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biotechnology company executive

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.


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


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.


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.


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

Member Society Paper Money Collectors.


Son of Donald LeGarde and Marion (McNulty) J. Married Susan Gager, September 6, 1969. Children: Alexandra C., Kimberly F., Donald M., Jennifer L.

Donald LeGarde Jackson

Marion (McNulty) Jackson

Susan Gager

Alexandra C. Jackson

Kimberly F. Jackson

Donald M. Jackson

Jennifer L. Jackson