Vice President and General Counsel, GE Healthcare
Jason Hanson joined GE Healthcare in May 2014 as Vice President and General Counsel. He has global responsibility for legal, compliance and government relations.
Prior to joining GE Healthcare, Jason served as Company Group Chairman and Executive Vice President at Valeant Pharmaceuticals from 2012 to 2013. He previously spent seven years at Medicis Pharmaceutical Corporation where he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer since 2010. Jason joined Medicis in 2006 and was appointed to the position of Executive Vice President, General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary. Between 2004 and 2006, Jason served as General Counsel for GE Healthcare Technologies, where he was responsible for global legal affairs. From 2001 to 2004, Jason was General Counsel for the Americas region at GE Medical Systems. He first joined GE in 1999 serving as Senior Counsel for Litigation and Compliance for GE Medical Systems.
Jason began his career with Arnold & Porter in Washington, D.C. and then went on to serve with the United States Department of Justice, Antitrust Division in Washington D.C. as a prosecutor and trial attorney.
Jason earned his law degree at Duke University, where he was an editor of the law review, and earned his undergraduate degree in Economics from Cornell University.