Before retiring Brian McNamee joined Amgen as Senior Vice President, Human Resources in June 2001. In 2013, Brian was promoted to be the Executive Vice President, Full Potential Initiatives. Before joining Amgen, McNamee was vice president of Human Resources at Dell Computers in Austin, Texas. He has held a variety of international executive positions at General Electric over a 12-year period, and he also served as senior vice president for the West Coast division of NBC in Burbank, California. McNamee received his bachelor’s degree in journalism from St. Bonaventure University and received his master’s degree in industrial and labor relations from Cornell University in 1987.