RELEASE AND WAIVER OF CLAIMS
In consideration of the payments and other benefits set forth in Section 4.4 of the Executive Employment Agreement dated May 1, 2019, (the Employment Agreement), to which this form is attached, I, Dr. Jeffery Kent, hereby furnish Horizon Pharma, Inc. and Horizon Pharma USA, Inc. (together the Company), with the following release and waiver (Release and Waiver).
In exchange for the consideration provided to me by the Employment Agreement that I am not otherwise entitled to receive, I hereby generally and completely release the Company and its directors, officers, employees, shareholders, partners, agents, attorneys, predecessors, successors, parent and subsidiary entities, insurers, Affiliates, and assigns from any and all claims, liabilities and obligations, both known and unknown, that arise out of or are in any way related to events, acts, conduct, or omissions occurring relating to my employment or the termination thereof prior to my signing this Release and Waiver. This general release includes, but is not limited to: (1) all claims arising out of or in any way related to my employment with the Company or the termination of that employment; (2) all claims related to my compensation or benefits from the Company, including, but not limited to, salary, bonuses, commissions, vacation pay, expense reimbursements, severance pay, fringe benefits, stock, stock options, or any other ownership interests in the Company; (3) all claims for breach of contract, wrongful termination, and breach of the implied covenant of good faith and fair dealing; (4) all tort claims, including, but not limited to, claims for fraud, defamation, emotional distress, and discharge in violation of public policy; and (5) all federal, state, and local statutory claims, including, but not limited to, claims for discrimination, harassment, retaliation, attorneys fees, or other claims arising under the federal Civil Rights Act of 1964 (as amended), the federal Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the federal Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 (as amended) (ADEA), the Illinois Human Rights Act, the Illinois Equal Pay Act, the Illinois Religious Freedom Restoration Act, and the Illinois Genetic Information Privacy Act. Notwithstanding the foregoing, this Release and Waiver, shall not release or waive my rights: to indemnification under the articles and bylaws of the Company, any and all indemnification agreements, or applicable law; to payments under Sections of the Employment Agreement; under any provision of the Employment Agreement that survives the termination of that agreement; under any applicable workers compensation statute; under any option, restricted share or other agreement concerning any equity interest in the Company; as a shareholder of the Company or any other right that is not waivable under applicable law.
I acknowledge that, among other rights, I am waiving and releasing any rights I may have under ADEA, that this Release and Waiver is knowing and voluntary, and that the consideration given for this Release and Waiver is in addition to anything of value to which I was already entitled as an executive of the Company. If I am 40 years of age or older upon execution of this Release and Waiver, I further acknowledge that I have been advised, as required by the Older Workers Benefit Protection Act, that: (a) the release