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Charles River Laboratories International Inc (CRL)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

James Foster

66 2000 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

David Smith

51 2017 Chief Financial Officer, Corporate Executive Vice President

David Johst

55 2010 Corporate Executive Vice President - Human Resources, Chief Administrative Officer, General Counsel

William Barbo

56 2016 Corporate Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer

Davide Molho

47 2016 Corporate Executive Vice President & President, Global Research Models & Services, Safety Assessment and Biologics

Michael Knell

40 2017 Corporate Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer

George Milne

73 2013 Lead Independent Director

Martin Mackay

60 2017 Director

Robert Bertolini

55 2011 Independent Director

Stephen Chubb

73 1994 Independent Director

Deborah Kochevar

60 2008 Independent Director

George Massaro

69 2003 Independent Director

Richard Reese

71 2007 Independent Director

Craig Thompson

64 2013 Independent Director

Richard Wallman

66 2011 Independent Director

Susan Hardy

2017 Corporate Vice President, Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

James Foster

Mr. James C. Foster is Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of Charles River Laboratories International Inc. He joined us in 1976 as General Counsel and over his tenure has held various staff and managerial positions. Mr. Foster was named President in 1991, Chief Executive Officer in 1992, and Chairman in 2000. Mr. Foster has been a director since 1989. Mr. Foster was selected to serve as a director on our Board due to his role as our Chief Executive Officer, his depth of knowledge of us and our operations, his acute business judgment, extensive familiarity with the businesses in which we compete, and his lengthy experience with us.

David Smith

Mr. David R. Smith has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer, Corporate Executive Vice President, of the Company., effective April 26, 2017. He joined the company as Corporate Vice President, Discovery Services through our acquisition of Argenta and BioFocus from Galapagos NV in March 2014 and was promoted to Corporate Senior Vice President, Global Discovery Services, in October 2014. At Galapagos, he served in various capacities, including as Chief Executive Officer of its Galapagos Services division and as Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Smith served as Chief Financial Officer for Cambridge University Hospitals from 2007 to 2013. Mr. Smith spent eight years at PricewaterhouseCoopers prior to joining AstraZeneca in 1997, where he spent the next nine years in various finance and business roles of increasingly greater responsibility.

David Johst

Mr. David P. Johst is Corporate Executive Vice President - Human Resources, Chief Administrative Officer, General Counsel of Charles River Laboratories International Inc. He joined us in 1991 as Corporate Counsel and was named Vice President, Human Resources in 1995. He became Vice President, Human Resources and Administration in 1996, a Senior Vice President in 1999, and a Corporate Executive Vice President in 2005. He currently serves as our General Counsel and Chief Administrative Officer and is responsible for overseeing our corporate legal function, Human Resources department, and several other corporate staff departments. Prior to joining us, Mr. Johst was in private practice at the law firm of Hale and Dorr (now WilmerHale). Mr. Johst currently serves as a trustee of Mt. Ida College.

William Barbo

Mr. William D. Barbo is Corporate Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer of the Company. He joined us in 1982 as a laboratory technician. Between 1982 and 2005, Mr. Barbo served in a variety of positions of increasing responsibilities. He was named Corporate Vice President of Research Models and Services in 2005, Corporate Senior Vice President of Global Sales and Marketing in 2010, and Corporate Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer in October 2016.

Davide Molho

Dr. Davide A. Molho, D.V.M., is Corporate Executive Vice President & President, Global Research Models & Services, Safety Assessment and Biologics of the Company. He joined Charles River in our Italian operations in 1999 and was promoted to Director of Operations for Research Models and Services (RMS) Italy in 2002. In 2005, his role was expanded to include French RMS operations and in 2007, he became Corporate Vice President, European Research Models and Services, with responsibility for all European RMS operations. In July 2009, Dr. Molho was promoted to Corporate Senior Vice President, North American & European Research Models and Services. He was subsequently promoted to Corporate Executive Vice President and President, Global Research Models and Services in December 2010. Dr. Molho subsequently assumed the role of Corporate Executive Vice President and President, North American Operations in October 2011 and then Corporate Executive Vice President and President, Global Research Models & Services, Safety Assessment and Biologics in December 2013. In this role, Dr. Molho is responsible for the global oversight of these businesses and transitioning to a more fully integrated, global organizational structure across North America, Europe and Asia. He is a member of the company’s Executive Committee. Dr. Molho received both his D.V. M. and his Post Degree in Laboratory Animal Science & Medicine from University of Milan.

Michael Knell

Mr. Michael Gunnar Knell has been appointed as Corporate Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer of the Company., effective April 26, 2017. Immediately prior to joining the Company, Mr. Knell served as Vice President of Finance & Chief Accounting Officer of Bruker Corporation. Previously, he held a variety of positions, including Partner – Assurance Services, at Ernst & Young LLP. Mr. Knell is a Certified Public Accountant.

George Milne

Dr. George M. Milne, Jr., Ph.D., is Lead Independent Director of Charles River Laboratories International Inc. He is a Venture partner of Radius Ventures LLC since 2003. He is a Venture partner of Radius Ventures LLC since 2003. Dr. Milne retired from Pfizer Inc. in 2002 after a 32 year career encompassing a broad array of management responsibilities, including as Executive Vice President, Pfizer Global Research and Development; President, Worldwide Strategic and Operations Management President of Central Research with global responsibility for Pfizer’s Human and Veterinary Medicine Research and Development; Senior Vice President of Pfizer Inc. and a member of the Pfizer Management Council. Dr. Milne serves on the boards of several private companies and charitable organizations. In the past five years, he has served on the boards of Mettler-Toledo International, Inc. and Athersys, Inc. Dr. Milne has been a director since 2002. With his strong scientific background (including a Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry), his long tenure at Pfizer Inc., his work as a venture partner with Radius Ventures and through his service on multiple life science boards, Dr. Milne has a deep understanding of R&D processes and the services, tools, and technologies used in the life sciences industry, and supplies particular insights into industry drivers as well as the concerns and perspectives of the consumers of our products and services. In addition, he has had exposure to strategic and operational issues relevant to board leadership through his prior roles at Pfizer and on other public and private company boards. Dr. Milne also brings a unique industry perspective from his biomedical venture capital activities through Radius Ventures.

Martin Mackay

Dr. Martin Mackay serves as Director of the company. Dr. Mackay has more than 30 years of experience in drug discovery and development on a global scale. He was most recently Executive Vice President, Head of Research and Development at Alexion. Prior to joining Alexion, Dr. Mackay served as President, Research and Development at AstraZeneca, where he led all research and development (R&D) functions worldwide, including discovery research, clinical development, regulatory affairs, and key related R&D functions. Prior to AstraZeneca, he held various positions of increasing responsibility at Pfizer Inc., including Senior Vice President of Worldwide Development, where he was a member of the Executive Leadership Team and led a global organization tasked with advancing a portfolio of investigational medicines across a range of disease areas, and President, Head of Pfizer Pharmatherapeutics, R&D, where he oversaw all aspects of small molecule discovery and development across multiple therapeutic areas. Dr. Mackay also worked at Ciba-Geigy (now Novartis) in the United Kingdom and Switzerland, and held positions within academia.

Robert Bertolini

Mr. Robert J. Bertolini, CPA., is an Independent Director of Charles River Laboratories International Inc. He President and Chief Financial Officer of Bausch & Lomb Incorporated from February 2013 to August 2013 (until its acquisition by Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc.). Mr. Bertolini served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Schering-Plough Corp. from November 2003 until November 2009 (until its merger with Merck & Co) with responsibility for tax, accounting, and financial asset management. Prior to joining Schering-Plough, Mr. Bertolini spent 20 years at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, ultimately leading its global pharmaceutical industry practice. Mr. Bertolini also serves as a director of Actelion Pharmaceuticals Ltd. and Bristol-Meyers Squibb Company. He served as a director of Genzyme Corporation until its merger with Sanofi-Aventis in 2011. Mr. Bertolini has been a director since January 2011. Mr. Bertolini's qualifications to serve as a director include his industry and financial expertise. He has extensive experience in building world-class finance and information technology functions and in leading business development and strategy. Having joined Schering-Plough at a time when it was facing challenges across several areas, Mr. Bertolini was part of the team that turned Schering-Plough around and drove strategic decisions. He has had responsibility for key financial areas including tax, accounting, and financial asset management, and extensive experience in audit, financial controls and corporate governance. He has expertise in working with small and large health care companies on initial public offerings, licensing, and other strategic issues. As a result of his extensive background in public accounting and prior experience as a public company Chief Financial Officer, Mr. Bertolini qualifies as an "audit committee financial expert" under SEC guidelines.

Stephen Chubb

Mr. Stephen D. Chubb is an Independent Director of Charles River Laboratories International Inc. He is a Special Limited Partner of Catalyst Healthcare Ventures, a venture investment firm specializing in medical devices and diagnostic products, since June 2010. From September 2010 through March 2011, Mr. Chubb served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Allegro Diagnostics, Inc., a privately held molecular diagnostics company focused on the development and future sale of innovative genomic tests for the diagnosis, staging, and guided treatment of lung cancer and lung diseases. Mr. Chubb was previously Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Matritech, Inc., a publicly traded leading developer of proteomics-based diagnostic products for the early detection of cancer, from its inception in 1987 until December 2007. Mr. Chubb served as President and Chief Executive Officer of T Cell Sciences, Inc. and as President and Chief Executive Officer of Cytogen Corp., both publicly traded biotechnology companies. Mr. Chubb also previously served as Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Mount Auburn Hospital in Cambridge, Massachusetts and as a director of Caregroup Healthcare System, and currently serves as a director of Amylyx Pharmaceuticals Inc. Mr. Chubb has been a director since 1994. Mr. Chubb brings to the Board a wealth of industry and business expertise, drawing upon his 30-year history as a Chief Executive Officer, president and board member at a variety of public and private life sciences companies. The Board benefits particularly from Mr. Chubb's strong biotechnology industry expertise, and he also brings a valued perspective given his service to hospitals and healthcare providers. In addition, as a result of his background as a Certified Public Accountant and prior service as a public company Chief Financial Officer, Mr. Chubb qualifies as an "audit committee financial expert" under SEC guidelines.

Deborah Kochevar

Dr. Deborah Turner Kochevar, Ph.D, D.V.M., is an Independent Director of Charles River Laboratories International Inc. She Dean of the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University since 2006. Previously, Dr. Kochevar was a long-time faculty member and administrator at the College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A&M University, where she held the Wiley Chair of Veterinary Medical Education. Dr. Kochevar is a past-president of the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges and American College of Veterinary Clinical Pharmacology. Dr. Kochevar is active in the American Veterinary Medical Association, having chaired its Council on Education and the Educational Commission for Foreign Veterinary Graduates. Dr. Kochevar has been a director since October 2008. Dr. Kochevar was selected to the Board in recognition of her distinct perspective as a highly distinguished academic and educator in the life sciences. As a boarded diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Clinical Pharmacology, with a Ph.D. in cell and molecular biology combined with a D.V.M. degree, and with a deep knowledge base of comparative medicine and complex animal models, Dr. Kochevar's training and experience is particularly suited to understanding and providing insights into the veterinary medical, contract research and drug development support activities that we conduct. Dr. Kochevar also provides the Board with current industry and scientific insights through her ongoing involvement in a broad array of biomedical professional and trade organizations.

George Massaro

Mr. George E. Massaro is an Independent Director of Charles River Laboratories International Inc. He Director and Vice Chairman of Huron Consulting Group, Inc., a management consulting company, since May 2010. Mr. Massaro was non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Huron Consulting Group from July 2009 to May 2010, Director and Vice Chairman of Huron Consulting Group since June 2004 (Vice Chairman since March 2005), Chief Operating Officer of Huron Consulting Group, Inc. and Huron Consulting Services LLC from June 2003 until March 2005, and Managing Director of Huron Consulting Services LLC from August 2002 to May 2003. He was the Managing Partner of Arthur Andersen LLP's New England practice from 1998 to 2002. Mr. Massaro also serves as a director of Eastern Bank Corporation, an independent mutual bank holding company in New England. Mr. Massaro has been a director since 2003. Mr. Massaro has more than 35 years of accounting and auditing experience with expertise in a broad range of areas. As a former managing partner of a major accounting firm, Mr. Massaro brings a deep knowledge of financial reporting, and auditing and tax matters applicable to a variety of industries. Mr. Massaro also provides business acumen from his numerous senior positions at Huron Consulting, as well as his service on boards of other companies. As a result of his extensive background in public accounting and prior experience at Arthur Andersen, Mr. Massaro qualifies as an "audit committee financial expert" under SEC guidelines.

Richard Reese

Mr. Richard C. Reese is an Independent Director of Charles River Laboratories International Inc. He is a Former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Iron Mountain Incorporated, a global public information protection and storage company. Mr. Reese originally served as the Chief Executive Officer of Iron Mountain from 1981-2008 and then again from 2011-2012, and served as its Chairman from 1995-2008 and as Executive Chairman between June 2008 and April 2011. Mr. Reese has been a director since 2007. Mr. Reese is a proven global business leader who, from the time he joined Iron Mountain as its president in 1981 with only $3 million in annual revenue, developed it into a global company with over $3 billion in revenue and more than 100,000 corporate customers. As a member of our Board, Mr. Reese provides us with invaluable guidance and advice, particularly in the areas of strategic execution, customer service, and innovation, drawing upon his extensive experience, entrepreneurial spirit, and proven track record.

Craig Thompson

Dr. Craig B. Thompson, M.D., is an Independent Director of Charles River Laboratories International Inc. He is President and Chief Executive Officer of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center since November 2010. From 2006 to 2010, Dr. Thompson served as the Director of the Abramson Cancer Center at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, and, from 1999 to 2011, he was a Professor of Medicine and Cancer Biology at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Thompson is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences; and member of the Medical Advisory Board of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, and of the National Academy of Sciences and its National Academy of Medicine. Dr. Thompson is a director of Merck & Co. Dr. Thompson has been a director since 2013. Dr. Thompson was selected to the Board in recognition of his distinct perspective as a highly distinguished academic and educator in medicine as well as his extensive scientific and medical expertise relevant to life science industries, including the research and development activities of our clients. Dr. Thompson's training and experience is particularly suited to understanding and providing insights into the contract research and drug development support activities we conduct. Dr. Thompson also provides the Board with current industry and medical insights.

Richard Wallman

Mr. Richard F. Wallman is an Independent Director of Charles River Laboratories International Inc. He served as the Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Honeywell International, Inc., a diversified technology company, and AlliedSignal, Inc. (prior to its merger with Honeywell). He is also a member of the boards of directors of Convergys Corporation, Roper Industries Inc., Wright Medical Group, Inc., and Extended Stay America, Inc., and in the past five years has served as a member of the boards of Dana Holding Corporation and Ariba, Inc. Mr. Wallman also currently serves as a director of ESH Hospitality, Inc., but has declared his intention to resign from that board effective upon the election of his successor at that company's next annual meeting of shareholders. Mr. Wallman has been a director since January 2011. Mr. Wallman's leadership experience, including his role as a Chief Financial Officer, and his financial and outside board experience, provide him with an informed understanding of the financial issues and risks that affect us.

Susan Hardy

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

James Foster

13,174,900

David Smith

2,544,090

David Johst

4,649,120

William Barbo

1,699,020

Davide Molho

3,884,160

Michael Knell

--

George Milne

269,009

Martin Mackay

--

Robert Bertolini

259,009

Stephen Chubb

249,009

Deborah Kochevar

244,009

George Massaro

264,009

Richard Reese

254,009

Craig Thompson

254,009

Richard Wallman

244,009

Susan Hardy

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As Of  30 Dec 2016