Alice N. Schwartz

Co-Founder at Bio-Rad Laboratories Inc.

Alice N. Schwartz

Alice N. Schwartz

Co-Founder at Bio-Rad Laboratories Inc.

Biography

Mrs. Schwartz has been retired since 1979. From 1972 to 1978 she was a Research Associate at the University of California. As a co-founder of our Company, Mrs. Schwartz has a unique and invaluable understanding of our Company’s business practices and core values. We believe that Mrs.Schwartz’s technical and business expertise gained through her many years as a researcher and as a director of our Company give her the qualifications and skills to serve as a director.

Overview
Career Highlights

Bio-Rad Laboratories Inc.

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347

Number of Boards

2

Birthday

1927

Age

91

Number of Awards

2

Estimated Net Worth

$1.3B

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Former Chairman of the Board, President & Chief Executive Officer at Bio-Rad Laboratories Inc.

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Vice President & Treasurer at Bio-Rad Laboratories Inc.

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Former President & Chief Financial Officer at Mentor Graphics Corp.

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Executive Vice President & Chief Strategy Officer at Bio-Rad Laboratories Inc.

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Former Executive Vice President, Finance & Business Development & Chief Financial Officer at Allergan, Inc.

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Deloitte & Touche LLP

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Chief Legal Officer & Corporate Secretary at CoreLogic, Inc.

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Former Acting Chief Executive Officer at BioMarin Pharmaceutical, Inc.

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Co-Founder at Bio-Rad Laboratories Inc.

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Former Chief Operating Officer at Bio-Rad Laboratories Inc.

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Education
Biochemistry

University of California Berkeley National rankings: In a National Research Council analysis of 212 doctoral programs at American universities, 48 Berkeley programs place among the top 10 nationwide. Faculty awards and honors: There are 8 Nobel Laureates, 32 MacArthur Fellows, and 4 Pulitzer Prize winners among the current faculty. History of UC Berkeley: Historical highlights, arranged by topic, following the campus's development — from UC's founding in 1868 to a turn-of-the-century building boom, a research explosion in the 1930s, the Free Speech Movement of the '60s, and Berkeley's key role today in science and technology revolutions. Timeline of discoveries and contributions by UC Berkeley scholars. Traditions of Cal: Who was the Angel of Death? What's with the "Big C" up there in the hills — and why is it sometimes green? Who wears Oski's jolly bear head and size 54 yellow sweater? Tours and webcams: Check out what's happening on Sproul Plaza, the campus's true heart. See stunning live views of the Bay Area from the Lawrence Hall of Science's perch in the Berkeley hills. Chancellor and administration: Information on Chancellor Robert Birgeneau, Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost George W. Breslauer, and how the university is organized. Organizational charts are included. UC System overview and links: On the campuses, laboratories, and medical centers that comprise UC's public educational system, as well as UC's K-12 partnerships, economic impact, and agriculture and environmental resources.

Career History
Co-Founder
1952 - Current

Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. engages in the development and production of specialty chemicals used in biochemical, pharmaceutical, and other life science research applications. It operates through Life Sciences and Clinical Diagnostics segments. The Life Science segment develops, manufactures and markets reagents, apparatus, and laboratory instruments. The Clinical Diagnostics segment designs, manufactures, sells and supports test systems, informatics systems, test kits and specialize in quality controls that serve clinical laboratories in the global diagnostics market. The company was founded by David S. Schwartz and Alice N. Schwartz in 1952 and is headquartered in Hercules, CA.

Research Associate
1972 - 1979

The University is governed by The Regents, which under Article IX, Section 9 of the California Constitution has "full powers of organization and governance" subject only to very specific areas of legislative control. The article states that "the university shall be entirely independent of all political and sectarian influence and kept free therefrom in the appointment of its Regents and in the administration of its affairs." Board Membership Article IX, Section 9 was drafted in 1878 after a decade of political conflict demonstrated the importance of sheltering the university from shifting political winds. The board consists of 26 members: 18 regents are appointed by the governor for 12-year terms One is a student appointed by the Regents to a one-year term Seven are ex officio members -- the Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Speaker of the Assembly, Superintendent of Public Instruction, president and vice president of the Alumni Associations of UC and the UC president. In addition, two faculty members -- the chair and vice chair of the Academic Council -- sit on the board as non-voting members. Board Officers The Governor is officially the president of the Board of Regents; however, in practice the presiding officer of the Regents is the Chairman of the Board, elected from among its body for a one-year term, beginning July 1. The current Chairman is Regent Sherry Lansing. The Vice Chairman is Regent Bruce Varner. The Regents appoints Officers of The Regents: the General Counsel; the Chief Investment Officer; the Secretary and Chief of Staff; and the Chief Compliance and Audit Officer. Former Regents Here is a list of individuals who have served as Regents of the University of California: Former Regents Committees and Meetings The Regents operates through 10 standing committees: Compliance and Audit, Compensation, Educational Policy, Finance, Governance, Grounds and Buildings, Health Services, Investments, Long Range Planning, and Oversight of the Department of Energy Laboratories. The Regents meets six times a year every other month in two-day meetings

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Director
1967 - Current

Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. engages in the development and production of specialty chemicals used in biochemical, pharmaceutical, and other life science research applications. It operates through the following segments: Life Sciences and Clinical Diagnostics. The Life Science segment develops, manufactures and markets reagents, apparatus, and laboratory instruments. The Clinical Diagnostics segment designs, manufactures, sells and supports test systems, informatics systems, test kits and specialize in quality controls that serve clinical laboratories in the global diagnostics market. The company was founded by David S. Schwartz and Alice N. Schwartz in 1952 and is headquartered in Hercules, CA.

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Awards & Honors
Rank #19
2018
Forbes Magazine - America's Richest Self-Made Women
Rank #19
2017
Forbes Magazine - America's Richest Self-Made Women
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