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Annie McGuire Appointed General Counsel to Veracyte

Annie McGuire Appointed General Counsel to Veracyte

Annie McGuire appointment becomes effective immediately. Ms. McGuire will oversee all aspects of the company’s legal functions and will report to Marc Stapley, Veracyte’s chief executive officer.

“We are delighted to welcome Annie McGuire to Veracyte,” said Mr. Stapley. “She brings with her significant experience in Fortune 100 and other healthcare companies. Her proven leadership in running global legal operations and serving as a strategic business partner within large and growing companies will be critical to Veracyte’s success as we continue advancing our strategic vision.”

Annie McGuire joins Veracyte from Rakuten Medical, Inc., a global biotechnology company, where she led all legal functions as general counsel and corporate secretary. Prior to that, Ms. McGuire was vice president, legal at MyoKardia, Inc., a biotechnology company focused on serious cardiovascular disease, where she led the team through MyoKardia’s $13 billion acquisition by Bristol Myers Squibb. Before that, she spent 13 years at Amgen, Inc. where she held various legal and compliance leadership roles, including senior corporate counsel for global commercial operations and employment and executive compensation. Ms. McGuire began her legal career at Proskauer Rose LLP in New York City. She earned her Juris Doctor from New York Law School, Magna Cum Laude and her Bachelor of Science degree from Pace University, Summa Cum Laude.

“I was drawn to Veracyte for its deep commitment to innovation and improving the lives of patients with high-performing, novel tests,” said Ms. McGuire. “I’m thrilled to join the company as it executes against its plan to deliver a broad menu of tests to patients worldwide.”

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