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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Mark Alles

59 2018 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Alise Reicin

2018 President - Global Clinical Development

David Elkins

45 2018 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Terrie Curran

49 2017 President, Global Inflammation & Immunology Franchise

Rupert Vessey

53 2016 President - Research and Early Development

Jonathan Biller

2018 Executive Vice President, General Counsel

Peter Kellogg

62 2018 Executive Vice President and Chief Corporate Strategy Officer

Michael Casey

72 2007 Lead Independent Director

Hans Bishop

54 2018 Director

Julia Haller

63 2015 Director

Richard Barker

69 2012 Independent Director

Michael Bonney

59 2018 Independent Director

Carrie Cox

60 2009 Independent Director

Michael Friedman

74 2011 Independent Director

Patricia Hemingway Hall

65 2018 Independent Director

James Loughlin

75 2007 Independent Director

Ernest Mario

80 2007 Independent Director

John Weiland

62 2018 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Mark Alles

Mr. Mark J. Alles is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of the Company effective February 5, 2018. Mr. Alles was our President and Chief Operating Officer from August 2014 through February 2016. Prior to that, Mr. Alles served as Executive Vice President and Global Head of Hematology and Oncology from December 2012 until July 2014, following his promotion to Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer on February 15, 2012. Mr. Alles joined us in April 2004 and served as Vice President, Global Marketing until March 2009 when he became President of the Americas Region. Responsibility for commercial operations in Japan and the Asia Pacific Region was added in July 2011. Mr. Alles previously served as Vice President for the U.S. Oncology Business Unit of Aventis Pharmaceuticals and in other commercial sales and marketing management roles over an 11-year period with Aventis. After earning his B.S. degree from Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania and serving as a Captain in the United States Marine Corps, Mr. Alles began his 30-year career in the pharmaceutical industry at Bayer and worked at Centocor before its acquisition by Johnson & Johnson. Mr. Alles is a Trustee of The Healthcare Institute of New Jersey, a member of the Board of the Biotechnology Innovation Organization and a member of the Board of Gilda’s Club NYC, a not-for-profit organization helping the families of people living with cancer.

Alise Reicin

Dr. Alise Reicin serves as President - Global Clinical Development of the company. Dr. Reicin joins Celgene from EMD Serono, the biopharmaceutical business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany where she served as Senior Vice President and Head of Global Clinical Development in Research and Development (R&D) from May 2015 until October 2018. Prior to joining EMD Serono, from March 2011 to May 2015, Dr. Reicin served as Vice President, Project and Pipeline Leadership, Oncology Franchise at Merck, Sharp & Dohme (Merck). Earlier in her career, Dr. Reicin was a faculty member at Columbia Medical School, and a physician and researcher at Columbia Presbyterian Hospital. She has a degree in biochemistry from Barnard College of Columbia University. She received her Medical Degree from Harvard Medical School, where she was enrolled in the Health Sciences and Technology program with MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology).

David Elkins

Mr. David V. Elkins has been appointed Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company effective on effective August 1, 2018. Mr. Elkins has more than 25 years of finance, strategy, operations, supply chain and business development experience in the United States, Europe and emerging markets. He joins Celgene from Johnson & Johnson (J&J), where he was Worldwide Vice President and CFO for Consumer Products, Medical Devices and Corporate Functions with $40 billion in revenue and a worldwide finance team of 1,800 employees. Prior to his leadership role at J&J, Mr. Elkins was CFO for Round Rock Research, a technology investigation and patent licensing company. From 2008 to 2012, Mr. Elkins was Executive Vice President and CFO of Becton, Dickinson and Company, a public global medical technology company. From 1995 to 2008, he held roles of increasing responsibility at AstraZeneca, and he began his career in finance at The Boeing Company in 1991. Mr. Elkins holds a B.S. from the University of Delaware, an M.S. from the University of Pennsylvania and an M.B.A. from Drexel University.

Terrie Curran

Ms. Terrie Curran is President, Global Inflammation & Immunology Franchise of the Company, effective April 1, 2017. Previously, she was Head of Worldwide Markets for the I&I Franchise. Ms. Curran joined Celgene in 2013 as the U.S. Commercial Head of the I&I Franchise and built the capabilities and recruited the teams that executed the successful U.S. launch of OTEZLA. Ms. Curran has over 22 years of industry experience. Before Celgene, she was at Merck where she served as Senior Vice President and General Manager?—?Global Women’s Health business. At Merck she was responsible for all commercial activities within the global business and led a number of successful global product launches. Prior to Merck, Ms. Curran was a General Manager at Schering-Plough where she successfully launched Remicade in Switzerland and Australia. She is a Director of Myovant Sciences Ltd, a research stage company focused on women’s health and endocrine disease and a Director of H. Lundbeck A/S, a global pharmaceutical company focused on psychiatric and neurological disorders. Ms. Curran holds a Graduate Diploma of Marketing and a Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) from the University of Technology, Sydney.

Rupert Vessey

Dr. Rupert J. Vessey, MA, BM BCh, FRCP., serves as President - Research and Early Development of the Company. He joined Celgene in January 2015 as Senior Vice President, Translational Development. Before joining Celgene, Dr. Vessey was Senior Vice President of Early Development and Discovery Sciences at Merck. During his ten years with Merck, Dr. Vessey was responsible for numerous drug development programs and also served as Senior Vice President, Respiratory and Immunology Franchise and Vice President, Drug Discovery and Informatics. Prior to Merck, he spent five years at GlaxoSmithKline in drug discovery, experimental medicine and early clinical development of therapeutics for respiratory and immune diseases. Dr. Vessey graduated from Oxford University with degrees in Physiological Sciences (MA), Clinical Medicine (BM, BCh) and a D.Phil. (PhD) in Molecular Immunology. He is an elected Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians.

Jonathan Biller

Mr. Jonathan Prim Biller has been appointed as Executive Vice President, General Counsel of the Company effective July 3, 2018. Mr. Biller will be responsible for global legal strategy and will serve on the company's Executive Committee. Mr. Biller joined Celgene in 2011 and was most recently Senior Vice President, Tax and Treasury and served as Celgene's Treasurer. He joined Celgene from Bunge Limited, a publicly traded agriculture and food company, where he was General Counsel, Chief Tax Officer and Secretary from 2008 to 2011. In this role, he managed a global legal team of more than 100 professionals. Prior to Bunge, Mr. Biller held roles of increasing responsibility at Alcon, Inc. He began his legal career at Hopkins & Sutter before rising to the level of partner and served as a partner at Foley & Lardner after the firms merged. Mr. Biller holds a J.D. from Yale Law School and a B.A. from Brown University.

Peter Kellogg

Mr. Peter N. Kellogg is Executive Vice President and Chief Corporate Strategy Officer of the Company effective August 1, 2018. Mr. Kellogg joined Celgene as Executive Vice President in July 2014. Before joining the Company, he was Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of Merck & Co. Inc. from 2007 to 2014. From 2000 to 2007, Mr. Kellogg served as Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of Finance (since 2003) at Biogen, Inc. Earlier in his career, Mr. Kellogg was a member of PepsiCo’s management for 13 years. He was the Senior Vice President, PepsiCo E-Commerce in 2000 and Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Frito-Lay International, from 1998 to 2000. Before that, Mr. Kellogg held various General Manager and Chief Financial Officer roles at Frito-Lay and Pepsi Cola in the US, Europe, Asia, and Latin America. Prior to joining PepsiCo, Mr. Kellogg was a senior consultant with Booz Allen & Hamilton and Arthur Andersen & Co. Since 2007, Mr. Kellogg has served on the Board of Directors of Yield10 (formerly Metabolix, Inc.), a public bioscience company focused on developing step change improvements to crop yields to enhance global food security. Mr. Kellogg received his BSE from Princeton University in 1978 and MBA from The Wharton School in 1982.

Michael Casey

Mr. Michael D. Casey serves as Lead Independent Director of Celgene Corp. He has served as one of our Directors since August 2002, and has been our independent Lead Director since June 2007, the Chairman of the Nominating Committee and a member of the Executive Committee since December 2006, and a member of the Management Compensation and Development Committee (referred to as the Compensation Committee) since April 2006. Mr. Casey was a member of the Audit Committee from August 2002 through December 2006. From September 1997 to February 2002, Mr. Casey served as the Chairman, President, Chief Executive Officer and a director of Matrix Pharmaceutical, Inc. From November 1995 to September 1997, Mr. Casey was Executive Vice President at Schein Pharmaceutical, Inc. In December 1996, he was appointed President of the retail and specialty products division of Schein Pharmaceutical, Inc. From June 1993 to November 1995, he served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Genetic Therapy, Inc. Mr. Casey was President of McNeil Pharmaceutical (a unit of Johnson & Johnson) from 1989 to June 1993 and Vice President, Sales and Marketing for Ortho Pharmaceutical Corp. (a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson) from 1985 to 1989. Mr. Casey is also a Director of Abaxis Inc. (and a member of its Compensation Committee). Mr. Casey served as a Director of Allos Therapeutics, Inc. through January 2010, AVI BioPharma (now Sarepta Therapeutics, Inc.) through June 2010 and Durect Corporation through December 2013.

Hans Bishop

Mr. Hans Edgar Bishop is Director of the company. Mr. Bishop was a co-founder and served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Juno Therapeutics, Inc. from 2013 until April 2018, and was a member of its Board of Directors from 2013 until Juno’s acquisition by the Company in March 2018. Mr. Bishop previously served as a member of the Board of Directors of Avanir Pharmaceutics, Inc., a publicly-traded biopharmaceutical company, from May 2012 to January 2015, when Avanir was sold to Otsuka Pharmaceuticals Co., Ltd. He worked with Warburg Pincus as an Executive in Residence from February 2012 until July 2013. Prior to this, Mr. Bishop served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at Dendreon Corporation, a publicly-traded biopharmaceutical company, from January 2010 to September 2011. Mr. Bishop has also served as the President of the Specialty Medicine business at Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals Inc. from December 2006 to January 2010, where he was responsible for a diverse portfolio of neurology, oncology and hematology products. Mr. Bishop was employed by Chiron Corporation, a global biotechnology company, from January 2004 to August 2006, with commercial responsibilities that included service as its Senior Vice President of Global Commercial Operations until its sale to Novartis Corporation. Mr. Bishop received a B.Sc. in Chemistry from Brunel University in London in 1987. Mr. Bishop serves on the Board of Directors of Agilent Technologies, Inc. and is a member of the Compensation and the Nominating/Corporate Governance committees.

Julia Haller

Dr. Julia A. Haller, M.D., serves as Director of Celgene Corporation. She was elected to our Board of Directors in October 2015 and is a member of the Audit Committee. Dr. Haller is Ophthalmologist-in-Chief of the Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia, PA where she holds the William Tasman, M.D. Endowed Chair. She serves as Professor and Chair of the Department of Ophthalmology at Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University and Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals, and is Co-Director of the Wills Vision Research Center at Jefferson. In 1986, Dr. Haller served as the first female Chief Resident at the Wilmer Eye Institute at Johns Hopkins and later joined the Johns Hopkins faculty. She was named the inaugural Katharine Graham Professor of Ophthalmology in 2002, and the inaugural Robert Bond Welch, M.D. Professor of Ophthalmology in 2006. In 2007, Dr. Haller assumed leadership of Wills Eye Hospital and serves as a member of the Compensation Committee. Dr. Haller, one of the world’s most renowned retina surgeons and clinician-scientists, has received numerous academic and professional honors and awards and has published over 300 scientific articles and book chapters. Dr. Haller, who has been closely involved in the early stage development of many new vision therapies and surgical procedures, received her A.B. from Princeton University magna cum laude and her M.D. from Harvard Medical School. She is a member of numerous international scientific advisory boards and data and safety monitoring committees, is a past member of the Board of Trustees of Princeton University and has served as a consultant to Walter Reed Army Medical Center and The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

Richard Barker

Dr. Richard W. Barker, D.Phil., OBE., is Independent Director of Celgene Corporation. Dr. Barker was formerly Director General of the Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI), a pharmaceutical industry trade association in the United Kingdom, from 2004 to 2011, and served on the Board and Executive Committee of the European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations (EFPIA) and as a Council Member of the International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers & Associations (IFPMA). Dr. Barker is currently Director of the Centre for the Advancement of Medical Innovations (CASMI), Chairman of the Health Innovation Network of South London, UK, Chairman of International Health Partners, a UK charity providing donated medicines to crisis situations, and Chairman of Image Analysis Group, a company applying advanced algorithmic analysis to medical images. As an experienced healthcare leader and strategist with a distinguished career in the healthcare sector, Dr. Barker brings to his service as a director more than 20 years’ experience in the healthcare industry in which he held a range of senior leadership roles in the United States, the United Kingdom and elsewhere internationally. His career has spanned the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical informatics sectors, thus giving him a broad perspective on the issues facing both healthcare systems and the pharmaceutical industry.

Michael Bonney

Mr. Michael W. Bonney serves as Independent of the Company. Mr. Bonney was a member of the Audit Committee from April 2015 to April 2018 and was appointed as a member of the Nominating Committee and the Executive Committee in April 2018. Mr. Bonney is currently the CEO and Chairman of the Board of Kaleido Biosciences, Inc. From January to July 2016, Mr. Bonney was a Partner of Third Rock Ventures, LLC, a leading healthcare venture firm. Prior thereto, Mr. Bonney served as Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors of Cubist Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Cubist) (a subsidiary of Merck & Co., Inc. as of January 2015) from June 2003 until his retirement on December 31, 2014. From January 2002 to June 2003, Mr. Bonney served as Cubist’s President and Chief Operating Officer, and from 1995 to 2001, he held various positions of increasing responsibility at Biogen, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, including Vice President, Sales and Marketing from 1999 to 2001. Prior to joining Biogen, Mr. Bonney held various positions of increasing responsibility in sales, marketing and strategic planning at Zeneca Pharmaceuticals, ending his eleven-year career there serving as National Business Director. Since 2014, Mr. Bonney has been a director of Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, where he serves on the Audit Committee, and was elected Chairman of the Board in December 2015. In February 2016, he was elected to the Board of Directors of Global Blood Therapeutics, Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, and serves on the Compensation Committee and the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. He is also a Trustee of the Tekla complex of life sciences and healthcare dedicated funds, where he serves on the Valuation Committee and Chairs the Governance Committee and the Nominating Committee. Mr. Bonney was a Director of NPS Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Mr. Bonney received a B.A. in Economics from Bates College and now Chairs its Board of Trustees.

Carrie Cox

Ms. Carrie S. Cox is Independent Director of Celgene Corp. Ms. Cox currently serves as the Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer of Humacyte, Inc., a privately-held regenerative medicine company primarily focused on developing novel human tissue-based investigational products for applications in regenerative medicine and vascular surgery. Ms. Cox served as Executive Vice President of Schering-Plough and President of Schering-Plough’s Global Pharmaceutical Business until November 3, 2009 when Schering-Plough merged with Merck & Co., Inc. Prior to joining Schering-Plough, Ms. Cox served as President of Pharmacia Corporation’s pharmaceutical business until its merger with Pfizer Inc. in 2003. Ms. Cox is a member of the Board of Directors of Texas Instruments and has served on their Audit and Compensation Committees, and is a member of the Board of Directors of Cardinal Health, Inc. and sits on its Compensation Committee. Ms. Cox is a graduate of the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy. Ms. Cox brings to her service as a director her distinguished career in global healthcare and her significant experience and leadership serving in executive positions of some of the largest and most successful multi-national healthcare companies in the world, including with responsibility for those companies’ financial performance and significant capital and research and development investments.

Michael Friedman

Dr. Michael A. Friedman, M.D., is Independent Director of Celgene Corp. Dr. Friedman is the emeritus Chief Executive Officer of City of Hope, a leading cancer research, treatment and education institution, as well as Director of the organization’s Comprehensive Cancer Center and holder of the Irell & Manella Cancer Center Director’s Distinguished Chair. Before leading City of Hope, Dr. Friedman was Senior Vice President of Research and Development, Medical and Public Policy for Pharmacia Corporation and Chief Medical Officer for biomedical preparedness at PhRMA. Additionally, Dr. Friedman has served as Deputy Commissioner for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), later serving as Acting Commissioner, and as Associate Director of the National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health. Since 2004, Dr. Friedman has served on the Independent Citizens’ Oversight Committee which governs the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine and oversees the implementation of California’s stem cell research effort. Dr. Friedman is a member of the Board of Directors of MannKind Corporation, Smith & Nephew plc. and Intuitive Surgical, Inc. He also serves on the Board of Trustees for Tulane University. Dr. Friedman brings to his service as a director valuable scientific and operational expertise and leadership skills from his extensive background in cancer research and public health as a senior officer of a leading research institution, deputy and acting commissioner of the FDA, and as an executive officer of a major pharmaceutical company.

Patricia Hemingway Hall

Ms. Patricia A. Hemingway Hall is Independent Director of the company. She was elected to our Board of Directors in April 2018 and is a member of the Audit Committee. Ms. Hemingway Hall served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Health Care Service Corporation (“HCSC”), a mutual health insurer, from 2008 until her retirement in 2015. Previously, she held several leadership positions at HCSC since 1993, including President and Chief Operating Officer from 2007 to 2008, Executive Vice President of Internal Operations from 2006 to 2007, President of BlueCross and BlueShield of Texas, a division of HCSC, from 2001?–?2005 and Senior Vice President from 1998?–?2001. Prior to joining HCSC, Ms. Hemingway Hall held senior positions with several healthcare and health insurance companies and started her career as a critical care nurse. Ms. Hemingway Hall serves as a member of the Board of Directors, and a member of the Audit Committee, of Cardinal Health, Inc. and ManpowerGroup Inc.

James Loughlin

Mr. James J. Loughlin is Independent Director of Celgene Corp. Mr. Loughlin served as the National Director of the Pharmaceuticals Practice at KPMG LLP (KPMG), and a five-year term as member of the Board of Directors of KPMG. Additionally, Mr. Loughlin served as Chairman of the Pension and Investment Committee of the KPMG Board from 1995 through 2001. He also served as Partner in charge of Human Resources, Chairman of the Personnel and Professional Development Committee, Secretary and Trustee of the Peat Marwick Foundation and a member of the Pension, Operating and Strategic Planning Committees. Mr. Loughlin serves as a member of the Board of Directors and Chairman of the Audit Committee of Edge Therapeutics, Inc., a publicly-traded biopharmaceutical company. Mr. Loughlin brings to his service as a director his valuable experiences as National Director of the Pharmaceuticals Practice at KPMG, his service as Chairman of the Pension and Investment Committee of the KPMG Board and his service on various other committees and foundations. In particular, through his professional association with KPMG, including a five-year term as member of the Board of Directors of KPMG, Mr. Loughlin brings to our Board of Directors an extensive background in accounting and financial reporting, qualifying him as an audit committee financial expert (as that term is defined in the regulations of the SEC).

Ernest Mario

Dr. Ernest B. Mario, Ph.D., is Independent Director of Celgene Corp. Dr. Mario is a former Deputy Chairman and Chief Executive of Glaxo Holdings plc and a former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of ALZA Corporation. He also serves as Chairman of Capnia, Inc. and Chimerix, Inc., and as a Director of Tonix Pharmaceuticals Holding Corp. (member of the Compensation Committee). Dr. Mario previously served as a Director of Boston Scientific Corporation, Kindred Biosciences Inc., Maxygen Inc., VIVUS Inc. and XenoPort Inc. In 2007, Dr. Mario was awarded the Remington Medal by the American Pharmacists Association, pharmacy’s highest honor. Dr. Mario earned a B.S. in Pharmacy from Rutgers University and a M.S. and a Ph.D. in Physical Sciences from the University of Rhode Island. Dr. Mario brings to his service as a director his significant executive leadership experience, including his experience leading several pharmaceutical companies, as well as his membership on public company boards and foundations. He also has extensive experience in financial and operations management, risk oversight, and quality and business strategy.

John Weiland

Mr. John H. Weiland is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Weiland joined Bard in 1996. Prior to becoming President and COO, Mr. Weiland held the position of Group President of Bard and had global responsibility for Bard Medical Division, Bard Urological Division, Davol Inc., Bard Endoscopic Technologies Division and Bard's Worldwide Manufacturing Operations. In addition, Mr. Weiland also had responsibility for Bard's businesses in Latin America, Mexico, Canada, the Far East and Japan. Mr. Weiland served as a director of Bard since 2005 and prior to it being acquired by BD. Mr. Weiland started his career at Baxter/American Hospital Supply Corporation in 1977. He rose through numerous managerial positions including Vice President and General Manager of the Scientific Products Biomedical Division, Vice President and General Manager of Baxter International - Scientific Products Division, and Vice President East American Scientific Products Division of Baxter Healthcare Corp. In 1989, he became President and Chief Executive Officer of Pharmacia Diagnostics, Inc., a division of Pharmacia AB Upsala Sweden. In 1991, he was named Senior Vice President North America Group for Dentsply International, the world's leading dental products manufacturer. He holds a B.S. from DeSales University and earned an M.B.A. from New York University.