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Kevin Sharer, Amgen Chairman and CEO, Announces Plan to Retire With Robert Bradway to Become CEO on May 23, 2012; Sharer Will Continue as Chairman of the Board Until End of 2012
Date:12/15/2011

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Dec. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Kevin W. Sharer, chairman and chief executive officer of Amgen (NASDAQ: AMGN) since 2000, has announced his plan to retire from the Company at the end of 2012, following 20 years of service to Amgen.  To facilitate an orderly transition process, Sharer will step down as CEO effective May 23, 2012, and remain as chairman of the Company's Board of Directors until December 31, 2012, at which time he will retire from the Board and from the Company.  Robert Bradway, currently president and chief operating officer, will become CEO on May 23, 2012.  It is the intention of the Board of Directors to elect Bradway chairman of the Board when Sharer retires from that position at the end of 2012.  The Board will also elect a lead independent director at that time.

On behalf of the Board of Directors, Vance Coffman, chairman of the Board's governance and nominating committee said, "The Board thanks Kevin Sharer for his service in leading Amgen over the past decade.  During that time Amgen grew significantly in every dimension and is well positioned for the future.  Amgen's core mission to serve patients remains our bedrock.  The Board is excited to have a talented executive in Bob Bradway as the fourth CEO in our Company's history."  

"Today Amgen announces its next generation of leaders as we pass the reins to Bob Bradway and Sean Harper," said Kevin Sharer.  "Bob and Sean have demonstrated sound judgment, delivered consistently excellent operating results and provided strong leadership in a variety of challenging roles.  Amgen will be in good hands.  I would particularly like to thank Roger Perlmutter for his eleven years of service.  He has been an outstanding head of research and development, and his accomplishments have benefited millions of patients.  In
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