Louis J. Lavigne, Jr.
Appointed to the Board in 2005. Mr. Lavigne is the Managing Director of Lavrite, LLC, a management consulting firm in the areas of corporate finance, accounting, management and strategy since 2005. Mr. Lavigne was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Genentech, Inc. from March 1997 through his retirement in March 2005, leading the company through significant growth while overseeing the financial, corporate relations and information technology groups. Mr. Lavigne joined Genentech in July 1982, was named controller in 1983, and, in that position, built Genentech’s operating financial functions. In 1986, Mr. Lavigne was promoted to Vice President and assumed the position of Chief Financial Officer in September of 1988. Mr. Lavigne was named Senior Vice President in 1994 and was promoted to Executive Vice President in 1997. Prior to joining Genentech, Mr. Lavigne held various financial management positions with Pennwalt Corporation, a pharmaceutical and chemical company. Mr. Lavigne serves on the board of BMC Software, Inc., Accuray Incorporated, Novocure Limited and SafeNet Inc. Mr. Lavigne is a faculty member of the Babson College Executive Education’s Bio-Pharma: Mastering the Business of Science program. Mr. Lavigne is a member of the West Audit Committee Chair Network. Mr. Lavigne is a trustee of Children’s Hospital Oakland. Mr. Lavigne is also a trustee of Babson College and Babson Global and the Seven Hills School. Mr. Lavigne is a former trustee of the California Institute of Technology.