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James R. Tobin

Director

Mr. Tobin is a Director, having been appointed in 2014. Mr. Tobin served as chief executive officer and president of Boston Scientific Corporation, a medical device company, from 1999 to 2009. Prior to that, he served as the chief executive officer and president of Biogen Idec, Inc., or Biogen, a global biotechnology company, from 1997 to 1998 and as Biogen's president and chief operating officer from 1994 to 1997. Before joining Biogen, Mr. Tobin spent 22 years with Baxter International, or Baxter, a global healthcare company, rising from financial analyst to president and chief operating officer, holding various positions within senior management during his tenure. He currently is a member of the board of directors of Curis, Inc., an oncology-focused drug development company, CardioDx, Inc., a cardiovascular genomic diagnostics company, and several other private companies. He served as Lieutenant in the U.S. Navy from 1968 to 1972. Mr. Tobin earned his Bachelors degree from Harvard College and a Masters in Business Administration from the Harvard Business School.

Independent Director