4 February 2014
The board of directors of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) has elected Laura J. Schumacher to be a director of the corporation, effective February 2, 2014.
Schumacher is the executive vice president of business development, external affairs and general counsel for AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV), a biopharmaceutical company formed in 2013 following separation from Abbott. Schumacher is responsible for AbbVie´s legal, licensing and acquisitions, government affairs, health economics outcomes research, investor relations, public affairs and corporate brand marketing functions, and the AbbVie Foundation. She also serves as secretary to AbbVie´s board of directors.
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