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Jeffrey Poulton

Jeff PoultonChief Financial Officer

Jeffrey “Jeff” joined Shire in 2003 and is Shire’s Chief Financial Officer. He is also a member of Shire’s Executive Committee and was appointed to the Board of Directors on April 29, 2015.

Jeff has held leadership positions in finance supporting the Neuroscience, Gastrointestinal and Rare Diseases business units as well as the positions of Interim Chief Financial Officer and Head of Investor Relations. In addition, Jeff oversaw the operations of the Rare Diseases business unit in North America, Latin America and Asia Pacific, as well as leading the integration of the legacy-Viropharma rare disease products into the Shire portfolio. Prior to joining Shire, Jeff spent time at Cinergy Corp. and PPG Industries in a variety of corporate finance and business development roles, in addition to serving as a commissioned officer in the U.S. Navy. He received a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Duke University and a Master of Business Administration in Finance from the Kelly School of Business at Indiana University.

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