Department of Management
J Robert serves as Celgene’s Executive Chairman. He assumed that role on March 1, 2016. Before serving as Executive Chairman, Mr. Hugin served as Celgene’s Chief Executive Officer, a position he held since June 2010 and Celgene’s Chairman, a position he has held since June 2011. Mr. Hugin served as President and Chief Operating Officer from May 2006 to June 2010, and was elected by the Board of Directors to serve as a Director in December 2001. Mr. Hugin joined Celgene in June 1999 as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Hugin is a past Chairman of the Board of The Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America and is a member of the Board of Trustees of Princeton University, Danaher Corporation, The Medicines Company and The Darden Foundation, University of Virginia. He also serves as a member of the Board of Trustees of Atlantic Health System and of Family Promise, a national non-profit network assisting homeless families. Prior to joining Celgene, Mr. Hugin was a Managing Director with J.P. Morgan & Co. Inc. Mr. Hugin received an AB degree from Princeton University in 1976 and an MBA from the University of Virginia in 1985 and served as a United States Marine Corps infantry officer during the intervening period.