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Chairperson Chairperson Committee Member Member Financial Expert Financial Expert
 Audit CommitteeCompensation CommitteeQuality and Compliance CommitteeNominating and Corporate Governance Committee
Kerrii B. Anderson Financial Expert
Kerrii B. Anderson
Director


Kerrii B. Anderson has served as a director of the Company since May 17, 2006. Ms. Anderson was Chief Executive Officer of Wendy’s International, Inc., a restaurant operating and franchising company, from April 2006 until September 2008, when the company was merged with Triarc. Ms. Anderson served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Wendy’s International from 2000 to 2006. Prior to this position, she was Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President of M/I Schottenstein H... 
Chairperson    Committee Member
Jean-Luc Bélingard 
Jean-Luc Bélingard
Director


Jean-Luc Bélingard has served as a director of the Company since April 28, 1995. From 2011 to December 2017, Mr. Bélingard served as Chairman of bioMérieux, the worldwide leader of the IVD microbiology segment and a non-US public company since 2010. Mr. Bélingard continues to serve on the board of directors of bioMérieux and as Vice President of Institut Mérieux. Prior to serving as Chairman, Mr. Bélingard had served as Chief Executive Officer of bioMérieux from July 2011 to April 2014. Mr. Béli... 
  Committee Member Committee Member  
D. Gary Gilliland M.D., Ph.D. 
D. Gary Gilliland M.D., Ph.D.
Director


Dr. Gilliland has served as a director of the Company since April 1, 2014. Since January 2, 2015, Dr. Gilliland has served as President and Director of the NCI designated Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, WA. Prior to that, he was the inaugural Vice Dean and Vice President for Precision Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine from October 2013 to January 2015, where he was responsible for synthesizing research and clinical-care initiatives across a... 
Committee Member   Committee Member  
Garheng Kong M.D., Ph.D. 
Garheng Kong M.D., Ph.D.
Director


Dr. Kong has served as a director of the Company since December 1, 2013. Dr. Kong is the Managing Partner of Sofinnova HealthQuest Capital, a healthcare-focused investment firm, and was previously a general partner at Sofinnova Ventures, a position he held from 2010 to 2013. Before joining Sofinnova, Dr. Kong was a general partner from 2000 to 2010 at Intersouth Partners, a venture capital firm where he was a founding investor or board member for various life science ventures, several of which w... 
  Committee Member   Committee Member
Peter M. Neupert 
Peter M. Neupert
Director


Mr. Neupert has served as a director of the Company since January 2013. Mr. Neupert was an Operating Partner at Health Evolution Partners, a health only, middle market private equity firm, from January 2012 until June 2015. Prior to that, Mr. Neupert served as Corporate Vice President of the Microsoft Health Solutions Group from its formation in 2005 to January 2012. Mr. Neupert served on the President’s Information Technology Advisory Committee (PITAC), co-chairing the Health Information Techno... 
Committee Member    Chairperson
Robert E. Mittelstaedt, Jr.  
Robert E. Mittelstaedt, Jr.
Lead Independent Director


Robert E. Mittelstaedt, Jr. has served as a director of the Company since November 1996. Mr. Mittelstaedt is Dean Emeritus of the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University where he served as Dean and Professor of Management from 2004 to 2013. Prior to June 30, 2004, he was Vice Dean, Executive Education of The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. Mr. Mittelstaedt had served with The Wharton School since 1973, with the exception of the period from 1985 to 1989 when he foun... 
  Committee Member   Committee Member
Richelle  Parham 
Richelle  Parham
Director


Richelle Parham has served as a director of the Company since February 8, 2016. In October 2016, Ms. Parham joined Camden Partners, a private equity firm, as a General Partner focusing on investments in growth stage global consumer companies. Prior to Camden Partners, Ms. Parham served as Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer of eBay from November 2010 to March 2015. Ms. Parham was responsible, globally, for eBay brand strategy and brand marketing, to reach 108+ million active eBay users, Inte... 
Committee Member    Committee Member
Adam H. Schechter  
Adam H. Schechter
Director


Mr. Schechter has served as a director of the Company since April 1, 2013. Mr. Schechter is an Executive Vice President of Merck & Co., Inc. and since 2010 has been President of Merck’s Global Human Health Division, which includes the company’s worldwide pharmaceutical and vaccine businesses. He is a member of Merck’s executive committee and pharmaceutical and vaccines operating committee. Prior to becoming President, Global Human Health, Mr. Schechter served as President, Global Pharmaceutical ... 
  Chairperson Committee Member  
R. Sanders Williams, M.D. 
R. Sanders Williams, M.D.
Director


Dr. Williams has served as a director of the Company since May 16, 2007. Dr. Williams is Chief Executive Officer of The J. David Gladstone Foundation and President Emeritus of The J. David Gladstone Institutes since January 1, 2018. Prior to this appointment, he was President of The J. David Gladstone Institutes since November 2009. Dr. Williams is also Professor of Medicine at the University of California San Francisco. Dr. Williams served Duke University between 2001 and 2010 as Dean of the Sc... 
Committee Member   Chairperson  
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