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Baxter International Inc (BAX)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Jose Almeida

54 2016 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

James Saccaro

44 2015 Corporate Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Giuseppe Accogli

46 2017 Senior Vice President, President - Global Businesses

Brik Eyre

53 2017 Senior Vice President, President - Americas

Marcus Schabacker

53 2015 Chief Scientific Officer, Corporate Vice President

Scott Pleau

51 2016 Corporate Vice President - Operations

Sean Martin

2017 Corporate Vice President, General Counsel

Jeanne Mason

61 2006 Corporate Vice President - Human Resources

Paul Vibert

57 2015 Corporate Vice President, President - International

Thomas Stallkamp

70 2014 Lead Independent Director

Cathy Smith

2017 Director

Thomas Chen

67 2012 Independent Director

John Forsyth

69 2003 Independent Director

James Gavin

71 2003 Independent Director

Peter Hellman

67 2014 Independent Director

Munib Islam

43 2015 Independent Director

Michael Mahoney

52 2015 Independent Director

Stephen Oesterle

66 2017 Independent Director

Carole Shapazian

73 2003 Independent Director

Kornelis Storm

75 2003 Independent Director

Albert Stroucken

69 2004 Independent Director

Clare Trachtman

2015 Vice President, Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Jose Almeida

Mr. Jose E. Almeida is the Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Mr. Almeida was appointed Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer effective January 1, 2016. He began serving as an executive officer of the company in October 2015. He served as Senior Advisor with The Carlyle Group from May 2015 to October 2015. Previously, he served as the Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Covidien plc (Covidien) from March 2012 through January 2015, prior to the acquisition of Covidien by Medtronic plc (Medtronic), and President and Chief Executive Officer of Covidien from July 2011 to March 2012. Mr. Almeida served in other several executive roles with Covidien (formerly Tyco Healthcare) between April 2004 and June 2011. Mr. Almeida served on the board of directors of State Street Corporation from October 2013 to November 2015, Analog Devices, Inc. from December 2014 to November 2015 and EMC Corporation from January 2015 to November 2015. He previously served as director and chairman of the board for The Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed).

James Saccaro

Mr. James K. Saccaro is Corporate Vice President, Chief Financial Officer of the Company. Mr. Saccaro was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Hill-Rom Corporation from December 2013 to July 2014 prior to rejoining Baxter in July 2014 as Special Advisor to the Chief Executive Officer. Prior to that, Mr. Saccaro served as Corporate Vice President and Treasurer of Baxter from 2011 to 2013. He originally joined the company in 2002 as manager of strategy for the company’s former BioScience business, and from there moved onto positions of increasing responsibility, including Vice President of Financial Planning and Vice President of Finance for the company’s operations in Europe, Middle East and Africa. Prior to Baxter, he held strategy and business development positions at Clear Channel Communications and the Walt Disney Company.

Giuseppe Accogli

Mr. Giuseppe Accogli has been appointed as Senior Vice President, President - Global Businesses of the Company. Mr. Accogli joined the company in 2007 as renal business unit director in Italy, and assumed positions of increasing responsibility with the Renal business in Europe, including head of the EMEA region for renal from 2013 to 2015. Prior to joining Baxter, he served as business unit manager and sales and marketing manager for Medtronic, Inc. (Italy) from 2004 to 2007. From 1996 to 2004, he held a series of positions in Europe with Tyco Healthcare – Covidien Ltd., including marketing director and group product director.

Brik Eyre

Mr. Brik V. Eyre has been appointed as Senior Vice President, President - Americas of the Company. Mr. Eyre joined the company in 2008 as general manager for BioPharma Solutions, Baxter’s manufacturing and contract services business. He later served as general manager for our U.S. medication delivery business and most recently he was Corporate Vice President and President, Renal. Prior to joining Baxter, he held a variety of senior management positions at Cardinal Health, Inc., including president of Cardinal’s PreSource Products and Services business.

Marcus Schabacker

Dr. Marcus Schabacker, M.D. Ph.D., is Chief Scientific Officer, Corporate Vice President of the Company. Dr. Schabacker joined the company in 2011. Prior to his current role, He served as Vice President, R&D, Medical Products. Dr. Schabacker held the position of Senior Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer at ConvaTec, Inc. before joining the company. His previous roles include Corporate Vice President R&D at B. Braun Medical and Senior Medical Officer at Mafikeng General Hospital, South Africa.

Scott Pleau

Mr. Scott Pleau is Corporate Vice President - Operations of the Company. Prior to joining Baxter in June 2016, Mr. Pleau served as vice president of operations for medical devices at Medtronic plc from 2015 to 2016, and at Covidien from 2013 to 2015, prior to Medtronic plc’s acquisition of Covidien. From 1995 to 2013, he held several key operations positions at Covidien, including vice president of operations, surgical solutions; vice president of operations, vascular therapies & medical supplies; vice president of engineering; and director of operational quality.

Sean Martin

Jeanne Mason

Dr. Jeanne K. Mason Ph.D., is Corporate Vice President - Human Resources of the Company. Prior to joining Baxter in May 2006, Dr. Mason was with General Electric from 1988, holding various leadership positions, the most recent of which was with GE Insurance Solutions where she was responsible for global human resource functions.

Paul Vibert

Mr. Paul Vibert is Corporate Vice President, President - International of the Company. Mr. Vibert joined the company in January 2008 as Vice President of Business Development for Asia Pacific. He also served as regional general manager for China and Hong Kong for two years before moving to Ferring Pharmaceuticals, as Senior Vice President, Asia Pacific, from May 2011 to May 2013. He returned to Baxter in May 2013 as President of Western Europe, and assumed his current role in January 2015. Prior to joining Baxter in 2008, Vibert spent 19 years with Abbott Laboratories, where he held various leadership positions.

Thomas Stallkamp

Mr. Thomas T. Stallkamp is the Lead Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Stallkamp was appointed lead independent director in May 2014 and is the founder and principal of Collaborative Management LLC, a private supply chain consulting firm. From 2004 to 2010, Mr. Stallkamp was an Industrial Partner in Ripplewood Holdings L.L.C., a New York private equity group. From 2003 to 2004, Mr. Stallkamp served as Chairman of MSX International, Inc., a global provider of technology-driven engineering, business and specialized staffing services, and from 2000 to 2003, he served as Vice-Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of MSX International, Inc (MSX). From 1980 to 1999, Mr. Stallkamp held various positions with DaimlerChrysler Corporation and its predecessor Chrysler Corporation, the most recent of which was Vice Chairman and President. Mr. Stallkamp serves as a director of BorgWarner Inc.

Cathy Smith

Ms. Cathy R. Smith serves as Director of the company. Prior to joining Target in 2015, Ms. Smith served as EVP and CFO at Express Scripts. She has also held EVP and CFO positions at Walmart International, GameStop and others. Ms. Smith received her bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Santa Barbara, and her MBA from the University of Southern California.

Thomas Chen

Mr. Thomas F. Chen is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Chen served as Senior Vice President and President of International Nutrition of Abbott Laboratories (Abbott) before retiring in 2010. During his 22-year career at Abbott, Mr. Chen served in a number of roles with expanding responsibilities, primarily in Pacific/Asia/Africa where he oversaw expansion into emerging markets. Prior to Abbott, he held several management positions at American Cyanamid Company, which later merged with Pfizer Inc. Mr. Chen currently serves as a director of Stericycle, Inc. Mr. Chen previously served as a director of Cyanotech Corporation.

John Forsyth

Mr. John D. Forsyth is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Forsyth has been Chairman of Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield, a healthcare insurance provider for residents of Iowa and South Dakota, since 2000 and Chief Executive Officer since 1996. Prior to that, he spent 26 years at the University of Michigan, holding various positions, including President and Chief Executive Officer of the University of Michigan Health System. Mr. Forsyth currently serves as a director of the National Institute of Healthcare Management and previously served as a director of Baxalta.

James Gavin

Dr. James R. Gavin, III M.D. Ph.D. is an Independent Director of the Company. Dr. Gavin is Chief Executive Officer and Chief Medical Officer of Healing Our Village, Inc., a healthcare corporation that specializes in targeted advocacy, training, education, disease management and outreach for health care professionals and minority communities, having previously served as Executive Vice President for Clinical Affairs at Healing Our Village from 2005 to 2007. Dr. Gavin is also Clinical Professor of Medicine and Senior Advisor of Health Affairs at Emory University, a position he has held since 2005, and Clinical Professor of Medicine at Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis, a position he has held since 2008. From 2002 to 2005, Dr. Gavin was President of the Morehouse School of Medicine and from 1991 to 2002 he served as Senior Science Officer at Howard Hughes Medical Institute, a non-profit medical research organization. He previously served as a director of Amylin Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Baxalta.

Peter Hellman

Mr. Peter S. Hellman is the Independent Director of the Company. From 2000 until his retirement in 2008, Mr. Hellman held various positions at Nordson Corporation, most recently as President and Chief Financial and Administrative Officer. From 1989 to 1999, Mr. Hellman held various positions with TRW Inc., the most recent of which was President and Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Hellman currently serves as a director of The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company and Owens-Illinois, Inc.

Munib Islam

Mr. Munib Z. Islam is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Islam is a partner and the Head of Equities Research at Third Point LLC (Third Point), a registered investment advisor headquartered in New York City. He also serves on Third Point’s Risk Committee. From 2008 to 2011, Mr. Islam was a managing director and portfolio manager of the Highbridge European Value Equities fund at Highbridge Capital. Mr. Islam first joined Third Point in 2004, after working as an associate at Oak Hill Capital and at Lazard LLC.

Michael Mahoney

Mr. Michael F. Mahoney is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Mahoney is Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Boston Scientific Corporation (Boston Scientific). He has served in that role since 2016. Between 2012 and 2016, he served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Boston Scientific. He first joined Boston Scientific in 2011. Prior to joining Boston Scientific, Mr. Mahoney served as worldwide chairman of Johnson & Johnson medical devices and diagnostics division and as worldwide group chairman of Johnson & Johnson’s DePuy orthopedics and neuro science business. He was President and Chief Executive officer of the Global Healthcare Exchange from 2001 to 2007 before joining Johnson & Johnson. He serves as a director of AdvaMed.

Stephen Oesterle

Dr. Stephen N. Oesterle, M.D. serves as Independent Director of the Company. Dr. Oesterle is a consultant and provides advisory services to private equity and operating companies in the healthcare industry. From 2002 to 2015, he served as a member of Medtronic’s Executive Committee and as Senior Vice President, Medicine and Technology. Previously, he served as an Associate Professor of Medicine, Director of Invasive Cardiology Services at each of Massachusetts General Hospital (1998 to 2002), Stanford University Medical Center (1992 to 1998) and Georgetown University Medical Center (1991 to 1992). He served as a director of HeartWare International, Inc. (HeartWare) from January 2016 to November 2016, prior to Medtronic’s acquisition of HeartWare.

Carole Shapazian

Ms. Carole J. Shapazian is an Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Shapazian served as Executive Vice President of Maytag Corporation, a producer of home and commercial appliances (Maytag), and as President of Maytag’s Home Solutions Group, from January 2000 to December 2000. Prior to that, Ms. Shapazian was Executive Vice President and Assistant Chief Operating Officer of Polaroid Corporation (Polaroid), a photographic equipment and supplies corporation, from 1998 to 1999, having previously served as Executive Vice President and President of Commercial Imaging.

Kornelis Storm

Mr. Kornelis J. Storm is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Storm is a registered accountant (the Dutch equivalent of a Certified Public Accountant) and was Chief Executive Officer of AEGON N.V., an international insurance group, from 1993 until his retirement in 2002. He serves as the Vice Chairman of the Supervisory Board of PON Holdings B.V. and a member of the Supervisory Board of Scripsit Holding B.V. (Eisma Media Group). Until 2015, Mr. Storm served as the Chairman of the Board of Anheuser-Bush InBev S.A. and the Vice Chairman of the Board of Unilever N.V. and Plc. Previously, Mr. Storm served as the Chairman of the Supervisory Board of KLM Royal Dutch Airlines N.V. and a member of the Supervisory Board of AEGON N.V.

Albert Stroucken

Mr. Albert P.L. Stroucken is an Independent Director of the Company. From 2006 through 2015, Mr. Stroucken served as Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Owens-Illinois, Inc., a glass packaging company and as director since 2005. Mr. Stroucken served as Executive Chairman of the Board of Owens-Illinois, Inc. from January 1 to June 30, 2016. From 1998 to 2006, Mr. Stroucken served as President and Chief Executive Officer of H.B. Fuller Company, a manufacturer of adhesives, sealants, coatings, paints and other specialty chemicals. Mr. Stroucken served as Chairman of H.B. Fuller Company from 1999 to 2006. From 1997 to 1998, he was General Manager of the Inorganics Division of Bayer AG. From 1992 to 1997, Mr. Stroucken was Executive Vice President and President of the Industrial Chemicals Division of Bayer Corporation. Mr. Stroucken previously served as a director of Baxalta and currently serves as a director of Shire plc (Shire).

Clare Trachtman