Mr. Poulton serves as our executive vice president of technical operations. Mr. Poulton previously served as our global head of quality. Prior to joining Dendreon in 2010, Mr. Poulton served in a number of senior positions at Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, Inc., including senior vice president, CMC, Compliance and Conformance, group vice president of global strategy, technical operations; group vice president of international operations and technology, and senior vice president of international operations and supply chain. While there, he was responsible for transforming the Wyeth Global Supply Chain. Before that, Mr. Poulton spent more than 19 years at SmithKline Beecham overseeing quality functions around the world. Following the merger of SmithKline Beecham and GlaxoWellcome, Mr. Poulton was appointed vice president of worldwide regulatory compliance, responsible for all R&D regulated facilities and processes. Born in the United Kingdom, Mr. Poulton graduated with a First Class Honours degree in Applied Chemistry from Brighton Polytechnic.