Healthcare >> CEO Interviews >> September 13, 2002

Robert Van Nostrand – Osi Pharmaceuticals Inc (osip)

ROBERT VAN NOSTRAND is Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of OSI Pharmaceuticals. He was appointed Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of OSI in December 1996, having previously served with the company as Vice President, Finance and Administration, Treasurer and Secretary since May 1990. Mr. Van Nostrand joined the company as Controller and Chief Accounting Officer in August, 1986. Prior to joining OSI, Mr. Van Nostrand was in a managerial position with the accounting firm of Touche Ross & Co. Mr. Van Nostrand holds a BS in Accounting from Long Island University, and he completed advanced management studies at the Wharton School. He is a Certified Public Accountant. Profile
TWST: Could we begin with a brief historical sketch of OSI

Pharmaceuticals, emphasizing some of the interesting events of the last

two years?

Mr. Van Nostrand: Probably one of the most pivotal