Press Release Archive

 
03.18.2020 - Pfizer Postpones Investor Day Scheduled for March 31, 2020 Due to Coronavirus Concerns

Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) announced today that given the unique circumstances of the COVID-19 pandemic and Pfizer’s responsibility to prioritize the health and safety of colleagues and invited guests, the company will reschedule its planned March 31, 2020 Investor Day for a later date.

At this point, there isn’t a timetable for rescheduling the event and Pfizer will work within the context of appropriate guidance from health authorities to determine a future date.

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03.18.2020 - Pfizer Announces Top-Line Results from Phase 3 Study of 20-Valent Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine in Pneumococcal Vaccine-Naïve Adults Aged 18 Years or Older

Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) today announced top-line results from one of its Phase 3 studies (NCT03760146), which evaluated the safety and immunogenicity of its 20-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (20vPnC) candidate in adults 18 years of age or older not previously vaccinated against pneumococcal disease.

 
03.18.2020 -  Pfizer Announces Positive Top-Line Results from Third Phase 3 Trial of Abrocitinib for Moderate to Severe Atopic Dermatitis, Which Showed Improvements in Skin Clearance, Disease Extent and Severity, and Itch

Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) announced today that JADE COMPARE (B7451029) met its co-primary efficacy endpoints. The Phase 3 study evaluated the safety and efficacy of abrocitinib, an investigational oral once-daily Janus kinase 1 (JAK1) inhibitor, in adults with moderate to severe atopic dermatitis who were also on background topical therapy. The study also included an active control arm, dupilumab, a biologic treatment administered by subcutaneous injection, compared with placebo.

 
03.17.2020 - Pfizer Invites Public to View and Listen to Webcast of April 28 Conference Call with Analysts
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NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) invites investors and the general public to view and listen to a webcast of a conference call with investment analysts at 10 a.m. EDT on Tuesday, April 28, 2020.

 
03.17.2020 - Pfizer and BioNTech to Co-Develop Potential COVID-19 Vaccine
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Companies will jointly develop BioNTech’s mRNA-based vaccine candidate BNT162 to prevent COVID-19 infection

Collaboration aims to accelerate global development of BNT162, leveraging expertise and resources of both companies

 
03.13.2020 - Pfizer Outlines Five-Point Plan to Battle COVID-19
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Chairman and CEO Albert Bourla Calls on Biopharma Industry to Collaborate on Combatting the Global Pandemic

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Pfizer today issued a five-point plan calling on the biopharmaceutical industry to join the company in committing to unprecedented collaboration to combat COVID-19.

 
03.13.2020 - EMD Serono and Pfizer Provide Update on Phase III JAVELIN Head and Neck 100 Study

Rockland, MA and New York, US, March 13, 2020 – EMD Serono, the biopharmaceutical business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany in the US and Canada, and Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) today announced an update from the Phase III JAVELIN Head and Neck 100 study evaluating avelumab in addition to chemoradiotherapy (CRT) versus standard-of-care CRT in patients with untreated locally advanced squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck (LA SCCHN).

 
03.04.2020 - Susan Hockfield Elected to Pfizer’s Board of Directors
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NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) today announced the election of Dr. Susan Hockfield to its Board of Directors, effective immediately. Dr. Hockfield, age 68, was also appointed to the Regulatory and Compliance Committee and the Science and Technology Committee of Pfizer’s Board.

 
02.27.2020 - James Quincey Elected to Pfizer’s Board of Directors
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NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) today announced the election of James Quincey to its Board of Directors, effective immediately. Mr. Quincey, age 55, was also appointed to the Compensation Committee and the Science and Technology Committee of Pfizer’s Board.

 
02.27.2020 - Mylan and Pfizer Announce Appointment of Viatris Chief Financial Officer
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- Pfizer’s Upjohn Division CFO Sanjeev Narula selected for leadership role at combined company -

 
02.27.2020 - Mylan and Pfizer Finalize Appointments to Viatris Board of Directors
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13 Inaugural Directors Bring Wide-Ranging Experience, Expertise and a Focus on Driving Shareholder Value

 
02.27.2020 - Mylan and Pfizer Announce Appointment of Viatris Chief Financial Officer

HERTFORDSHIRE, England & PITTSBURGH & Mylan N.V. (NASDAQ: MYL) and Pfizer (NYSE: PFE) today announced that Sanjeev Narula, current chief financial officer (CFO) of Upjohn, a division of Pfizer, has been named incoming CFO of Viatris, the new company that will result from the planned combination of Mylan and Upjohn. Upon closing, which is expected in mid-2020, Viatris will be a new champion for global health with a portfolio of approximately 3,000 brands and molecules and a commercial presence in 165 countries.

 
02.27.2020 - Mylan and Pfizer Finalize Appointments to Viatris Board of Directors

HERTFORDSHIRE, England, PITTSBURGH & Mylan N.V. (NASDAQ: MYL) and Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) today announced the remaining appointees to the inaugural 13-member Board of Directors for Viatris, the new company that will result from the combination of Mylan and Upjohn, a division of Pfizer, which is expected to occur in mid-2020, subject to receipt of regulatory approvals, Mylan shareholder approval, and the satisfaction of other customary closing conditions.

 
02.25.2020 - Pfizer Invites Public to Listen to Webcast of Pfizer Discussion at Healthcare Conference

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) invites investors and the general public to listen to a webcast of a discussion with Charles Triano, Senior Vice President, Investor Relations, at the Cowen and Company 40th Annual Healthcare Conference on Tuesday, March 3, 2020 at 10:40 a.m. Eastern Standard Time.

 
02.18.2020 - European Commission Approves VYNDAQEL®, the First Treatment in the EU for Transthyretin Amyloid Cardiomyopathy (ATTR-CM)
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—VYNDAQEL is the only EC-approved medicine proven to reduce mortality and frequency of cardiovascular-related hospitalizations in adults with wild-type or hereditary ATTR-CM—

 
02.18.2020 - European Commission Approves VYNDAQEL®, the First Treatment in the EU for Transthyretin Amyloid Cardiomyopathy (ATTR-CM)

Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) announced today that the European Commission (EC) has approved VYNDAQEL® (tafamidis), a once-daily 61 mg oral capsule, for the treatment of wild-type or hereditary transthyretin amyloidosis in adult patients with cardiomyopathy (ATTR-CM). VYNDAQEL is the first and only treatment approved in the European Union (EU) for patients with ATTR-CM. Prior to this approval, treatment options for patients with ATTR-CM were restricted to symptom management, and, in rare cases, heart (or heart and liver) transplant.

 
02.11.2020 - XTANDI® (enzalutamide) Demonstrates Significant Improvement in Overall Survival in Phase 3 PROSPER Trial of Patients with nmCRPC

TOKYO and NEW YORK,February 11, 2020 – Astellas Pharma Inc. (TSE: 4503, President and CEO: Kenji Yasukawa, Ph.D., “Astellas”) and Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) announced today results of the final overall survival (OS) analysis from the Phase 3 PROSPER trial, which evaluated XTANDI® (enzalutamide) plus androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) versus placebo plus ADT in men with non-metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (nmCRPC).

 
01.31.2020 - Pfizer Receives Positive CHMP Opinion for Oncology Biosimilar, RUXIENCE™ (rituximab)
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NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Pfizer Inc.

Note: These press releases were issued in the United States and are intended as reference information for U.S. investors and journalists. The information contained in each press release was accurate at the time of issuance, and Pfizer assumes no responsibility for updating the information to reflect subsequent developments.