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Robert J. Hugin Wikipedia
Robert J. Hugin ("Bob") is the Executive Chairman of Celgene Corporation, a biopharmaceutical company with operations in more than 50 countries.
Hugin was the first person in his family to attend college graduating from Princeton University in 1976 with an AB degree and graduated from the University of Virginia with an MBA in 1985.
Following Princeton, Hugin served in the U.S. Marine Corps as an active duty infantry officer from 1976 to 1983.
Hugin became the CEO of Celgene Corporation in June 2010 after already serving as Celgene's President and COO from May 2006. In June 2011, he was elected Chairman of the Celgene Board of Directors. Hugin first came to Celgene in June 1999 as Senior Vice President and CFO and he was elected to Celgene's Board of Directors in December 2001.
In 2013, Hugin was named the Best CEO in Biotech by the Street.com. During his tenure as CEO, Celgene achieved unprecedented growth and became a leading global biopharmaceutical company.
From 1985 to April 1999, Hugin worked at J.P. Morgan & Co. Inc. and was a Managing Director.
Hugin serves on the board of the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) and served as its chairman from April 2013 - April 2014. He is an Independent Director at Danaher Corporation, and The Medicines Co. He serves on the boards of numerous foundations and educational institutions, including the Board of Trustees of Princeton University, the Darden Foundation at UVA, and Family Promise, a national non-profit network assisting homeless families.