Senior Management

Robert J. Hugin

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Bob Hugin

Mr. Hugin has been our Chief Executive Officer since June 2010 and our Chairman since June 2011. He was previously 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 served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from June 1999 to May 2006. Mr. Hugin is 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.

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Mark J. Alles

President and Chief Operating Officer

Mark Alles

Mr. Alles became President and Chief Operating Officer in August 2014. He was formerly the Executive Vice President and Global Head of Hematology and Oncology since December 2012 following his promotion to Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer on February 15, 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 BS degree from Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania and serving as a Captain in the United States Marine Corps, Mr. Alles started his 27-year career in the pharmaceutical industry at Bayer and worked at Centocor before its acquisition by Johnson & Johnson. Mr. Alles currently serves as a Director for Gilda’s Club NYC, a not-for-profit organization helping people with cancer, and as a trustee of The Healthcare Institute of New Jersey.

Thomas O. Daniel, MD

Chairman of Celgene Research


Dr. Daniel was named Chairman of Celgene Research in January 2016. He was most recently Executive Vice President and President, Celgene Research and Early Development. Dr. Daniel formerly served as Chief Scientific Officer and Director of Ambrx Inc., as well as Vice President, Research at Amgen Inc., where he was Research Site Head of Amgen Washington and Therapeutic Area Head of Inflammation. Prior to Amgen’s acquisition of Immunex, Dr. Daniel served as Senior Vice President of Discovery Research. He serves on the Board of the PhRMA Foundation, and is co-chair of the Biomedical Advisory Committee (BMAC) of PhRMA. He is a director of QuantiCel and FerruMax, privately held biotechnology companies, and is a director of Juno Therapeutics. Dr. Daniel serves as a member of the Biomedical Science Advisory Board of Vanderbilt University Medical Center and is a member of the Therapeutic Advisory Board of aTyr Pharma, Inc, a privately held biotechnology company. A nephrologist and former academic investigator, Dr. Daniel was previously the K.M. Hakim Professor of Medicine and Cell Biology at Vanderbilt University, and Director of the Vanderbilt Center for Vascular Biology. He formerly conducted research supported by the NIH and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute at UC San Francisco, earned an M.D. from the University of Texas, Southwestern, and completed medical residency at Massachusetts General Hospital.

Jacqualyn A. Fouse, PhD

President, Global Hematology and Oncology

Jacqualyn Fouse

Dr. Fouse was promoted to President, Global Hematology and Oncology in August 2014. She was most recently Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Dr. Fouse joined Celgene as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer in September 2010. She previously served as Chief Financial Officer for Bunge Ltd., an NYSE-listed, leading global agribusiness and food company. Prior to that, Dr. Fouse served as Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Strategy, at Alcon Laboratories, Inc. Prior to Alcon, Dr. Fouse was Chief Financial Officer of the Swissair Group in Switzerland from 2001 to 2002, and she was Group Treasurer of Nestle S.A. in Switzerland from 1999 to 2001. Dr. Fouse previously held various senior level financial positions in both the U.S. and Switzerland with both Alcon and Nestle from 1986 to 1999. She also held positions with LTV Aerospace and Defense and Celanese Chemical Company from 1983 to 1986. Dr. Fouse serves on the Board of Directors of Dick’s Sporting Goods and is a member of the Board of Directors for Perrigo. Dr. Fouse holds BA and MA degrees in Economics and a PhD in Finance from the University of Texas at Arlington. She serves on the Development Board of UTA as well as the Advisory Board of the College of Business Administration and on the Advisory Board of Texas Christian University.

Peter N. Kellogg

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Peter N. Kellogg

Mr. Kellogg was named Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer in August 2014. Mr. Kellogg joined Celgene as Executive Vice President in July 2014. Previously, he was Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of Merck & Co. Inc. since August 2007. From 2000 to 2007, Mr. Kellogg served as Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of Finance (since 2003) at Biogen Idec Inc. and the former Biogen, Inc. Before that, he served as Senior Vice President, PepsiCo E-Commerce at PepsiCo Inc. from March to July 2000 and as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Frito-Lay International, from March 1998 to March 2000. From 1987 to 1998, he served in a variety of senior financial, international and general management positions at PepsiCo and the Pepsi-Cola International, Pepsi-Cola North America, and Frito-Lay International divisions. Prior to joining PepsiCo, Mr. Kellogg was a senior consultant with Arthur Andersen & Co. and Booz Allen & Hamilton. Since March 2007, Mr. Kellogg has been a Director of Metabolix, Inc., a public bioscience and engineering company focused on providing sustainable solutions to the plastics and chemicals industries. He received a BSE from Princeton University in 1978 and an MBA from The Wharton School in 1982.

Gerald F. Masoudi

Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

Gerald F. Masoudi

Mr. Masoudi joined Celgene in April 2015 and was named Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary on June 1, 2015. He joins Celgene 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.

Scott A. Smith

President, Global Inflammation and Immunology

Scott Smith

Mr. Smith was named President, Global Inflammation and Immunology (I & I) in August 2014. 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/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. 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).

Rupert Vessey, MA, BM BCh, FRCP, DPhil

Executive Vice President and President, Research and Early Development

Rupert Vessey

Dr. Vessey was named President of Research and Early Development in January 2016. 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 he 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.