Pfizer India appointed S Sridhar as Managing Director

Mar 20, 2016 08:09 IST

Pharmaceutical giant Pfizer on 18 March 2016 appointed S Sridhar as its Managing Director (MD) with immediate effect for a period of five years.

However, Sridhar’s appointment will be subject to approval of the company's shareholders at the annual general meeting.

Who is S Sridhar?

S Sridhar is a chartered accountant by profession with over 20 years of experience.

He has served as Pfizer Chief Financial Officer for a period of seven years, and was appointed as Executive Director in May 2013.

He also concurrently led the company's distribution function for three years.

At present, he is heading Pfizer's anti-infective, cardio-vascular and ophthalmology business.

About Pfizer

Pfizer Inc. is an American global pharmaceutical corporation headquartered in New York City.

It is among the world's largest pharmaceutical companies.

Pfizer was founded in 1849 by cousins Charles Pfizer and Charles F. Erhart in New York City as a manufacturer of fine chemicals.

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