TARRYTOWN, N.Y., Sept. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: REGN) today announced the appointment of Robert E. Landry as Senior Vice President, Finance. Mr. Landry will also assume the position of Chief Financial Officer of Regeneron on October 1. After 18 years as CFO, Murray A. Goldberg will transition to a new role as Senior Vice President, Administration in anticipation of his retirement at the end of 2014.
Mr. Landry brings over two decades of varied financial and operating experience in the global pharmaceutical industry, most recently as Senior Vice President and Treasurer of Pfizer, Inc. He will report to Leonard S. Schleifer, M.D., Ph.D., President and Chief Executive Officer of Regeneron. Mr. Landry will have responsibility for all financial functions, including Controller's, Treasury, Financial Planning, Tax, and Internal Audit. In his new role, Mr. Goldberg will continue to have responsibility for Alliance Management and various administrative functions.
"Murray has been an integral member of the Regeneron senior management team for close to two decades and his contribution to our success as we grew from a development stage biotechnology company to one of the largest biotechnology companies in the world has been invaluable. We are extremely fortunate that Murray will stay at Regeneron through 2014 to help us with the transition to a new CFO," said Dr. Schleifer. "Bob Landry brings with him a breadth of domestic and international financial expertise at Pfizer and Wyeth. We look forward to the valuable perspective he will bring, as we continue to expand our operations in the U.S. and globally."
"I am pleased to be able to join an organization that is known for its deep commitment to science and to bringing life changing medicines to patients," said Robert Landry. "I am excited about this opportunity and look forward to working with the talented Regeneron management team."
Prior to serving as Senior Vice President and Treasurer of Pfizer, Mr. Landry held a variety of U.S. and international financial and general management positions at Wyeth and Pfizer including Senior Vice President – Finance, Pfizer's Diversified Businesses, Treasurer of Wyeth, Director of Sales and Marketing and Chief Financial Officer for Wyeth Pharmaceuticals' Australian and New Zealand affiliates, and various other assignments in both the pharmaceuticals business and the parent company. Mr. Landry joined Wyeth after spending two years as an auditor with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. He holds a B.B.A in Accounting from the University of Notre Dame.
About Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Regeneron is a leading science-based biopharmaceutical company based in Tarrytown, New York that discovers, invents, develops, manufactures, and commercializes medicines for the treatment of serious medical conditions. Regeneron markets medicines for eye diseases, colorectal cancer, and a rare inflammatory condition and has product candidates in development in other areas of high unmet medical need, including hypercholesterolemia, oncology, rheumatoid arthritis, allergic asthma, and atopic dermatitis. For additional information about the company, please visit www.regeneron.com.
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