Board of Directors
Members of Perrigo's Board of Directors
Laurie Brlas has been a director of Perrigo since August 2003 and has served as
Chair of the Audit Committee since October 2004. Since March 2008, Ms. Brlas has
served as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer of Cliffs Natural Resources,
Inc. (formerly Cleveland-Cliffs, Inc.), the largest producer of iron ore pellets in North
America. Previously at Cliff's Natural Resources, Inc., Ms. Brlas served as Senior Vice
President, Chief Financial Officer from December 2006 to March 2008 and Senior Vice
President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer from December 2006 to November
2007. Prior to that Ms. Brlas served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
of STERIS Corporation from April 2000 through November 2006. From September 1995
through March 2000, Ms. Brlas held various positions with Office Max, Inc., most recently
as Senior Vice President and Corporate Controller.
Gary M. Cohen has been a director of Perrigo since January 2003 and served as
Lead Independent Director from August 2008 to August 2009. Since June 2006, he
has served as Executive Vice President of Becton, Dickinson and Company (BD), a
provider of medical supplies, devices, laboratory equipment and diagnostic systems.
He also served as President of BD Medical, one of three business segments of BD from
May 1999 until June 2006. Mr. Cohen has been an executive officer of BD in various
capacities since October 1996. Mr. Cohen presently serves as chairperson of the
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Foundation, a director and secretary
of the United States Fund for UNICEF, and director of Accordia Health Foundation,
and also serves as chairperson of the CDC Corporate Roundtable and an Advisor
to the Clinton Global Initiative.
Jacqualyn A. Fouse, has been a director and member of the Audit Committee since November 2012.
Since September 2010 she has served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Celgene,
a leading global biopharmaceutical company. From July 2007 until September 2010, she previously served
as Chief Financial Officer for Bunge Ltd., a leading global agribusiness and food company. From 2002
to July 2007, Ms. Fouse served as Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Strategy,
at Alcon Laboratories, a leading eye care company. Prior to Alcon Laboratories, Ms. Fouse was Chief Financial
Officer of Swissair Group in Switzerland, 2001 – 2002, and she was Group Treasurer of Nestle S.A. in
Switzerland from 1999 to 2001. Ms. Fouse held various senior level financial positions in both the U.S.
and Switzerland with both Alcon and Nestle form 1986 to 1999. She also held positions with LTV Aerospace
and Defense and Celanese Chemical Company from 1983 to 1986. Ms. Fouse currently serves on the
Board of Dick’s Sporting Goods, a leading U.S. retailer of sporting goods and athletic apparel.
David T. Gibbons has been a director of Perrigo since June 2000. Between
March 2008 and February 2009, he served as Interim Chief Executive Officer of
Cott Corporation, a leading provider of non-alcoholic beverages and store brand
soft drinks. He has served on Cott's board of directors since 2007 and is currently
Chairman of the Board. Mr. Gibbons served as Executive Chairman of Perrigo from
October 9, 2006 until his retirement in March 2007. Prior to that, Mr. Gibbons
served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Perrigo from May 2000 to
October 2006 and as Chairman of the Board from August 2003 to October 2007.
He served as President of Rubbermaid Europe from August 1997 to April 1999 and
as President of Rubbermaid Home Products from December 1995 to August 1997.
Prior to joining Rubbermaid, Mr. Gibbons served in a variety of general management,
sales and marketing positions during his 27-year career with 3M Company. Mr.
Gibbons was also a director of Robbins & Myers, Inc., a supplier of application-critical
equipment and systems to the global pharmaceutical, energy and industrial markets.
Mr. Gibbons served as a director of Banta Corp., a diversified printing company, from
2003 to 2006.
Ran Gottfried has been a director of Perrigo since February 2006. From July
2006 to December 2008, Mr. Gottfried served as Chairman and CEO of Powerpaper
Ltd., a leading developer and manufacturer of micro-electrical cosmetic and
pharmaceutical patches. Since 1975 he has served as a CEO, consultant and director
of private companies in Israel and Europe in the areas of retail and distribution,
pharmaceuticals, and telecommunications. From January 2001 until December 2005, he
served as Chairman of Magnolia Silver Jewelry, Ltd. Mr. Gottfried also served as an
advisor to Careline-Neca, a consumer division of the Company's Perrigo Israel subsidiary
from 2004 until March 2007 when his consulting ended. Mr. Gottfried was also a director
of Agis from 2003 until its acquisition by Perrigo in March 2005. Mr. Gottfried was also a
director of Bezeq, Israel's leading telecommunications provider utnil April of 2010. Mr.
Gottfried resides in Israel.
Ellen R. Hoffing has been a director of Perrigo since July 2008. Since September
2009, Ms. Hoffing has served as Chief Operating Officer and Co-President of Neos
Therapeutics, a privately held specialty pharmaceutical company that focuses on
extended release liquid and oral disintegrating tablet drug development. From
September 2006 until September 2009 she served as President and Chief Executive
Officer of Applied NeuroSolutions, Inc., a development stage biopharmaceutical
company focused on diagnostics and therapeutics for the treatment of Alzheimer's
disease. She has also served as Chairman of Applied NeuroSolutions' Board of
Directors from December 2007 to January 2011. Ms. Hoffing's extensive experience
in the pharmaceutical industry includes senior positions at American Pharmaceutical
Partners, from March 2005 to November 2005, Baxter Healthcare, from November
2002 to March 2005 and G.D. Searle from September 1983 to October 2000.
Michael J. Jandernoa has been a director of Perrigo since January 1981 and
has served as Chair of the Compensation Committee since October 2007. He served
as Perrigo's Chief Executive Officer from February 1988 through April 2000 and as
Chairman of the Board from October 1991 to August 2003. Mr. Jandernoa also
served in various other executive capacities with Perrigo since 1979. He is a general
partner of Bridge Street Capital Fund 1, LP; was a director of Fifth Third Bank – West
Michigan, a Michigan banking corporation from December 2004 to December 2009;
and a director of Steelcase, Inc., a manufacturer of case good products and furniture
systems for the office furniture industry from June 2002 to March 2010. Mr. Jandernoa
served on the Board of the Strategic Economic Investment and Commercial Board
(SEIC) (formerly Michigan Technology Tri-Corridor) through early 2011. He currently
serves as First Vice Chair of Business Leaders of Michigan, Inc. Mr. Jandernoa also
serves on several private company boards.
Gary K. Kunkle, Jr. has been a director of Perrigo since October 2002 and
has served as Lead Independent Director from August 2007 to August 2008 and since
August 2009. He also served as the Chair of the Compensation Committee from May
2006 until October 2007. Mr. Kunkle served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
of DENTSPLY International Inc., a manufacturer and marketer of products for the
professional dental market from January 2004 until his retirement in December 2006.
He previously served as President and Chief Operating Officer of DENTSPLY from
January 1997 to December 2003. He also was a director of that company from March
2002 until December 2006. From January 1994 to December 1996, he served as
President of Vistakon, a division of Johnson & Johnson.
Herman Morris, Jr. has been a director of Perrigo since December 1999 and
served as Chair of the Nominating & Governance Committee since October 2007.
Since October 2009 he has been City Attorney of the City of Memphis. From September
2006 to October 2009 he has been in the private practice of law in Memphis,
Tennessee. From April 2006 until September 2006, Mr. Morris was Vice President
and General Counsel of Pinnacle Airlines. Mr. Morris was a partner in the Baker,
Donaldson, Bearman, Caldwell and Berkowitz Law Firm in Memphis, Tennessee
from April 2004 to June 2006. He served as President and Chief Executive Officer
of Memphis Light, Gas and Water Division from August 1997 until January 2004.
Prior to that Mr. Morris was General Counsel of Memphis Light, Gas and Water
Joseph C. Papa joined Perrigo in October 2006 as President and Chief
Executive Officer and was elected to the Board of Directors in November 2006
and appointed Chairman of the Board in October 2007. He previously served as
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Pharmaceutical and Technologies
Services segment of Cardinal Health from December 2004 to October 2006.
Prior to that position he served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Watson
Pharmaceuticals from 2001 to 2004. Additionally, he has held management
positions at DuPont Pharmaceuticals, Pharmacia Corporation, G.D. Searle &
Company and Novartis AG. Mr. Papa is a director of Smith & Nephew, a
developer of advanced orthopedic medical devices.
Ben-Zion Zilberfarb has been a director of Perrigo since February 2007.
Since 1978 he has served as a consultant and director for private and public
companies in the areas of banking, insurance, and private capital. He has also
served as a Professor of Economics at Bar-Ilan University and the Edmond de
Rothschild Professor of Global Asset Management at Netanya Academic College
since 1988 and 2004, respectively. From 1998 to 1999 he was Director General
of Israel's Ministry of Finance. He is a Board member and Chairman of the Audit
Committee for Delek Group, a holding and management company investing in Israel
and abroad, and for the Israel Discount Bank, both of which are traded on the Tel
Aviv Stock Exchange. He was a member of the Board and Audit Committee for
FundTech, Ltd. from 2002 to 2007, a Board member and Chairman of the Audit
Committee for Brimag Digital Age, a distributer of electrical appliances, from 2004
to 2007 and a Board member and Chairman of the Audit Committee of Partner
Communications, a cellular phone company, from 2000 until 2006. Mr. Zilberfarb
resides in Israel.