Robert J. Hugin
Mr. Hugin serves as Celgene’s Executive Chairman. He assumed that role on March 1, 2016. Before serving as Executive Chairman, Mr. Hugin served as Celgene’s Chief Executive Officer, a position he held since June 2010 and Celgene’s Chairman, a position he has held since June 2011. Mr. Hugin served as President and Chief Operating Officer from May 2006 to June 2010, and was elected by the Board of Directors to serve as a Director in December 2001. Mr. Hugin joined Celgene in June 1999 as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Hugin is a past Chairman of the Board of The Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America and is a member of the Board of Trustees of Princeton University, The Medicines Company, and The Darden Foundation, University of Virginia. He also serves as a member of the Board of Trustees of Atlantic Health System and of Family Promise, a national non-profit network assisting homeless families. Prior to joining Celgene, Mr. Hugin was a Managing Director with J.P. Morgan & Co. Inc. Mr. Hugin received an AB degree from Princeton University in 1976 and an MBA from the University of Virginia in 1985 and served as a United States Marine Corps infantry officer during the intervening period.
Mark J. Alles
Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Alles serves as Celgene’s Chief Executive Officer. He assumed the role on March 1, 2016. Previously he served as President and Chief Operating Officer. 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 in February 2012. Mr. Alles joined Celgene 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 29-year career in the pharmaceutical industry at Bayer and worked at Centocor before its acquisition by Johnson & Johnson. Mr. Alles is a member of the Celgene Board of Directors, the Trustees for the Healthcare Institute of New Jersey (HINJ), the Board of the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO), and the Board of Gilda’s Club NYC, a not-for-profit organization helping the families of people living with cancer.
Jacqualyn A. Fouse, PhD
President and Chief Operating Officer
Dr. Fouse was promoted to President and Chief Operating Officer on March 1, 2016. In February 2016, Dr. Fouse was elected to the Board of Directors. Previously she was President, Global Hematology and Oncology since July 2014. Dr. Fouse joined the Company in September 2010 as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer and became Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer in February 2012. Before Celgene, Dr. Fouse served as Chief Financial Officer of Bunge Limited, a leading global agribusiness and food company (Bunge), starting in July 2007. Before Bunge, Dr. Fouse was at Alcon Laboratories serving as Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, and Head of Corporate Strategy at Alcon Laboratories between 2002 and 2007. Dr. Fouse was the Chief Financial Officer at Swissair Group from 2001 to 2002. Dr. Fouse held a variety of senior finance positions at Nestlé S.A. from 1993 to 2001, including serving as Group Treasurer of Nestlé from 1999 to 2001. Dr. Fouse also worked in finance at Alcon from 1986 to 1993 and held several positions, including Manager Corporate Investments and Domestic Finance. Earlier in her career, she worked at Celanese Chemical and LTV Aerospace and Defense. Dr. Fouse earned a B.A. and an M.A. in Economics and a Ph.D. in Finance from the University of Texas at Arlington. Since 2010, Dr. Fouse has served as a member of the Board of Directors of Dick’s Sporting Goods (chairperson of the audit committee), an NYSE-listed company. She served on the Board of Directors of the Perrigo Company (member of the audit committee), an NYSE-listed company, from November 2012 to April 2016.
Peter N. Kellogg
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Kellogg is the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Celgene, overseeing Finance/Accounting, Tax/Treasury, Investor Relations, Business Development and Alliance Management. Before joining Celgene, 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 at Biogen, Inc.. Earlier in his career, Peter was a member of the PepsiCo Management for 13 years. He was the Senior Vice President, PepsiCo E-Commerce at PepsiCo Inc. in 2000 and Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Frito-Lay International, from 1998 to 2000. Before that, Peter held various GM and CFO roles in 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 been a Director of Yield10 (formerly Metabolix, Inc), a public bioscience company focused on developing step change improvements to crop yields to enhance global food security. Peter received his BSE from Princeton University in 1978 and MBA from The Wharton School in 1982.
Scott A. Smith
President, Global Inflammation and Immunology
Mr. Smith serves as President, Global Inflammation and Immunology. Previously he was Senior Vice President, Global Head of I & I. He joined Celgene in 2008 as Vice President, Global Marketing Inflammation and Immunology. From 2003 to 2008 Mr. Smith was with Biovail, holding positions of General Manager Biovail U.S., General Manager Biovail Canada and Global Commercial Head. As Global Commercial Head for Biovail, he was responsible for global revenue generation, global commercial strategies, business development strategy, and input into global regulatory and clinical development strategies. Prior to Biovail, Mr. Smith was with Pharmacia (formerly Upjohn) for 16 years where he held various positions including Vice President U.S. Sales, Vice President Marketing Europe based in Paris, Vice President and Commercial Lead for Canada based in Toronto, and Commercial and Regulatory Head for South East Asia based in Hong Kong. In January 2017, Mr. Smith was named a Director of Titan Pharmaceuticals, a specialty pharmaceuticals company that develops therapeutics for select chronic diseases utilizing its innovative, long-term, continuous drug delivery platform, ProNeura. Mr. Smith holds a BSc in Chemistry and an HBSc in Pharmacology and Toxicology from the University of Western Ontario and a Masters of International Business Management from the American Graduate School of International Management (Thunderbird).
President, Hematology & Oncology
Mr. Pehl serves as President, Global Hematology and Oncology. He was promoted to President in March 2016 after serving as Senior Vice President of Global Marketing since July 2014. Mr. Pehl joined Celgene in 2006 as General Manager of Celgene Germany. He subsequently served as Regional Vice President of Central Europe, Vice President, Head of Marketing Europe and Corporate Vice President, Head of Global Marketing. Before coming to Celgene, he spent 14 years at Amgen, Inc., holding various positions in oncology, rheumatology and nephrology in Germany and for Amgen Europe. Mr. Pehl received his Diploma in Molecular Biology and Biochemistry from Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich.
Rupert Vessey, MA, BM BCh, FRCP, DPhil
Executive Vice President and President, Research and Early Development
Dr. Vessey serves as President of Research and Early Development. 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 served as Senior Vice President, Early Development and Discovery Sciences, 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 DPhil (PhD) in Molecular Immunology. He is an elected Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians.
Gerald F. Masoudi
Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
Mr. Masoudi serves as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary. Mr. Masoudi joined Celgene in April 2015 from Covington & Burling LLP, a leading international law firm, where he was a partner and served as co-chair of the Food and Drug practice group. At Covington, he advised multinational companies and trade associations on significant litigation, enforcement, regulatory and public policy matters. Before joining Covington, Mr. Masoudi served as Chief Counsel of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Before joining the FDA as Chief Counsel, Mr. Masoudi served as Deputy Assistant Attorney General for international, policy and appellate matters in the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice. Before his government service, Mr. Masoudi was a trial and litigation partner with the law firm Kirkland & Ellis. Immediately following his graduation from law school, he clerked for Judge Frank H. Easterbrook of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit. Mr. Masoudi received his J.D. from The University of Chicago Law School, graduating with high honors and serving on the editorial board of the Law Review. He received his B.A. in economics from Amherst College, Phi Beta Kappa.