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Allergan adds new board director


DUBLIN — Allergan on Monday announced the addition of Adriane M. Brown to its board of directors, effective February 2017. Brown serves as president and CEO of private global invention company Intellectual Ventures.


"I am pleased to join the board of Allergan as they deliver results around the world that serve their customers and patients," said Brown. "Their commitment to innovative and meaningful work with the goal of helping people live longer and healthier is commendable."


Before she joined intellectual Ventures in 2010, Brown was SVP energy strategy at Honeywell International, where she served in various leadership positions during her 11 years at the company, including president and CEO of Honeywell Transportation Systems, VP and general manager engine systems and accessories and VP and GM aircraft landing systems. Before Honeywell, she spent nearly 20 years at Corning, where she rose to be VP and GM of tis environmental products division. 


Since June 2013, Brown has served on the board of Harman International Industries, where she serves on the compensation committee and the technology and innovation committee. 


"Adriane Brown is an accomplished executive with extensive experience leading global businesses in multiple industries,” Allergan chairman, president and CEO Brent Saunders said. “With nearly 30 years of management experience, she has operational know how and a proven track record of developing and growing technologies and products across a network of global R&D centers and manufacturing plants. Adriane’s public board experience, understanding of the value of innovation and experience developing and protecting intellectual property complements the experiences of our current board."  


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