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Pharmaceutical Industry Aijaz Tobaccowalla New MD for Pfizer in India

| Editor: Dominik Stephan

Pfizer has appointed Aijaz Tobaccowalla as Managing Director, India. He will succeed Kewal Handa, who earlier this year announced his intention to retire in August 2012.

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Pfizer has appointed Aijaz Tobaccowalla as Managing Director, India.
Pfizer has appointed Aijaz Tobaccowalla as Managing Director, India.
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Mumbai/India – “With more than 20 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry, Aijaz, “Jazz” is a seasoned leader who will continue to lead Pfizer India through this exciting period. His leadership experience, demonstrated versatility, and successful management in a constantly changing business environment, make him the ideal leader for Pfizer India”, said Ahmet Goksun, Regional President, Emerging Markets Europe, Russia, India and Turkey (EURIT), a part of the Emerging Markets Business Unit.

More than 20 Years in Pharma

Tobaccowalla joined Wyeth in 1991 and since then has held a number of positions in Business Technology as a member of the leadership teams of Pfizer WBB, R&D, and PCBU. In 2009 he was appointed to his most recent role, leading Business Technology for all biopharmaceutical business units.

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