Robert J. (Bob) Hugin, Chair of the Board

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Bob Hugin retired as Executive Chairman and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Celgene Corporation. Throughout Bob’s nearly nineteen years of managerial leadership, which included serving as CFO, President & COO, CEO, and Chairman & CEO, Celgene achieved unprecedented growth and produced outstanding results. 

Bob was raised in Union City, New Jersey and became the first member of his family to attend college, receiving an AB degree from Princeton University in 1976.  Following Princeton, Bob served in the USMC as an active duty infantry officer In Okinawa, Japan from 1976 to 1983 and as a reserve officer from 1983 to 1990.  Bob left active duty to attend the Darden School of Graduate Business Administration at the University of Virginia in 1983.  His USMC reserve assignments included commanding officer roles in Virginia and Battalion staff officer assignments in New York. 

After receiving his MBA from Darden in 1985, Bob joined J.P. Morgan and played a leading role in the firm’s entry into the U.S. domestic corporate capital markets following deregulation.   Bob became J.P. Morgan’s Head of Corporate Fixed Income and led the origination, underwriting and trading activities of debt securities and derivatives in the Americas. 

In 1999, Bob joined Celgene.  Throughout his tenure, he led the development of Celgene’s corporate strategy and execution plans for building an independent, market leading, life-sciences company, enabling Celgene to become a global biopharmaceutical leader. 

During Bob’s tenure as Chairman & CEO, Celgene delivered industry leading revenue and EPS growth.  Celgene earned inclusion in the S&P 100 and was recognized annually as a Partner and Employer of Choice.  Bob has been named one of the top CEOs in the biotech industry multiple times, earning top recognition in 2013.  Bob is recognized as a leading expert in U.S. healthcare policy and has served as a Chairman of the Board of the Pharmaceuticals Research and Manufacturers of America and serves as a member of the Board of Directors of Danaher Corporation, the Medicines Company and the Board of Trustees of Atlantic Health System.   

Bob and his wife, Kathy, have been married for thirty years, have three children and reside in Summit, New Jersey.  Bob and Kathy are very involved in their community and not-for-profit work including Bob’s leadership positions on the Board of Trustees of Princeton University, the Darden Foundation at UVA, and Family Promise, a national non-profit network assisting homeless families and also serves on the NJ-based think tank Garden State Initiative and is the President of the Trustees of his church.  He previously served on the board of Choose New Jersey and past Chairman of the Healthcare Institute of NJ.  Kathy has positions on the Institutional Review Board of the Atlantic Health System and the Board of Directors of Georgetown University having previously served as a trustee of the Kent Place School and the Pingry School.     

Thomas J. Healey

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Mr. Healey is the founder and managing partner of Healey Development LLC. Mr. Healey is a founder of Prisma Capital Partners, a $5 billion fund of hedge funds, a founder of the FIA Timber Partners funds, a series of timberland investment funds with over $1 billion of capital commitments, a founder and partner of Anthos Capital, a private equity firm focused on small-capitalization private equity.

Previously, Mr. Healey was a partner and managing director of Goldman, Sachs & Co. where he created the Real Estate Capital Markets and Pension Services groups. The Pension Services Group, the first of its kind in Financial Services was focused on assuming relationship management for and coordination of products and services across products and regions to the top 100 leading Pension and Endowment Clients globally. As this platform expanded, Mr. Healey assumed a leadership role in the expansion of Goldman Sachs Asset Management to $400 billion in AUM through his role leading Institutional Marketing. Additionally, Mr. Healey played a key role in product creation in Alternatives and sat on relevant investment committees at Goldman Sachs. Mr. Healey also chaired Goldman Sachs' own Pension Plan and served as Co-CIO of Goldman Sachs' management of the Central States Teamsters Pension Plan.

Before joining Goldman Sachs, he was Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Domestic Finance under former President Ronald Reagan. Prior to that, he was head of Corporate Finance at Dean Witter Reynolds.

Mr. Healey received a B.A. from Georgetown University and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School. Mr. Healey served on the Board of Trustees of the Rockefeller Foundation and Georgetown University's College Board of Advisors. He is also involved with several other non-profit institutions.

Lawrence J. Mone

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Mr. Mone served as President of the Manhattan Institute from 1995 until his retirement in 2019. He joined the Institute in 1982, serving as a public policy specialist, program director and vice president before being named the Institute's fourth president.

Summa Cum Laude graduate of the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts, Mr. Mone taught high school history in Cambridge, Massachusetts, for several years before earning a master's degree in public policy from the University of California at Berkeley in 1982.

Under his leadership the Manhattan Institute has sponsored and disseminated research on such topics as tax and economic policy, education, welfare reform and crime. The Institute has expanded its work with civic leaders in New York and across the country to promote free-market solutions to urban policy problems. And it has broadened its focus on the American justice system, examining issues like employment law and class action suits.

The Manhattan Institute publishes numerous reports and books on these and other topics. The Institute's quarterly magazine, City Journal, has become one of the nation's premier public policy magazines and played a pivotal role in reforming New York City leading Mayor Rudolph Giuliani to call it "a forum for some of our city's—and our nation's—most incisive thinkers, whose writings have enriched our public discourse and helped shape public policy."