Schaeffer Center Advisory Board

Peter Griffith

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Amgen

Peter Griffith's Bio

Peter Griffith became executive vice president and Chief Financial Officer in January 2020.

Previously, he was executive vice president, Finance. He joined Amgen in 2019 from Sherwood Canyon Group, LLC, a private equity and advisory firm, where he served as president. Previously, he retired from EY (formerly Ernst & Young), a leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, after a distinguished career there, including almost 22 years as a partner. Most recently, Peter served as EY’s Global Vice Chair, Corporate Development with responsibility for driving the firm’s international growth and expanding its capabilities
worldwide. He previously served as EY’s Global Managing Partner, Finance and Corporate Development and, before that, as Global Managing Partner, Operations and Finance during a time when the organization grew annual revenues more than 25 percent to over $27 billion. This latter role included the Finance and Accounting, Corporate Development, Tax, and Treasury functions.

Peter was recognized in 2010 by the Los Angeles chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners as its first ever “Man of the Year.”

He received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Southern California’s Marshall School of Business.

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