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Independent Director

Mark McDade

Mark McDade joined the PECO III Board on November 13, 2018. He served as independent director for Phillips Edison Grocery Center REIT II, Inc., another Phillips Edison-sponsored REIT, from its inception in 2013 to November 2018. Mr. McDade has served as executive vice president of Established Brands, Solutions and Supply for UCB since February 2013. He also served as chief operating officer of UCB, SA, located in Brussels, Belgium, until January 2017. From April 2008 to February 2013, Mr. McDade served as executive vice president of Global Operations for UCB. From 2002 until late 2007, Mr. McDade served as chief executive officer and a director of PDL Biopharma Inc., an antibody-based biopharmaceutical company located in Redwood City, California. Prior to 2002, he served as chief executive officer of Signature Bioscience Inc., located in San Francisco, California. Mr. McDade was founder and a director of Corixa Corporation, where he served as chief operating officer from September 1994 to December 1998 and as president and chief operating officer from January 1999 until his departure in late 2000 to join Signature Bioscience Inc. Before Corixa Corporation, Mr. McDade was chief operating officer of Boehringer Mannheim Therapeutics, the bio-pharmaceutical division of Corange Ltd., and prior to that he held several positions at Sandoz Ltd., including in business development, product management and general management. Mr. McDade received his Bachelor of Arts from Dartmouth College and his Master of Business Administration from Harvard Business School.