"Under Cavan's leadership, Wyeth has become the third largest biotech company in the world. We know he'll bring the same formula for success to our consumer brands," says Mr. Poussot. "In addition, Doug's marketing and commercial skills, coupled with his in-depth knowledge, energy and experience, will serve as a tremendous advantage for the division."
Denise Peppard, Senior Vice President Human Resources, Wyeth
Denise Peppard, 50, was elected to the position of Senior Vice President Human Resources, Wyeth, effective January 1, 2008. Ms. Peppard succeeds Rene R. Lewin, 61, who is retiring after serving as the head of Wyeth Human Resources since 1994.
Ms. Peppard, currently Vice President, Corporate Human Resources, has been with Wyeth since 1999. She has held positions of increasing responsibility, including Senior Vice President of Human Resources for Wyeth Pharmaceuticals and Vice President of Human Resources for the North America pharmaceutical sales and marketing business.
"Denise has provided outstanding leadership to Wyeth's pharmaceutical organization," says Mr. Poussot. "She focused her efforts on facilitating positive change in our pharmaceutical business and has redefined the role of human resources through an increased business orientation. She will bring similar innovation to her new role."
Prior to joining the Company, Ms. Peppard worked as Senior Director, Organization Development and Training at Parke-Davis in Ann Arbor, Michigan and as Vice President of Human Resources at a biotechnology start-up firm.
Ms. Peppard received a bachelor's degree in business administration and accounting, as well as an M.B.A. with a dual concentration in organizational behavior and finance, from the University of Michigan.
Mr. Lewin joined Wyeth in 1994 as Vice President, Human Resources and
was promoted to Senior Vice President in 2004. During his p
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