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Allergan plc (AGN.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Brenton Saunders

49 2016 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

Matthew Walsh

52 2018 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Karen Ling

55 2014 Chief Human Resource Officer, Executive Vice President

A. Robert Bailey

55 2014 Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary

William Meury

51 2016 Executive Vice President, Chief Commercial Officer

C.David Nicholson

64 2015 Executive Vice President, Chief R&D Officer

Wayne Swanton

51 2017 Executive Vice President - Global Operations

James D'Arecca

48 2013 Chief Accounting Officer

Christopher Coughlin

66 2016 Lead Independent Director

Nesli Basgoz

61 2014 Independent Director

Joseph Boccuzi

72 2017 Independent Director

Christopher Bodine

63 2013 Independent Director

Adriane Brown

60 2017 Independent Director

Carol Davidson

63 2018 Independent Director

Thomas Freyman

64 2018 Independent Director

Michael Greenberg

64 2018 Independent Director

Robert Hugin

64 2019 Independent Director

Peter McDonnell

60 2015 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Brenton Saunders

Mr. Brenton L. Saunders is Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Prior to that, he served as Chief Executive Officer of Bausch + Lomb Incorporated, a leading global eye health company, serving in this capacity from March 2010 until August 2013. Mr. Saunders also held a number of leadership positions at Schering-Plough, including the position of President of Global Consumer Health Care and was named head of integration for the company’s merger with Merck & Co. and for Schering-Plough’s acquisition of Organon BioSciences. Before joining Schering-Plough, Mr. Saunders was a Partner and Head of Compliance Business Advisory at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. Prior to that, he was Chief Risk Officer at Coventry Health Care and Senior Vice President, Compliance, Legal and Regulatory at Home Care Corporation of America. Mr. Saunders began his career as Chief Compliance Officer for the Thomas Jefferson University Health System. Mr. Saunders serves on the Board of Directors of Cisco Systems, Inc., RWJBarnabas Health and The Allergan Foundation, and is a member of the Business Council, the Business Roundtable and PhRMA.

Matthew Walsh

Mr. Matthew M. Walsh is Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer of the Company. Prior to joining Allergan, Mr. Walsh served as EVP, CFO at Catalent for 10 years. Before Catalent, Mr. Walsh was President, CFO and Acting CEO at Escala Group, Inc. He previously held a variety of finance leadership roles at GenTek, Inc., including Vice President-Finance & Chief Financial Officer, Vice President & Treasurer and Group Controller. Mr. Walsh is a CFA® charterholder. He received an MBA from Cornell University, SC Johnson School of Management and a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from Cornell University, College of Engineering.

Karen Ling

Ms. Karen Lee Ling is Executive Vice President Chief Human Resource Officer of Allergan Plc. Ms. Ling joined Forest from Merck & Co., where she served as Senior Vice President, Human Resources for the company’s Global Human Health and Consumer Care businesses worldwide beginning in November 2011. Previously, she served as Vice President, Compensation and Benefits at Merck and Group Vice President, Global Compensation & Benefits at Schering-Plough (which was acquired by Merck). Prior to joining Schering-Plough in 2008, Ms. Ling spent 14 years at Wyeth Pharmaceuticals in various positions of responsibility in human resources and in Wyeth’s Labour and Employment Department. Before joining Wyeth, Ms. Ling was an attorney at Goldstein and Manello, P.C. in Boston. She serves on the Board of Directors of the Glaucoma Foundation, Inc., The Jed Foundation and The Allergan Foundation. Ms. Ling received her J.D. from Boston University School of Law and a B.A. from Yale University.

A. Robert Bailey

Mr. A. Robert D. Bailey is Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary of Allergan Plc. Mr. Bailey has served in this role since July 2014, having served as Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Forest prior to its acquisition by Allergan, from November 2013 to June 2014. Prior to that, Mr. Bailey served as Executive Vice President, Law, Policy and Communications at Bausch + Lomb from 2007 to 2013. Before joining Bausch + Lomb in 1994, he was an attorney at Nixon Peabody (formerly Nixon, Hargrave, Devans & Doyle). Mr. Bailey received his J.D. from the University of Minnesota and his B.A. from St. Olaf College.

William Meury

Mr. William Meury is Executive Vice President, Chief Commercial Officer of Allergan Plc. Mr. Meury previously served as President, Branded Pharma from March 2015 and Executive Vice President, Commercial, North American Brands from July 2014. Mr. Meury served as Executive Vice President, Sales and Marketing at Forest prior to its acquisition by Allergan (then known as Actavis). He joined Forest in 1993 and held multiple roles of increasing responsibility in Marketing, New Products, Business Development, and Sales. Before joining Forest, Mr. Meury worked in public accounting for Reznick Fedder & Silverman and in financial reporting for MCI Communications. He received a B.S. in Economics from the University of Maryland. Mr. Meury serves on the Board of Directors of Syndax Pharmaceuticals, The Jed Foundation and the International Council of Ophthalmology Foundation.

C.David Nicholson

Dr. C.David Nicholson is Executive Vice President, Chief R&D Officer of the company since March 2015. He joined Allergan (then known as Actavis) as Senior Vice President, Global Brands R&D in August 2014. Previously, he served as Chief Technology Officer and EVP, R&D for Bayer CropScience from March 2012 to August 2014; Vice President of Licensing and Knowledge Management at Merck from 2009 to December 2011; and Senior Vice President, responsible for Global Project Management and Drug Safety at Schering-Plough from 2007 to 2009. From 1988 to 2007, Dr. Nicholson held various leadership positions at Organon, where he most recently served as Executive Vice President, Research & Development and was a member of the company’s Executive Management Committee. Dr. Nicholson serves on the Board of Directors of Actinium Pharmaceuticals and Science Exchange.

Wayne Swanton

Mr. Wayne R. Swanton is Executive Vice President - Global Operations of the Company. Prior to his current appointment, Mr. Swanton served as Senior Vice President Global Operations of Allergan. He joined the Company (then Watson) in March 2012 as Vice President, Global Supply Chain. Mr. Swanton brings expertise to all aspects of the end-to-end supply chain, including procurement, planning, manufacturing, external supply, quality and distribution. He has extensive leadership experience in global pharmaceutical operations and managing significant business transformations. Prior to joining Allergan, Mr. Swanton held various roles at Abbott Laboratories in finance, supply chain, project management and manufacturing operations in both local and global capacities.

James D'Arecca

Mr. James C. D'Arecca is Chief Accounting Officer of Allergan Plc. Prior to joining Allergan, he held a similar position at Bausch + Lomb. Prior to joining Bausch + Lomb, Mr. D’Arecca worked for Merck & Co. and Schering-Plough. He also spent 13 years with PricewaterhouseCoopers as a Certified Public Accountant. Mr. D’Arecca received his MBA from Columbia University and his B.S. in Accounting from Rutgers University.

Christopher Coughlin

Mr. Christopher J. Coughlin is Lead Independent Director of Allergan Plc. Mr. Coughlin served as Senior Advisor to the CEO and Board of Directors of Tyco until September 2012. Prior to that, he was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Tyco International from 2005 to 2010. During his tenure, he played a central role in the separation of Tyco into five independent, public companies. Prior to joining Tyco, he worked as the Chief Operating Officer of the Interpublic Group of Companies from June 2003 to December 2004 and as Chief Financial Officer from August 2003 to June 2004. Previously, Mr. Coughlin was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Pharmacia Corporation from 1998 until its acquisition by Pfizer in 2003. Prior to that, he was Executive Vice President of Nabisco Holdings and President of Nabisco International. From 1981 to 1996 he held various positions, including Chief Financial Officer, at Sterling Winthrop. In addition to the directorships listed below, Mr. Coughlin also previously served on the Board of Directors of Interpublic Group of Companies, Monsanto Company and Perrigo Company.

Nesli Basgoz

Dr. Nesli Basgoz, M.D. is Independent Director of Allergan Plc. Dr. Basgoz joined the Board of Directors in July 2014 following the Company's acquisition of Forest Laboratories, Inc. Dr. Basgoz is currently the Associate Chief and Clinical Director, Division of Infectious Diseases at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), a role she has held since 2001. In addition, Dr. Basgoz is an Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Basgoz earned her MD degree and completed her residency in internal medicine at Northwestern University Medical School. She also completed a fellowship in the Infectious Diseases Division at the University of California at San Francisco. She is board certified in both infectious diseases and internal medicine.

Joseph Boccuzi

Mr. Joseph H. Boccuzi serves as Independent Director of the Company. He retired from Spencer Stuart in December 2016 after 24 years of service, where he played a central role in establishing and building the firm's Life Sciences Practice. He served in positions of increasing responsibility within Spencer Stuart, most recently as a Partner in the firm's Global Life Sciences, Board and Chief Executive Officer Practices, a role he had held since 1996. Prior to joining Spencer Stuart, Mr. Boccuzi worked in executive search, venture capital and corporate management roles. He served as a consultant with Paul R. Ray & Company, an executive search firm. Prior to that, he worked as a Financial Advisor for Merrill Lynch. Mr. Boccuzi also held several leadership positions at National Patent Development Corporation, a venture capital firm specializing in medical technology and investment throughout the U.S. and worldwide. While there, he managed four medical startup operations serving as chief operating officer, board member and adviser to the board of directors. Prior to that, Mr. Boccuzi worked in sales for Xerox Corporation.

Christopher Bodine

Mr. Christopher W. Bodine is Independent Director of Allergan Plc. Mr. Bodine retired from CVS Caremark in January 2009 after 24 years with CVS. Prior to his retirement, Mr. Bodine served as President, Healthcare Services of CVS Caremark Corporation, where he was responsible for strategy, business development, trade relations, sales and account management, pharmacy merchandising, marketing, information technology and Minute Clinic. Prior to the merger of CVS Corporation and Caremark Rx, Inc. in March 2007, Mr. Bodine served for several years as Executive Vice President—Merchandising and Marketing of CVS Corporation. Mr. Bodine is active in the pharmaceutical industry, having served on a number of boards and committees, including the Healthcare Leadership Council, RI Quality Institute, National Retail Federation, National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS), and the NACDS Pharmacy Affairs and Leadership Committees.

Adriane Brown

Ms. Adriane M. Brown is Independent Director of the Company. She currently serves as Senior Advisor to Intellectual Ventures LLC (Intellectual Ventures), having served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Intellectual Ventures until 2017. Prior to joining Intellectual Ventures, Ms. Brown served in a number of leadership positions at Honeywell International, Inc. (Honeywell) from 1999-2010, most recently as Senior Vice President, Energy Strategy, and prior to that, as President and CEO of Honeywell's Transportation Systems global operating group. Prior to joining Honeywell, Ms. Brown had a nearly 20 year career at Corning, Inc. Ms. Brown currently serves as the Chairwoman of the Board of Directors of the Pacific Science Center and also sits on the boards of Jobs for America's Graduates, the Washington Research Foundation, and Intellectual Ventures, LLC.

Carol Davidson

Mr. Carol Anthony Davidson is Independent Director of the Company. He retired from Tyco International in September 2012, having served as senior vice president, controller and chief accounting officer since January 2004, where he was responsible for overseeing financial reporting, internal controls, and accounting policies and processes. In this role, Mr. Davidson worked as part of Tyco's new senior leadership team in establishing financial integrity, operational excellence and strong ethical practices across Tyco global operations. Prior to joining Tyco in January 2004, Mr. Davidson served as vice president, audit, risk and compliance for Dell Inc. During his six-year career at Dell he also served in other senior capacities, including chief compliance officer and vice president and corporate controller. In addition, Mr. Davidson spent 16 years with Eastman Kodak Company where he led the company's internal audit function and previously served in a variety of accounting and financial leadership roles. He began his career with Arthur Andersen & Co. From 2011 to 2015 he served as a member of the board of trustees of the Financial Accounting Foundation which oversees the FASB and GASB in accounting standards setting. From 2012 to 2018, Mr. Davidson served on the board of governors of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) which regulates and oversees the US financial industry in the interest of investor protection and market integrity. Mr. Davidson serves as a trustee of both the University of Rochester and Garth Fagan Dance. He earned his BS in Accounting from St. John Fisher College and his MBA in Finance from the University of Rochester. Mr. Davidson was inducted into the Financial Executives International (FEI) Hall of Fame.

Thomas Freyman

Mr. Thomas C. Freyman is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Freyman retired from Abbott Laboratories in 2017, having held various leadership positions during a period where the company executed a significant transformation and refocused its business portfolio. He brings broad-based healthcare experience in two of Allergan's core therapeutic areas through his tenure at Abbott and his involvement in its proprietary pharmaceuticals and medical optics businesses. Most recently, he served as Executive Vice President, Finance and Administration for Abbott since June 2015. Prior to that, he served as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Executive Vice President, Finance for Abbott. He was first appointed CFO and Senior Vice President, Finance at Abbott in 2001. Previously, he served as Vice President and Controller of Abbott's Hospital Products Division and held a number of financial planning and analysis positions. Prior to joining Abbott, Mr. Freyman was a certified public accountant at Ernst & Whinney. Mr. Freyman holds a bachelor's degree in accounting from the University of Illinois and a master's degree in management from Northwestern University. He also serves on the Board of Directors of Tenneco Inc. and Hanger, Inc., serving on the audit committee of each of those boards.

Michael Greenberg

Dr. Michael E. Greenberg, Ph.D. is Independent Director of the Company. Dr. Greenberg has been Harvard University's Nathan Marsh Pusey Professor of Neurobiology since 2008. He has been a Co-Leader of Harvard Medical School's Allen Discovery Center for Human Brain Evolution since 2017 and Chair of the Department of Neurobiology since 2008. He was also Founding Director of the F.M. Kirby Neurobiology Center, Children's Hospital Boston, where he continues to serve as director. Prior to that he was a Professor in the Department of Microbiology & Molecular Genetics at Harvard Medical School, where he began in 1986. Dr. Greenberg serves on the Scientific Advisory Board of Decibel Therapeutics. Dr. Greenberg earned his Doctor of Philosophy from Rockefeller University and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Wesleyan University. He completed his post-doctoral fellowship at New York University Medical Center.

Robert Hugin

Mr. Robert J. Hugin is Independent Director of the company. He previously served as Chief Executive Officer of Celgene Corporation from June 2010 until March 2016 and as Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors from June 2011 to January 2018. Mr. Hugin joined Celgene in 1999 as Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining Celgene, Mr. Hugin served as a Managing Director at J.P. Morgan & Co. Inc., which he joined in 1985. Mr. Hugin holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Princeton University and an MBA from the Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia. Mr. Hugin currently serves on the Board of Trustees of Princeton University and previously, served on the boards of Coley Pharmaceutical Group and Atlantic Health System, and served as Chairman of the Board of The Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America.

Peter McDonnell

Dr. Peter J. McDonnell, M.D. is Independent Director of Allergan Plc. Dr. McDonnell has been the Director and William Holland Wilmer Professor of the Wilmer Eye Institute of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine since 2003. Dr. McDonnell has also served as the Chief Medical Editor of Ophthalmology Times since 2004, and has served on the editorial boards of numerous ophthalmology journals. Dr. McDonnell also served as the Assistant Chief of Service at the Wilmer Institute from 1987 to 1988. Dr. McDonnell also serves as the President and a director of the National Alliance for Eye and Vision Research and the Alliance for Eye and Vision Research, a director and Vice President-elect of the PanAmerican Ophthalmological Foundation, and as the Chief Medical Editor of the Ophthalmology Times. He served as a consultant to the United States Department of Health and Human Services in 1996. Dr. McDonnell served as a full-time faculty at the University of Southern California from 1988 until 1999, where he advanced to the rank of professor in 1994. Dr. McDonnell has been inducted into the Achievement Rewards for College Scientists (ARCS) Foundation Alumni Hall of Fame.

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