Mead Johnson Nutrition Board Elects Two New Directors
EVANSVILLE, Ind.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 12, 2009--
Mead Johnson Nutrition Company (NYSE: MJN) announced today that its
board of directors has elected Steven M. Altschuler, M.D., and Elliott
Sigal, M.D., Ph.D., to the board. The company said that these additions
increase the size of its board to 11.
“We are pleased to have Dr. Altschuler and Dr. Sigal join our board of
directors,” said James Cornelius, Mead Johnson Nutrition board chairman.
“We’re looking forward to working with them and benefiting from their
insights and experience.”
Dr. Altschuler, 55, is president and chief executive officer of The
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, a position he has held since 2000.
He joined Children’s Hospital in 1982 as a Fellow in the Division of
Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition. Currently, Dr. Altschuler
serves on the Board of Directors of the Children’s Miracle Network. He
holds a bachelor of arts in mathematics and statistics from Case Western
Reserve University and earned his medical degree at Case Western
University School of Medicine.
Dr. Sigal, 57, is currently the executive vice president, chief
scientific officer and president, research and development for
Bristol-Myers Squibb. Since joining Bristol-Myers Squibb in 1997, Dr.
Sigal has held positions of increasing responsibility in genomics,
discovery research and clinical development. He has more than 25 years
of combined experience in medicine, research and management. Dr. Sigal
received his medical degree from the University of Chicago and trained
in Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Medicine at the University of
California, San Francisco. Prior to medical school, he studied
industrial engineering at Purdue University, where he received
bachelor’s, master’s and doctorate degrees.
About Mead Johnson
Mead Johnson develops, manufactures, markets and distributes more than
70 products in 50 markets worldwide, primarily under the "Enfa" family
of brands, including Enfamil® infant formula. For more information on
Mead Johnson, go to www.meadjohnson.com.
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