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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Ian Read

64 2011 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Frank D'Amelio

60 2010 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President - Business Operations

Mikael Dolsten

59 2010 President - Worldwide Research and Development

Angela Hwang

52 2018 Group President - Pfizer Essential Health

John Young

53 2018 Group President - Pfizer Innovative Health and Angela Hwang

Albert Bourla

56 2018 Chief Operating Officer, Director

Rady Johnson

56 2013 Executive Vice President, Chief Compliance and Risk Officer

Douglas Lankler

52 2014 Executive Vice President, General Counsel

Charles Hill

62 2017 Executive Vice President - Worldwide Human Resources

Freda Lewis-Hall

62 2010 Executive Vice President, Chief Medical Officer

Kirsten Lund-Jurgensen

58 2016 Executive Vice President, President - Pfizer Global Supply

Alexander Mackenzie

58 2016 Executive Vice President, Chief Development Officer

Laurie Olson

54 2017 Executive Vice President - Strategy and Commercial Operations

Sally Susman

56 2010 Executive Vice President - Corporate Affairs

Dennis Ausiello

72 2015 Lead Independent Director

Dan Littman

65 2018 Director

Ronald Blaylock

58 2017 Independent Director

Wyllie Don Cornwell

70 1997 Independent Director

Joseph Echevarria

61 2015 Independent Director

Helen Hobbs

65 2011 Independent Director

James Kilts

70 2007 Independent Director

Shantanu Narayen

54 2013 Independent Director

Suzanne Nora Johnson

60 2007 Independent Director

James Smith

58 2014 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Ian Read

Mr. Ian C. Read is the Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of Pfizer Inc. He is Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Pfizer since December 2011. President and Chief Executive Officer from December 2010. Previously, he served as Senior Vice President and Group President of the Worldwide Biopharmaceutical Businesses, which he led from 2006 through December 2010. In that role, he oversaw five global business units—Primary Care, Specialty Care, Oncology, Established Products and Emerging Markets. Mr. Read began his career with Pfizer in 1978 as an operational auditor. He worked in Latin America through 1995, holding positions including Chief Financial Officer, Pfizer Mexico, and Country Manager, Pfizer Brazil. In 1996, he was appointed President of Pfizer’s International Pharmaceuticals Group, with responsibility for Latin America and Canada. He became Executive Vice President, Europe, in 2000, was named a Corporate Vice President in 2001, and assumed responsibility for Canada, in addition to Europe, in 2002. Mr. Read later became accountable for operations in both the Africa/Middle East region and Latin America as well. Director of Kimberly-Clark Corporation. Mr. Read also serves on the Boards of Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA), International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers & Associations (IFPMA) and the Partnership of New York City. Mr. Read brings over 35 years of business, operating and leadership experience to the Board. His extensive knowledge of the biopharmaceutical industry in general, including his service on PhRMA and IFPMA, and Pfizer’s worldwide biopharmaceutical business in particular, provides crucial insight to our Board on the company’s strategic planning and operations.

Frank D'Amelio

Mr. Frank A. D'Amelio is the Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President - Business Operations of the Company. He was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from September 2007 until December 2010. Prior to joining Pfizer, he was Senior Executive Vice President of Integration and Chief Administrative Officer of Alcatel-Lucent from November 2006 until August 2007. Prior to the Alcatel-Lucent merger, he was Chief Operating Officer of Lucent and before that Chief Financial Officer of Lucent. Director of Zoetis Inc. and of Humana Inc. and Chair of the Humana Audit Committee. He is a Director of the Independent College Fund of New Jersey.

Mikael Dolsten

Dr. Mikael Dolsten, M.D., Ph.D., is the President - Worldwide Research and Development of the Company. He was Senior Vice President; President of Worldwide Research and Development from May 2010 until December 2010. Senior Vice President; President of Pfizer BioTherapeutics Research & Development Group from October 2009 until May 2010. He was Senior Vice President of Wyeth and President, Wyeth Research from June 2008 until October 2009. He was a Private Equity Partner at Orbimed Advisors, LLC from January 2008 until June 2008. Director of Karyopharm Therapeutics Inc. Chairman of the Translational Advisory Board of Apple Tree Partners.

Angela Hwang

Ms. Angela Hwang is the Group President - Pfizer Essential Health of the company effective January 1, 2018. She joined the company in 1997 in the company's Corporate Strategic Planning and Policy Group. Her experience includes leadership roles within the Innovative Health and Essential health businesses as Global President Pfizer Inflammation and Immunology, Regional head for U.S. Vaccines, Vice President of Emerging Markets for the Primary Care business and Vice President of the U.S. Brands business within Essential Health. In her current role she has been responsible for the growth of products such as Xeljanz and Eucrisa and building a strong pipeline around rheumatology, gastroenterology and dermatology. Ms. Hwang received her Bachelor of Science in Microbiology and Biochemistry from the University of Cape Town and a Masters of Business Administration from Cornell University.

John Young

Mr. John D. Young is the Group President - Pfizer Innovative Health and Angela Hwang of Pfizer Inc, effective January 1, 2018. He was Group President, Global Established Pharma Business from January 2014 until June 2016. President and General Manager, Pfizer Primary Care from June 2012 until December 2013. Primary Care Business Unit’s Regional President for Europe and Canada from 2009 until June 2012. U.K. Country Manager from 2007 until 2009. Director of Johnson Controls International plc.

Albert Bourla

Mr. Albert Bourla is the Chief Operating Officer, Director of Pfizer Inc. He was Group President, Global Innovative Pharma Business from February 2016 until June 2016 and Group President, Vaccines, Oncology and Consumer Healthcare since January 2014. President and General Manager of Established Products Business Unit from December 2010 until December 2013. Area President Europe, Africa, Asia and Pacific of Pfizer Animal Health from 2009 until November 2010. Area President Europe, Africa and Middle East of Pfizer Animal Health from 2005 until 2009. Board member of the Pfizer Foundation, which promotes access to quality healthcare. Board member and serves on the Executive Committee of the Biotechnology Innovation Organization, the world’s largest biotechnology trade association. Dr. Bourla has over 25 years of leadership experience and a demonstrated track record for delivering strong business results. Dr. Bourla has deep knowledge of the healthcare industry as he has held a number of senior global positions across a range of businesses and geographies over the course of his career, which enables him to provide important insights and perspectives to our Board on the company’s commercial, strategic, manufacturing and global product development functions. In addition, his experiences on the Executive Committee of the Biotechnology Innovation Organization provides him with a broader perspective on issues facing our industry. Dr. Bourla brings expertise in medicine and science to the Board through his prior experiences working within Pfizer’s Animal Health business and as a veterinarian.

Rady Johnson

Mr. Rady A. Johnson, II, is the Executive Vice President, Chief Compliance and Risk Officer of Pfizer Inc.. Mr. Johnson is Senior Vice President and Associate General Counsel from October 2006 until December 2013.

Douglas Lankler

Mr. Douglas M. Lankler is the Executive Vice President, General Counsel of Pfizer Inc. Mr. Lankler was corporate Secretary from January 2014 until February 2014. Executive Vice President, Chief Compliance and Risk Officer from February 2011 until December 2013. Executive Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer from December 2010 until February 2011. Senior Vice President and Chief Compliance Officer from January 2010 until December 2010. Senior Vice President, Deputy General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer from August 2009 until January 2010. Senior Vice President, Associate General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer from October 2006 until August 2009.

Charles Hill

Mr. Charles H. Hill, III, is the Executive Vice President - Worldwide Human Resources of the Company. Mr. Hill was Senior Vice President, Human Resources for Worldwide Biopharmaceuticals Businesses from 2008 through December 2010. Vice President, Human Resources, Worldwide Pharmaceutical Operations from 2004 through 2008. Director of Zoetis Inc. from July 2012 until June 2013.

Freda Lewis-Hall

Dr. Freda C. Lewis-Hall, M.D., is the Executive Vice President, Chief Medical Officer of Pfizer Inc. Dr. Lewis-Hall was Senior Vice President, Chief Medical Officer from May 2009 until December 2010. Previously, she was Chief Medical Officer and Executive Vice President, Medicines Development at Vertex Pharmaceuticals from June 2008 until May 2009. Dr. Lewis-Hall was Senior Vice President, U.S. Pharmaceuticals, Medical Affairs for Bristol-Myers Squibb Company from 2003 until May 2008. Director of Tenet Healthcare Corporation.

Kirsten Lund-Jurgensen

Ms. Kirsten Lund-Jurgensen is the Executive Vice President, President - Pfizer Global Supply of the Company. She was ice President, Innovative Health Product Portfolio Management and Consumer Operations from August 2015 until December 2016. Vice President, Vaccines, Oncology, Consumer Product Portfolio Management and Consumer Operations from January 2014 until August 2015. Vice President, Product Portfolio Management for Primary Care, Established Products and Oncology from December 2012 until December 2013. Vice President of the Primary Care and Oncology Operating Unit (Manufacturing Sites in Europe, Singapore, Canada) from October 2009 until November 2012. Vice President of the Patented Products Operating Unit (Manufacturing Sites in Europe, Singapore) from May 2008 until October 2009. A Member of the Executive Committee of the National Association of Manufacturers Board of Directors.

Alexander Mackenzie

Dr. Alexander R. Mackenzie is the Executive Vice President, Chief Development Officer of the company. He was Senior Vice President, Chief Development Officer from March 2016 until June 2016. Group Senior Vice President and Head, Pharma Therapeutics Research and Development from 2010 until March 2016. Senior Vice President, Head of Worldwide Research from 2007 until 2010. Dr. MacKenzie represents Pfizer as a member of the Board of Directors of ViiV Healthcare Limited.

Laurie Olson

Ms. Laurie J. Olson is the Executive Vice President - Strategy and Commercial Operations of Pfizer Inc. She is the Executive Vice President - Strategy, Portfolio and Commercial Operations of the Company. She was Senior Vice President - Strategy and Portfolio Management from 2011 until July 2012. Senior Vice President - Portfolio Management and Analytics from 2008 until 2010. Since joining Pfizer in 1987 as an Analyst in the Company’s marketing research organization, Ms. Olson has served in a variety of marketing leadership positions with increasing responsibility in both the Company’s U.S. and global commercial organizations.

Sally Susman

Ms. Sally Susman is the Executive Vice President - Corporate Affairs of Pfizer Inc. She was Senior Vice President, Policy, External Affairs and Communications from December 2009 until December 2010. Senior Vice President and Chief Communications Officer from February 2008 until December 2009. Prior to joining Pfizer, Ms. Susman held senior level positions at The Estée Lauder Companies, including Executive Vice President from 2004 to January 2008. Director of WPP plc.

Dennis Ausiello

Dr. Dennis A. Ausiello, M.D., is the Lead Independent Director of Pfizer Inc., with effective from April 2015. He is Director, Center for Assessment Technology and Continuous Health (CATCH). Physician-in-Chief, Emeritus at Massachusetts General Hospital and Chief of Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital from 1996 until April 2013. Jackson Distinguished Professor of Clinical Medicine at Harvard Medical School. President of the Association of American Physicians in 2006. Member of the National Academy of Medicine and a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Director of Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Seres Therapeutics, Inc. and TARIS BioMedical LLC.

Dan Littman

Dr. Dan R. Littman M.D., is the Director of Pfizer Inc.. He is also a member of the National Academy of the Sciences and the Institute of Medicine, and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the American Academy of Microbiology. Dr. Littman received an A.B. in Biochemical Sciences from Princeton University and an M.D. and Ph.D. from Washington University School of Medicine. r. Littman’s background reflects significant achievements in medicine, healthcare and academia. He has served as a faculty member at the NYU Langone Medical Center for more than 20 years and is a renowned immunologist and molecular biologist. Pfizer benefits from his experience, expertise, achievements and recognition in both medicine and science. In addition, his experiences as a member of the National Academy of the Sciences and the Institute of Medicine enables him to bring a broad perspective of the scientific and medical community to the Board.

Ronald Blaylock

Mr. Ronald E. Blaylock is an Independent Director of Pfizer Inc. He is Founder, Managing Partner of GenNx360 Capital Partners, a private equity firm focused on investing in industrial and business services companies in the U.S. middle market, since 2006. Prior to launching GenNx360 Capital Partners, Mr. Blaylock founded and managed Blaylock & Company, an investment banking firm. Also held senior management positions at UBS, PaineWebber Group and Citicorp. Director of CarMax, Inc., Radio One, Inc. and W.R. Berkley, Inc., an insurance holding company. Director of Syncreon U.S., a for-profit private company. Member of the Board of Trustees of Carnegie Hall. Member of the Board of Overseers of New York University Stern School of Business. Member of the Board of Trustees of Prep for Prep, a not-for-profit organization.

Wyllie Don Cornwell

Mr. Wyllie Don Cornwell is an Independent Director of Pfizer Inc. He has been Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Granite Broadcasting Corporation (Granite) from 1988 until his retirement in August 2009, and served as Vice Chairman of the Board until December 2009. Director of American International Group, Inc. and Avon Products, Inc. Director of the Edna McConnell Clark Foundation. Director of the Wallace Foundation from 2002 until 2012 and previously served as a Director of CVS Caremark (including two years as Chair of its Compensation Committee) for over 10 years. Trustee of Big Brothers Big Sisters of New York City. Through Mr. Cornwell’s 38-year career as an entrepreneur driving the growth of a consumer-focused media company, an executive in the investment banking industry and a director of several significant consumer product and healthcare companies, he has valuable business, leadership and management experience and brings important perspectives on the issues facing Pfizer. Mr. Cornwell founded and built Granite, a consumer-focused media company, through acquisitions and operating growth, enabling him to provide insight and guidance on strategic direction and growth. Mr. Cornwell’s strong financial background, including his work at Goldman Sachs prior to co-founding Granite and his service and leadership on the audit, finance and investment committees of other companies, also provides financial expertise to the Board, including an understanding of financial statements, corporate finance, accounting and capital markets.

Joseph Echevarria

Mr. Joseph J. Echevarria is an Independent Director of Pfizer Inc.. Mr. Echevarria was Chief Executive Officer of Deloitte LLP (Deloitte), a global provider of professional services, from 2011 until his retirement in 2014. During his 36-year tenure with Deloitte, served in various leadership roles, including Deputy Managing Partner, Southeast Region Audit Managing Partner and U.S. Managing Partner and Chief Operating Officer. Director of The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation, Unum Group, a provider of financial protection benefits, and Xerox Corporation. Member of the President’s Export Council and former member of the Presidential Commission on Election Administration. Chair Emeritus of My Brother’s Keeper Alliance. Member of the Board of Trustees of the University of Miami. Mr. Echevarria’s 36-year career at Deloitte brings financial expertise and international business, leadership and risk management skills to the Board. Mr. Echevarria’s financial acumen, including his significant previous audit experience, expertise in accounting issues and service on the audit committee of another public company, is an asset to Pfizer’s Board and Audit Committee. Pfizer also benefits from Mr. Echevarria’s breadth and diversity of experience, which includes his public service on the President’s Export Council.

Helen Hobbs

Dr. Helen H. Hobbs, M.D., is an Independent Director of Pfizer Inc., since December 12, 2011. She is Investigator, the Howard Hughes Medical Institute since 2002, Professor of Internal Medicine and Molecular Genetics and Director of the McDermott Center for Human Growth and Development at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. Member of the American Society for Clinical Investigation and the Association of American Physicians. Elected to the National Academy of Medicine in 2004, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2006, and the National Academy of Sciences in 2007. Received both the Clinical Research Prize (2005) and Distinguished Scientist Award (2007) from the American Heart Association. In 2012, received the inaugural International Society of Atherosclerosis Prize and in 2015, received both the Pearl Meister Greengard Award and the Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences. In 2016, received the Passano Award and the Gill Award. Dr. Hobbs’ background reflects significant achievements in academia and medicine. She has served as a faculty member at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center for more than 20 years and is a leading geneticist in metabolism and heart disease, areas in which Pfizer has significant investments and experience. Pfizer benefits from her experience, expertise, achievements and recognition in both medicine and science.

James Kilts

Mr. James Marshall Kilts is an Independent Director of Pfizer Inc., since September 27, 2007. He is Founding Partner, Centerview Capital, a private equity firm, since 2006. Vice Chairman, The Procter & Gamble Company (Procter & Gamble), from 2005 to 2006. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, The Gillette Company (Gillette), from 2001 to 2005 and President, Gillette, from 2003 to 2005. President and Chief Executive Officer, Nabisco Group Holdings Corporation (Nabisco), from 1998 until its acquisition in 2000. Non-Executive Director of the Board of Nielsen Holdings PLC (Nielsen Holdings), Chairman of the Board of Nielsen Holdings (from January 2011 until December 2013) and Chairman of the Nielsen Company B.V. (from 2009 until 2014). Executive Chairman of the Board of Conyers Park Acquisition Corporation (a special purpose acquisition company and an affiliate of Centerview Capital). Director of MetLife, Inc. and Unifi, Inc. (a textile manufacturing company). Chairman of Big Heart Pet Brands until March 2015 and Director of Meadwestvaco Corporation until April 2014. Life Trustee of Knox College and Trustee of the University of Chicago, a member of the Board of Overseers of Weill Cornell Medicine, and Founder and Co-Chair, Steering Committee, of the Kilts Center for Marketing at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. his tenure as CEO of Gillette and Nabisco and as Vice Chairman of Procter & Gamble provides valuable business, leadership and management experience, including expertise in cost management, value creation and resource allocation. In addition, his knowledge of consumer businesses has given him insights into reaching consumers and the importance of innovation—both important aspects of Pfizer’s business. Through his service on various compensation committees, including ours, Mr. Kilts has a strong understanding of executive compensation and related areas. Through his service on the board of MetLife, Inc., an insurance company, Mr. Kilts offers a view of healthcare from another perspective.

Shantanu Narayen

Mr. Shantanu Narayen is an Independent Director of Pfizer Inc., since September 27, 2013. Mr. Narayen is President and Chief Executive Officer and Director (Chairman since February 2017) of Adobe Systems Incorporated (Adobe), a producer of creative and digital marketing software. Prior to his appointment as CEO in December 2007, held various leadership roles at Adobe, including President and Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President of Worldwide Products, and Senior Vice President of Worldwide Product Development. Director of Dell Inc. from 2009 until October 2013 and Director of Metavante Technologies Inc. from 2007 until 2009. President of the Board of Adobe Foundation, which funds philanthropic initiatives around the world. Mr. Narayen’s experience as Chairman, President and CEO of Adobe brings strong leadership and management skills to the Board, and his past roles in worldwide product development provide valuable global operations experience. He also serves as a member and Vice Chairman of US-India Strategic Partnership Forum. His experiences as a director on other public boards provides a broad perspective on issues facing public companies and governance matters. Pfizer benefits from Mr. Narayen’s extensive knowledge in technology, product innovation and leadership in the digital marketing category through his experience in the technology industry. In addition, his deep knowledge and understanding of business risks through his leadership at a global technology company provide further insight and perspective to the Board.

Suzanne Nora Johnson

Ms. Suzanne M. Nora Johnson, J.D., is an Independent Director of Pfizer Inc., since September 27, 2007. She is Retired Vice Chairman, Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (Goldman Sachs), since 2007. During her 21-year tenure with Goldman Sachs, served in various leadership roles, including Chair of the Global Markets Institute, Head of Global Research, and Head of Global Health Care. Director of American International Group, Inc., Intuit Inc. and Visa Inc. Vice Chair, Board of Trustees of The Brookings Institution; Co-Chair of the Board of Trustees of the Carnegie Institution of Washington; Co-Chair of the Board of Trustees of the University of Southern California; and member of the Global Agenda Council on the Future of Financial and Monetary Systems for the World Economic Forum. Ms. Nora Johnson’s careers in law and investment banking, including serving in various leadership roles at Goldman Sachs, provide valuable business experience and critical insights into the roles of the law and finance when evaluating strategic transactions. Ms. Nora Johnson also brings financial expertise to the Board, providing an understanding of financial statements, corporate finance, accounting and capital markets. Ms. Nora Johnson’s extensive knowledge of healthcare through her role in healthcare investment banking and her involvement with not-for-profit organizations, such as in scientific research (The Carnegie Institution) and healthcare policy (The Brookings Institution) provide touchstones of public opinion and exposure to diverse, global points of view.

James Smith

Mr. James Clifton Smith is an Independent Director of Pfizer Inc. Mr. Smith is President and Chief Executive Officer and Director of Thomson Reuters Corporation, a provider of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, since January 2012 and its Chief Operating Officer from September 2011 to December 2011 and Chief Executive Officer, Thomson Reuters Professional Division, from 2008 to 2011. Prior to the acquisition of Reuters Group PLC by The Thomson Corporation (Thomson) in 2008, served as Chief Operating Officer of Thomson and as President and Chief Executive Officer of Thomson Learning’s Academic and Reference Group. Member of the International Business Council of the World Economic Forum, the International Advisory Boards of British American Business and the Atlantic Council. Mr. Smith’s experience as President and CEO of Thomson Reuters brings valuable leadership, finance, international business, talent and management skills to our Board. Pfizer benefits from Mr. Smith’s organizational expertise and leadership experience, honed in numerous senior management roles and on notable merger and acquisition activity, including the acquisition and subsequent integration of two of the information industry’s preeminent firms, as well as his strong operational and international expertise. Mr. Smith’s previous experience running global Human Resources for the Thomson Corporation informs his strong advocacy for culture and talent development.