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John Kelly
VP, Quality Operations and Environment, Health & Safety, Pfizer Global Supply
Pfizer Inc.

John F. Kelly is Vice President, Quality Operations and Environment, Health & Safety, responsible for leading the overall Quality function for Pfizer and for leading global EHS across the Company.  John is a member of the PGS Leadership Team.  John is a member of the Pfizer PAC Board of Directors and past member of the Pfizer PAC Steering Committee and is Chairman of the Board of Directors of Zydus Hospira Oncology Private Limited, a joint venture between Pfizer and Zydus Cadila.  He is also a member of the Board of Directors of The Patterson Club, Fairfield, CT, a member of the Board of Trustees of Wakeman Boys & Girls Club, a member of the Worcester Polytechnic Institute Engineering Dean’s Advisory Board, and past co-President of the Fairfield College Preparatory School Fathers’ Club.

John joined Pfizer in 1982 as Plant Services Engineer at the Brooklyn, New York site.  Prior to his current position, he held assignments in New York, (Technical Services, Plant Network Strategy, Strategy, Transitioning Sites), Brooklyn, New York (Engineering, Manufacturing), Barceloneta, Puerto Rico (Manufacturing, Quality Operations) and Vega Baja, Puerto Rico (Site Leader).  He assumed his current position in 2017.

John holds a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute and an M.B.A. in Operations Management from Pace University.

He and his wife, Beth, have three sons: Christopher, Thomas and Andrew.