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Cerner Corp (CERN.OQ)

CERN.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Brent Shafer

61 2018 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Marc Naughton

63 2010 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Michael Nill

54 2011 Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President

Randy Sims

58 2018 Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Secretary

Jeffrey Townsend

55 2005 Executive Vice President and Chief of Innovation

Donald Trigg

47 Executive Vice President, Strategic Growth

Julia Wilson

56 2013 Executive Vice President and Chief People Officer

William Zollars

71 2019 Lead Independent Director

Gerald Bisbee

76 1988 Independent Director

Mitchell Daniels

70 2019 Independent Director

Linda Dillman

63 2010 Independent Director

Julie Gerberding

63 2017 Independent Director

John Greisch

64 2019 Independent Director

Melinda Mount

60 2019 Independent Director

George Riedel

61 2019 Independent Director

R. Halsey Wise

54 2019 Independent Director

Allan Kells

Senior Vice President, Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Brent Shafer

Mr. Brent Shafer is a Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of Cerner Corporation, effective February 1, 2018. Mr. Shafer joined the Company as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer in February 2018. Prior to joining the Company, he served as Chief Executive Officer of Philips North America, a health technology company and the North American division of Koninklijke Philips N.V. ("Philips") (NYSE: PHG), since February 2014. In that position, Mr. Shafer led an organization of 17,000 employees and oversaw a health technology portfolio that included a broad range of solutions and services covering patient monitoring, imaging, clinical informatics, sleep and respiratory care as well as a group of market-leading consumer-oriented brands. For 12 years, Mr. Shafer played a key role in helping Philips develop and strengthen its health care focus, increase its profitability and grow its market share. Prior to his most recent position, Mr. Shafer served as Chief Executive Officer of the global Philips' Home Healthcare Solutions business, a home healthcare services provider with 6,000 employees, from May 2010 until May 2014, as Chief Executive Officer of the North America region for Royal Philips Electronics from January 2009 until May 2010, and as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Healthcare Sales and Service business for Philips North America from May 2005 until May 2010. Prior to joining Philips, Mr. Shafer served in various senior leadership positions with other companies, including Hill-Rom (NYSE: HRC), GE Medical Systems (NYSE: GE) and Hewlett-Packard (NYSE: HPE).

Marc Naughton

Mr. Marc G. Naughton is a Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of Cerner Corporation. He joined the Company in November 1992 as Manager of Taxes. In November 1995 he was named Chief Financial Officer and in February 1996 he was promoted to Vice President. He was promoted to Senior Vice President in March 2002 and promoted to Executive Vice President in March 2010.

Michael Nill

Mr. Michael R. Nill is the Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President of Cerner Corporation. Mr. Nill joined the Company in November 1996. Since that time he has held several positions in the Technology, Intellectual Property and CernerWorks Client Hosting Organizations. He was promoted to Vice President in January 2000, promoted to Senior Vice President in April 2006 and promoted to Executive Vice President and named Chief Engineering Officer in February 2009. Mr. Nill was appointed Chief Operating Officer in May 2011.

Randy Sims

Mr. Randy D. Sims is the Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Secretary of Cerner Corporation. He joined the Company in March 1997 as Vice President and Chief Legal Officer, was promoted to Senior Vice President in March 2011, and Executive Vice President in April 2018. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Sims worked at Farmland Industries, Inc. for three years where he last served as Associate General Counsel. Prior to Farmland, Mr. Sims was in-house legal counsel at The Marley Company for seven years, holding the position of Assistant General Counsel when he left to join Farmland.

Jeffrey Townsend

Mr. Jeffrey A. Townsend is no longer Executive Vice President and Chief of Innovation Cerner Corporation, effective December 31, 2019. Mr, Townsend joined the Company in June 1985. Since that time he has held several positions in the Intellectual Property Organization and was promoted to Vice President in February 1997. He was appointed Chief Engineering Officer in March 1998, promoted to Senior Vice President in March 2001, named Chief of Staff in July 2003 and promoted to Executive Vice President in March 2005.

Donald Trigg

Mr. Donald Trigg is Executive Vice President, Strategic Growth of the Company. He originally joined the Company in 2002 as Vice President, Corporate Positioning. He has held multiple roles during his time at the Company, including Chief Marketing Officer from 2003 to 2007, General Manager for the Kansas City region from 2006-2007, Managing Director for the United Kingdom and Ireland from 2008-2010 and Senior Vice President and President, Cerner Health Ventures from 2012-2018. From 2010-2012, Mr. Trigg served as Chief Revenue Officer at CodeRyte, Inc prior to its acquisition by 3M's healthcare division. Mr. Trigg also spent more than a decade serving in the public policy space as a senior advisor for the 2000 Bush for President campaign in Austin, TX, the Director of Policy at the U.S. Department of Commerce and in a series of senior policy roles in the U.S. House and U.S. Senate.

Julia Wilson

Ms. Julia Wilson is Executive Vice President and Chief People Officer of the Company. She joined the Company in July 1990. Since that time, she has held several positions in the Functional Group Organization. She was promoted to Vice President and Chief People Officer in August 2003, to Senior Vice President in March 2007 and to Executive Vice President in March 2013.

William Zollars

Mr. William D. Zollars is Lead Independent Director of Cerner Corporation. Mr. Zollars has been a member of the Board of Directors of the Company since May 2005. He is the former Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of YRC Worldwide (now known as YRC Freight) (Nasdaq: YRCW), which positions he held from November 1999 to July 2011. Prior to that, Mr. Zollars served as President of Yellow Transportation, Inc. from September 1996 through November 1999. From 1994 to 1996, Mr. Zollars was Senior Vice President of Ryder Integrated Logistics, and prior to that, Mr. Zollars held various executive positions with Eastman Kodak. Mr. Zollars also serves on the boards of directors of Prologis, Inc. (NYSE: PLD) and CIGNA Corporation (NYSE: CI). The following experience, qualifications, attributes and/or skills led the Board to conclude that Mr. Zollars should serve as a Director: his professional background and experience in senior-executive leadership positions at public companies, his service on other public and private company boards, Cerner board experience, board attendance and participation, and his extensive experience with large employers, industry usage of information technology and his extensive understanding of strategic planning, tactical business decision-making, risk management and corporate financial statements.

Gerald Bisbee

Dr. Gerald E. Bisbee is an Independent Director of Cerner Corporation. Dr. Bisbee has been a member of the Board of Directors of the Company since February 1988. He is the co-founder and Executive Chairman of The Health Management Academy ("The Academy"), a network of executives from the nation's largest integrated health systems and the industry's most innovative companies striving to shape the future of health care. The Academy facilitates the exchange of best practices and benchmarking data, focused on increasing the quality, appropriateness and efficiency of care. Prior to assuming the role of Executive Chairman in September 2018, Dr. Bisbee served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Academy for more than five years. Dr. Bisbee was Chairman of the Board of Directors, Chief Executive Officer and President of ReGen Biologics, Inc. ("ReGen") (OTCMKTS: RGBOQ) from 1998 to September 2011. Dr. Bisbee was President, Chief Executive Officer and a Director of Aros Corporation (formerly known as APACHE Medical Systems, Inc.) cmmencing in December 1989, serving as Chairman of the Board from December 1989 to November 1997 and from December 2000 to June 2002, when ReGen and Aros Corporation merged. ReGen filed for protection under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code in April 2011 and substantially all of the business and assets of ReGen were purchased by Sports Medicine Holdings Company, LLC in June 2011. Prior to 1989, Dr. Bisbee was Director of the Healthcare Group atKidder, Peabody & Co.; President of the Hospital Research and Educational Trust (the research and development arm of te American Hospital Association); and a faculty member in graduate management programs at Yale University and Northwestern University.

Mitchell Daniels

Mr. Mitchell E. Daniels is Independent Director of Cerner Corporation. Mr. Daniels has been a member of the Board of Directors of the Company since December 2013. Mr. Daniels is the 12th President of Purdue University, a post he assumed in January 2013, at the conclusion of his term as Governor of Indiana. He was elected Indiana's 49th governor in 2004 in his first bid for any elected office. He was re-elected in 2008 to a second and final term, receiving more votes than any candidate for any public office in the state's history. As governor, Mr. Daniels spearheaded a host of reforms aimed at strengthening the Indiana economy, and improving the ethical standards, fiscal condition and performance of state government. Mr. Daniels came from a successful career in business and government, holding numerous top management positions in both the private and public sectors. He served as the Chief Executive Officer of the Hudson Institute and as President of Eli Lilly & Company's North American Pharmaceutical Operations (NYSE: LLY). He also served as Chief of Staff to Senator Richard Lugar, a senior advisor to President Ronald Reagan, and Director of the Office of Management and Budget under President George W. Bush. Mr. Daniels currently serves as a member of the boards of directors of Energy Systems Network, Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) and Urban Institute. He served on the board of directors of Interactive Intelligence Group, Inc. (formerly Nasdaq: ININ) from 2015 to 2016.

Linda Dillman

Ms. Linda M. Dillman is an Independent Director of Cerner Corporation. Ms. Dillman has been a member of the Board of Directors of the Company since May 2010. She is the former Chief Information Officer of QVC, Inc. (NYSE: QVCD), a role she held from January 2012 until she retired in January 2017. QVC, Inc. is one of the largest multimedia retailers in the world, broadcasting live 24 hours a day, 364 days a year. Prior to joining QVC, Inc., Ms. Dillman was Senior Vice President of Enterprise Services/Global Functions IT for Hewlett-Packard Company (NYSE: HPQ) from August 2009 through January 2012. From April 2006 through July 2009, Ms. Dillman was Executive Vice President of Benefits and Risk Management for Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE: WMT), and prior to that, from August 2002 to April 2006, she held the position of Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. She held various positions within Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. from 1991-2002. The following experience, qualifications, attributes and/or skills led the Board to conclude that Ms. Dillman should serve and be nominated as a Director: her professional background and experience, current and previously held senior-executive level leadership positions at public companies, Cerner board experience, board attendance and participation, and her extensive knowledge of information technology, information protection (data privacy and cybersecurity), human resources and health care insurance and health care plans for large employers.

Julie Gerberding

Dr. Julie Louise Gerberding is an Independent Director of Cerner Corporation. Dr. Gerberding has been a member of the Board of Directors of the Company since March 2017. She has been the Executive Vice President and Chief Patient Officer, Strategic Communications, Global Public Policy and Population Health of Merck & Co., Inc. ("Merck") (NYSE: MRK) since July 2016. Merck is a global health care company that delivers innovative health solutions through its prescription medicines, vaccines, biologic therapies and animal health products, which it markets directly and through its joint ventures. In this position, Dr. Gerberding is responsible for Merck's global public policy, corporate responsibility and communications functions, as well as the Merck Foundation and the Merck for Mothers program. Dr. Gerberding also leads new partnership initiatives that accelerate Merck's ability to contribute to improved population health, a measure of impact that is increasingly valued by governments and other global health organizations. Dr. Gerberding joined Merck as President of Merck Vaccines in January 2010 and was promoted to Executive Vice President for Strategic Communications, Global Public Policy and Population Health in December 2015. Prior to joining Merck, Dr. Gerberding served as Director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ("CDC") from 2002-2009 and before that served as Director of the Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion. Before joining the CDC, Dr. Gerberding was a tenured faculty member in Infectious Diseases at the University of California at San Francisco ("UCSF"). She continues as an Adjunct Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine at UCSF.

John Greisch

Mr. John J. Greisch is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Greisch is the former President & Chief Executive Officer of Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc. ("Hill-Rom") (NYSE: HRC), a global medical technology company, a position he held from January 2010 until his retirement in May 2018. Prior to Hill-Rom, Mr. Greisch was President International Operations for Baxter International, Inc. ("Baxter") (NYSE: BAX), a position he held from 2006 until 2009. During his tenure with Baxter, he also served as Baxter's Chief Financial Officer and as President of its BioScience division. Before his time with Baxter, he was President and Chief Executive Officer for FleetPride Corporation. Prior to that, he held various positions at The Interlake Corporation, including serving as President of its Materials Handling Group. Mr. Greisch currently serves on the Board of Directors of Catalent, Inc. (NYSE: CTLT) and, Idorsia Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (SIX Swiss Exchange: IDIA) and previously served on the boards of Hill-Rom (NYSE: HRC), Actelion Ltd, TomoTherapy, Inc. (formerly Nasdaq: TOMO), and The Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed). Additionally, he serves as a senior advisor to TPG Capital and is on the board of directors for the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago. The following experience, qualifications, attributes and/or skills let the Board to conclude that Mr. Greisch should serve as a Director: his experience in multiple roles in global public health care companies, including serving as Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer, his health care business and operations experience, experience in preparing and analyzing complex public company financial statements, experience on the board of directors of private and public companies, and independence.

Melinda Mount

Ms. Melinda J. Mount is Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Mount most recently served as President of AliphCom, Inc. A consumer technology and wearable products company, which position she held from June 2013 until February 2014. Previously, she held various senior level positions at Microsoft Corporation ("Microsoft") (Nasdaq: MSFT), including Corporate Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Online Services Division, from 2010 until May 2013, and Corporate Vice President of Operations and Finance and Chief Financial Officer of the Entertainment and Device Division, from 2006 until 2010. Prior to joining Microsoft, Ms. Mount served as the Vice President of Strategy and Development at Time Warner, Inc. ("Time Warner") (formerly NYSE: TWX), from 1995 until 2001, and then as Executive Vice President and Co-Managing Director of the United Kingdom Division of AOL Inc. (formerly NYSE: AOL), a web portal and online service provider and a subsidiary of Time Warner, from 2001 until 2003. Prior to that, she served as Vice President of Mergers and Acquisitions at Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) from 1987 until 1995. Ms. Mount has served as a member of the board of directors of Technicolor S.A. (TCH: FP) since April 2016, and currently serves as Vice Chairman of the board, and has served as a member of the board of the directors of the Learning Care Group, Inc. since December 2014. Ms. Mount has also served as a member of the Board of Dean’s Advisors at Harvard Business School since April 2015.

George Riedel

Mr. George Andrew Riedel is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Riedel has served on the Board of Directors of Xperi Corporation (NASDAQ:XPER) (f/k/a Tessera Holding Corporation ("Tessera Holding")), a creator, developer and licensor of innovative audio, computational imaging, computer vision and semiconductor packaging and interconnect technologies, since December 2016 when Tessera Technologies, Inc. ("Tessera") and DTS, Inc. became wholly owned subsidiaries of Tessera Holding pursuant to a merger. Prior to the merger, he had served on the Board of Directors of Tessera (formerly NASDAQ:TSRA) since May 2013. Mr. Riedel is also a professor at Harvard Business School, a position he has held since January 2018. Mr. Riedel previously served as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Accedian Networks Inc., a performance assurance solution specialist for mobile networks and enterprise-to-data center connectivity,from 2010 until March 2017, when it was sold to Bridge Growth Partners. He also served as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Cloudmark, Inc., a leader in security, protecting traffic, data and infrastructure from network threats ("Cloudmark"), until January 2017. Mr. Riedel joined the Cloudmark Board in June 2013, became Chairman in January 2014 and CEO in December 2014. He also previously served on the Boards of Directors of NextDocs Corporation, a clinical trial and compliance management software company from July 2013 to April 2015, PeerApp Ltd, an optimized video content elivery service to network operators and providers, from 2011 to September 2015, and Blade Network Technologies, a top of rack switch vendor, from 2009 until its sale to IBM in 2010. Mr. Riedel's career has also included various senior anagement positions at Nortel Networks Corporation, a then publicly traded, global telecommunications equipment manufacturer ("Nortel").

R. Halsey Wise

Mr. R. Halsey Wise is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Wise is the founder, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Lime Barrel Advisors, LLC, a private investment firm he founded in 2010. He has served on the board of WellSky and Aspen Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq: AZPN) since July 2016. He joined the board of MedAssets, Inc. (formerly Nasdaq: MDAS), a health care technology performance improvement company, in March 2014 and served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer from February 2015 until the company was acquired by Pamplona Capital Management in January 2016. He served on the board of Cotiviti Holdings, Inc. (formerly NYSE: COTV), a provider of analytics-driven payment solutions focused on the health care sector, from December 2017 until the company was acquired by Verscend Technologies, Inc. in August 2018. From September 2006 to December 2011, Mr. Wise served on the board of Acxiom Corporation (Nasdaq: ACXM), a provider of marketing technology and services. From 2003 through 2010, Mr. Wise was Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Intergraph Corporation (formerly Nasdaq: INGR), a global provider of engineering and geospatial software. Prior to his service at Intergraph, Mr. Wise was President and Chief Executive Officer, North America of Solution 6 Holdings, Ltd., and President and Chief Operating Officer of Computer Management Sciences, Inc. (formerly Nasdaq: CMSX), a software and services company, which was acquired by Computer Associates International, Inc. (now named CA, Inc.). At Computer Associates, he served as the General Manager, North America, for Global Professional Services. Prior to that, Mr. Wise was engaged in investment banking at The Robinson-Humphrey Company (a division of Smith Barney), specializing in software and services.

Allan Kells