Celgene Corporation
May 7, 2012
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Celgene Corporation Announces Appointment of Thomas M. Moriarty as General Counsel

SUMMIT, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May. 7, 2012-- Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ: CELG) today announced the appointment of Thomas M. Moriarty as General Counsel and Corporate Secretary. In this position, he will be responsible for global legal strategy at Celgene and will serve on the company’s Management Committee.

Mr. Moriarty joins Celgene from Medco Health Solutions where he directed all legal, regulatory, public policy and corporate governance functions as General Counsel and Corporate Secretary since 2008. He also served as President, Global Pharmaceutical Strategies, Senior Vice President, Pharma Strategies & Solutions and Senior Vice President of Business Development since joining Medco Health Solutions in June 2000.

Prior to joining Medco, Mr. Moriarty held a number of leadership positions in the biopharmaceutical industry including Assistant General Counsel – Pharma & North America for Merial Limited, a Merck & Co. and Aventis Company, and previously as Senior Attorney for Merck & Co.

“Tom Moriarty brings a wealth of experience in global strategic and legal healthcare management,” said Robert J. Hugin, Chairman and CEO of Celgene Corporation. “His extensive legal background, as well as his significant leadership experience will provide new insight and valuable perspective on the increasingly complex global healthcare environment.”

Mr. Moriarty received his J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law and a bachelor’s degree in government and law from Lafayette College.

About Celgene

Celgene Corporation, headquartered in Summit, New Jersey, is an integrated global biopharmaceutical company engaged primarily in the discovery, development and commercialization of novel therapies for the treatment of cancer and inflammatory diseases through gene and protein regulation. For more information, please visit the company’s Web site at www.celgene.com.

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