Paulo Costa


Mr. Costa has served as a director since June 2009. Mr. Costa served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Novartis U.S. Corporation, from October 2005 to August 2008. Prior to that Mr. Costa was President and CEO of Novartis Pharmaceutica, US from July 1999 to September 2005. From August 2009 to August 2012, Mr. Costa served as chairman of the board of directors of Amylin Pharmaceuticals Inc., a publicly held company, and currently serves as a director of two privately-held companies. Mr. Costa received a B.A. from the Sao Paulo School of Business and an M.B.A. from the Harvard Business School. Based on Mr. Costa's diverse experience in the pharmaceutical industry, ranging from successful product development, launch and commercialization and his extensive senior management experience within the industry, our Board believes Mr. Costa has the appropriate set of skills to serve as a member of our Board.

Independent Director
Chairman of the Board