Amgen Names Warburg Pincus Exec to Board

Thousand Oaks-based Amgen announced on Thursday that it has added Fred Hassan, Partner and Managing Director at private equity investor Warburg Pincus, to its board. Hassan also was Chairman of the Board and CEO of Schering-Plough Corporation, and had served at Pharmacia Corporation, Ubjohn, Wyeth, and Sandoz Pharmaceuticals. Hassan also sits on the board of Time Warner, and has been on the boards of Avon, Bausch & Lomb, and Valeant Pharmaceuticals.