Pfizer Appoints New COO

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The company has appointed Albert Bourla, PhD, as its new COO.

Pfizer announced on Nov. 13, 2017 that it appointed Albert Bourla, PhD, as its new COO, effective Jan. 1, 2018.

Since early 2016, Dr. Bourla has been the group president of Pfizer’s innovative health business, and has held a range of senior global positions. He holds a PhD degree in the biotechnology of reproduction from the Veterinary School of Aristotle University.

“The naming of a chief operating officer comes at a time when our business is strong as we continue to advance our strategy while also managing a dynamic and challenging external environment, said Ian Read, Pfizer chairman and CEO.


Source: Pfizer