15-Dec-2011 - Albemarle Corporation

Joseph M. Mahady Joins Albemarle Board of Directors

lbemarle Corporation announced that its board of directors has elected Joseph M. Mahady to the company's board, effective February 1, 2012.

In 2009, Mahady retired from Wyeth Corporation, a global manufacturer of pharmaceutical products, following its acquisition by Pfizer and after 30 years with the company. At the time of his retirement, Mahady served as president – Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, responsible for directing worldwide operations for the company's $20 billion, 38,000 employee global pharmaceutical business. Prior to assuming these responsibilities, he served as president – global business from 2007 to 2008 and president – Americas & global business from 2005 to 2007.

From 1979 to 2005, Mr. Mahady held a number of strategic management positions at Wyeth Corporation including, president – Wyeth-Ayerst, vice president – healthcare systems and vice president – marketing and sales operations.

A native of New Jersey, Mahady earned a bachelor of science in pharmacy at St. John's University and a master's in business administration (MBA) at Fairleigh Dickinson University.

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