Mr. Mahady earned his pharmacy degree in 1977 from St. John's University College of Pharmacy and his M.B.A. from Fairleigh Dickinson University in 1986.
Richard R. DeLuca, President, Fort Dodge Animal Health
Richard R. DeLuca, 45, was elected to the position of President, Fort Dodge Animal Health, effective January 1, 2008. Mr. DeLuca succeeds Mr. E. Thomas Corcoran, 60, who is retiring after serving as President of the Company's animal health division for 23 years.
Mr. DeLuca, currently Chief Operating Officer at Fort Dodge Animal Health, has been with Wyeth since 1988. He has held positions of increasing responsibility, including Executive Vice President Finance/Administration and Chief Financial Officer at Fort Dodge; Vice President, Finance, Wyeth Research; and Vice President, Finance, Wyeth Pharmaceuticals. He holds a bachelor's degree in business administration and accounting from Widener University.
"Rick is an accomplished leader who has made significant contributions to the growth and success of our animal health business. He brings a strong mix of leadership, operational experience and business knowledge to this position," says Mr. Poussot.
Mr. Corcoran joined Fort Dodge Animal Health in 1985 as Division President. He was promoted to Vice President of Wyeth in 1993 with responsibility for the animal health and specialty pharmaceutical businesses. He is immediate past Chairman of The Animal Health Institute's Executive Committee and of its Board of Directors.
Mr. Corcoran recently was named the recipient of two prestigious awards
for his dedication to the animal health industry. He was honored with the
2007 Animal Pharm Lifetime Achievement Award, and then received the 2007
Leadership Award from Ba
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