Keith R. Leonard, Jr. appointed to Intuitive Surgical board
Mr. Leonard, Jr. has more than 20 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry. From August 2005 until the October 2015 acquisition by Allergan plc, Mr. Leonard served as President, Chief Executive Officer and a Member of the Board of Directors of Kythera Biopharmaceuticals, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company that he co-founded.
From 1991 to 2004, Mr. Leonard held various positions at Amgen Inc., most recently as Senior Vice President and General Manager of Amgen Europe, where he was responsible for commercial operations in 28 European countries. Mr. Leonard has served on the Board of Directors of Anacor Pharmaceuticals, Inc. since May 2014. ■