Brenton L. Saunders

Director at Cisco

Mr. Saunders, 49, has been a member of the Board of Directors since March 2017. Mr. Saunders has served as CEO and President of Allergan plc since July 2014. He has been a board member of Allergan plc since July 2014 and has served as its Chairman since October 2016. He previously served as Chief Executive Officer and President of Forest Laboratories, Inc. from October 2013 until July 2014 and had served as a board member of Forest Laboratories, Inc. beginning in 2011. In addition, Mr. Saunders served as Chief Executive Officer of Bausch + Lomb Incorporated, a leading global eye health company, from March 2010 until August 2013. From 2003 to 2010 Mr. Saunders also held a number of leadership positions at Schering-Plough, including the position of President of Global Consumer Health Care and was named head of integration for Schering-Plough’s merger with Merck & Co. and for its acquisition of Organon BioSciences. Before joining Schering-Plough, Mr. Saunders was a Partner and Head of Compliance Business Advisory Group at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP from 2000 to 2003. Prior to that, he was Chief Risk Officer at Coventry Health Care and Senior Vice President, Compliance, Legal and Regulatory at Home Care Corporation of America. Mr. Saunders began his career as Chief Compliance Officer for the Thomas Jefferson University Health System. Mr. Saunders brings to the Board of Directors his extensive leadership experience, including his role as chief executive officer of two global healthcare companies, as well as his financial, strategic and operational experience. He is a natural innovator and leader with a deep understanding of business transformation.
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