NON-EMPLOYEE BOARD MEMBER—INITIAL GRANT
GILEAD SCIENCES, INC.
STOCK OPTION AGREEMENT
A. Optionee is to render valuable services to the Corporation as a non-employee Board member, and this Agreement is
executed pursuant to, and is intended to carry out the purposes of, the Plan in connection with the Corporation’s grant of an
option to Optionee in his or her capacity as a non-employee Board member.
B. All capitalized terms in this Agreement shall have the meaning assigned to them in the attached Appendix.
NOW, THEREFORE, the Corporation hereby grants an option to Optionee upon the following terms and conditions:
1. Grant of Option . The Corporation hereby grants to Optionee, as of the Grant Date, an option to purchase the
Option Shares under the Plan. The number of Option Shares purchasable under the option, the applicable vesting schedule
for the option, the exercise price per share and the remaining terms and conditions governing the option shall be as set
forth in this Agreement.
2. Option Term . The term of this option shall commence on the Grant Date and continue to be in effect until the close
of business on the last business day prior to the Expiration Date, unless sooner terminated in accordance with Paragraph 5
or 6 below.
3. Limited Transferability . The following provisions shall govern the transferability of this option:
(a) This option may be assigned in whole or in part during Optionee’s lifetime to one or more members of
Optionee’s Immediate Family or to a trust established for Optionee and/or one or more Immediate Family members,
provided such assignment constitutes a gratuitous transfer by Optionee for which no consideration is directly or
indirectly received. The assigned portion may only be exercised by the person who acquires a proprietary interest in
the option pursuant to the assignment. The terms applicable to the assigned portion shall be the same as those in
effect for the option immediately prior to such assi