Scott Gottlieb Elected to Pfizer’s Board of Directors
Dr. Gottlieb, a physician and medical policy expert, is currently a Special Partner of New Enterprise Associations, Inc.’s healthcare investment team and a Resident Fellow of the American Enterprise Institute. He served as the 23rd Commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) from 2017 to 2019. Prior to serving as Commissioner, Dr. Gottlieb held several roles in the public and private sectors, including serving as the FDA’s Deputy Commissioner for Medical and Scientific Affairs and as a Senior Adviser to the Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, where he helped implement the Medicare drug benefit, advance policies to improve healthcare quality and promote the effective use of new medical technologies.
Dr. Gottlieb is also an elected member of the National Academy of Medicine.
Dr. Gottlieb received a B.A. in Economics from Wesleyan University and an M.D. from Mount Sinai School of Medicine.
“We are fortunate to have Dr. Gottlieb join Pfizer’s Board of Directors,” stated Ian Read, Pfizer Executive Chairman. “Scott’s expertise in health care, public policy and the industry will be an asset to our company and enable our shareholders to continue to benefit from a Board representing a balance of experience, competencies and perspectives.”
“We welcome Dr. Gottlieb to Pfizer’s Board of Directors,” said Dr. Albert Bourla, Pfizer Chief Executive Officer. “Through his work as a physician and his time at the FDA, Scott has continually demonstrated an understanding of both patients’ needs and the rapidly changing dynamics of biopharmaceutical research and development.”
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