DUBLIN, June 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Perrigo Company plc (NYSE; TASE: PRGO), a leading global provider of "Quality Affordable Healthcare Products®", today announced that the Company's Board of Directors has retained Spencer Stuart, a leading global executive search and leadership advisory firm, to assist with the search for the Company's next Chief Executive Officer (CEO). John T. Hendrickson announced his plans to retire as CEO earlier this month; he will remain with the Company until his replacement is appointed, as well as up to 60 days following to ensure a smooth and successful transition.
The search process is being overseen by the Board's Nominating and Governance Committee, which is comprised of Jeff Smith (Chair), Brad Alford, Rolf Classon, Gary Cohen, and Board Chair, Laurie Brlas.
Perrigo Company plc, a leading global healthcare company, delivers value to its customers and consumers by providing Quality Affordable Healthcare Products®. Founded in 1887 as a packager of home remedies, Perrigo has built a unique business model that is best described as the convergence of a fast-moving consumer goods company, a high-quality pharmaceutical manufacturing organization and a world-class supply chain network. Perrigo is the world's largest manufacturer of over-the-counter ("OTC") healthcare products and supplier of infant formulas for the store brand market. The Company also is a leading provider of branded OTC products throughout Europe and the U.S., as well as a leading producer of "extended topical" prescription drugs. Perrigo, headquartered in Ireland, sells its products primarily in North America and Europe, as well as in other markets, including Australia, Israel and China. Visit Perrigo online at (http://www.perrigo.com).
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