Shane M. Cooke


Shane Cooke is the former President of Alkermes plc, a position he held from 2011 to 2018. Prior to that, he served as Head of Elan Drug Technologies and Executive Vice President of Elan Corporation, plc (from 2007 to 2011), where he also served as Chief Financial Officer (from 2001 to 2011) and as a director (from 2005 to 2011). Mr. Cooke has also held a number of senior positions in finance in the banking and aviation industries. He is a director of Alkermes plc and Endo International plc, and served as a director (from 2019 to 2020) and board chair (from 2020 to 2021) of UDG Healthcare plc. Mr. Cooke earned his Bachelor of Commerce and Master of Accounting degrees from University College Dublin, Ireland, and is a chartered accountant. He has served on our Board since 2012.