This Waiver and Release Agreement (Release) is executed by Juan Ramón Alaix (Executive) on ●. In consideration of the compensation and benefits set forth in that certain Letter Agreement (the Letter Agreement), dated as of October 2, 2019, between Executive and Zoetis Inc., a Delaware corporation (the Company), Executive agrees as follows:
1. In consideration for the compensation and benefits set forth in the Letter Agreement and for other good and valuable consideration, the sufficiency of which Executive hereby acknowledges and agrees to, by signing this Release, on behalf of Executive, Executives heirs, administrators, executors and assigns, Executive hereby waives and releases and forever discharges to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law any and all claims or causes of action, whether or not now known and whether present or future, against the Company or any of its predecessors, successors, or past or present subsidiaries, affiliates, parents, branches or related entities, (collectively, including the Company, the Released Parties) or, in their respective capacities as such, the Released Parties former, current or future employees, consultants, agents, representatives, stockholders, managers, members, equity holders, officers, directors, attorneys, employee benefit plans or assigns, with respect to any matter through and including the date hereof, including, without limitation, any matter related to Executives employment with the Company or the termination of that employment relationship.
Executive understands and agrees that Executive is releasing the Released Parties from any and all claims which may legally be waived by private agreement, including, but not limited to, any and all claims for breach of contract, breach of the covenant of good faith and fair dealing, personal injury, wages, benefits, defamation, wrongful discharge, discrimination, harassment, retaliation, impairment of economic opportunity, emotional distress, invasion of privacy, negligence or other tort; claims for attorneys fees or costs; and any and all other claims, whether arising under statute (including but not limited to claims arising under the Civil Rights Act of 1866, the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Civil Rights Act of 1991, the Equal Pay Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, the Older Workers Benefit Protection Act of 1990, the Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990, the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act, the Employee Retirement Income Security Act, the National Labor Relations Act, the New Jersey Conscientious Employee Protection Act, the District of Columbia Human Rights Act, the Massachusetts Fair Employment Practices Act M.G.L. c. 151 B, the Massachusetts Wage Payment Statute, G.L. c. 149, §§ 148, 148A, 148B, 149, 150, 150A-150C, 151, 152, 152A, et seq., the Massachusetts Wage and Hour laws, G.L. c. 151 § 1A et seq., the Minnesota Human Rights Act, the West Virginia Human Rights Act,1 and/or any and all other federal, state, local or foreign statutes, executive orders or regulations), contract (express or implied), constitutional provision, common law, public policy or otherwise, from the beginning of time through the date Executive has executed this Release. Further, if any claim is not subject to release, to the extent permitted by applicable law: (i) Executive promises not to consent to become a member of any class or collective in a class, collective or multiparty action or proceeding in which claims are
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