MADISON, N.J., Sept. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Wyeth (NYSE: WYE) today announced the appointment of Daniel J. McIntyre, 54, to Vice President, Corporate Communications. Reporting to Timothy P. Cost, Senior Vice President, Corporate Affairs, Mr. McIntyre will be responsible for all internal and external communications for the corporation and its three major divisions -- pharmaceuticals, consumer health care and animal health -- around the world.
Prior to joining Wyeth, Mr. McIntyre held a series of senior executive positions in communications and health care. Most recently, he was Managing Director of the healthcare practice of Fleishman-Hillard International Communications. He previously served in senior level Communications and Public Policy positions for Pharmacia Corporation, Bayer Corporation's Pharmaceutical Division, the Bristol-Myers Squibb Company, and Hoffmann-La Roche Inc.
"Wyeth is in one of the most important periods in its history," says Mr. Cost. "We are building momentum toward developing new therapies for patients even as we transform our organization for the future. Having Dan now leading our communications team is an important part of our plan to meet new and evolving challenges."
An honors graduate of Seton Hall University, McIntyre holds an MPA from Rutgers University. He is a member of the executive committee of the Rutgers University Foundation, and has served on the boards of trustees of Caldwell College, the American Association for World Health, the New England Healthcare Institute (NEHI) and Connecticut United for Research Excellence (CURE). He is also a member of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA).
Wyeth is one of the world's largest research-driven pharmaceutical and health care products companies. It is a leader in the discovery, development, manufacturing and marketing of pharmaceuticals, vaccines, biotechnology products, nutritionals and non-prescription medicines that improve the quality of life for people worldwide. The Company's major divisions include Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, Wyeth Consumer Healthcare and Fort Dodge Animal Health.
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