Lead Independent DirectorDr. Vance D. Coffman is the Lead Independent Director of Amgen Inc. Dr. Coffman was a director of 3M Company, a consumer and office products and services company, since 2002 and he was a director of Deere Company, a farm and construction machinery company, since 2004. He serves on the Compensation Committee and chairs the Finance Committee of 3M Company and serves on the Corporationrationrate Governance and Executive Committees and chairs the Compensation Committee of Deere Company. Dr. Coffman was also director of BristolMyers Squibb Company, a pharmaceutical company, and a member of its Audit and Governance Committees, from 1998 to 2007. Dr. Coffman was the Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Lockheed Martin Corporationrationration, an aerospace and defense company, from 1998 to 2005, and was ex officio member of all board committees. From 1997 to 1998, he was Vice Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Lockheed Martin. He is currently on the Board of Trustees of the Naval Postgraduate School Foundation, the Stanford Engineering Advisory Council of Stanford University and the Board of Governors of the Iowa State University Foundation. Dr. Coffman was a Member of the National Academy of Engineering since 1997 and a Fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics and the American Astronautical Society since 1989 and 1997, respectively
Age: 71 Director Since 2013 Ph.DCoffman received an undergraduate degree from Iowa State University and a doctorate from Stanford University.