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Douglas J. Leech

Non-Executive Director
United States of America


Douglas J. Leech was elected to the board of directors of Mylan in 2000. Leech is the chair of the Mylan Governance and Nominating Committee and a member of the Audit and Finance Committees. Leech has 28 years of experience in the banking industry. He is the founder and principal of DLJ Advisors. From 1999 to 2011 he served as chairman, president and chief executive officer (CEO) of Centra Bank Inc. and Centra Financial Holdings Inc. Prior to this, from 1995 to 1999, Leech held a variety of positions at Huntington National Bank, including CEO, president of the southeast region and chief operating officer (COO). From 1982 to 1995, Leech served in various capacities at One Valley Bank of Morgantown Inc., ranging from chief financial officer to executive vice president and COO. Previously, Leech served as comptroller at Community Bank and Trust N.A. and Intermountain Bancshares Inc. From 1976 to 1980, he was a certified public accountant at Peat, Marwick, Mitchell & Company. Leech is a member of boards of directors for a number of professional associations and civic organizations, including past-chairman of the board of governors of West Virginia University, chairman of its executive and government relations committee and chairman of its audit committee; The National Domestic Preparedness Coalition; Schreyer Honors College at Pennsylvania State University; Morgantown Health Right Free Clinic; and the Salvation Army. Leech and Centra received national attention in 2007 and 2008 when both Entrepreneur magazine and Inc. magazine ranked Centra Bank as a top performer in the publications' respective annual rankings of the nation's fastest-growing companies. In 2003, Leech was named Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year for the State of West Virginia as well as a national finalist. He was state finalist for the award in 2002. Leech received a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration from Penn State University in 1977. He is also a graduate of the Stonier Graduate School of Banking at the University of Delaware as well as of the National Commercial Lending School at the University of Oklahoma. Leech is a certified public accountant in Pennsylvania and is a former member of the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Leech is frequently called upon to speak on the topics of banking, finance and entrepreneurship. *Independent Director

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