ul S. Herendeen was named Executive Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. in August 2016. Prior to joining Valeant, he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Zoetis Inc. for two years. From 2005 to 2013 and from 1998 to 2001, Mr. Herendeen served as CFO at Warner Chilcott, a specialty pharmaceuticals company. He rejoined Warner Chilcott after four years as EVP and CFO of MedPointe, a privately held healthcare company, where he served as CFO from 2001 until 2005. Prior to that, Mr. Herendeen spent nine years as a principal investor at both Dominion Income Management and Cornerstone Partners, where he worked on investments as well as mergers and acquisitions for the firms and their portfolio companies. He spent the early part of his career in banking and public accounting, having held various positions with the investment banking group of Oppenheimer & Company, the capital markets group of Continental Bank Corporation and as a senior auditor with Arthur Andersen & Company. Mr. Herendeen earned a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Virginia's Darden School of Business, and holds a bachelor's degree in Business Administration from Boston College.