Manning Fulton is proud to sponsor this event. Keynote Speaker – Robert A. Ingram Began his career in the pharmaceutical industry as a professional sales representative and rose through a series of roles with increasing responsibility to ultimately become CEO/Chairman of GlaxoWellcome Co-led the merger and integration that formed GlaxoSmithKline, the world’s second largest pharmaceutical company. Upon reaching the mandatory retirement age of 60, he was asked by the Board to serve as Vice Chairman Pharmaceuticals, GSK, which he did until January 1, 2010, at which time he became Strategic Advisor to the Chief Executive Officer, GlaxoSmithKline PLC. Awarded the Martin Luther King, Jr. Legacy Award for International Service. On July 27, 2006, he was appointed by President George W. Bush to the National Institutes of Health, National Cancer Advisory Board. Bob serves as Chairman, OSI Pharmaceuticals, Inc., and Lead Director, VALEANT Pharmaceuticals International. He also serves on the Board of Directors of Allergan Inc., Cree, Inc., Edwards Lifesciences Corporation, and Lowe’s Companies, Inc. Member of the Boards for the James B. Hunt Jr. Institute for Educational Leadership and Policy, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center, CEO Roundtable on Cancer, Research Triangle Institute and Chairman, GlaxoSmithKline Foundation. Graduate of Eastern Illinois University with a BS degree in Business Administration. For more information, visit http://wakebgc.org/.
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