Michael Mcdonnell

EVP, CFO at Biogen


Michael McDonnell is the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Biogen and has served on the Executive Committee since August 2020. Mr. McDonnell joined Biogen from IQVIA (formerly Quintiles) a leading global provider of advanced analytics, technology solutions and contract research services to the life sciences industry, where he was the company’s Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer since December 2015.

Prior to joining Biogen, Mr. McDonnell, served for seven years as CFO at Intelsat, a leading global satellite service provider. Before that, he was CFO at both MCG Capital Corporation and EchoStar Communications (DishNetwork). Earlier in his career, he was a partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP. Mike also served as a member of the board of directors of Catalyst Health Solutions, Inc., a publicly held pharmacy benefits management company from 2005 until 2012.

Mr. McDonnell has a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from Georgetown University and is a certified public accountant.


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