Gerhard N. Mayr
Gerhard N. Mayr "joined the Alcon, Inc. board in May 2007. Mr. Mayr began his career in 1972 with Eli Lilly & Company as a sales representative in West Germany. Since then, he has held several sales, marketing and general management positions in Europe, the Middle East and the United States. He became Vice President of European operations in 1986, progressively increasing his responsibilities in the following years and becoming President of Europe, Middle East and African operations in 1993. He served in that position until 1997. From 1997 to 1999 he served as President, Intercontinental Operations. Mr. Mayr was named Executive Vice President, Pharmaceutical Operations in 1999 and retired from Eli Lilly in March 2004. Mr. Mayr is a member of the board of directors of Lonza Group Ltd., OMV Aktiengesellschaft and UCB S.A."