Global Leadership Group

Paul Perreault
Paul Perreault
David Lamont
David Lamont
Gordon Naylor
Gordon Naylor
Andrew Cuthbertson
Andrew Cuthbertson
Greg Boss
Greg Boss
Karen Etchberger
Karen Etchberger
Bob Repella
Bob Repella
Laurie Cowan
Laurie Reed
Val Romberg
Val Romberg
Alan Wills
Alan Wills

Paul Perreault

BA (Psychology) – (Age 60)

Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director

Paul was appointed to the CSL Board in February 2013 and was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director in July 2013. He joined a CSL predecessor company in 1997 and has held senior roles in sales, marketing and operations with his most recent prior position being President, CSL Behring. Paul has also worked in senior leadership roles with Wyeth, Centeon, Aventis Bioservices and Aventis Behring. He was previously Chairman of the Global Board for the Plasma Protein Therapeutics Association. Paul has had more than 30 years’ experience in the global healthcare industry.

David Lamont

BCom, ACA – (Age 52)

Chief Financial Officer

David was appointed as Chief Financial Officer in January 2016. As Chief Financial Officer, he is responsible for managing the financial aspects of CSL’s strategy which includes financial planning and reporting, capital management, tax, treasury and investor relations. Immediately prior to joining CSL, he was the Chief Financial Officer and an Executive Director at MMG since 2010. Prior to this, David served as CFO for several leading multi-national public companies across a range of industries since 1999 – including MMG Limited, Oz Minerals Limited, PaperlinX Limited, BHP Billiton’s energy & coal and carbon steel materials divisions, and Incitec Pivot Limited. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant and a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants (Australia).

Gordon Naylor

BEng (Hons), DipCompSc, MBA, CPA – (Age 54)

President, Seqirus

Gordon joined CSL in 1987 and has held many operational and corporate roles in different parts of the CSL Group. He was appointed Chief Financial Officer in 2010. In April 2015, Gordon was appointed to a new position as President of CSL’s global influenza business. Previously, Gordon was based in the US and responsible for CSL Behring’s global supply chain, the supply of plasma for CSL Behring and CSL’s global information systems.

Andrew Cuthbertson

BMedSci, MBBS, PhD, FTSE, FAHMS – (Age 62)

Chief Scientific Officer and R&D Director

Andrew was appointed as Chief Scientific Officer and R&D Director in 2000. He is responsible for CSL’s global Research and Development operations. Andrew joined CSL in 1997 as Director of Research. He trained in medicine and science at the University of Melbourne, the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute, the Howard Florey Institute and the National Institutes of Health in the US. Andrew was then a Senior Scientist at Genentech, Inc. in San Francisco. In 2016, Andrew was made an Officer of the Order of Australia (AO) and appointed Enterprise Professor at the University of Melbourne.

Greg Boss

JD, BS (Hon) – (Age 56)

Executive Vice President, Legal and CSL Group General Counsel

Greg was appointed Group General Counsel in 2009 and is responsible for worldwide legal operations for all CSL Group companies. He joined CSL in 2001, serving as General Counsel for what became the CSL Behring business. In addition to his legal role, Greg is also responsible for overseeing Risk Management and Compliance for the Group as well as global Communications and Public Affairs. Prior to joining CSL, Greg was Vice President and Senior Counsel for CB Richard Ellis International, after working ten years in private legal practice. In 2016, Greg received the World Recognition of Distinguished General Counsel from the Directors Roundtable.

Karen Etchberger

PhD – (Age 59)

Executive Vice President, Quality and Business Services

Karen was appointed as Executive Vice President, Quality and Business Services in April 2013 with responsibility for quality, information, technology, logistics, sourcing, enterprise excellence and environment, health and safety. Prior to that, she was Executive Vice President, Plasma, Supply Chain and Information Technology. Karen joined CSL as a Product Manager at JRH Biosciences in 1991 and progressed through a number of positions in technical services, quality management and research and development. Prior to joining CSL, she was Director of Developmental Research at Endotech Corporation.

Bob Repella

BSc (Pharmacy), MBA – (Age 58)

Executive Vice President, Global Commercial Operations

Bob was appointed as Executive Vice President, Global Commercial Operations in July 2014 with responsibility for a variety of global functions including sales, marketing, commercial development, medical affairs and public policy. Prior to joining CSL, he held senior management roles at a number of pharmaceutical companies including Cephalon and Wyeth. Bob has over 30 years of commercial experience including biotech and specialty markets.

Laurie Reed

BS (Finance), MS (Organizational Development) – (Age 53)

Senior Vice President, Human Resources

Laurie was appointed as Senior Vice President, Human Resources in March 2014 and is responsible for leading Human Resources (HR) practices and objectives that focus on talent development, reward systems, culture development and an employee oriented, high performance culture at the CSL Group of Companies. She previously served as the Head of Human Resources for CSL Behring. Laurie has more than 20 years of HR experience in both the regional banking industry in the US as well as in the pharmaceutical industry globally.

Val Romberg

BSc (Chemistry) – (Age 59)

Executive Vice President, Manufacturing and Planning

Val was appointed as Executive Vice President Manufacturing and Planning in January 2015. In 1998 he joined Centeon, a predecessor company of CSL Behring, and has held a broad range of management and R&D positions in the US and Switzerland. During his R&D tenure, CSL Behring had more than 25 product or indication approvals in the US, Europe and Japan. Prior to his current position, Val was Senior Vice President, Global Plasma R&D.

Alan Wills

BA (Zoology), MBA – (Age 53)

Senior Vice President, Strategy and Business Development

Alan was appointed as Senior Vice President, Strategy and Business Development in February 2015. He is responsible for strategy, portfolio management and business development activities at CSL Behring. Prior to joining CSL, Alan was Executive Vice President, Corporate Development at Auxilium Pharmaceuticals. He was previously head of corporate strategy for Bristol- Myers Squibb and Pfizer, and has worked in strategy and business development roles at United Healthcare and Stanford Medical Center. Alan began his career with the Boston Consulting Group.