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Solid Biosciences Appoints Kevin Tan, CFA, as Chief Financial Officer

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Solid Biosciences Inc. (Nasdaq: SLDB), a life sciences company developing genetic medicines for neuromuscular and cardiac diseases, today announced the appointment of Kevin Tan, CFA, a seasoned industry professional, as Chief Financial Officer.

“We are pleased to welcome Kevin at this important juncture in the company’s evolution,” said Bo Cumbo, President and Chief Executive Officer of Solid Biosciences. “Having previously worked with Kevin, I am confident his leadership, execution focus, and financial acumen will support the company’s advancement towards key business objectives. Kevin has a deep understanding of capital markets and the biopharmaceutical industry, which will be instrumental as we advance our pipeline. Kevin’s prior experience in gene therapy will be of significant value as he works alongside myself and our Chief Administrative Officer, Ty Howton, to establish partnerships with the potential to accelerate our current product candidates and expand our next generation of genetic therapies for neuromuscular and cardiac disease.”

“I am excited to join Bo, Ty and the rest of the experienced and dedicated management team at Solid Biosciences,” said Mr. Tan. “The company’s balance sheet positions us well to execute on value driving inflection points in the coming years. With a growing pipeline and significant expertise in developing and manufacturing novel genetic medicines, Solid has substantial long-term potential. I look forward to helping the company realize the full value of its platform to bring meaningful treatments to patients in need.”

Mr. Tan brings more than 20 years of financial experience to Solid, most recently as CFO at Selecta Biosciences. In this role, Mr. Tan was responsible for all financial functions, business development activities and investor relations. While there, he worked closely with the leadership team to determine and execute the overall corporate strategy. Prior to joining Selecta, Mr. Tan served as Treasurer at Sarepta Therapeutics where he was responsible for the liquidity and capital management of the company. At Sarepta, he led numerous financings across equity and debt markets and was a key member of the Business Development team. Prior to his time at Sarepta, Mr. Tan had an extensive career in financial services, most recently as Senior Portfolio Manager at CPP Investments where he managed billions in capital across the public markets.

Mr. Tan holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Queen’s University at Kingston, a Master of Engineering in Operations Research & Financial Engineering from Princeton University and a Masters of Business Administration from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business. Mr. Tan is a Chartered Financial Analyst.

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