Murray S. Kessler, 59, was appointed President, Chief Executive Officer and Board Member of Perrigo Company plc, effective October 8, 2018. Before joining Perrigo, Mr. Kessler served as the Chairman of the board of directors, President and CEO of Lorillard, Inc. (2010-2015). He served as Vice Chair of Altria, Inc. (2009) and President and CEO of UST, Inc. (2000-2009), a wholly owned subsidiary. Previous to his time at UST, Mr. Kessler had over 18 years of consumer packaged goods experience with companies including Vlasic Foods International, Campbell Soup and The Clorox Company. In addition to his board service at Lorillard, Mr.
Kessler previously served on the board of directors of Reynolds-American, Inc. from 2015 to 2017. Since 2015, Mr. Kessler has served as voluntary President of the United States Equestrian Federation.