Board of Directors

Our Board of Directors offers a diverse and complementary skill set, well positioned to drive accountability and outcomes.

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Strengthened and Enhanced Board

In December 2020, we expanded the Board to bring additional capabilities, experience, and expertise to deliver consistent, sustainable increases in value while integrating an investor perspective. The added and expanded committees are focused on enhancing strategy and execution.

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    Significant experience in areas important to our business

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    Recently added expanded committee oversight

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    Extensive public company C-Suite and Board experience

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    Fresh perspectives and diversity are valued

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David Hoover

R. David Hoover

R. David Hoover is the Chairman of the Elanco Board of Directors.

Jeffrey Simmons

Jeffrey N. Simmons

Jeffrey N. Simmons serves as president and CEO of Elanco Animal Health.

Kapila Kapur Anand

Kapila K. Anand

Kapila K. Anand has served as a member since September 2018.

John Bilbrey

John P. Bilbrey

John P. Bilbrey has served as a member since March 2019.


William F. Doyle

William F. Doyle has served as a member since December 2020.

Scott D. Ferguson

Scott D. Ferguson has served as a member since December 2020.

Art A. Garcia

Art A. Garcia has served as a member since May 2019.

Michael J. Harrington

Michael J. Harrington

Michael J. Harrington has served as a member since September 2018.

Paul Herendeen

Paul Herendeen has served as a member since December 2020.

Lawrence E. Kurzius

Lawrence E. Kurzius

Lawrence E. Kurzius has served as a member since September 2018.

Deborah T. Kochevar

Deborah T. Kochevar

Deborah T. Kochevar has served as a member since March 2019.

Kirk McDonald

Kirk P. McDonald

Kirk P. McDonald has served as a member since March 2019.

Denise Scots-Knight

Denise Scots-Knight has served as a member since March 2019.

Board Members Offer Expertise in Areas Important to Our Business

Our Directors have background in livestock production, veterinary medicine and innovation, integration, finance, accounting, operational improvement, digital transformation, the food industry, and consumer insights. 

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Fresh Perspectives and Diversity are Valued

Our Board has added eight new independent directors since 2019, including the addition of an investor representative in 2020. The Board values diversity in experience, viewpoints, gender and ethnicity.

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Board of Directors Committees & Charters

Our Board of Directors is responsible for the general oversight of Elanco business and performance, including providing guidance for corporate strategy, legal compliance, ethical conduct, and evaluating the management of business. Specific responsibilities are also delegated to individual committees of the board.

Board Of Directors


Our Board of Directors is responsible for the general oversight of Elanco business and performance, including providing guidance for corporate strategy, legal compliance, ethical conduct, and evaluating the management of business. Specific responsibilities are also delegated to individual committees of the board.

Members

R. David Hoover

Chair

Jeffrey N. Simmons

Member

Kapila K. Anand

Member

John P. Bilbrey

Member

William F. Doyle

Member

Scott D. Ferguson

Member

Art A. Garcia

Member

Michael J. Harrington

Member

Paul Herendeen

Member

Deborah T. Kochevar

Member

Lawrence E. Kurzius

Member

Kirk P. McDonald

Member

Denise Scots-Knight

Member

For further information, please see our latest Proxy Statement.

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