Charles A. Sanders, M.D. (Chairman, 1996-2016)

Dr. Charles SandersDr. Sanders is the former Chairman and CEO of Glaxo Inc., and a former member of the Board of Glaxo PLC. Before joining Glaxo, Dr. Sanders spent eight years with Squibb Corp., where he held a number of posts, including Vice Chairman; Chief Executive Officer of the Science and Technology Group and Chairman of the Science and Technology Committee of the Board. Previously, Dr. Sanders was General Director of Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston and Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Sanders is a member of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences, a member of the Board of Trustees of the Center for Strategic and International Studies, Chairman Emeritus and Board Member of Project HOPE and a member of a number of corporate boards. He is past-chairman of the New York Academy of Sciences, the Commonwealth Fund and the Overseers Committee to Visit the Harvard Medical School. A native of Dallas, Dr. Sanders is a graduate of Southwestern Medical College of the University of Texas. Dr. Sanders and his wife, Ann, live in Durham, North Carolina.