Michael Jandernoa
Gerald R. Ford Presidential Foundation, Trustee

June 4, 2012 through Present

Mike Jandernoa is the former Chairman of the Board and CEO of Perrigo Company, a leading global healthcare supplier that develops, manufactures and distributes over-the-counter (OTC) and generic prescription (Rx) pharmaceuticals.

Mike is a graduate of the University of Michigan and was a CPA, having worked at BDO Seidman for seven years prior to joining Perrigo in 1979. Hired by Perrigo as CFO, Mike was promoted to EVP of Sales and Finance in 1981, appointed President in January 1983, and became CEO in 1986. He was promoted to Chairman of the Board and CEO in November 1991, a position he held until May of 2000. During his career at Perrigo, Mike helped lead two LBO’s in 1981 and 1988 and the IPO in 1991.

In addition to his service on Perrigo’s Board of Directors, he also serves on the Board of Directors of Business Leaders for Michigan (BLM), the Van Andel Institute, Hopen Life Science Fund, Metabolic Solutions Development Company (MSDC), the University of Michigan President’s Advisory Board, and Grand Valley University Foundation. Mike is a member of other corporate advisory boards and is a past member of the Young Presidents’ Organization. Mike also serves/chairs on numerous religious and community boards and committees as well.

Mike is the founder of Jandernoa Entrepreneurial Mentoring, a co-founder of Bridge Street Capital Partners, and a founder and Board member of Grand Angels.

Mike and Sue Jandernoa give gift for Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy at University of Michigan

On September 3, 2013 Foundation Trustee Donald Rumsfeld presented a lecture on his latest book “Rumsfeld’s Rules”. A Member’s-Only reception was held prior to the lecture: (l-r) Foundation Executive Director Joe Calvaruso, Foundation Secretary David Hoogendoorn, Foundation Vice-Chairman Hank Meijer, Foundation Chairman Emeritus Marty Allen, Trustees John Baab, Donald Rumsfeld, Mike Jandernoa and Bob Hooker, Library and Museum Director Elaine Didier, and Trustee Dick Ford. (Photo Courtesy of Dr. Robert M. Humphries)

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