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Form 8-K for PFIZER INC


13-Dec-2011

Change in Directors or Principal Officers, Other Events, Financial Statements and Exhi


Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors;
Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

On December 12, 2011, the Company's Board of Directors expanded the size of the Board from 13 to 15 members. In addition, the Board of Directors elected Dr. Marc Tessier-Lavigne and Dr. Helen Hobbs to serve as members of the Board, effective immediately. Each has been provided an indemnification agreement and will receive compensation in accordance with the Company's standard arrangements for non-employee directors.

Separately, on December 12, 2011, Dr. Michael Brown, who has served as a director of Pfizer since 1996, notified the Company of his intention to retire from the Board at the Annual Meeting of Shareholders in April 2012.



Item 8.01 Other Events.

On December 12, 2011, the Company's Board of Directors elected current President and Chief Executive Officer Ian Read as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Mr. Read succeeds George Lorch as Chairman of the Board. In addition, the independent members of the Board elected Mr. Lorch to serve as the Company's Lead Independent Director, also effective immediately.

A copy of the press release announcing the matters reported herein under Items 5.02 and 8.01 is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1. The information contained in the press release is deemed to be filed under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, and such press release is incorporated by reference in items 5.02 and 8.01 herein.



Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits

Exhibit No. Description
99.1 Press Release dated December 12, 2011


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