Covance elects Bradley Sheares to board
Covance (Princeton, New Jersey) has elected Dr Bradley T Sheares to its board of directors.
Dr Sheares is former CEO and board director of cardiovascular drug company Reliant Pharmaceuticals. Prior to that, he worked for Merck & Co for 19 years, most recently as president of its US human health division, with commercial responsibility for chronic and acute disease drugs. Dr Sheares was also a member of Merck’s management committee, which formulated global business strategies, managed operations and set corporate policies. He joined Merck in 1987 as research fellow for Merck Research Laboratories.
His other board appointments include directorships at diversified technology and manufacturing company Honeywell International, and at insurance holding company The Progressive Corporation. In addition, Dr Sheares is a trustee of Spelman College and is a member of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia, the Abington Friends School Committee, the Scientific Advisory Council for Montclair State University and the Executive Leadership Council. He is a former board chairman of the US National Pharmaceutical Council.
16:11, 1st March, 2009