2017 Sparkle of Hope Honoree and Co-Chairs

Robert J. Hugin
Executive Chairman
Celgene Corporation

Leadership Chair
Brenton Saunders
Chairman, President and CEO
Allergan plc
Founding Chair
Fred Hassan
Caret Group
Special Limited Partner
Warburg Pincus
Honorary Chairs
Kenneth C. Frazier
Chairman of the Board
and Chief Executive Officer
Merck & Co., Inc.
The Honorable Kim Guadagno
Lieutenant Governor,
State of New Jersey
Event Co-Chairs
Mark Alles
Chief Executive Officer
Celgene Corporation

Albert Bourla
Group President
Pfizer Innovative Health

John F. Crowley
Chairman and CEO
Amicus Therapeutics

Terrie Curran
Inflammation & Immunology
Celgene Corporation

David Epstein
Executive Chairman
Rubius Therapeutics
Executive Partner
Flagship Pioneering

Aaron Graff
Executive Vice President and
Chief Commercial Officer
Ferring International Center SA

Thomas N. Kendris
Novartis Corporation
US Country President

Douglas J. Langa, MBA
Executive Vice President,
Head of North America Operations and President
Novo Nordisk Inc.

Kabir Nath
President and CEO
North American Pharmaceutical Business
Otsuka America, Inc.

Shaji Procida
President and
Chief Operating Officer
Eisai Inc.