, Mr. Land retired as the Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Clarient, Inc., an advanced molecular diagnostics company. From June 2007 to June 2008, he was the Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Safeguard Scientifics, Inc., a venture capital firm. Prior to Safeguard Scientifics, Inc., Mr. Land held executive management and Chief Financial Officer positions at Medcenter Solutions, Inc., a global pharmaceutical marketing company where he was also a Board member, and Orchid Cellmark, a leading provider of identity of DNA testing services. Mr. Land previously served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Genencor International, Inc., a diversified biotechnology company focusing on bioproducts and healthcare, from 1997 until its acquisition in April 2005. From 1991 to 1996, he served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. Previously, Mr. Land was with Campbell Soup Company, Inc. where for nine years he held increasingly senior financial positions and also served as General Manager of a frozen food division. Prior to joining Campbell Soup, he was with Coopers and Lybrand for nine years. Mr. Land is a Certified Public Accountant and has a degree in accounting and finance from Temple University. Mr. Land's qualifications for membership on the Company's Board include his extensive prior experience as chief financial officer at multiple companies, including several in the life science industry. He serves as the Chairman and designated financial expert on the Audit Committee.

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