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Company Presentation: Genentech, a member of the Roche Group (Ended)


Steve Krognes, SVP, CFO, Pharma North America

Date, Time, and Location:
Monday, February 25, 2013 (add this event to your Outlook Calendar)
12:00 pm
Hotel Allegro, 171 W. Randolph St, Chicago, IL  60601   (Driving Directions)

Date, Time, and Location:
Mon., Feb. 25, 2013
12:00 - 1:00 pm
Hotel Allegro, 171 W. Randolph Street Chicago, IL 60601

Steve Krognes Program Description:
Genentech, focus on innovation and profitable growth.

About Genentech
Founded more than 30 years ago, Genentech is a leading biotechnology company that discovers, develops, manufactures and commercializes medicines to treat patients with serious or life-threatening medical conditions. The company, a member of the Roche Group, has headquarters in South San Francisco, California. For additional information about the company, please visit http://www.gene.com.

Fee:
Members - Free
Non-Members - $10
Student-Members - Free
(payable by cash, check, credit card or function ticket)*

CFA Institute Qualified Activity: Eligible for 1 credit hour

Attire: Business Casual

Menu: Chef's Choice (Vegetarian meal available upon request)

Registration:
Register onnline below

Agenda:
11:30 am - 12:00 pm: Registration & Networking
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm: Luncheon Presentation with Q&A

Hosted by: Luncheon Program Advisory Group

Steve Krognes, Senior Vice President, Regional Head, Finance and Chief Financial Officer, Pharma North America

Steve Krognes is senior vice president and regional head, Finance and IT, and chief financial officer, Pharma North America. He serves on the Genentech Executive Committee. In this role, he is responsible for Genentech's Finance and Information Technology group.

Krognes joined Roche in January 2004 as global head of Mergers & Acquisitions. In this role, he led Roche's internal Mergers & Acquisitions group and was responsible for all Roche transactions worldwide. Prior to joining Roche, Krognes worked as a venture capitalist in Scandinavia, as a Mergers & Acquisitions investment banker with Goldman Sachs and Danske Bank, and as a management consultant with McKinsey & Co.

Krognes holds an MBA from the Harvard Business School and a Bachelor of Science in Economics from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. He is a second lieutenant in the Royal Norwegian Air Force.

About Roche
Headquartered in Basel, Switzerland, Roche is a leader in research-focused healthcare with combined strengths in pharmaceuticals and diagnostics. Roche is the world's largest biotech company with truly differentiated medicines in oncology, virology, inflammation, metabolism and CNS. Roche is also the world leader in in-vitro diagnostics, tissue-based cancer diagnostics and a pioneer in diabetes management. Roche's personalized healthcare strategy aims at providing medicines and diagnostic tools that enable tangible improvements in the health, quality of life and survival of patients. In 2011, Roche had over 80,000 employees worldwide and invested over 8 billion Swiss francs in R&D. The Group posted sales of 42.5 billion Swiss francs. Genentech, United States, is a wholly owned member of the Roche Group. Roche has a majority stake in Chugai Pharmaceutical, Japan. For more information: www.roche.com.

*Special Notes Regarding Fees:
Regular and Affiliate Members may apply function tickets as payment for non-member and/or students member. Credit card is required to guarantee ALL reservations. Day-of-event registrations accepted on-site only if applicable and space available. There is a $5 surcharge for walk-ins. Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover and Diners Club are accepted. Cancellations accepted until 5:00 pm, Feb. 21.

Passport Program
Members of any CFA society may attend at the CFA Chicago member rate. If you are only a member of CFA Institute, you do not qualify for the society member rate.

CFA Institute CE Qualified Activity
This program qualifies for credit under the guidelines for the CFA Institute Professional Development Program.

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