The Pfizer Company Profile

Pfizer Inc was founded in 1849 and is dedicated to better health and greater access to health-care for people and their valued animals. According to their company website Pfizer’s purpose is helping people live longer, healthier, happier lives. This includes helping clients with medical problems such as erectile dysfunction.

Their route to helping find ways to help people live healthier lives is through discovering and developing breakthrough medicines; providing information on prevention, wellness, and treatment; consistent high-quality manufacturing of medicines, consumer products; and global leadership in corporate responsibility. According to the corporation, every day they help 38 million patients, employ more than 115,000 colleagues, utilize the skills of more than 12,000 medical researchers, and work in partnership with governments, individuals, and other payers for healthcare to treat and prevent illnesses.

Key Pfizer pharmaceutical products include, Lipitor�®, Norvasc�®, Zoloft�®, Celebrex�®,
Xalatan/Xalacom�®, Zyrtec�®, Detrol/Detrol LA�®, Camptosar�®, Genotropin�®, Zyvox, �® Geodon/Zeldox�®, Vfend�®, Aricept�®, Aromasin�®, Relpax�®, Caduet�®, Zmax�®, Revatio�®, Spiriva�® and Rebif�®. These and other products developed by Pfizer are dedicated to a better quality of life for those who must take medicine.

According to Pfizer, CEO is Henry A. McKinnell, Ph.D. who has been at the helm for many years now. Hank McKinnell is chairman of the board and chief executive officer of Pfizer Inc, the world’s largest research-based pharmaceutical company.
He joined Pfizer in 1971 in Tokyo. Over the years, he held positions of increasing responsibility for Pfizer subsidiaries around the world, including service as president of Pfizer Asia, based in Hong Kong. He has also served as Pfizer’s president and chief operating officer, executive vice president, chief financial officer, and president of Pfizer’s Global Pharmaceuticals group.

Hank McKinnell is a member of the Board of Directors of Pfizer Inc, Moody’s Corporation, and ExxonMobil Corporation. Hank is Chairman of the Business Roundtable and a member of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Corporation. He is also a director of the Business Council, the Royal Shakespeare Company America, the Japan Society, and a member of the Stanford University Graduate School of Business Advisory Council. He is a member of the Boards of Trustees of the New York City Public Library, the New York City Police Foundation, Channel Thirteen/WNET, and the J.F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Hank holds a Bachelor’s Degree in business from the University of British Columbia, and M.B.A. and Ph.D. degrees from the Stanford University Graduate School of Business.

The corporate headquarters are in New York with research and development teams in, Groton and New London, Connecticut, Sandwich, England, Nagoya and Tokyo, Japan, Amboise, France, La Jolla, California, Cambridge, Massachusetts and Ann Arbor, Michigan.

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