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Biography PhotoRONALD TAYLOR, MA
LEAD DIRECTOR

Ronald Taylor has served as a director since January 2005. Mr. Taylor is a director of Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a NYSE-listed specialty pharmaceutical company, Red Lion Hotels Corp, a NYSE-listed hospitality company and Aethon Corp., a privately-held provider of robotic delivery systems for hospitals. Mr. Taylor is Chairman of the Board of EMN8 Corporation, a manufacturer of self-service terminals for quick service restaurants. From 2002 until 2005, he served as chairman of the ResMed Foundation. In 1987, Mr. Taylor founded Pyxis Corporation, a manufacturer of automated drug dispensers for hospitals, where he served as chairman, president, and chief executive officer until its purchase by Cardinal Health, Inc., in 1996. Before founding Pyxis, Mr. Taylor was responsible for operations and international sales at Hybritech, Inc., a biotechnology company, for six years. Before joining Hybritech, he served over ten years in management roles at Allergan Pharmaceuticals. Mr. Taylor received a B.A. from the University of Saskatchewan and an M.A. from the University of California, Irvine.