Tony Vernon has been a director of Novocure since 2006, serving on our compensation committee since 2012 and as chairperson of our nominating and corporate governance committee since 2015. Mr. Vernon served as the Chief Executive Officer of the Kraft Foods Group, a food products company, from 2012 to 2014 and served as a senior advisor through May 2015. From 2009 to 2011, Mr. Vernon served as the President of Kraft Foods North America and as an Executive Vice President of Kraft Foods. From 2006 to 2009, Mr. Vernon served as the healthcare industry partner for Ripplewood Holdings, a private equity firm. From 1982 to 2005, Mr. Vernon worked for Johnson & Johnson in a variety of leadership roles, including as Company Group Chairman of DePuy Orthopaedics, President of Centocor Biologics, President of McNeil Consumer Products and Nutritionals, and President of The Johnson & Johnson-Merck Joint Venture. Mr. Vernon currently serves on the boards of Intersect ENT Inc. and The WhiteWave Foods Company, and he previously served on the board of the Kraft Foods Group from 2012 to 2015. Mr. Vernon holds a B.A. in history from Lawrence University and an M.B.A. from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management.
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