b'Dr. Rod MacKenzie2020-2021 HONORABLE MENTORCHIEF DEVELOPMENT OFFICER, EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT, PFIZERRod MacKenzie, PhD, is chief development officer and executive vice president for Pfizer. Rod leads the global product development organization, which is responsible for the clinical development and advancement of Pfizers pipeline of innovative medicines in inflammation and immunology, internal medicine, hospital, oncology and rare disease, as well as regulatory affairs in support of Pfizers R&D pipeline and portfolio of marketed therapies.He joined Pfizer as a research scientist and conducted medicinal chemistry research in the cardiovascular, GI, sexual health, urology, and allergy and respiratory diseases, and is the co-inventor of darifenacin (Enablex). He has held numerous leadership positions at Pfizer, including head of pharmatherapeutics research and development where he oversaw the cardiovascular and metabolic diseases, pain and sensory disorders and neuroscience research units, and was responsible for all medicinal chemistry at Pfizer.Rod has also served as site director at Pfizers largest global R&D facility. Prior to this role, he held several research leadership positions, including senior vice president and head of worldwide research, head of discovery chemistry; head of the Discovery Technology Center; head of discovery research and head of drug safety R&D.12'