Anthony C. Hooper
Anthony C. Hooper has been one of our directors since January 2020. Most recently, Mr. Hooper served as executive vice president of Global Commercial Operations for Amgen Inc. from October 2011 until August 2018. During his tenure, he led the transformation of Amgen’s commercial organization, placing a relentless focus on putting patients at the center of all the company’s activities. Under his leadership, Amgen grew revenue by 50 percent, launched six new first-in-class medicines for serious diseases, more than doubled the global footprint by expanding into 50 new countries, and established a new biosimilars business. Prior to joining Amgen, Mr. Hooper spent more than 15 years at Bristol-Myers Squibb. His last role there was senior vice president, Global Commercial Operations and president of the company’s $15 billion pharmaceutical business in the Americas, Japan and Intercontinental regions. Previously, he was assistant vice president of Global Marketing for Wyeth Laboratories and led the international marketing group for Lederle International. Mr. Hooper earned law and MBA degrees from the University of South Africa.