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Shane M. Cooke

Pharmaceutical Sciences
Endo Pharmaceuticals


Shane M. Cooke has been a member of the Board of Directors since July 2014 and is Chairman of Endo’s Audit Committee. He is currently President of Alkermes plc based in Dublin, Ireland upon completion of the merger between Elan Drug Technologies (EDT) and Alkermes, Inc. in September 2011. Previously, he was head of EDT and Executive Vice President of Elan from 2007 through the Alkermes merger in 2011 and concurrently served as Chief Financial Officer of Elan Corporation from 2001 to May 2011. Mr. Cooke was appointed director of Elan in May 2005. Prior to joining Elan, he was Chief Executive of Pembroke Capital Limited, an aviation leasing company of which he was a founder. Mr. Cooke also previously held a number of senior positions in finance in the banking and aviation industries. Mr. Cooke is a chartered accountant and a graduate of University College Dublin, Ireland. He currently serves on the board of directors of Prothena Corporation plc, a publicly traded biotechnology company. Mr. Cooke’s qualifications to serve on the Board of Endo include, among others, his extensive knowledge of the pharmaceutical industry, significant executive- and board-level experience at a publicly traded company and financial expertise and experience, including service as a chief financial officer of a public company.

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