Amgen appoints Ellen J. Kullman to board of directors
Ms. Kullman will serve as a member of the Audit Committee and the Governance and Nominating Committee of the Board.
Ms. Kullman is the former president, chair and chief executive officer of E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company, or DuPont, a science and technology-based company, where she served from January 2009 to October 2015.
Prior to this, Ms. Kullman served as president of DuPont from October 2008 to January 2009. From June 2006 through September 2008, she served as executive vice president.
Prior to that, Ms. Kullman was group vice president, DuPont Safety and Protection.
She has been a director of United Technologies Corporation, a technology products and services company, since 2011, serving on its Committee on Compensation and Executive Development and chairing its Committee on Governance and Public Policy.
Ms. Kullman served as a director of General Motors, from 2004 to 2008, serving on its Audit Committee. She has also served as a director of Carbon3D, Inc., a privately-held 3D printing company, since April 2016.
She served on the Board of Trustees of Tufts University since 2006 and on the Board of Overseers of Tufts University School of Engineering since 2006. She served as chair of the US-China Business Council from 2013 to 2015.
In 2016, Ms. Kullman joined the board of directors of Dell Technologies, a privately-held technology company, and the Temasek Americas Advisory Panel of Temasek Holdings (Private) Limited, a privately-held investment company based in Singapore.
Ms. Kullman received a bachelor of science in mechanical engineering degree from Tufts University and a master's degree from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.