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Wyeth – Board of Directors (2009)



– Employees: More than 51,500 people worldwide.
– Employee Networks: Women in Leadership and the Women’s Professional Network (site-based women’s organizations); Wyeth Latin Network; African Americans Dedicated to Value-Added Networking and Corporate Excellence; Wyeth RAINBOW Alliance (gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender employee network).
– Diversity Program: Wyeth Corporate Diversity Department; Wyeth Diversity Council.
– Eagles Program: 2 year period program to expedite professional development and enhance leadership capabilities with the view of developing future leaders in Wyeth.
– Executive Leadership Program: 3 day, highly interactive program designed to be the first global, company-wide course that addresses how leaders can be effective in creating environments of teamwork, maintaining quality and developing people.
– Global Leadership Program: 8 day program to develop leadership and strategic thinking skills through a number of activities, including personal assessments, case studies and interactive team challenges.
– Participation in the INROADS Internship program.
– Scholarships to the United Negro College Fund, and the Urban League of Philadelphia (2005-2007).
– Wyeth supports the National Black MBA Association, the National Society of Hispanic MBAs and the National Association of Black Accountants.

Board of Directors

Bernard Poussot
– General Manager France (1986); head of Europe (1991), Executive Vice President (1993), and President (1996) of Wyeth International; President of Wyeth Pharmaceuticals (1997); Chair of the Operations Committee; President, Chief Operating Officer and Vice Chairman, and member of the Board of Directors (2007); Chairman & CEO (2008).
– Boards of the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, the Eisenhower Fellowships, the French American Chamber of Commerce and the Opera Company of Philadelphia.
– Member of the Business Roundtable.
– Marketing positions in Europe and the USA for Merck and Searle.
– Union League Founders Award for Business Leadership (2006) and Sabin Lifetime Award (2003).
– Graduated from Ecole Superieure de Commerce de Paris (1975).

Robert M. Amen (1949-)
– Board of Directors (2007).
– Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of International Flavors & Fragrances Inc., one of the world’s leading creators of flavors and fragrances used in a wide variety of consumer products and packaged goods.
– Member of the Advisory Board of the Deming Center at Columbia University in New York City, the Committee to Encourage Corporate Philanthropy, the Leadership Committee of the Lincoln Center Corporate Fund, and the Woodway Country Club Board of Governors.
– Member of the Board of the Inner-City Scholarship Fund, and The Cosmetic, Toiletry, and Fragrance Association.
– 26 years with International Paper Company, President (2003-2006), Executive Vice President (2000-2003), President for Europe (1996-2000).
– Bachelor’s degree in economics from Boston College and master’s degree in business administration from Columbia University.
Knight of Malta.

Michael J. Critelli
– Vice Chairman; President-Financial Services; Secretary and General Counsel; Chief Personnel Officer; Chairman and Chief Executive Officer; Executive Chairman (2007) of Pitney Bowes Inc., multi billion dollar mail and document management solutions company effective.
– Board of Directors of Pitney Bowes Inc. and Eaton Corporation.
– Chairman of the Board of the National Urban League Board of Trustees, the Connecticut Regional Institute for the 21st Century, the Boston University Alzheimer’s Disease Advisory Board, and The Dossia Founders Group.
– Board of Trustees of Catalyst and the Connecticut Center for Science and Exploration.
– Instrumental in leading the $900 billion mailing industry’s efforts to articulate and promote its interests. Co-chair of the Mailing Industry Task force with the Deputy Postmaster General, and Chairman of the Mailing Industry CEO Council that provided industry input and advice to the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate on Postal Reform, the President’s Commission on the Postal Service and the U.S. Postal Service Transformation Plan.
– Served on the Connecticut Transportation Strategy Board where co-chaired the Board’s Funding and Finance Working Group.
– Undergraduate education at the University of Wisconsin and J.D. at Harvard Law School.

Frances D. Fergusson, Ph.D. (1944-)
– Board of Directors (2005).
– Board of Directors of The Getty Trust, HSBC Bank USA (1990-2008), Mattel (2006), CH Energy Inc. (1993-2002).
– Board of Trustees of the The School of American Ballet, Second Stage Theatre, WNET/Thirteen, the Isamu Noguchi Foundation, the National Humanities Center, and the Foundation for Contemporary Arts.
– Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
– President of the board of Overseers of Harvard University (2002-2008).
– Past member of the Board of Directors of the United Way of Dutchess County and the 1991 campaign chair for Dutchess County.
– Board of Trustees (1988-2002), and chair of the board (1998-2002) of the Mayo Foundation.
– Board of Trustees of Historic Hudson (1990-1999).
– Board of Trustees of the Ford Foundation (1989-2001) and chaired its committee on education, media, arts and culture and its proxy committee.
– Centennial Medal of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences of Harvard University (1999).
Eleanor Roosevelt Val-Kill Medal (1998).
– 9th President (1986-2006); President Emeritus and professor of art at Vassar College.
– Member of John Kerry for President, and Dean for America.
– Provost and vice president for academic affairs at Bucknell University (1982-1986).
– Former executive committee of the New York Commission in Independent Colleges and Universities, the board of the Society of Architectural Historians of the United States, and the Board of Directors of the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities.
National Endowment for the Humanities and Radcliffe Institute Fellow (1974-1975).
– Recipient of the Founders’ Award of the Society of Architectural Historians.
– Honorary doctorates from the University of London, Hartford University, and Bard College.
– Graduate of Wellesley College (1965) and master’s and doctoral degrees in art history at Harvard University.

Victor F. Ganzi (1947-)
– Chairman of the Board of Directors of the PGA TOUR Inc.
– Board of Directors of the American Museum of Natural History, the Whitney Museum of American Art, Madison Square Boys & Girls Club, The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University, ESPN Inc., the Associated Press, Gentiva Health Services Inc., and Palm Management Corporation, entity that operates the various Palm Restaurants throughout the United States, which has been 50%-owned by his family for the past 80 years.
– Director and nonexecutive chairman of Hearst-Argyle Television Inc.
– Non-executive Chairman of Foster & Partners.
– Member of the Board (1994); Vice-Chairman (2007); Executive Committee, Audit Committee and Legal Affairs Committee; Chairman (2009) of New York City Economic Develpment Corp.
– General Counsel and Vice President (1990); Chief Financial, Legal Officer and Senior Vice President (1992); Executive vice president (1997-2002); chief operating officer (1998-2002); President and chief executive officer (2002-2008) at The Hearst Corporation.
– Co-Chair of the Partnership for New York City.
– Chairman of Hearst-Argyle Television Inc.
– Member of Friends of Giuliani Exploratory Committee.
– Director of Olsten Corporation (1998-2000) and Gentiva (1999).
– Trustee of Fordham University.
– Associate (1973-1978); Partner (1978-1986); Managing Partner (1986-1990) at Rogers & Wells.
– At Touche Ross & Co. (1971-1973).
– BA from Fordham University (1968), JD from Harvard Law School (1971); LLM Taxation from New York University (1981).

Robert S. Langer, Sc.D. (1948-)
– Board of Directors (2004).
– 500 issued or pending patents worldwide. Patents licensed or sublicensed to over 100 pharmaceutical, chemical, biotechnology and medical device companies; a number of these companies launched on the basis of these patent licenses.
– One of 14 Institute Professors (the highest honor awarded to a faculty member) at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
– Faculty member of the Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology.
– Served at various times on 15 boards of directors and 30 Scientific Advisory Boards of such companies as Alkermes, Mitsubishi Pharmaceuticals, Warner-Lambert and Momenta Pharmaceuticals.
– Gairdner Foundation International Award; Charles Stark Draper Prize; Lemelson-MIT prize (1998); Dickson Prize for Science (2002); Heinz Award for Technology, Economy and Employment (2003); Harvey Prize (2003); John Fritz Award (2003); General Motors Kettering Prize for Cancer Research (2004); Dan David Prize in Materials Science (2005); Albany Medical Center Prize in Medicine and Biomedical Research (2005); Inventors Hall of Fame (2006); Millennium Technology Prize (2008).
– Chairman (1999-2002) and member of the United States Food and Drug Administration‘s SCIENCE Board (1995-2002).
– Elected to the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences (1989), the National Academy of Engineering and the National Academy of Sciences (1992).
– Honorary doctorates from the ETH (Switzerland), the Technion (Israel), the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (Israel), the Universite Catholique de Louvain (Belgium), the University of Liverpool (England), the University of Nottingham (England), Albany Medical College; the Pennsylvania State University; Northwestern University; Uppsala University (Sweden); Yale University; Harvard University.
– Postdoctoral fellow for cancer researcher Judah Folkman at the Children’s Hospital Boston and at Harvard Medical School (1974-1977).
– Bachelor’s Degree from Cornell University (1970) and Sc.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1974), both in Chemical Engineering.

John P. Mascotte (1940-)
– Board of Directors of Pfizer.
– Director and Chairman of the Hallmark Cards and the Crown Media Holdings Inc. Audit Committees.
– Chairman of Common Cents Inc.
– Vice Chairman of the Aspen Community Foundation.
– Member of the Board of the National Catholic Reporter.
– Trustee of the Hall Foundation and Trustee Emeritus of The Aspen Institute.
New York Public Library, Midwest Research Institute and Lincoln Center Past Trustee.
– Member of Bill Bradley for President, Dean for America, Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee, John Kerry for President, McCain for Senate ’98, Obama for America.
– Retired President and Chief Executive Officer of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City (1997-2001).
– Chairman of Johnson & Higgins of Missouri (1996-1997).
– CEO (1983-1995) of The Continental Corporation, merged with CNA in 1995.

Raymond J. McGuire (1957-)
– Member of the Board since 2006.
– Head of Global Banking for Corporate and Investment Banking at Citigroup Inc.
– Chairman of the Board of De La Salle Academy and the Studio Museum in Harlem.
– Trustee of the Lincoln Center, the New York-Presbyterian Hospital, The New York Public Library, and the Alex Hillman Family Foundation.
– Vice President and Chairman of the Nominating Committee at the Whitney Museum of American Art.
– Formerly President, and Director of the Board at International Center of Photography.
– Member of Obama for America, Obama for Illinois, Bill Bradley for President, Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee, Friends of George Allen, Fund for a Responsible Future, Gore 2000, Hillary Clinton for President, Hillary Rodham Clinton for US Senate Committee, John Kerry for President, John McCain 2008.
– Served on the boards of the Joseph & Claire Flom Foundation, the Howard Gilman Foundation, the Hotchkiss School, and the San Remo Tenants’ Corporation (formerly President of the Board).
– Served on various Visiting Committees at Harvard University.
– Formed member of the Overseers/Directors Nominating Committee.
– Honored by the Make-A-Wish Foundation, the Pratt Institute, the Art for Life Foundation, and with the Harvard Business School‘s African-American Student Union’s Professional Achievement Award.
– Global Co-Head of Mergers & Acquisitions at Morgan Stanley.
– Managing Director in the Mergers and Acquisitions Group of Merrill Lynch & Co. Inc.
– One of the original members and Partner/Managing Director (1991) of Wasserstein Perella & Co. Inc.
– Mergers and Acquisitions Group of The First Boston Corporation (1984).
– Legal experience at the law firms of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meaghler & Flom, Patterson, Belknap, Webb & Tyler.
– M.B.A. and J.D. from Harvard Business School and Harvard Law School (1984), and A.B. from Harvard College (1979);
– Rotary Fellowship at the University of Nice, France (1980).

Mary Lake Polan, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H. (1943-)
– Member of the Board since 2002.
– Director of Quidel Corporation.
– Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
– Professor and Chair Emeritus Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Stanford University School of Medicine.
– Member of Bill Bradley for President.
– Served on the Council of the Institute of Medicine, the National Institutes of Health, the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, the American Medical Women’s Association, and the Secretary’s Advisory Committee on Human Research Protection for the Department of Health and Human Services.
– Maternal and Child Health Program from the University of California, Berkeley (2001).
– Member of Phi Beta Kappa Society.
– Residency and Reproductive Endocrine Fellowship in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Yale University School of Medicine.
– Bachelor’s degree from Connecticut College; Ph.D. in molecular biophysics and biochemistry and M.D. from Yale University.
– Husband: Frank A. Bennack, Jr. (2005)

Gary L. Rogers (1944-)
– Director of Rohm & Haas Company and W.W. Grainger Inc.
– Trustee of Florida State University Foundation.
– Member of the Financial Management Program (1966); Manager of Program and Staff Administration (1976); positions of increasing responsibility in the financial and operational management of various divisions and subsidiaries including General Electric Lighting; Senior Vice President (1986); President and Chief Executive Officer of General Electric Appliances (1990-1992); President and Chief Executive Officer of General Electric Plastics (1992-2001); Vice Chairman (2001-2003) of General Electric Company.
– Bachelor’s degree in Marketing from Florida State University.

John R. Torell III (1940-)
– Member of the Board of American Home Products (1982-2002) and Wyeth since 2002.
– Chairman of the International Executive Services Corps, world’s largest organization providing executive volunteers to developing countries.
– Partner of Core Capital Group.
– Member of Romney for President.
– Chairman of the Board of Telesphere Inc.
– Member of the Board of Volt Information Sciences, Paine Webber (1997), Indecomm Global Services, Heartland Technology Inc. (1997), Claremont Technology Group Inc.
– Former President of Manufacturers Hanover Corporation and Manufacturers Hanover Trust Company, in New York.
– Former Chairman (1988-1989), President and Chief Executive Officer of CalFed Inc. in Los Angeles.
– Part of a New York group that acquired control of Fortune Bancorp, Tampa, the largest independent financial institution on the West Coast of Florida, where was Chairman and CEO (1990-1994).
– Chairman of Telesphere Inc., electronic distributor of financial data.
– Trustee of Columbia University‘s Graduate School of Business.
– Director of the Juilliard Foundation, the Financial Services Corporation of New York, the New York State Banker’s Association and the New York State Banking Board.
– Graduated from Princeton University with B.A. in Economics and studied at New York University‘s Graduate School of Business and the Graduate School of Credit and Financial Management at Dartmouth.

Former Members

Robert A. Essner (1947-)
– Chief Executive Officer (2001-2007) and Chairman (2003-2008).
– Executive vice president (1997-2000); President and COO (2000-2001) of American Home Products Corporation.
– Senior vice president for sales and marketing (1989-1991); executive vice president (1991-1993); president (1993-1997) of Wyeth-Ayerst Global Pharmacueticals.
– President of Sandoz Consumer HealthCare Group (1987-1989).
– Management positions (1978-1986); vice president (1986-1987); corporate vice president and COO for business management (1987) at Sandoz Pharmaceuticals Corporation.
– Corporate Board Member of Philadelphia Museum of Art.
– Member of Bush-Cheney ’04, The Business Council, Business Roundtable, Children’s Health Fund, Committee to Encourage Corporate Philanthropy, Kennedy Center Corporate Fund Board, and National Republican Congressional Committee.
– Chairman of Corporate Council.
– Trustee of Committee for Economic Development.
– Board of Directors at Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America.

Ulf Wiinberg (1959-)
– Area Vice President for Africa and the Middle East with Wyeth-Ayerst; Management positions in Europe and USA (1997); President (2002) of Whitehall-Robins Healthcare (Wyeth Consumer Healthcare).
– President and CEO of Lundbeck since June 2008.
– Sales, marketing and general management positions with increasing responsibility overseas and in the U.S. at American Cyanamid‘s Lederle division (1981).

Frank A. Bennack, Jr. (1933-)
– Member of the Board of American Home Products (1988-2002) and Wyeth (2002-2006).
– Member of the Board (1997) and Chairman (2008) of Hearst-Argyle Television.
– Board of Directors of Ad Council, New York Metropolitan Opera, Polo Ralph Lauren (1998), JP Morgan Chase (1981-2004), Hearst Corporation, The United States Senate Youth Program.
– Advisory Board of International Center for Journalists.
– Trustee (1994) and Chairman (2005) of the Lincoln Center.
– Chairman of the Museum of Television and Radio (2002) and the Newspaper Association of America (1992-1993).
– Vice Chairman of the New York Presbyterian Hospital.
– VP and GM of Newspaper Group (1974-76); EVP and COO (1975-1978); President and CEO (1979-2002) at Hearst Corporation.
– President of Greater San Antonio Chamber of Commerce (1971)
– At San Antonio Light (1950-1967); Publisher and Editor (1967-1974).
– Wife: Mary Lake Polan (2005).

William F. Laporte (1913-2001)
– Joined (1938); President (1960-1965); Chairman, president and chief executive (1965-1973); Chairman and chief executive (1973-1981); Chairman of the executive committee (1981-1986); and Director emeritus.
– Boards of Manufacturers Hanover Trust Co., the B.F. Goodrich Co., American Standard Co. Inc., and the Buck Hill Falls Co.
– Trustee of New York Presbyterian Hospital and the Dime Savings Bank of New York.
Columbia-Presbyterian Health Sciences Advisory Council.
– Majored in political science from Princeton and member of Elm Club; MBA from Harvard Business School (1938).

John W. Culligan (1916-2004)
– Joined (1937); CEO (1960’s); President (1973-1981) of Whitehall Laboratories; Chairman and chief executive (1981-1986); Chairman of executive committee.
– Served with the United States Army during World War II.

John R. Stafford (1937-)
– CEO (1986-2001) and Chairman of the Board (1986-2002).
– Board of Directors at Honeywell (1993), JP Morgan Chase (1997), NYNEX (1989-1997), Verizon (1997).
– Member of American Success PAC, Bill Bradley for President, Bush-Cheney ’04, Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee, Elizabeth Dole Committee, Elizabeth Dole for President, Ensign for Senate, Friends of Dick Lugar, John McCain 2008, Keep Our Mission PAC, National Republican Senatorial Committee, Quayle 2000, Bush Pioneer 2000, Heart Bypass Operation.
– AB in English from Dickinson College and LLB degree from George Washington Law University (1962).