Kenneth J. Martin—Age 60
Director since July 2007
Mr. Martin served as the Chief Financial Officer and Vice Chairman of Wyeth (formerly American Home Products) from 2000 to 2007, before retiring in 2007.
Mr. Martin joined American Home Products in 1984 as Assistant Director of Corporate Compliance and subsequently held the positions of Assistant Vice President of Finance for American Home Food Products.
In 1989, he was appointed Vice President and Comptroller of American Home Products Corporation.
In 1992, he became Executive Vice President for American Home Food Products.
Two years later, he was promoted to Executive Vice President of Whitehall-Robins Healthcare and in 1995, President of American Home Food Products.
He was named President of Whitehall-Robins Healthcare in 1997 and Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Wyeth-Ayerst Pharmaceuticals in 1998.
In 2000, he was appointed Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Wyeth and in 2002 he was named Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.
In September 2013, Mr. Martin was appointed to the board of directors of Cubist Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
The Board of Directors concluded that the following experience, qualifications and skills qualified Mr. Martin to serve as a director of the company: significant executive management experience gained as an executive officer of a Fortune 500 company, publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange; strong international experience gained as an executive officer of Wyeth; financial expertise acquired as a chief financial officer and by serving on two audit committees; and board experience gained as a member of our Board of Directors and Chairman of our Audit Committee, and a member of the executive committee of another publicly-held company.
In summary, Mr. Martin
has financial management and corporate compliance expertise that strongly contributes to the company’s success as a global operating entity in an industry that is subject to different safety and environmental regulations in different countries around the world where trucks, buses and trailers are manufactured, used or exported.