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John Wyant Jackson

John Wyant Jackson was American biotechnology company executive. Decorated Navy Commendation medal; decorated Purple Heart. Chairman Liana Foundation, 2006^; member Yale International Advisory Board; board directors Gordonstoun American Foundation, United States Insead Council; Member Society Paper Money Collectors.

Background

  • Jackson, John Wyant was born on May 25, 1944 in Corpus Christi.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Yale University, 1967. Master of Business Administration, European Institute of Business Administration (Institut Européen d'Administration des Affaires), Fontainbleau, France, 1971. Diploma, Institute Political Science, Paris, 1966.

    Career

    • With Merck & Company, Rahway, New Jersey, 1971-1978. Vice president-international American Cyanamid, 1978—1986, president, worldwide medical device division, 1986—1991. Founder, president Gemini Medical, Warren, New Jersey, 1991-1996.

      Chairman, Chief Executive Officer Celgene Corporation, Summit, 1996—2006. 1st lieutenant United States Marine Corps Reserve, 1967-1970.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Chairman Liana Foundation, 2006^. Member Yale International Advisory Board. Board directors Gordonstoun American Foundation, United States Insead Council.

    Member Society Paper Money Collectors.

    Connections

    • Son of Donald LeGarde and Marion (McNulty) J. Married Susan Gager, September 6, 1969. Children: Alexandra C., Kimberly F., Donald M., Jennifer L.
    • father: Donald LeGarde Jackson
    • mother: Marion (McNulty) Jackson
    • spouse: Susan Gager
    • children: Alexandra C. Jackson
    • Kimberly F. Jackson
    • Donald M. Jackson
    • Jennifer L. Jackson
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    Born May 25, 1944
    (age 73)
    Nationality
    • 1967
      Yale University
    • 1971
      European Institute of Business Administration (Institut Européen d'Administration des Affaires)
    • 1966
      Institute Political Science
    • 1971 - 1978
      With Merck & Company
      Rahway, New Jersey, United States
    • 1986 - 1991
      vice president-intern, at. American Cyanamid
    • 1996 - 2006
      chairman, Celgene Corporation
      Summit, New Jersey, United States
    • 1996 - 2006
      Chief Executive Officer, Celgene Corporation
      Summit, New Jersey, United States
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