Patricia Sueltz Elected to Amgen's Board of Directors
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Jan 8, 2002 -- Amgen (Nasdaq: AMGN)
announced today that it has elected Patricia Sueltz, executive vice president
and general manager of Sun Microsystems Software Systems Group, to its board of
"Patricia Sueltz's experience in managing fast-growing, information intensive
companies will be important to Amgen as we grow and become more information
management dependent ourselves," said Kevin Sharer, Amgen's chairman and chief
At Sun, Sueltz is responsible for all aspects of the company's software systems
business, including Java/XML, Solaris and the Sun Developer Network. As one of
the top operating executives, she reports to Sun's president and chief operating
officer. Prior to joining Sun in 1999, Sueltz held various senior management
positions at IBM Corporation.
Sueltz is a member of the board of directors of Delphi Automotive Systems, a
director of the Sun Microsystems Foundation Board, a member of the corporate
advisory council for the University of Southern California's Marshall School of
Business and the Enterprise Software Roundtable Advisory Board. She holds a BA
from Occidental College and was a Rockefeller Fellow at the Claremont School of
Theology and Ethics.
This appointment brings the number of directors of Amgen's board to 12.
Amgen is a global biotechnology company that discovers, develops, manufactures
and markets important human therapeutics based on advances in cellular and
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