Edition:
United Kingdom

Allergan plc (AGN.N)

AGN.N on New York Stock Exchange

173.42USD
22 Jun 2018
Change (% chg)

$0.93 (+0.54%)
Prev Close
$172.49
Open
$173.83
Day's High
$174.42
Day's Low
$172.26
Volume
715,263
Avg. Vol
756,980
52-wk High
$256.78
52-wk Low
$142.83

Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Brenton Saunders

48 2016 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

Matthew Walsh

51 2018 Chief Financial Officer

Karen Ling

54 2016 Chief Human Resource Officer

Wayne Swanton

50 2017 Executive Vice President - Global Operations

James D'Arecca

47 2013 Chief Accounting Officer

William Meury

50 2016 Chief Commercial Officer

C. Nicholson

63 2015 Chief R&D Officer

A. Robert Bailey

54 2016 Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary

Christopher Coughlin

65 2016 Lead Independent Director

Paul Bisaro

57 2016 Director

Carol Davidson

61 2018 Director

Thomas Freyman

63 2018 Director

Nesli Basgoz

60 2014 Independent Director

Joseph Boccuzi

71 2017 Independent Director

Christopher Bodine

62 2013 Independent Director

Adriane Brown

59 2017 Independent Director

Catherine Klema

59 2016 Independent Director

Peter McDonnell

59 2015 Independent Director

Patrick O'Sullivan

76 2013 Independent Director

Fred Weiss

76 2013 Independent Director

Karina Calzadilla

2017 IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Brenton Saunders

Mr. Brenton L. Saunders is Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Mr. Saunders is Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Allergan and has served in the role of President and Chief Executive Officer since July 2014 and of Chairman since October 2016, having previously served as Chief Executive Officer and President of Forest Laboratories, Inc. (“Forest”), and as a director of Forest, prior to its acquisition by Allergan (then known as Actavis plc (“Actavis”). 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. and RWJBarnabas Health, and is a member of the Business Council and PhRMA.

Matthew Walsh

Mr. Matthew M. Walsh had been appointed as Chief Financial Officer of the Company, effective February 20, 2018. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Walsh, 51served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Catalent, a global provider of drug delivery technology and development solutions for drugs, biologics and consumer health products, since 2012 and served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Catalent from 2008 to 2012. Prior to joining Catalent, Mr. Walsh served as President, Chief Financial Officer and Acting Chief Executive Officer of Escala Group, Inc., a global collectibles network and precious metals trader. From 1996 through 2006, Mr. Walsh held a variety of finance leadership roles at GenTek, Inc., an industrial manufacturer, including Vice President-Finance & Chief Financial Officer, Vice President & Treasurer and Group Controller. Mr. Walsh is a CFA® charterholder who received a MBA from Cornell University, SC Johnson Graduate School of Management, and a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from Cornell University, College of Engineering.

Karen Ling

Ms. Karen Lee Ling is Chief Human Resource Officer of Allergan Plc. Ms. Ling is the Chief Human Resources Officer of Allergan, and has served in this role since July 2014, having served as Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer at Forest from January 2014 to July 2014, prior to its acquisition by Allergan (then known as Actavis). 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 is currently a member of the Board of Directors of the Glaucoma Foundation, Inc. and The Jed Foundation. Ms. Ling received her J.D. from Boston University School of Law and a B.A. from Yale University.

Wayne Swanton

Mr. Wayne R. Swanton is Executive Vice President - Global Operations of the Company. Mr. Swanton is Executive Vice President, Global Operations of Allergan plc. 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. Mr. Swanton is a Fellow of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants, UK.

James D'Arecca

Mr. James C. D'Arecca is Chief Accounting Officer of Allergan Plc. Mr. D’Arecca is the Chief Accounting Officer of Allergan, and has served in this role since August 2013. Prior to joining Allergan (then known as Actavis), 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.

William Meury

Mr. William Meury is Chief Commercial Officer of Allergan Plc., since May 2016. Mr. Meury is the Chief Commercial Officer of Allergan and has served in this role since May 2016, having 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 several organizations, including The Jed Foundation, International Council of Ophthalmology Foundation, and The Allergan Foundation.

C. Nicholson

Dr. C. David Nicholson is Chief R&D Officer of the company since March 2015. Dr. Nicholson is the Chief R&D Officer of Allergan and has served in this role 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. He received a B.Sc. from the University of Manchester and his Ph.D. from the University of Wales.

A. Robert Bailey

Mr. A. Robert D. Bailey is Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary of Allergan Plc. Mr. Bailey is the Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary of Allergan, and 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 in Northfield, MN.

Christopher Coughlin

Mr. Christopher J. Coughlin is Lead Independent Director of Allergan Plc. Mr. Coughlin joined the Board of Directors in July 2014 following the Company’s acquisition of Forest Laboratories, Inc., having served as a member of the Board of Directors of Forest beginning 2011. Mr. Coughlin began serving as our Lead Independent Director in October 2016. 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, as Chief Financial Officer from August 2003 to June 2004 and as a director from July 2003 to July 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.

Paul Bisaro

Mr. Paul M. Bisaro is Director of the Company. Mr. Bisaro currently serves as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Impax Laboratories, Inc., a role he has held since March 2017. Prior to this, Mr. Bisaro served in a number of executive roles at Allergan before his departure from the Company in December 2016, most recently as Executive Chairman of our Board of Directors from July 2014 to October 2016, and before that as our President and Chief Executive Officer and as Chairman of our Board of Directors beginning October 2013; prior to serving as Chairman, he served on the Board of Directors beginning September 2007. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Bisaro was President, Chief Operating Officer and a member of the Board of Directors of Barr Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a global specialty pharmaceutical company (Barr), from 1999 to 2007. Between 1992 and 1999, Mr. Bisaro served as General Counsel of Barr, and from 1997 to 1999, served in various additional capacities including Senior Vice President – Strategic Business Development. Prior to joining Barr, he was associated with the law firm Winston & Strawn and a predecessor firm, Bishop, Cook, Purcell and Reynolds, from 1989 to 1992.

Carol Davidson

Mr. Carol Anthony Davidson is Director of the Company. Prior to joining Tyco International, 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. Mr. Davidson serves as a trustee ofUniversity of Rochester, where he earned an MBA in Finance. He received a Bachelor of Science in Accounting fromSt. John Fisher College. Mr. Davidson has been inducted into the Financial Executives International (FEI) Hall of Fame. Mr. Davidson retired from Tyco International in 2012, having served as senior vice president, controller and chief accounting officer. Mr. Davidson was responsible for overseeing financial reporting, internal controls, and accounting policies and processes. He joined Tyco in 2004, working as part of the new senior leadership team in establishing financial integrity, operational excellence and strong ethical practices across Tyco global operations.

Thomas Freyman

Mr. Thomas C. Freyman is Director of the Company. Mr. Freyman retired from Abbott Laboratories (“Abbott”) in 2017. 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 and Executive Vice President, Finance for Abbott. He was first appointed Chief Financial Officer 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.

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., having served as a member of the Board of Directors of Forest beginning 2006. 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. Mr. Boccuzi 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 joined the Board of Directors in 2009. 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 joined the Board of Directors in 2017. She is currently serving 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 received her Bachelor of Science in environmental health from Old Dominion University and a Master’s of Science in management (Sloan Fellow) from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She also received a Doctorate of Humane Letters from Old Dominion University.

Catherine Klema

Ms. Catherine M. Klema is Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Klema joined the Board of Directors in 2004. She is currently President of Nettleton Advisors LLC, a consulting firm established by Ms. Klema in 2001. Prior to establishing her firm, Ms. Klema served as Managing Director, Healthcare Investment Banking, at SG Cowen Securities from 1997 to 2001. Ms. Klema also served as Managing Director, Healthcare Investment Banking, at Furman Selz LLC from 1994 until 1997, and was employed by Lehman Brothers from 1987 until 1994. Ms. Klema served as a director of Pharmaceutical Product Development, Inc., a global contract research organization, from 2000 to 2011.

Peter McDonnell

Dr. Peter J. McDonnell, M.D. is Independent Director of Allergan Plc. Dr. McDonnell joined the Board of Directors in March 2015 following the Company’s acquisition of Allergan, Inc., having served as a member of the Allergan, Inc. Board of Directors from 2013. 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 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.

Patrick O'Sullivan

Mr. Patrick J. O'Sullivan is no longer Independent Director of Allergan Plc., effective July 10, 2018. Mr. O’Sullivan joined the Board of Directors in October 2013 following the Company’s acquisition of Warner Chilcott plc, having served as a member of the Warner Chilcott Board of Directors from 2009. He retired from LEO Pharma A/S in 2006, after 30 years of service with LEO. Prior to his retirement, Mr. O’Sullivan served in positions of increasing responsibility with LEO, most recently as the Chief Executive Officer of LEO Pharma Ireland and as a director of LEO. He also served as a director of LEO Pharmaceuticals Ltd. UK, LEO Pharma SA France and The LEO Foundation. Mr. O’Sullivan is a registered pharmacist, a member and honorary fellow of the Pharmaceutical Society of Ireland and a Knight of the Order of the Dannebrog.

Fred Weiss

Mr. Fred G. Weiss is Independent Director of Allergan Plc. Mr. Weiss joined the Board of Directors in 2000. Mr. Weiss is currently the managing director of the consulting firm FGW Consultancy LLC and was previously the managing director of FGW Associates, Inc., a position he held beginning in 1997. Prior to joining FGW he served as an executive for Warner-Lambert for nearly 20 years, most recently as Vice President, Planning, Investment and Development. Mr. Weiss also served from 2000 to January 2017 as Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chairman of the Audit Committee of numerous BlackRock-sponsored mutual funds.

Karina Calzadilla