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Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc (ALXN.OQ)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

David Brennan

63 2017 Chairman of the Board

Ludwig Hantson

55 2017 Chief Executive Officer, Director

Paul Clancy

56 2017 Chief Financial Officer

John Moriarty

50 2014 Executive Vice President, General Counsel

Julie O'Neill

50 2015 Executive Vice President - Global Operations

Edward Miller

52 2014 Senior Vice President, Global Chief Compliance Officer

Heidi Wagner

52 2012 Senior Vice President - Global Governmental Affairs

Brian Goff

48 2017 Chief Commercial Officer

Felix Baker

47 2015 Independent Director

Christopher Coughlin

65 2014 Independent Director

Deborah Dunsire

55 2018 Independent Director

Paul Friedman

75 2017 Independent Director

John Mollen

66 2014 Independent Director

Francois Nader

60 2017 Independent Director

Judith Reinsdorf

53 2018 Independent Director

Andreas Rummelt

60 2010 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

David Brennan

Mr. David R. Brennan has been appointed as Chairman of the Board of the Company, with effect from May 10, 2017. Mr. Brennan has been serving as Alexion's Interim Chief Executive Officer since December 2016, while the Company conducts a search for a permanent CEO. Once that new CEO is identified, Mr. Brennan will continue as Alexion's Chairman. Mr. Brennan has been a Director of Alexion since July 2014 and has served on the Strategy and Risk Committee, the Quality Compliance Committee, and the Science and Innovation Committee. From 2006 to 2012, he served as Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of AstraZeneca PLC, one of the world's largest pharmaceutical companies. Mr. Brennan worked for AstraZeneca in increasing roles of responsibility, including as Executive Vice President of North America from 2001 to 2006 and as Senior Vice President of Commercialization and Portfolio Management from 1999 to 2001. Prior to the merger of Astra AB and Zeneca Plc, he served as Senior Vice President of Business Planning and Development of Astra Pharmaceuticals LP, the American subsidiary of Astra AB. Mr. Brennan began his career in 1975 at Merck and Co. Inc., where he rose from Sales Representative in the U.S. Division to General Manager of Chibret International, a French subsidiary of Merck. He received a BA in business administration from Gettysburg College, where he is a member of the Board of Trustees.

Ludwig Hantson

Dr. Ludwig N. Hantson, Ph.D. is Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. Dr. Hantson became Chief Executive Officer of Alexion on March 27, 2017. Prior to joining Alexion, Dr. Hantson was President and Chief Executive Officer of Baxalta Incorporated. He led Baxalta’s successful spin-off as a public company from Baxter International Inc. in July 2015 where he was President of Baxter BioScience. He joined Baxter in May 2010 and established the BioScience division as an innovative specialty and rare disease company with a pipeline of 25 new product candidates, and 13 products launches. Prior to Baxter, from 2001 - 2010, Dr. Hantson held several leadership roles at Novartis AG, including CEO of Pharma North America, CEO of Europe, and President of Pharma Canada. Prior to Novartis, Dr. Hantson spent 13 years with Johnson & Johnson in roles of increasing responsibility in marketing and research and development. Dr. Hantson received his Ph.D. in motor rehabilitation and physical therapy, Master’s degree in physical education, and a certification in high secondary education, all from the University of Louvain in Belgium.

Paul Clancy

Mr. Paul J. Clancy is appointed as Chief Financial Officer of the company effective July 31, 2017. He has most recently served as the Executive Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer and a member of the Executive Committee of Biogen, where he led the financial performance of the company, delivering 16% average annual revenue growth and 25% average annual non-GAAP EPS growth over the past ten years. He joined Biogen in 2001 and was named Chief Financial Officer in 2007, having served in several other senior executive positions with the company, including Senior Vice President of Finance, Vice President of Business Planning, Vice President of Portfolio Management, and Vice President of U.S. Marketing. Prior to that, he spent 13 years at PepsiCo, serving in a range of finance, strategy and general management positions. Mr. Clancy serves on the Board of Directors of Agios Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company and on the Board of Directors of Incyte Corporation, also a biopharmaceutical company. Mr. Clancy received his B.S. in Finance from Babson College and M.B.A. from Columbia University.

John Moriarty

Mr. John B. Moriarty, J.D., is Executive Vice President and General Counsel of the company. He has been with Alexion since December 2012 and has served as Executive Vice President and General Counsel since September 2014. From December 2012 to September 2014, Mr. Moriarty served as Senior Vice President and General Counsel. From December 2010 to December 2012, Mr. Moriarty served as General Counsel and Chief Legal Officer at Elan Corporation plc, an Irish public limited company traded on the New York and Irish Stock Exchanges, and also served as a member of Elan’s Executive Management team. Prior to assuming the role of General Counsel, Mr. Moriarty served as Senior Vice President of Law, Litigation and Commercial Operations at Elan from December 2008 to December 2010. From 2002 to 2008, Mr. Moriarty held various positions with Amgen, Inc., including Executive Director and Associate General Counsel, Global Commercial Operations - Amgen Oncology and Senior Counsel, Complex Litigation, Products Liability and Government Investigations. Between 1994 and 2002, Mr. Moriarty served in various capacities in private practice focused on healthcare and as a healthcare fraud prosecutor in the U.S. Attorney’s Office and the Virginia Attorney General’s Office. Mr. Moriarty received his Bachelor’s of Arts, with distinction, from the University of Virginia and his J.D., cum laude, from the University of Georgia School of Law.

Julie O'Neill

Ms. Julie O'Neill is Executive Vice President - Global Operations of the company. She has been with Alexion since February 2014 and has served as Executive Vice President of Global Operations since January 2015. From January 2014 to January 2015, Ms. O’Neill was Senior Vice President Global Manufacturing Operations and General Manager of Alexion Pharma International Trading. Prior to joining Alexion, Ms. O’Neill served in various leadership positions at Gilead Sciences from February 1997 to February 2014 including Vice President of Operations and General Manager of Ireland from 2011 to 2014. Prior to Gilead Sciences, Ms. O’Neill held leadership positions at Burnil Pharmacies and Helsinn Birex Pharmaceuticals. She is the Chairperson for the National Standards Authority of Ireland and is a member of the Boards of the National Institute for Bioprocessing Research & Training and the American Chamber of Commerce, Ireland. Ms. O’Neill received a Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy from University of Dublin, Trinity College and a Masters of Business Administration from University College Dublin (Smurfit School of Business).

Edward Miller

Mr. Edward Miller, J.D., is Senior Vice President, Global Chief Compliance Officer of the company. He has been Senior Vice President and Global Chief Compliance Officer since joining Alexion in September 2014. Prior to joining Alexion, Mr. Miller served in various compliance and legal leadership positions at Boehringer Ingelheim from 2000 to August 2014, including Vice President, Associate General Counsel, Global Head of Litigation and Government Investigations; Vice President and Acting Global Compliance Officer and Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer and Head of Litigation. Prior to Boehringer Ingelheim, Mr. Miller was a Senior Trial Attorney at the DOJ in Washington, D.C. Mr. Miller received a Bachelor of Arts from Princeton University and his J.D. from Rutgers University School of Law.

Heidi Wagner

Ms. Heidi L. Wagner, J.D., is Senior Vice President - Global Governmental Affairs of the Company. She has been with Alexion since September 2009 and has served as Senior Vice President, Global Governmental Affairs since September 2012. From September 2009 to September 2012, Ms. Wagner served as Vice President, Global Government Affairs. Prior to joining Alexion, Ms. Wagner was the Sr. Director of Governmental Affairs for Genentech, and also consulted for a variety of health plans, biopharmaceutical and other healthcare-related companies. Ms. Wagner received a Bachelor of Science in Journalism and Mass Communication from the University of Colorado in Boulder, and her J.D. from the George Mason University School of Law in Virginia.

Brian Goff

Mr. Brian Goff has been appointed as Chief Commercial Officer of the Company., effective June 1, 2017. He most recently served as Chief Operating Officer and a member of the Board of Directors of Neurovance, Inc., from December 2016 until Neurovance was acquired by Otsuka Pharmaceuticals Co. in March 2017. Previously, Mr. Goff served as Executive Vice President & President – Hematology Division, of Baxalta Incorporated, a public company spin-off from Baxter International Inc., from January 2015 until its combination with Shire plc in June 2016. From June 2012 until December 2014, he served with Baxter Healthcare Corporation as Global Hemophilia Franchise Head. Earlier in his career, Mr. Goff held positions of increasing responsibility in sales and marketing roles with Novartis Pharmaceuticals, and the pharmaceutical division of Johnson & Johnson. Mr. Goff earned his M.B.A. from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and his B.A. from Skidmore College.

Felix Baker

Dr. Felix J. Baker is an Independent Director of the Company. Dr. Baker is Co-Managing Member of Baker Bros. Advisors LP, an investment advisor focused on investments in life science and biotechnology companies. Dr. Baker and his brother, Julian Baker, started their fund management careers in 1994 when they co-founded a biotechnology investing partnership with the Tisch Family. Dr. Baker holds a B.S. and a Ph.D. in Immunology from Stanford University, where he also completed two years of medical school.

Christopher Coughlin

Mr. Christopher J. Coughlin is an Independent Director of Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Mr. Coughlin served as Advisor to the Chairman and CEO of Tyco International Ltd., a global provider of diversified products, services and industries, from 2010 to 2012, and as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Tyco from 2005 to 2010, during a period of significant international growth and restructuring. Mr. Coughlin previously served at the Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. as Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer from 2003 to 2004. From 1998 to 2003, he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Pharmacia Corporation. From 1997 to1998 he was President, International at Nabisco Group Holdings and from 1996 to 1997 was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Nabisco. From 1981 to 1996, Mr. Coughlin held various positions with Sterling Winthrop Incorporated, including Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Coughlin received a BS in accounting from Boston College.

Deborah Dunsire

Dr. Deborah L. Dunsire is Independent Director of the Company. Dr. Dunsire served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Millennium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. from 2005-2013, where she led the transformation of the company into a biotechnology industry leader. Prior to Millennium, which became Takeda Oncology, Dr. Dunsire led the Novartis North America Oncology Business, which during her ten-year tenure grew in revenues from $50 million to more than $2.2 billion, and she served for eight years with Sandoz AG. Dr. Dunsire currently serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of Xtuit Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a privately held biopharmaceutical company developing novel therapeutics. Dr. Dunsire also serves on the boards of Xtuit and Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical, Inc., and previously served on the boards of Takeda Pharmaceuticals, Allergan, Inc. and FORUM Pharmaceuticals, Inc. She received her medical degree from the University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

Paul Friedman

Dr. Paul A. Friedman is Independent Director of the Company. He is a well-known and highly-respected veteran of the biotech industry with deep experience in research, and both early and late clinical development. Over his more than 40-year career, Dr. Friedman has established a strong track record of building and leading R&D organizations, successfully expanding their pipelines of assets, overseeing the commercial development of innovative therapeutic products across a range of areas, and building shareholder value. Dr. Friedman served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Incyte Corporation, a leading biopharmaceuticals company, from 2001-2014 where he led a transformation of the business from genomics to a therapeutic focus establishing its foundation as a leader in oncology. He continues to serve on Incyte's Board of Directors. Currently, Dr. Friedman serves as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Madrigal Pharmaceuticals, Inc., following its merger with Synta Pharmaceuticals Corporation in July 2016. Earlier in his career, Dr. Friedman held executive and R&D positions with DuPont Pharmaceuticals Research Laboratories, Merck Research Laboratories and Merck Sharp & Dohme Corporation. Dr. Friedman received his M.D. from Harvard Medical School and his B.S. in Biology from Princeton University.

John Mollen

Mr. John T. Mollen is Independent Director of Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Mr. Mollen served as Executive Vice President, Human Resources of EMC Corporation from May 2006 until his retirement in February 2014, including two years as special advisor to the President. He joined EMC as Senior Vice President, Human Resources in September 1999. Prior to joining EMC, Mr. Mollen was Senior Vice President of Human Resources with Citigroup Inc., a financial services company, from July 1997 - September 1999. Prior to Citigroup, he held a number of positions of increasing responsibility with Harris Corp., an international communications and technology company, including Vice President of Administration. Mr. Mollen serves as a director for a number of not-for-profit and professional boards, including the New England Healthcare Institute, the HR Policy Association, and the Center on Executive Compensation, and is an advisory board member for Working Mother magazine, and he is Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Worcester Polytechnic Institute. Mr. Mollen received a B.A. in Economics from St. John Fisher College, and a Master's degree in Labor Relations from St. Francis College in Pennsylvania.

Francois Nader

Dr. Francois E. Nader, M.D. is Independent Director of the Company. He served as President, Chief Executive Officer, and Executive Director of NPS Pharma from 2008 to 2015. Prior to NPS, Pharma Dr. Nader was a venture partner at Care Capital, a venture capital firm. He previously served on the North America Leadership Team of Aventis Pharma and its predecessor companies, holding a number of executive positions in integrated healthcare markets and medical and regulatory affairs. Dr. Nader currently serves as non-executive chairman of Acceleron Pharma Inc. and on the boards of Advanced Accelerator Applications, SA, Clementia Pharmaceuticals Inc., and private company AaRETT Neuroscience. Dr. Nader earned his French Doctorate in Medicine from St. Joseph University in Lebanon and a physician executive MBA from the University of Tennessee.

Judith Reinsdorf

Ms. Judith A. Reinsdorf is Independent Director of the Company. She recently served as Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Johnson Controls International, a global leader in building products and technology, integrated solutions, and energy storage, following its merger in September 2016 with Tyco International, where she served as Executive Vice President and General Counsel from March 2007 until September 2016. Previously, she served as Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of C. R. Bard, Inc., as Vice President and Corporate Secretary of Tyco, as Vice President and Associate General Counsel of Pharmacia Corporation, and as Assistant General Counsel and Chief Legal Counsel, Corporate, at Monsanto Company. Ms. Reinsdorf currently serves on the Board of Directors of Dun & Bradstreet, a publicly traded data and analytics company. She earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Rochester and her J.D. from Cornell Law School.

Andreas Rummelt

Dr. Andreas Rummelt, Ph.D., is Independent Director of Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Dr. Rummelt has served as the Chief Executive Officer of InterPharmaLink AG, a management consulting firm focused on advising companies in the healthcare industry, since July 2011. From December 2008 until January 2010, Dr. Rummelt was Group Head of Quality Assurance and Technical Operations at Novartis. He had been a member of the Executive Committee of Novartis from January 2006 until his resignation in January 2010. He joined Sandoz Pharma Ltd. in 1985 and held various positions of increasing responsibility in development. In 1994, he was appointed Head of Worldwide Technical Research and Development, a position he retained following the merger that created Novartis in 1996. From 1999 to 2004, Dr. Rummelt served as Head of Technical Operations of the Novartis Pharmaceuticals Division and from 2004 to 2008 as Head of Sandoz. Dr. Rummelt graduated with a Ph.D. in pharmaceutical sciences from the University of Erlangen-Nuernberg, Germany.