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Company Overview of Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America

Company Overview

Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) represents the research-based pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies. The company advocates for public policies that encourage discovery of new medicines for patients by pharmaceutical and biotechnology research companies. Its members consist of 3M Pharmaceuticals, Berlex Laboratories, Inc., GE Healthcare, GlaxoSmithKline, Johnson & Johnson, Merck & Co., Inc., Millennium Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation, Wyeth, and Pfizer Inc. PhRMA was founded in 1958 and is based in Washington, DC.

950 F Street, NW

Suite 300

Washington, DC 20004

United States

Founded in 1958

Phone:

202-835-3400

Fax:

202-835-3414

Key Executives for Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America

Chief Executive Officer and President
President of International Section
Chief Medical Officer
Senior Vice President of External Affairs
Senior Vice President of Communications
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America Key Developments

Ieva M. Augstums to Join The Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America as Deputy Vice President of Communications and Public Affairs, Effective October 1, 2014

The Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America announced that Ieva M. Augstums will join the organization as Deputy Vice President of Communications and Public Affairs, effective October 1, 2014. Augstums will be responsible for developing and executing PR campaigns, overseeing paid media activities, leading the planning and promotion of key annual events, and supervising message research and public polling activities. She will be an important part of the leadership team in the communications department, helping to craft and drive the overall communications strategy for the association. She will report to Robert Zirkelbach, Senior Vice President of Communications. Augstums comes to PhRMA from Purple Strategies, LLC, where she oversaw strategic communications campaigns and brand consulting.

Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America Presents at The Economist Health Care Forum, Sep-17-2014 03:30 PM

Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America Presents at The Economist Health Care Forum, Sep-17-2014 03:30 PM. Venue: Seaport Boston Hotel, 1 Seaport Lane, Boston, MA 02210, United States. Speakers: Chip Davis, Executive Vice President of Advocacy.

Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America Announces Executive Changes

Ian C. Read, chairman and CEO of Pfizer, Inc, was elected chairman of the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) at the trade association's annual meeting. Also elected were Kenneth C. Frazier, chairman, president and CEO of Merck & Co Inc., as chairman-elect of the PhRMA Board of Directors, and George A. Scangos, Ph.D., CEO of Biogen Idec, as Board treasurer. Mr. Read succeeds Robert J. Hugin, chairman and CEO of Celgene Corporation, as PhRMA's chairman. Mr. Read is the Chairman and CEO of Pfizer. He began his career with Pfizer in 1978 as an operational auditor. Mr. Read worked in Latin America through 1995, in roles including Chief Financial Officer, Pfizer Mexico, and Country Manager, Pfizer Brazil. Mr. Frazier is chairman and CEO of Merck & Co. Previously he served as president of Merck with responsibility for the company's three major divisions: Global Human Health, Merck's sales and marketing division for pharmaceutical and vaccine products; Merck Manufacturing, the company's manufacturing and supply division; and Merck Research Laboratories, Merck's research organization. Dr. Scangos was appointed CEO of Biogen Idec in June 2010. He joined Biogen Idec from Exelixis Inc., where he served as president and CEO since October 1996.

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