Robin L. Washington
Ms. Washington served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Gilead Sciences, Inc. (Gilead), a research-based biopharmaceutical company, from May 2008 through October 2019. In that role, she oversaw Gilead’s Global Finance, Investor Relations, and Information Technology organizations. From 2006 through 2007, Ms. Washington served as Chief Financial Officer of Hyperion Solutions, an enterprise software company that was acquired by Oracle Corporation in March 2007. Prior to that, Ms. Washington spent nearly 10 years at PeopleSoft, a provider of enterprise application software, where she served in a number of executive positions, including Senior Vice President and Corporate Controller. Ms. Washington is a Certified Public Accountant. She is a director of Alphabet Inc., Salesforce.com Inc., and Vertiv Group Corp., and she previously served as a director of Tektronix, Inc. (acquired by Danaher Corporation) (2005-2007) and MIPS Technologies, Inc. (acquired by Imagination Technologies Group PLC) (2008-2013).
Specific Qualifications, Attributes, Skills and Experience
• Extensive management, operational, cyber and accounting experience in the healthcare and information technology industries
• Financial expertise, including in tax, financial reporting, accounting and controls, corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions and capital markets
• Broad experience on corporate governance issues gained through public company directorships
Years of Service: 10