Leonard S. Schleifer

Founder, President & Chief Executive Officer at Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Leonard S. Schleifer

Leonard S. Schleifer

Founder, President & Chief Executive Officer at Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Biography

Leonard S. Schleifer founded Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Presently, he is Co-President, Chief Executive Officer & Director at this company. He previously held the position of Assistant Professor at Weill Cornell Medical College. Dr. Schleifer received a doctorate from the University of Virginia.

Overview
Career Highlights

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

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2475

Number of Boards

2

Birthday

1953

Age

67

Number of Awards

10

Estimated Net Worth

$1.4B

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Founding Scientist at Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

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Co-Founder at Lancet Capital Partners LLC

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Former Founder & Director at Peloton Therapeutics, Inc.

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Former Chairman, President & Co-Chief Executive Officer at Merck & Co., Inc.

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Vice Chairman of the Supervisory Board & Secretary at Koninklijke Philips NV

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Former Chief Executive Officer at Prudential Financial, Inc.

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Professor & Chairman-Molecular Genetics Department at The University of Texas - Southwestern Medical Center

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President at Stanford University

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Director, Sales & Marketing at RF Monolithics, Inc.

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Director, Jan & Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute at Texas Children's Hospital

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Leonard S. Schleifer
Founder, President & Chief Executive Officer at Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Education
MD Pharmacology
Class of 1980

The University of Virginia (often abbreviated as UVA, UVa, or Virginia) is a public research university in Charlottesville, Virginia, United States. It was conceived and designed by U.S. President Thomas Jefferson, and established in 1819. UVA's initial Board of Visitors included former Presidents of the United States Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, and James Monroe. Monroe owned the initial site of the University, which was mostly farmland. His law office and farmhouse are now the site of Brown College at Monroe Hill, a residential college at UVA. UVA is one of the eight original Public Ivy universities, and it is the only university campus in the United States that is designated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. In the 2013 edition of U.S. News and World Report's National University Rankings, the school was listed as America's 2nd best public university; tied with UCLA and surpassed only by UC Berkeley.

MD in Pharmacology
Class of 1977

University of Virginia School of Medicine is a school.

AB
Class of 1973

Cornell is a privately endowed research university and a partner of the State University of New York. As the federal land-grant institution in New York State, they have a responsibility—unique within the Ivy League—to make contributions in all fields of knowledge in a manner that prioritizes public engagement to help improve the quality of life in our state, the nation, the world.

Career History
Founder, President & Chief Executive Officer
1988 - Current

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a biotechnology company, which engages in the discovery, invention, development, manufacture, and commercialization of medicines. It product portfolio includes the following brands: EYLEA, Dupixent, Praluent, Kevzara, Libtayo, ARCALYST, and ZALTRAP. The company was founded by Alferd G. Gilman, Leonard S. Schleifer, and Eric M. Shooter on January 8, 1988 and is headquartered in Tarrytown, NY.

Clinical Professor of Neurology & Neuroscience
Current

Founded in 1898, and affiliated with what is now NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital since 1927, Weill Cornell Medical College is among the top-ranked clinical and medical research centers in the country. In addition to offering degrees in medicine, Weill Cornell also has PhD programs in biomedical research and education at the Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences, and with neighboring Sloan-Kettering Institute and The Rockefeller University, has established a joint MD-PhD program for students to intensify their pursuit of Weill Cornell's triple mission of education, research, and patient care. Weill Cornell Medical College is divided into 24 basic science and patient care departments that focus on the sciences underlying clinical medicine and/or encompass the study, treatment, and prevention of human diseases. In addition to its affiliation with NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical College and the Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences maintain major affiliations with Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, The Rockefeller University, the Hospital for Special Surgery, as well as with the metropolitan-area institutions that constitute NewYork-Presbyterian Healthcare Network. Weill Cornell Medical College and the Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences are accredited by the Liaison Committee for Medical Education of the American Medical Association and the Association of American Medical Colleges.

Political Donations
$2,600
2013

Representative from New York's 17th Congressional District

$2,500
2012

Representative from New York's 17th Congressional District

$1,000
2010

Representative from New York's 17th Congressional District

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Awards & Honors
Rank #1468
2017
Forbes Magazine - The World's Billionaires
Rank #1367
2016
Forbes Magazine - The World's Billionaires
Rank #375
2015
Forbes Magazine - 400 Richest People in America
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