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AstraZeneca PLC (AZN.L)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Leif Johansson

68 2012 Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Pascal Soriot

59 2012 Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Marc Dunoyer

2013 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director

Katarina Ageborg

2011 Executive Vice President - Sustainability, Chief Compliance Officer

Fiona Cicconi

2014 Executive Vice President - Human Resources

Jose Baselga

59 2019 Executive Vice President - Research & Development Oncology

Sean Bohen

2015 Chief Medical Officer, Executive Vice President - Global Medicines Development

Pam Cheng

48 2015 Executive Vice President - Operations and Information Technology

Ruud Dobber

2019 Executive Vice President, BioPharmaceuticals Business

David Fredrickson

2017 Executive Vice President, Global Head Oncology Business Unit

Menelas Pangalos

2019 Executive Vice President - Research & Development BioPharmaceuticals

Iskra Reic

2017 Executive Vice President, Europe

Leon Wang

2019 Executive Vice President - International and China President

Jeffrey Pott

2009 General Counsel

Adrian Kemp

2009 Company Secretary

Marcus Wallenberg

63 1999 Non-Executive Director

Genevieve Berger

64 2012 Non-Executive Independent Director

Philip Broadley

2017 Non-Executive Independent Director

Graham Chipchase

55 2019 Senior Non-Executive Independent Director

Deborah DiSanzo

59 2017 Non-Executive Independent Director

Sherilyn McCoy

60 2017 Non-Executive Independent Director

Tony Mok

2019 Non-Executive Independent Director

Nazneen Rahman

2017 Non-Executive Independent Director

Thomas Larsen

2014 Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Leif Johansson

Mr. Leif Johansson is an Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of AstraZeneca Plc. From 1997 to 2011, Leif was Chief Executive Officer of AB Volvo. Prior to that, he served at AB Electrolux, latterly as Chief Executive Officer from 1994 to 1997. He was a Non-Executive Director of BMS from 1998 to September 2011, serving on the Board’s Audit Committee, and Compensation and Management Development Committee. Leif was Chairman of global telecommunications company, LM Ericsson, from 2011 to 2018. He holds an MSc in engineering from Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg. Leif holds board positions at Autoliv, Inc and Ecolean AB. He has been a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences since 1994 (Chairman 2012 to 2017). Leif is also a member of the European Round Table of Industrialists (Chairman 2009 to 2014) and a Member of the Council of Advisors, Boao Forum for Asia.

Pascal Soriot

Mr. Pascal Soriot serves as Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director of AstraZeneca PLC. He brings a passion for science and medicine as well as significant experience in established and emerging markets, strength of strategic thinking, a successful track record of managing change and executing strategy, and the ability to lead a diverse organisation. He served as Chief Operating Officer of Roche’s pharmaceuticals division from 2010 to September 2012 and, prior to that, Chief Executive Officer of Genentech, a biologics business, where he led its successful merger with Roche. Pascal joined the pharmaceutical industry in 1986 and has worked in senior management roles in numerous major companies around the world. He is a doctor of veterinary medicine (École Nationale Vétérinaire d’Alfort, Maisons-Alfort) and holds an MBA from HEC, Paris.

Marc Dunoyer

Mr. Marc Dunoyer is an Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director of AstraZeneca PLC. Mr. Marc’s career in pharmaceuticals, which has included periods with Roussel Uclaf, Hoechst Marion Roussel and GSK, has given him extensive industry experience, including finance and accounting; corporate strategy and planning; research and development; sales and marketing; business reorganisation; and business development. Marc is a qualified accountant and joined AstraZeneca in 2013, serving as Executive Vice-President, Global Product and Portfolio Strategy (GPPS) from June to October 2013. Prior to that, he served as Global Head of Rare Diseases at GSK and (concurrently) Chairman, GSK Japan. He holds an MBA from HEC, Paris and a Bachelor of Law degree from Paris University. Marc was appointed to the Board of Orchard Therapeutics in June 2018.

Katarina Ageborg

Ms. Katarina Ageborg is Executive Vice President - Sustainability, Chief Compliance Officer of AstraZeneca PLC. Ms. Katarina was appointed Executive Vice-President, Sustainability in 2017 and has been a member of SET since 2011. She has overall responsibility for the delivery, design and implementation of the Company’s sustainability programme, covering three priority areas: access to healthcare; environmental protection; and ethics and transparency. She leads the Global Sustainability function, including teams focusing on Compliance, and Safety, Health and Environment. Katarina was also appointed President of AstraZeneca AB (Sweden) in 2018, and her role is focused on strengthening corporate reputation and relations by actively representing the company in the Swedish business and academic community. Prior to her current roles, Katarina led the Global Intellectual Property function from 2008 to 2011, during which time she streamlined the organisation and launched a new patent filing strategy before taking the role as Chief Compliance Officer. Katarina holds a Master of Law Degree from Uppsala University School of Law in Sweden and ran her own law firm before joining AstraZeneca in 1998.

Fiona Cicconi

Ms. Fiona Cicconi is an Executive Vice President - Human Resources of the Company. She joined AstraZeneca in September 2014 as Executive Vice-President, Human Resources and is responsible for the overall design and delivery of the Company’s people strategy, impacting over 60,000 employees in more than 100 countries. She started her career at General Electric, where she held various human resources roles within the oil and gas business, which included experience in major global acquisitions and driving change. Subsequently, Fiona spent a number of years at Cisco, overseeing human resources in seven countries in Europe and latterly handling employee relations in Europe, Middle East and Africa, before joining Roche in 2006. There, she was most recently responsible for global human resources for Pharma Technical Operations, where her primary focus was to identify and develop a sustainable supply of leadership and talent from within the organisation.

Jose Baselga

Dr. Jose Baselga, M.D. Ph.D., serves as Executive Vice President - Research & Development Oncology of the Company. He joined AstraZeneca in January 2019 as Executive Vice-President, R&D Oncology and is responsible for the oncology portfolio from discovery through to late-stage development. He was formerly Physician-in-Chief at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, which became the leader in early-phase clincial trials for cancer therapies and diagnostic genetic sequencing under his leadership. In addition, he was Professor of Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College and President of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR). Jose´ is an international thought leader on innovation in cancer care and clinical research. His work has led to the approval of life-saving cancer therapies and the creation of several biopharmaceutical companies. Jose´ is an elected member of the National Academy of Medicine, the American Society of Clinical Investigation, the Association of American Physicians, and an elected Fellow of the AACR Academy. He is a past President of the European Society for Medical Oncology and recently received their Lifetime Achievement Award. He serves on the Board of Directors of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and AACR.

Sean Bohen

Dr. Sean Bohen M.D. Ph.D. is Chief Medical Officer, Executive Vice President - Global Medicines Development of the Company. He has been Executive Vice-President, GMD since September 2015 and leads our global late-stage development organisation for both small molecules and biologics, driving a medicines pipeline which features novel and groundbreaking science focusing on three main therapy areas – Oncology, Cardiovascular, Renal & Metabolic diseases and Respiratory disease. He is also the Company’s Chief Medical Officer and is responsible for patient safety across the entire AstraZeneca and MedImmune portfolio. He joined AstraZeneca from Genentech, where he held several senior leadership roles across various therapy areas and within early and late development. Before this, Sean was a Clinical Instructor in Oncology at Stanford University School of Medicine, a research associate at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute and a postdoctoral fellow at the National Cancer Institute. He is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison and later earned his doctorate in biochemistry and his medical degree at the University of California, San Francisco.

Pam Cheng

Ms. Pam P. Cheng is Executive Vice President - Operations and Information Technology of the Company. She joined AstraZeneca in June 2015 after having spent 18 years with Merck/MSD in Global Manufacturing and Supply Chain and Commercial roles. Pam was the Head of Global Supply Chain Management & Logistics for Merck from 2006 to 2011 and led the transformation of Merck supply chains across the global supply network. More recently, Pam was President of MSD China, responsible for MSD’s entire business in China. Prior to joining Merck, Pam held various engineering and project management positions at Universal Oil Products, Union Carbide Corporation and GAF Chemicals. Pam holds Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in chemical engineering from Stevens Institute of Technology in New Jersey and an MBA in marketing from Pace University in New York. In addition to her role at AstraZeneca, Pam serves as a non-executive Director of the Codexis Inc. Board (CDXS). Pam also serves as an Advisor to the International Society of Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE) Board of Directors.

Ruud Dobber

Mr. Ruud Dobber serves as Executive Vice President, BioPharmaceuticals Business of AstraZeneca PLC. He was appointed Executive Vice-President, BioPharmaceuticals Business in January 2019 and is responsible for product strategy and commercial delivery for CVRM and Respiratory. Prior to this, Ruud held the role of Executive Vice-President, North America and was responsible for driving growth and maximising the contribution of the commercial operations in North America. Ruud joined Zeneca in 1997 and has held various senior commercial and leadership roles including Executive Vice-President, Europe. Ruud was also responsible for the development of our late-stage, small molecule antibiotic pipeline as well as its global commercialisation and was Regional Vice-President for European, Middle East and African region, Regional Vice- President for the Asia Pacific region and Interim Executive Vice-President, GPPS. Ruud was a member of the Board and Executive Committee of the European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations and was previously Chairman of the Asia division of Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America. Ruud holds a doctorate in immunology from the University of Leiden, Netherlands and began his career as a research scientist in immunology and ageing.

David Fredrickson

Mr. David Fredrickson is Executive Vice President, Global Head Oncology Business Unit of the Company. He was appointed Executive Vice-President, Global Head Oncology Business in October 2017 and is responsible for driving growth and maximising the commercial performance of the global oncology and haematology portfolio. In addition, he plays a critical leadership role in setting the Oncology portfolio and product strategy for the organisation. Previously, Dave served as President of AstraZeneca K.K. in Japan, and Vice-President, Specialty Care in the US, spanning oncology, infectious disease, and neuroscience medicines. Dave joined AstraZeneca from Roche/Genentech in 2014, where he was Business Unit Manager, Oncology in Spain and held growing commercial responsibilities in strategy, marketing and sales in the US. He also served for nine years at the Monitor Group, LLC (now Monitor Deloitte Group, LLC), a global strategy consultancy. He has served as Vice Chairman of the European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations (EFPIA) Japan and was a member of the Board of the Japan Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association (JPMA). He is a graduate of Georgetown University (DC) in Government.

Menelas Pangalos

Mr. Menelas Pangalos is an Executive Vice President - Research & Development BioPharmaceuticals of AstraZeneca PLC. He was appointed as Executive Vice-President, R&D BioPharmaceuticals in January 2019 and is responsible for R&D from discovery through to late-stage development for CVRM and Respiratory. Prior to this, he served as Executive Vice-President of AstraZeneca’s IMED Biotech Unit and Global Business Development. Since joining AstraZeneca in 2010, Mene has led a transformation of our R&D productivity and has championed an open approach to working with academic and other external partners. Mene previously held senior R&D roles at Pfizer, Wyeth and GSK. Mene holds an Honorary PhD from Glasgow University and is a Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences, the Royal Society of Biology and Clare Hall, University of Cambridge. He sits on the Medical Research Council, co-chairs the Life Sciences Council Expert Group on Innovation, Clinical Research and Data and is a member of the Life Sciences Industrial Strategy Implementation Board and National Genomics Board. He is also a Board member of the British Pharmaceutical Group and Cambridge University’s Judge Business School.

Iskra Reic

Ms. Iskra Reic is Executive Vice President, Europe of the Company. She was appointed Executive Vice-President, Europe in April 2017 and is responsible for our BioPharmaceutical sales, marketing and commercial operations across our businesses in 30 European countries. Iskra trained as a Doctor of dental surgery at the Medical University of Zagreb, Croatia. She joined AstraZeneca in 2001 and has held a variety of in-market, regional sales and marketing and general management roles, including in Europe as Head of Commercial Operations for Croatia and Head of Specialty Care Central & Eastern Europe and Middle East & Africa. In 2012, she joined AstraZeneca Russia as Marketing & Strategy Director. She was appointed General Manager Russia in 2014 and, under her leadership, AstraZeneca achieved a leading share in its three main therapy areas and became a top-six prescription medicine pharmaceutical company. Iskra’s responsibilities were expanded in 2016 to cover both Russia and the Eurasia Area. Iskra was appointed Area Vice President of Russia and Eurasia area in 2016, where she drove strong performance from a 1,500-strong team in a complex and dynamic region. Iskra has an International Executive MBA from the IEDC-Bled School of Management, Slovenia.

Leon Wang

Mr. Leon Wang is Executive Vice President - International and China President of the Company. He is responsible for the overall strategy and for driving sustainable growth across the region. Leon joined AstraZeneca China in March 2013 and was promoted to President of AstraZeneca China in 2014. Under Leon’s leadership, China has become AstraZeneca’s second largest market worldwide, and AstraZeneca has become the second largest and the fastest growing multinational pharmaceutical company in China. In January 2017, Leon was promoted to Executive Vice-President, Asia Pacific Region. Prior to joining AstraZeneca, Leon held positions of increasing responsibility in marketing and business leadership at Roche, where he was a Business Unit Vice- President. In addition, Leon holds several positions in local trade associations and other prominent organisations in China. Leon holds an EMBA from China Europe International Business School, and a Bachelor of Arts from Shanghai International Studies University.

Jeffrey Pott

Mr. Jeffrey A. Pott is General Counsel of AstraZeneca Plc. He was appointed General Counsel in January 2009 and has overall responsibility for all aspects of AstraZeneca’s Legal and IP function. He joined AstraZeneca in 1995 and has worked in various litigation roles, where he has had responsibility for IP, anti-trust and product liability litigation. Before joining AstraZeneca, he spent five years at the US legal firm Drinker Biddle and Reath LLP, where he specialised in pharmaceutical product liability litigation and anti-trust advice and litigation. He received his bachelor’s degree in political science from Wheaton College and his Juris Doctor Degree from Villanova University School of Law.

Adrian Kemp

Marcus Wallenberg

Mr. Marcus Wallenberg is Non-Executive Director of AstraZeneca PLC. He has international business experience across various industry sectors, including the pharmaceutical industry from his directorship with Astra prior to 1999. Marcus is Chairman of Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB, Saab AB and FAM AB. He is a member of the boards of Investor AB, Temasek Holdings Limited, and the Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation.

Genevieve Berger

Ms. Genevieve Berger is Non-Executive Independent Director of AstraZeneca Plc., effective April 26, 2012. She was Chief Science Officer at Unilever PLC & NV, and a member of the Unilever Leadership Executive from 2008 to April 2014. She holds three doctorates – in physics, human biology and medicine – and was appointed Professor of Medicine at Université Pierre & Marie Curie, Paris in 1995. Her previous positions include Professor and Hospital Practitioner at Hôpital de la Pitié-Salpêtrière in Paris; Director General at the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique; Chairman of the Health Advisory Board of the EU Commission; and Non-Executive Director of Smith & Nephew plc. Geneviève oversees sustainability matters on behalf of the Board. In May 2015, Geneviève was appointed as a Director of Air Liquide SA for a term of four years. She is currently Chief Research Officer at Firmenich SA, Geneva, Switzerland.

Philip Broadley

Mr. Philip Broadley serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. He has significant financial and international business experience, having previously been Group Finance Director of Prudential plc for eight years and Old Mutual plc for six years. He started his career at Arthur Andersen where he was a partner for seven years. He is a past Chairman of the 100 Group of Finance Directors in the UK. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. Philip graduated in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from St Edmund Hall, Oxford, where he is now a St Edmund Fellow and holds an MSc in Behavioural Science from the London School of Economics. Philip chairs the Audit Committees of Legal & General Group plc and Stallergenes Greer plc. He is a member of the Oxford University Audit Committee. He is Treasurer of the London Library and Chairman of the Board of Governors of Eastbourne College.

Graham Chipchase

Mr. Graham Andrew Chipchase is Senior Non-Executive Independent Director of AstraZeneca PLC., effective January 1, 2019, He is Chief Executive Officer and a Director of Brambles Limited, the global supply-chain logistics company listed on the Australian Securities Exchange. Brambles operates in over 60 countries, primarily through the CHEP and IFCO brands. Graham served as Chief Executive Officer of global consumer packaging company Rexam PLC from 2010 to 2016 after serving at Rexam as Group Director, Plastic Packaging and Group Finance Director. Previously, he was Finance Director of Aerospace Services at the global engineering group GKN PLC from 2001 to 2003. After starting his career with Coopers & Lybrand Deloitte, he held various finance roles in the industrial gases company The BOC Group PLC (now part of The Linde Group). He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and holds an MA (Hons) in chemistry from Oriel College, Oxford.

Deborah DiSanzo

Ms. Deborah DiSanzo serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company effective 1 December 2017. She is a Harvard University Advanced Leadership Fellow. Prior to this, she served as General Manager for IBM Watson Health, the IBM business unit founded to advance AI in health. Deborah has a distinguished career working at the intersection of healthcare and technology. Prior to IBM, she was CEO of Philips Healthcare, having previously held executive roles at Agilent and Hewlett-Packard. Deborah has been honoured by multiple organisations as a top health influencer including Health Data Management, who named her as one of the top 20 people to watch in healthcare IT, and Modern Healthcare, who list her as a Top 25 Women in Healthcare. She is the recipient of Xconomy’s X of the Year Award as a Tech and Health Connector. Babson College recognised Deborah’s impact in the world as one of the institutions leading entrepreneurial alumni leaders. Deborah earned an MBA from Babson College and a BS from Merrimack College. Deborah is a Harvard University Advanced Leadership Fellow.

Sherilyn McCoy

Ms. Sherilyn S. McCoy serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company effective 1 October 2017. She is retired Chief Executive Officer of Avon Products, Inc. Prior to joining Avon in 2012, Sheri had a distinguished 30-year career at Johnson & Johnson, latterly serving as Vice Chairman of the Executive Committee, responsible for the Pharmaceuticals and Consumer business segments that represented more than 60% of the company’s revenues. Sheri joined Johnson & Johnson as a scientist in research and development and subsequently managed businesses in every major product sector, including consumer, prescription medicines and medical devices, holding positions including Worldwide Chairman, Surgical Care Group and Division President, Consumer. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in textile chemistry from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, a Master’s degree in chemical engineering from Princeton University and an MBA from Rutgers University, both in New Jersey, US. Sheri serves on the boards of Stryker, Kimberly-Clark and Novocure. She is also an industrial adviser for EQT partners where she chairs Certara, the private company, and is a trustee for Stonehill College, Easton, Massachusetts.

Tony Mok

Prof. Tony S. K. Mok is Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Professor Tony S K Mok was trained at the University of Alberta, Canada and subsequently completed a fellowship in medical oncology at the Princess Margaret Hospital in Toronto. After working as a community oncologist in Toronto, Canada for seven years, he returned to Hong Kong in 1996 to pursue an academic career. Professor Mok is the Li Shu Fan Medical Foundation endowed Professor and Chairman of the Department of Clinical Oncology at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. His main research interest focuses on biomarker and molecular targeted therapy in lung cancer. He was the principal investigator and first author on the landmark Iressa Pan-Asia Study (IPASS), which was the first trial that confirmed the application of precision medicine for advanced lung cancer. He has led and co-led multiple other international Phase III trials, addressing various aspects of the management of advanced lung cancer. His work also includes clinical research on oncogene driven lung cancer and immunotherapy and he contributes to the development of clinical research infrastructure in China and Asia. He co-founded the Lung Cancer Research Group, the Chinese Thoracic Oncology Research Group and the Asia Thoracic Oncology Research Group. Professor Mok has contributed to over 250 articles in international peer-reviewed journals, including the New England Journal of Medicine, Science, Lancet, Nature Medicine and Journal of Clinical Oncology, and published multiple editorials and textbooks. He is the past-President and current Treasurer of the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC) and serves on the Board of Directors of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO).

Nazneen Rahman

Ms. Nazneen Rahman is Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. She has significant scientific, medical and data analysis experience. Her research integrates these to identify and clinically implement human disease genes. She has a strong focus on cancer predisposition genes, in which she is an internationally-recognised expert. She was Head of the Division of Genetics and Epidemiology at the Institute of Cancer Research (ICR), London and Head of Cancer Genetics at the Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust for 10 years to 2018. Nazneen was also the founder and Director of the TGLclinical Genetic Testing Laboratory, which used new sequencing technologies to deliver fast, affordable, cancer gene testing to the NHS. Nazneen qualified in medicine from Oxford University in 1991, gained her Certificate of Completion of Specialist Training in medical genetics in 2001 and completed a PhD in molecular genetics in 1999. She has a strong commitment to open science and science communication and has garnered numerous awards, including a CBE in the 2016 Queen’s birthday honours in recognition of her contribution to medical sciences.

Thomas Larsen