Pfizer announced that Tanya Clemons, a senior executive with extensive experience in leadership and organization change at Microsoft and IBM, will join Pfizer as VP and chief talent officer in November. Clemons will report to Mary McLeod, the SVP for worldwide talent development and human resources. She will be a member of the Human Resources Leadership Team and Pfizer's Senior Management Team.
Pfizer has named Dr. Martin Mackay as president of Pfizer Global Research and Development (PGRD) and launched an independent, stand-alone biotherapeutics and bioinnovation center under the direction of scientist and entrepreneur Dr. Corey Goodman. Dr. Briggs Morrison, who held senior research and development positions at Merck, has been named head of clinical development for the PGRD pipeline.