J. Michael Pearson

Mr. Pearson has been the CEO and serving on the Board since September 2010 and the Chairman of the Board since March 2011. From February 2008 to September 2010, he was the chairman of the board and CEO of Valeant Pharmaceuticals International before the merger. Prior to that, Mr. Pearson joined McKinsey in 1984, and with over a 23-year career, he worked with leading CEOs and was an integral driver of major turnarounds, acquisitions, and corporate strategy. Within McKinsey, Mr. Pearson held various positions, including head of its global pharmaceutical practice and head of its mid-Atlantic region.