SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of The
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): August 21, 2017
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|86 Morris Avenue, Summit, New Jersey||07901|
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|ITEM 5.02||DEPARTURE OF DIRECTORS OR CERTAIN OFFICERS; ELECTION OF DIRECTORS; APPOINTMENT OF CERTAIN OFFICERS; COMPENSATORY ARRANGEMENTS OF CERTAIN OFFICERS.|
Celgene Corporation (the “Company”) announced that, effective August 21, 2017, Michael Pehl retired from the Company as President, Hematology & Oncology. The Company thanks Michael for his years of service and wishes him well.
|ITEM 8.01||OTHER EVENTS.|
Nadim Ahmed will assume the responsibilities of President, Hematology & Oncology and will report to Scott Smith, the Company’s COO. Before this appointment, Nadim was President, Worldwide Markets, Hematology & Oncology since March 2016. Nadim served as General Manager, US Hematology & Oncology from August 2014 until March 2016. Nadim joined the Global Marketing team in 2010 as Global Head of Marketing for our Myeloma Franchise after holding positions of increasing responsibility in Clinical Development, Medical Affairs, Global and US Marketing at GSK. Nadim holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Pharmacology from University College London, UK and a Master of Science Degree in Information Technology from Loughborough University, UK.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|Date: August 22, 2017||By:||/s/Peter N. Kellogg|
|Peter N. Kellogg|
|Executive Vice President|
|Chief Financial Officer|
|(principal financial and accounting officer)|