Mr. Cawthorn is a former Managing Director of Global Health Care Partners of DLJ Merchant Banking Partners, having retired in 2001. Mr. Cawthorn served as Chief Executive Officer of Rhône-Poulenc Rorer Inc. in May 1995 and as Chairman in May 1996, after nearly four decades in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and animal health industries. Mr. Cawthorn was an executive with Pfizer International for seventeen years and was the first president of Biogen Inc. (now Biogen/Idec Inc.) before joining Rorer Group in 1982. He is credited with transforming Rorer into a major research-driven pharmaceutical company, largely through acquisitions and mergers, culminating in the successful merger that created Rhône-Poulenc Rorer in 1990. Mr. Cawthorn is Chairman of Actelion Ltd. and also serves as a director of The March Group, NextPharm Technologies, and Leerink Swann & Co. Mr. Cawthorn is a graduate of Cambridge University, England.