Judy Brown

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Judy Brown, Director

Judy L. Brown was appointed to the Company's Board and Audit Committee in February 2008. She also serves on the Finance Committee.



In recruiting Ms. Brown, the Board sought a member with broad international perspective to pursue its global strategic goals and for her experience as a Chief Financial Officer of a public company. As an employee of Ernst & Young for more than nine years in the U.S. and Germany, Ms. Brown provided audit and advisory services to U.S. and European multinational public and private companies. She served in various financial and accounting roles for six years in the U.S. and Italy with Whirlpool Corporation, a eading manufacturer and marketer of appliances. In 2004, she was appointed Vice President and Controller of Perrigo Company, a global healthcare supplier of over-the-counter pharmaceutical products. She was promoted to Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Perrigo in 2006 and oversaw Finance, Information Technology and Corporate Affairs until her departure from Perrigo Company in February 2017.



In April 2017, Ms. Brown was appointed Senior Vice President Global Business Solutions & Finance of Amgen Corporation, the world’s largest biotechnology company. There, Ms. Brown oversaw the company’s Global Business Solutions, Internal Audit, Tax and Treasury organizations. In 2018, Ms. Brown was promoted to the executive staff as Senior Vice President, Corporate Affairs, leading Amgen’s strategic communications, philanthropy and advocacy as well as overseeing the company’s global headquarters site.



She received a B.S. degree in Accounting from the University of Illinois; an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago; and attended the Aresty Institute of Executive Education of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Ms. Brown also is a Certified Public Accountant.



Chair of the Finance Committee



Member of the Audit Committee