New MD of Pfizer India: S Sridhar [ Current Affairs ]

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About S Sridhar: S Sridhar has been appointed as new managing director (MD) of the Pfizer India. The company’s shareholders have announced his appointment at the annual general meeting.

  • S Sridhar is a chartered accountant by profession and he has 20 years of reach experience.
  • Previously he had served as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Pfizer India for seven years.
  • And currently He had led the Pfizer India’s distribution function for past three years.
  • He was heading Pfizer’s anti-infective, cardio-vascular and ophthalmology business before this appointment.
  • Sridhar has worked as finance director of Diageo India prior to join Pfizer.
  • He had also worked on the board of Wyeth Limited.

About Pfizer:

  • Pfizer Inc. is an American global pharmaceutical corporation founded in 1849 by Charles Pfizer.
  • Its headquartered is located in New York and research headquarters is located at Groton, Connecticut.
  • It is one of the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies.
  • Pfizer develops and produces medicines and vaccines for a wide range of medical disciplines like immunology, oncology, cardiology, diabetology/endocrinology, and neurology.

Pfizer’s products include:

  • Blockbuster drug Lipitor
  • Used to lower LDL blood cholesterol
  • Lyrica for neuropathic pain/fibromyalgia
  • Diflucan
  • Oral antifungal medication
  • Zithromax
  • Antibiotic
  • Viagra for erectile dysfunction
  • Celebrex/Celebra
  • Anti-inflammatory drug

- Published on: March 22, 2016