Pfizer Outlines Post-Allergan Deal Leadership Team Changes

February 8, 2016

Brent Saunders will become President and Chief Operating Officer of the combined Pfizer and Allergan company following the close of the merger deal. In this role, he will over see Pfizer and Allergan’s combined commercial businesses, manufacturing and strategy functions.

The combined company will create a new operating segment named Global Specialty and Consumer Brands that will include Pfizer’s Consumer Healthcare unit and Allergan’s ophthalmology and aesthetics businesses, and Botox Therapeutic and Cosmetic following the close of the transaction.  Bill Meury, currently Executive Vice President and President Branded Pharma at Allergan, will become Group President, Global Specialty and Consumer Brands, Pfizer.

After the close of the proposed transaction, Pfizer will continue to manage the combined company’s commercial operations through an Innovative Products business and an Established Products business. The Innovative Products business will be composed of the Global Innovative Pharmaceutical and the Global Specialty and Consumer Brands segment. The Established Products business will continue to be led by John Young, and consist of the Global Established Pharmaceutical segment, including all legacy Hospira commercial operations.

The following executives will be members of the company’s executive leadership team, reporting to Mr. Saunders upon the close of the deal.

Albert Bourla, Group President, Global Innovative Pharma

Tony Maddaluna, Executive Vice President, President Pfizer Global Supply

Bill Meury, Group President, Global Specialty and Consumer Brands

Laurie Olson, Executive Vice President, Strategy, Portfolio and Commercial Operations

John Young, Group President, Global Established Pharma

The following Pfizer executives are continuing in their roles reporting to Ian Read, Pfizer Chairman and Chief Executive Officer:

Frank D’Amelio – Executive Vice President, Business Operations and Chief Financial Officer

Mikael Dolsten – President, Worldwide Research and Development

Chuck Hill – Executive Vice President, Worldwide Human Resources

Rady Johnson – Executive Vice President, Chief Compliance and Risk Officer

Doug Lankler – Executive Vice President, General Counsel

Freda Lewis-Hall – Executive Vice President, Chief Medical Officer

Sally Susman – Executive Vice President, Corporate Affairs

Effective immediately and through the closing of the transaction, Pfizer’s Global Innovative Pharma (GIP) business and its Vaccines, Oncology and Consumer (VOC) business will operate separately under the leadership of Albert Bourla, currently Group President, VOC. Upon the closing of the transaction, the Vaccines and Oncology businesses will be combined with the GIP business, and Albert Bourla will become Group President, Global Innovative Pharma, leading all of these businesses.




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