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Robert J. Cindrich

President
Board of Directors
Mylan
United States of America

Robert J. Cindrich

Biography

Robert Cindrich was appointed to the board of directors of Mylan in March 2011. He is a member of Mylan's Compliance, Governance and Nominating and Science and Technology Committees. Cindrich is a distinguished attorney and former jurist who is currently the President of Cindrich Consulting. Previously, Cindrich served as senior advisor to the Office of the President at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC), a global health enterprise. In that role, Cindrich advises UPMC's senior management and board of directors on key corporate governance and strategic business issues. He also is jointly responsible for UPMC's biosecurity initiatives. Cindrich previously was senior vice president and chief legal officer for UPMC. Before joining UPMC, Cindrich served as a highly respected judge in the U.S. District Court for Western Pennsylvania for 10 years. Prior to that appointment, he was active in both government and private practice, including positions as the Allegheny County assistant public defender and assistant district attorney and U.S. attorney for the Western District of Pennsylvania. Cindrich also has served as an adjunct professor at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law and at the Duquesne University School of Law. In addition, he is chair of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law's board of visitors, chair of the Heinz History Center, chair of the 21st Century Biodefense Inc. board of directors and a member of the board of directors of UPMC Mercy Hospital. Cindrich also serves on the board of directors and audit committee of Allscripts Healthcare Solutions Inc. He has belonged to numerous professional organizations, including the American Bar Association, the American Bar Foundation, the Pennsylvania Bar Association, the Allegheny County Bar Association, the American College of Trial Lawyers and the Academy of Trial Lawyers of Allegheny County. His awards and honors include Jaycee Man of the Year in Law and Government, the Variety Club Pride of Pittsburgh Award, the Joseph F. Weis, Jr. Distinguished Service Award, the Wittenberg University Distinguished Alumni Award and the University of Pittsburgh Legacy Laureate Award. Cindrich is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. He also served in the U.S. Army Reserves and the U.S. Air Force Reserves.

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