Michael Redmond Non-Executive Chairman
Nomination (Chairman), Remuneration.
Skills and Experience
Michael has extensive board level international pharmaceutical experience, having held Non-Executive Director and Chairman roles in a number of healthcare related companies, both private and public, in the UK, Germany and Canada. Furthermore, as a result of Michael's tenure with the Company, he has a detailed knowledge and understanding of Dechra.
Michael joined the Company as a Non-Executive Director in April 2001, and was appointed Chairman in July 2002. He began his pharmaceutical career with Glaxo and went on to hold a number of senior positions within Schering Plough Corporation. In 1991, he joined Fisons plc and in 1993 was appointed to the Board as Managing Director of the group's pharmaceuticals division. Michael left Fisons in 1996 following its takeover by RPR.
In November 2009, Michael was appointed Chairman of Abcam PLC, an AIM listed company, previously having held the post of Deputy Chairman (appointed February 2009). Michael has announced his intention to stand down from this position at Abcam's 2014 Annual General Meeting.