Brett Pletcher

Executive Vice President and General Counsel

Brett Pletcher joined Gilead Sciences in 2005 and is currently Executive Vice President and General Counsel overseeing the company’s legal organization. Prior to joining Gilead, Mr. Pletcher was a partner in the law firm of Gunderson Dettmer, LLP, where he focused on providing corporate and securities services to emerging growth public and private companies and venture capital investors.

Mr. Pletcher received his bachelor’s degree in economics and political science from the University of California, Riverside and his law degree from the University of California, Berkeley’s Boalt Hall School of Law. He is a member of the California State Bar and the Nasdaq Listing and Hearing Review Council and serves on the Advisory Board for the East Bay Community Law Center.