Bill Carapezzi is Executive Vice President, Global Business Services and Transformation, responsible for global procurement, global financial shared services, human resources operations, real estate, and the financial project management office, as well as for elements of commercial operations.
Previously, Bill was Senior Vice President of Global Business Operations. In this role, Bill led global financial solutions, procurement, workplace solutions, tax, insurance and the financial portfolio management office. Bill joined Pfizer in March 2008 as the Senior Vice President of Global Tax.
Prior to joining Pfizer, Bill was with Lucent Technologies, Inc., for 18 years in a variety of roles including Executive Vice President & General Counsel and Vice President of Treasury & Tax. In addition, Bill spent six years in public accounting at Arthur Andersen & Co.
Bill holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Fairfield University, a Juris Doctor (JD) from Western New England School of Law, and a LL.M in Taxation from New York University School of Law. He is also a Certified Public Accountant.