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Charles River Laboratories International Inc (CRL.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

James Foster

67 2018 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

David Smith

52 2017 Chief Financial Officer, Corporate Executive Vice President

David Johst

56 2010 Corporate Executive Vice President - Human Resources, Chief Administrative Officer, General Counsel

William Barbo

57 2016 Corporate Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer

Birgit Girshick

2018 Corporate Executive Vice President, Discovery and Safety Assessment

George Milne

74 2013 Lead Independent Director

Robert Bertolini

56 2011 Independent Director

Stephen Chubb

74 1994 Independent Director

Deborah Kochevar

61 2008 Independent Director

Martin Mackay

62 2017 Independent Director

Jean-Paul Mangeolle

56 2018 Independent Director

George Massaro

70 2003 Independent Director

Richard Reese

72 2007 Independent Director

Richard Wallman

66 2011 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

James Foster

Mr. James C. Foster is Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of Charles River Laboratories International Inc. Mr. Foster joined us in 1976 as General Counsel and over his tenure has held various staff and managerial positions. Mr. Foster was named President in 1991, Chief Executive Officer in 1992, and Chairman in 2000. Mr. Foster has been a director since 1989. Mr. Foster was selected to serve as a director on our Board due to his role as our Chief Executive Officer, his depth of knowledge of us and our operations, his acute business judgment, extensive familiarity with the businesses in which we compete, and his lengthy experience with us.

David Smith

Mr. David R. Smith has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer, Corporate Executive Vice President, of the Company., effective April 26, 2017. He has served as our Corporate Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer since August 2015. He joined us as Corporate Vice President, Discovery Services through our acquisition of Argenta and BioFocus from Galapagos NV in March 2014 and was promoted to Corporate Senior Vice President, Global Discovery Services, in October 2014. At Galapagos, he served in various capacities, including as Chief Executive Officer of its Galapagos Services division and as Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Smith served as Chief Financial Officer for Cambridge University Hospitals from 2007 to 2013. Mr. Smith spent eight years at PricewaterhouseCoopers prior to joining AstraZeneca in 1997, where he spent the next nine years in various finance and business roles of increasingly greater responsibility.

David Johst

Mr. David P. Johst is Corporate Executive Vice President - Human Resources, Chief Administrative Officer, General Counsel of Charles River Laboratories International Inc. He joined us in 1991 as Corporate Counsel and was named Vice President, Human Resources in 1995. He became Vice President, Human Resources and Administration in 1996, a Senior Vice President in 1999, and a Corporate Executive Vice President in 2005. He currently serves as our General Counsel and Chief Administrative Officer and is responsible for overseeing our corporate legal function, Human Resources department, and several other corporate staff departments. Prior to joining us, Mr. Johst was in private practice at the law firm of Hale and Dorr (now WilmerHale). Mr. Johst currently serves as a trustee of Mt. Ida College.

William Barbo

Mr. William D. Barbo is Corporate Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer of the Company. He joined us in 1982 as a laboratory technician. Between 1982 and 2005, Mr. Barbo served in a variety of positions of increasing responsibilities. He was named Corporate Vice President of Research Models and Services in 2005, Corporate Senior Vice President of Global Sales and Marketing in 2010, and Corporate Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer in October 2016.

Birgit Girshick

Ms. Birgit Girshick is Corporate Executive Vice President, Discovery and Safety Assessment of the company. He joined us in 1989 and has held positions of increasing responsibility in our RMS Germany and RMS Avian Vaccine businesses. In 2004, Ms. Girshick was promoted to General Manager of the RMS Avian Vaccine Services business. She was named Executive Director, RMS Process Improvement in 2009, and Corporate Vice President, Global Biopharmaceutical Services in 2010. In 2013, Ms. Girshick was promoted to Corporate Senior Vice President, Research Models and Biologics Testing Solutions. In 2016, Ms. Girshick was tasked with leading the integration of WIL Research into our Safety Assessment business. Also in 2016, Ms. Girshick assumed the role of Corporate Senior Vice President, Global Discovery Services. In February 2018, Ms. Girshick was appointed Corporate Executive Vice President, Discovery and Safety Assessment.

George Milne

Dr. George M. Milne, Jr., Ph.D., is Lead Independent Director of Charles River Laboratories International Inc. He is a Venture partner of Radius Ventures LLC since 2003. Dr. Milne retired from Pfizer Inc. in 2002 after a 32-year career encompassing a broad array of management responsibilities, including as Executive Vice President, Pfizer Global Research and Development; President, Worldwide Strategic and Operations Management; President of Central Research with global responsibility for Pfizer's Human and Veterinary Medicine Research and Development; Senior Vice President of Pfizer Inc.; and a member of the Pfizer Management Council. Dr. Milne serves on the board of Aurinia Pharmaceuticals and several private companies and charitable organizations. In the past five years, he has served on the boards of Mettler-Toledo International, Inc. and Athersys, Inc. Dr. Milne has been a director since 2002. With his strong scientific background (including a Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry), his long tenure at Pfizer Inc., his work as a venture partner with Radius Ventures and through his service on multiple life science boards, Dr. Milne has a deep understanding of R&D processes and the services, tools, and technologies used in the life sciences industry, and supplies particular insights into industry drivers as well as the concerns and perspectives of the consumers of our products and services. In addition, he has had exposure to strategic and operational issues relevant to board leadership through his prior roles at Pfizer and on other public and private company boards. Dr. Milne also brings a unique industry perspective from his biomedical venture capital activities through Radius Ventures.

Robert Bertolini

Mr. Robert J. Bertolini, CPA., is an Independent Director of Charles River Laboratories International Inc. He President and Chief Financial Officer of Bausch & Lomb Incorporated from February 2013 to August 2013 (until its acquisition by Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc.). Mr. Bertolini served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Schering-Plough Corp. from November 2003 until November 2009 (until its merger with Merck & Co) with responsibility for tax, accounting, and financial asset management. Prior to joining Schering-Plough, Mr. Bertolini spent 20 years at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, ultimately leading its global pharmaceutical industry practice. Mr. Bertolini also serves as a director of Bristol-Meyers Squibb Company and Idorsia, Ltd., a Swiss public company. He served as a director of Genzyme Corporation until its merger with Sanofi-Aventis in 2011 and of Actelion until it was acquired by Johnson & Johnson in June 2017. Mr. Bertolini has been a director since January 2011. Mr. Bertolini's qualifications to serve as a director include his industry and financial expertise. He has extensive experience in building world-class finance and information technology functions and in leading business development and strategy. Having joined Schering-Plough at a time when it was facing challenges across several areas, Mr. Bertolini was part of the team that turned Schering-Plough around and drove strategic decisions. He has had responsibility for key financial areas including tax, accounting, and financial asset management, and extensive experience in audit, financial controls and corporate governance. He has expertise in working with small and large health care companies on initial public offerings, licensing, and other strategic issues. As a result of his extensive background in public accounting and prior experience as a public company Chief Financial Officer, Mr. Bertolini qualifies as an "audit committee financial expert" under SEC guidelines.

Stephen Chubb

Mr. Stephen D. Chubb is an Independent Director of Charles River Laboratories International Inc. He is a Special Limited Partner of Catalyst Healthcare Ventures, a venture investment firm specializing in medical devices and diagnostic products, since June 2010. From September 2010 through March 2011, Mr. Chubb served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Allegro Diagnostics, Inc., a privately held molecular diagnostics company focused on the development and future sale of innovative genomic tests for the diagnosis, staging, and guided treatment of lung cancer and lung diseases. Mr. Chubb was previously Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Matritech, Inc., a publicly traded leading developer of proteomics-based diagnostic products for the early detection of cancer, from its inception in 1987 until December 2007. Mr. Chubb served as President and Chief Executive Officer of T Cell Sciences, Inc. and as President and Chief Executive Officer of Cytogen Corp., both publicly traded biotechnology companies. Mr. Chubb also previously served as Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Mount Auburn Hospital in Cambridge, Massachusetts and as a director of Caregroup Healthcare System, and currently serves as a director of Amylyx Pharmaceuticals Inc. Mr. Chubb has been a director since 1994. Mr. Chubb brings to the Board a wealth of industry and business expertise, drawing upon his 30-year history as a Chief Executive Officer, president and board member at a variety of public and private life sciences companies. The Board benefits particularly from Mr. Chubb's strong biotechnology industry expertise, and he also brings a valued perspective given his service to hospitals and healthcare providers. In addition, as a result of his background as a Certified Public Accountant and prior service as a public company Chief Financial Officer, Mr. Chubb qualifies as an "audit committee financial expert" under SEC guidelines.

Deborah Kochevar

Dr. Deborah Turner Kochevar, Ph.D, D.V.M., is an Independent Director of Charles River Laboratories International Inc. She is Dean of the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University since 2006. Dr. Kochevar will assume provost ad interim duties at Tufts University in April 2018. Previously, Dr. Kochevar was a long-time faculty member and administrator at the College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A&M University, where she held the Wiley Chair of Veterinary Medical Education. Dr. Kochevar is a past-president of the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges and American College of Veterinary Clinical Pharmacology. Dr. Kochevar is active in the American Veterinary Medical Association, having chaired its Council on Education and the Educational Commission for Foreign Veterinary Graduates. Dr. Kochevar has been a director since October 2008. Dr. Kochevar was selected to the Board in recognition of her distinct perspective as a highly distinguished academic and educator in the life sciences. As a boarded diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Clinical Pharmacology, with a Ph.D. in cell and molecular biology combined with a D.V.M. degree, and with a deep knowledge base of comparative medicine and complex animal models, Dr. Kochevar's training and experience is particularly suited to understanding and providing insights into the veterinary medical, contract research and drug development support activities that we conduct. Dr. Kochevar also provides the Board with current industry and scientific insights through her ongoing involvement in a broad array of biomedical professional and trade organizations.

Martin Mackay

Dr. Martin Mackay serves as Independent Director of the company. Dr. Mackay is co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Rallybio, a privately-held early-stage biotechnology company incorporated in January 2018. From May 2013 to June 2017, Dr. Mackay served as the Global Head of Research & Development at Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and from July 2010 to January 2013, Dr. Mackay served as the President of R&D at AstraZeneca PLC where he led the research and development organization and had overall accountability for delivering new products from its pipeline. Dr. Mackay's extensive experience leading research and development organizations at both global pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies provides us with a unique combination of expertise. Dr. Mackay has been a director since July 2017.

Jean-Paul Mangeolle

Mr. Jean-Paul Mangeolle is Independent Director of the company. Mr. Mangeolle serves on the Board of Gelest, a New Mountain Capital company. He was the President of Sciex, a group composed of ABSciex and Phomonenex, two operating companies of Danaher, from July 2014 to September 2017. He was Executive Vice President of Merck KGaA from July 2010 to July 2012 and President at Millipore from July 2005 to July 2010. Mr. Mangeolle's extensive experience leading global life science and bioscience companies, with a specific focus on high-end instrumentation, provides us with a unique combination of expertise particular to our Manufacturing Support business segment. Mr. Mangeolle has been a director since January 2018.

George Massaro

Mr. George E. Massaro is an Independent Director of Charles River Laboratories International Inc. He Director and Vice Chairman of Huron Consulting Group, Inc., a management consulting company, since May 2010. Mr. Massaro was non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Huron Consulting Group from July 2009 to May 2010, Director and Vice Chairman of Huron Consulting Group since June 2004 (Vice Chairman since March 2005), Chief Operating Officer of Huron Consulting Group, Inc. and Huron Consulting Services LLC from June 2003 until March 2005, and Managing Director of Huron Consulting Services LLC from August 2002 to May 2003. He was the Managing Partner of Arthur Andersen LLP's New England practice from 1998 to 2002. Mr. Massaro also served as a director of Eastern Bank Corporation, an independent mutual bank holding company in New England from 2003 through 2017. Mr. Massaro has been a director since 2003. Mr. Massaro has more than 35 years of accounting and auditing experience with expertise in a broad range of areas. As a former managing partner of a major accounting firm, Mr. Massaro brings a deep knowledge of financial reporting, and auditing and tax matters applicable to a variety of industries. Mr. Massaro also provides business acumen from his numerous senior positions at Huron Consulting, as well as his service on boards of other companies. As a result of his extensive background in public accounting and prior experience at Arthur Andersen, Mr. Massaro qualifies as an "audit committee financial expert" under SEC guidelines.

Richard Reese

Mr. Richard C. Reese is an Independent Director of Charles River Laboratories International Inc. He is a Former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Iron Mountain Incorporated, a global public information protection and storage company. Mr. Reese originally served as the Chief Executive Officer of Iron Mountain from 1981-2008 and then again from 2011-2012, and served as its Chairman from 1995-2008 and as Executive Chairman between June 2008 and April 2011. Mr. Reese has been a director since 2007. Mr. Reese is a proven global business leader who, from the time he joined Iron Mountain as its president in 1981 with only $3 million in annual revenue, developed it into a global company with over $3 billion in revenue and more than 100,000 corporate customers. As a member of our Board, Mr. Reese provides us with invaluable guidance and advice, particularly in the areas of strategic execution, customer service, and innovation, drawing upon his extensive experience, entrepreneurial spirit, and proven track record.

Richard Wallman

Mr. Richard F. Wallman is an Independent Director of Charles River Laboratories International Inc. He From 1995 through 2003, Mr. Wallman served as the Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Honeywell International, Inc., a diversified technology company, and AlliedSignal, Inc. (prior to its merger with Honeywell). He is also a member of the boards of directors of Roper Industries Inc., Wright Medical Group, Inc., Boart Longyear Limited and Extended Stay America, Inc., and in the past five years has served as a member of the boards of Convergys Corporation and Dana Holding Corporation. Mr. Wallman has been a director since January 2011. Mr. Wallman's leadership experience, including his role as a Chief Financial Officer, and his financial and outside board experience, provide him with an informed understanding of the financial issues and risks that affect us.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

James Foster

12,575,600

David Smith

2,602,560

David Johst

4,609,710

William Barbo

2,250,430

Birgit Girshick

--

George Milne

305,050

Robert Bertolini

295,050

Stephen Chubb

280,050

Deborah Kochevar

275,050

Martin Mackay

245,042

Jean-Paul Mangeolle

--

George Massaro

300,050

Richard Reese

290,050

Richard Wallman

285,050
As Of  30 Dec 2017