Pfizer Reappoints Meena Ganesh as Independent Director

The Board of Directors of Pfizer Limited has reappointed Meena Ganesh as an Independent Director for a term of 5 years, with effect from March 8, 2024. Subject to the approval of shareholders.

Meanwhile, Satyen Amin, Lead, Market Access, has tendered his resignation from the company with effect from March 31, 2024, to pursue an opportunity outside. Amin shall accordingly cease to be senior management personnel.

Meena Ganesh serves on the boards of P&G Health & Hygiene, Hitachi Energy, and Axis Bank. As the co-founder and Chairperson, Ganesh leads Portea Medical, which she co-founded in July 2013. As a partner of the platform, she is also a co-promoter of nearly a dozen new-age Internet and technology-enabled start-ups, namely Bigbasket, Bluestone, HomeLane, and Her career spans across organisations such as TutorVista, Pearson Education Services, Tesco Hindustan Service Centre, CustomerAsset, Microsoft India, PWC, and NIIT. She is the founder President of the Home Healthcare Association and has also been part of the Board of Governors of IIM Calcutta. Through her non-profit Bahaar Foundation, she focuses on creating microentrepreneurs in the healthcare and agriculture sectors. She has been part of Fortune India’s 50 ‘Most Powerful Women in Business’ for seven consecutive years (2015–2021). Ms. Ganesh was also featured in the list of the Top 20 Outstanding Female Business Leaders by Forbes Asia 2021. In 2021, she also featured on IFC WeRise: Insights from Women Business Leaders on Managing through Crisis, Resilience, and Recovery and was recognised by Business Today as the Most Powerful Women in Business (2019–2023). In 2022, Ms. Meena Ganesh was recognised by Forbes Asia as 50 over 50. She is a PGDM holder from IIM Calcutta and has a graduate degree in physics from Madras University.


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