Catherine Coste was appointed to the Company’s Board of Directors in June 2023. Ms. Coste retired from Deloitte and Touche LLP (“Deloitte”) in 2020, where she was a Senior Partner, and served as one of Deloitte’s Life Sciences industry executive leaders. She spent 32 years in both corporate and professional services positions leading global finance, internal audit, and operations teams. During her career at Deloitte, Ms. Coste was directly involved with over 30 life science corporations, the majority of which were large-cap and medium-cap public corporations. She also serves as a Director at both Minerva Surgical, Inc., where she is Chair of the Audit Committee and a Member of the Compensation Committee, and Biomerica, Inc., where she is Chair of the Audit Committee, and serves on both the Compensation Committee and the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. Ms. Coste’s experience includes, but is not limited to, Sarbanes-Oxley compliance, corporate risk analysis and management, cyber risk assessment, fraud prevention, IT systems analysis and upgrades, internal controls, and corporate governance. She is a Certified Public Accountant, who earned her B.A. in business administration, accounting, from California State University, Hayward.