Zoetis Appoints Paul M. Bisaro to Board of Directors17 April 2015
US - Zoetis Inc. has announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Paul M. Bisaro, Executive Chairman of Actavis plc, to the company’s Board of Directors.
Mr Bisaro’s term will begin immediately following the company’s 2015 Annual Meeting of Shareholders, which is scheduled for May 1, 2015. With the addition of Mr. Bisaro, the Zoetis Board will expand to 11 directors, and he will serve on the Compensation Committee.
Zoetis Chief Executive Officer Juan Ramón Alaix, said: “We are pleased to announce that Paul will join the Zoetis Board. He brings extensive business leadership and global healthcare experience to Zoetis, along with a deep understanding of the pharmaceutical industry. He will be a valuable addition to our board as we continue to grow our position as the world’s leading animal health company.”
Mr Bisaro has more than 20 years of experience in the healthcare industry. He is Executive Chairman of Actavis plc, a global pharmaceutical company focused on developing, manufacturing and commercialising innovative branded pharmaceuticals, high-quality generic and over-the-counter medicines, and biologic products.
He previously served as President, CEO and Chairman of the Board of Actavis. Prior to joining Actavis (then Watson Pharmaceuticals), he was President and Chief Operating Officer of Barr Pharmaceuticals, Inc. He also served as General Counsel at Barr and held various additional roles, including Senior Vice President of Strategic Business Development. Prior to joining Barr, Mr Bisaro was associated with the law firm Winston & Strawn and a predecessor firm, Bishop, Cook, Purcell and Reynolds. He also served as a Senior Consultant with Arthur Andersen & Co.
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