Celgene Corporation Elects Dr. Richard W. Barker to Its Board of Directors

SUMMIT, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ: CELG) today announced the election of Richard W. Barker, D.Phil., to its Board of Directors. Dr. Barker is a global thought leader in healthcare systems and government policy. He served as Director General of the Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI), and as a board member for the European and International pharmaceutical industry federations, addressing critical issues and working closely with government health agencies.

During his career, Dr. Barker was Chief Executive of Chiron Diagnostics, General Manager of IBM's Worldwide Healthcare Solutions division and leader of McKinsey & Company's European healthcare practice.

"As we continue to expand our global reach, Dr. Barker's international perspective will enhance our ability to navigate through an increasingly dynamic healthcare landscape and provide patients access to our innovative therapies," said Robert J. Hugin, Celgene's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.

Dr. Barker holds a D.Phil. in biophysics and a B.A. in Chemistry, both from Oxford University.

About Celgene

Celgene Corporation, headquartered in Summit, New Jersey, is an integrated global biopharmaceutical company engaged primarily in the discovery, development and commercialization of novel therapies for the treatment of cancer and inflammatory diseases through gene and protein regulation. For more information, please visit the company's Web site at www.celgene.com.

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