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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Richard Gonzalez

65 2013 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Michael Severino

52 2018 President, Vice Chairman

Carlos Alban

56 2018 Vice Chairman, Chief Commercial Officer

Laura Schumacher

55 2018 Vice Chairman, External Affairs and Chief Legal Officer

Robert Michael

48 2018 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President

Timothy Richmond

52 2018 Chief Human Resource Officer, Executive Vice President

William Chase

51 2018 Executive Vice President - Finance and Administration

Henry Gosebruch

46 2015 Executive Vice President, Chief Strategy Officer

Azita Saleki-Gerhardt

55 2018 Executive Vice President - Operations

Nicholas Donoghoe

38 2019 Senior Vice President - Enterprise Innovation

Jeffrey Stewart

50 2018 Senior Vice President, U.S. Commercial Operations

Brian Durkin

58 2018 Vice President, Controller

Glenn Tilton

70 2013 Lead Independent Director

Robert Alpern

68 2013 Independent Director

Roxanne Austin

2013 Independent Director

William Burnside

67 2013 Independent Director

Brett Hart

49 2016 Independent Director

Edward Liddy

73 2013 Independent Director

Melody Meyer

61 2017 Independent Director

Edward Rapp

61 2013 Independent Director

Rebecca Roberts

66 2018 Independent Director

Frederick Waddell

65 2013 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Richard Gonzalez

Mr. Richard A. Gonzalez is the Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Mr. Gonzalez is the chairman and chief executive officer of AbbVie. He served as Abbott's executive vice president of the pharmaceutical products group from July 2010 to December 2012, and was responsible for Abbott's worldwide pharmaceutical business, including commercial operations, research and development, and manufacturing. He also served as president, Abbott Ventures Inc., Abbott's medical technology investment arm, from 2009 to 2011. Mr. Gonzalez joined Abbott in 1977 and held various management positions before briefly retiring in 2007, including: Abbott's president and chief operating officer; president, chief operating officer of Abbott's Medical Products Group; senior vice president and president of Abbott's former Hospital Products Division; vice president and president of Abbott's Health Systems Division; and divisional vice president and general manager for Abbott's Diagnostics Operations in the United States and Canada. As a result of his service as Abbott's executive vice president, Pharmaceutical Products Group, his previous service as Abbott's president and chief operating officer and his more than 30-year career at Abbott, Mr. Gonzalez has developed valuable business, management and leadership experience, as well as extensive knowledge of AbbVie and its global operations. Mr. Gonzalez's experience and knowledge enable him to contribute to AbbVie's board key insights into strategic, management, and operational matters.

Michael Severino

Dr. Michael E. Severino, M.D., is President, Vice Chairman of the Company. Dr. Severino is AbbVie's Executive Vice President, Research and Development and Chief Scientific Officer. Dr. Severino served at Amgen Inc. as Senior Vice President, Global Development and Corporate Chief Medical Officer from 2012 to 2014, as Vice President, Global Development from 2010 to 2012 and as Vice President, Therapeutic Area Head, General Medicine and Inflammation Global Clinical Development from 2007 to 2012. He joined AbbVie in 2014.

Carlos Alban

Mr. Carlos Alban is Vice Chairman, Chief Commercial Officer of the Company. Mr. Alban is AbbVie's Executive Vice President, Commercial Operations. He served as Abbott's Senior Vice President, Proprietary Pharmaceutical Products, Global Commercial Operations from 2011 to 2012, as Senior Vice President, International Pharmaceuticals from 2009 to 2011, as Vice President, Western Europe and Canada from 2007 to 2009, and as Vice President, European Operations from 2006 to 2007. Mr. Alban joined Abbott in 1986.

Laura Schumacher

Ms. Laura J. Schumacher is the Vice Chairman, External Affairs and Chief Legal Officer of the Company. Ms. Schumacher is AbbVie's Executive Vice President, External Affairs, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, responsible for AbbVie's externally-facing functions of Health Economics Outcomes Research, Government Affairs, Corporate Responsibility, Brand and Communications. She also leads AbbVie's legal functions. Prior to AbbVie's separation from Abbott, Ms. Schumacher served as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary from 2007 to 2012, and as Senior Vice President, Corporate Secretary and General Counsel from 2005 to 2007. Both at Abbott and AbbVie, Ms. Schumacher also led Licensing and Acquisition and Ventures and Early Stage Collaborations. At Abbott, Ms. Schumacher was also responsible for its Office of Ethics and Compliance. Ms. Schumacher joined Abbott in 1990. She serves on the board of General Dynamics Corporation.

Robert Michael

Mr. Robert A. Michael serves as Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President of the Company. Mr. Michael has been AbbVie’s Vice President, Controller, since March 1, 2017 and served as AbbVie’s Vice President, Treasurer from 2015 to 2016, and as Vice President, Controller, Commercial Operations from 2013 to 2015. He joined Abbott Laboratories in 1993 and held numerous positions in the finance organization.

Timothy Richmond

Mr. Timothy J. Richmond is the Chief Human Resource Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company. He served as Senior Vice President, Human Resources from 2013 to 2018. Mr. Richmond served as Abbott’s Divisional Vice President of Compensation & Benefits from 2008 to 2012, as Group Vice President of Talent and Rewards from 2007 to 2008, and as Divisional Vice President of Talent Acquisition from 2006 to 2007. Mr. Richmond joined Abbott in 2006.

William Chase

Mr. William J. Chase serves as Executive Vice President - Finance and Administration of the Company. He served as Abbott's Vice President, Licensing and Acquisitions from 2010 to 2012, as Vice President, Treasurer from 2007 to 2010, and as Divisional Vice President, Controller of Abbott International from 2004 to 2007. Mr. Chase joined Abbott in 1989.

Henry Gosebruch

Mr. Henry O. Gosebruch is Executive Vice President, Chief Strategy Officer of the Company. He worked for more than 20 years in the Mergers & Acquisitions Group at J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, serving as Managing Director since 2007 and as Co-Head of M&A North America during 2015. Mr. Gosebruch joined AbbVie in 2015.

Azita Saleki-Gerhardt

Dr. Azita Saleki-Gerhardt, Ph.D., is the Executive Vice President - Operations of the Company. She served as Senior Vice President, Operations from 2013 to 2018. Dr. Saleki-Gerhardt served as Abbott’s Vice President, Pharmaceuticals Manufacturing and Supply from 2011 to 2012, and as Divisional Vice President, Quality Assurance, Global Pharmaceutical Operations from 2008 to 2011. Dr. Saleki-Gerhardt joined Abbott in 1993. She serves on the board of Entegris Inc.

Nicholas Donoghoe

Dr. Nicholas Donoghoe, M.D., is the Senior Vice President - Enterprise Innovation of the Company. He previously served as a Partner at McKinsey & Company, leading the firm's West Coast pharma and biotechnology practice. Dr. Donoghoe joined the firm in 2007 and supported multiple successful launches in therapeutic areas such as oncology, immunology, and primary care. He joined AbbVie in 2019.

Jeffrey Stewart

Mr. Jeffrey R. Stewart is the Senior Vice President, U.S. Commercial Operations of the Company. Mr. Stewart previously served as AbbVie’s President, Commercial Operations from 2013 to 2018. Prior to AbbVie’s separation from Abbott, he served as Vice President, Abbott Proprietary Pharmaceutical Division, United States. Mr. Stewart joined Abbott in 1992.

Brian Durkin

Mr. Brian L. Durkin serves as Vice President, Controller of the Company. Mr. Durkin previously served as Vice President, Internal Audit from 2016 to 2018. Prior to joining AbbVie, he served as Vice President of Finance and Division Controller for Abbott’s Vision Care business from 2009 to 2016 and Controller Pharmaceutical Research and Development from 2005 to 2009. Mr. Durkin joined Abbott in 1986.

Glenn Tilton

Mr. Glenn Fletcher Tilton is an Lead Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Tilton was chairman of the Midwest for JPMorgan Chase & Co. from 2011 until his retirement in 2014. From October 2010 to December 2012, Mr. Tilton also served as the non-executive chairman of the board of United Continental Holdings, Inc. From September 2002 to October 2010, he served as chairman, president and chief executive officer of UAL Corporation, and chairman and chief executive officer of United Air Lines, Inc., its wholly owned subsidiary. Prior to becoming the vice chairman of Chevron Texaco following the merger of Texaco Inc. and Chevron Corp., Mr. Tilton enjoyed a 30-year multi-disciplinary career with Texaco Inc., culminating in his election as chairman and chief executive officer. Mr. Tilton is also a director of Abbott Laboratories and Phillips 66. Mr. Tilton also served on the board of directors of Lincoln National Corporation from 2002 to 2007, of TXU Corporation from 2005 to 2007, of Corning Incorporated from 2010 to 2012, and of United Continental Holdings, Inc. from 2010 to 2012.

Robert Alpern

Dr. Robert J. Alpern, M.D., is an Independent Director of the Company. Dr. Alpern has served as the Ensign Professor of Medicine, Professor of Internal Medicine, and Dean of Yale School of Medicine since June 2004. From July 1998 to June 2004, Dr. Alpern was the Dean of The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. Dr. Alpern also serves as a director of Abbott Laboratories and as a director on the Board of Yale-New Haven Hospital.

Roxanne Austin

Ms. Roxanne S. Austin is an Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Austin is president of Austin Investment Advisors, a private investment and consulting firm, and chairs the U.S. Mid-market Investment Advisory Committee of EQT Partners. Previously, Ms. Austin also served as the president and chief executive officer of Move Networks, Inc., a provider of Internet television services. Ms. Austin served as president and chief operating officer of DIRECTV, Inc. Ms. Austin also served as executive vice president and chief financial officer of Hughes Electronics Corporation and as a partner of Deloitte & Touche LLP. Ms. Austin is also a director of Abbott Laboratories, Target Corporation, and Teledyne Technologies, Inc. Ms. Austin also served as a director of Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson from 2008 to 2016. Through her extensive management and operating roles, including her financial roles, Ms. Austin contributes significant oversight and leadership experience to the board, including financial expertise and knowledge of financial statements, corporate finance and accounting matters.

William Burnside

Mr. William H. L. Burnside is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Burnside is a retired senior vice president and director at The Boston Consulting Group (BCG), where he currently serves as an advisor. Prior to becoming managing partner of BCG's Los Angeles office in 1987, he worked in BCG's London and Chicago offices, servicing clients in telecommunications, media, defense, financial services, and manufacturing. Mr. Burnside is a director at Audubon California.

Brett Hart

Mr. Brett J. Hart is an Independent Director of the company. Mr. Hart is the executive vice president, chief administrative officer and general counsel of United Continental Holdings, Inc. (UAL) and United Airlines, Inc., a position he has held since May 2017. He served as executive vice president and general counsel between February 2012 and May 2017. Mr. Hart also served as acting chief executive officer of UAL and United Airlines, Inc. from October 2015 to March 2016. From December 2010 to February 2012, he served as senior vice president, general counsel and secretary of UAL, United and Continental. From June 2009 to December 2010, Mr. Hart served as executive vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary at Sara Lee Corporation.

Edward Liddy

Mr. Edward M. Liddy is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Liddy served as a partner in the private equity investment firm Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, LLC from January 2010 to December 2015. At the request of the Secretary of the U.S. Department of the Treasury, Mr. Liddy served as interim chairman and chief executive officer of American International Group, Inc. (AIG), a global insurance and financial services holding company, from September 2008 to August 2009. From January 1999 to April 2008, Mr. Liddy served as chairman of the board of The Allstate Corporation (insurance). He served as chief executive officer of Allstate from January 1999 to December 2006, president from January 1995 to May 2005, and chief operating officer from August 1994 to January 1999. Mr. Liddy currently serves on the board of directors of Abbott Laboratories, 3M Company, and The Boeing Company.

Melody Meyer

Ms. Melody B. Meyer is an Independent director of the Company. Ms. Meyer is president of Melody Meyer Energy, LLC, a private consulting firm, a position she has held since June 2016. From March 2011 to April 2016, Ms. Meyer served as the president of Chevron Asia Pacific Exploration and Production Company. She previously served as president of Chevron Energy Technology Company from 2008 to 2011, in addition to various other roles over her thirty-seven year career at Chevron. Ms. Meyer is also a director at BP p.I.c and National Oilwell Varco, Inc.

Edward Rapp

Mr. Edward J. Rapp is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Rapp served as the Caterpillar Inc. group president for resource industries from 2014 until his retirement in mid-2016. He previously served at Caterpillar as group president based in Singapore in 2013 and 2014 and as the chief financial officer from 2010 to 2013, and he was named a group president in 2007. Mr. Rapp is presently a board member for FM Global. He is currently a member of the University of Missouri College of Business Strategic Development Board.

Rebecca Roberts

Ms. Rebecca B. Roberts is an Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Roberts served as president of Chevron Pipe Line Company from 2006 until her retirement in 2011. She previously served as the president of Chevron Global Power Generation from 2003 to 2006, in addition to various technical and management positions during her thirty-six year career with Chevron. Ms. Roberts began her career as a chemist and research scientist. Ms. Roberts currently serves on the board of directors at Black Hills Corporation and MSA Safety Incorporated. Ms. Roberts served as a director of Enbridge, Inc. from 2015 to 2018.

Frederick Waddell

Mr. Frederick H. Waddell is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Waddell has served as chairman of the board of Northern Trust Corporation and The Northern Trust Company since November 2009. He previously served as chief executive officer from 2008 through 2017, as president from 2006 to 2011 and again from October to December 2016, and chief operating officer from 2006 to 2008. Mr. Waddell is also a director of International Business Machines Corporation.