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Wyeth – Walter V Shipley


Board: Non Executive Board
Job Title: Director

Mr. Shipley is a Director of Wyeth. He is a retired Chairman of the Board of The Chase Manhattan Corporation and The Chase Manhattan Bank. He became Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Chase Manhattan upon its merger with the Chemical Banking Corporation in 1996, and served as Chief Executive Officer until 1999. Prior to the merger, he had been Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Chemical Banking Corporation.

Mr. Shipley is also a Director of Exxon Mobil Corporation and Verizon Communications. He is the Chairman of The Wallace Foundation. He is on the Board of Trustees of the American Museum of Natural History and the Advisory Board of the NYC Leadership Academy. He is a member of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences and The Business Council.