Angus C. Russell
Chief Executive Officer
Angus C. Russell, Chief Executive Officer of Shire plc, was appointed to our Board in October 2011. Mr. Russell has served as Chief Executive Officer at Shire since June 2008. He also is the Chairman of Shire’s Leadership Team and was a lead member of the Shire Management Committee that devised and implemented Shire's long-term, focused business strategy. Prior to his current role, Mr. Russell was Chief Financial Officer at Shire from 1999 to 2008. Previous to joining Shire, Mr. Russell served at ICI, Zeneca, and AstraZeneca for 19 years, most recently as Vice President of Corporate Finance at AstraZeneca PLC. He is a chartered accountant, having qualified with Coopers & Lybrand (now PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP). Mr. Russell is a member of the Board of Directors of Shire and also serves as a Member of the Advisory Board of Celtic Pharma Management L.P., a private equity advisement firm.