Joseph M. Mahady Joins Albemarle Board of Directors

15-Dec-2011 - USA

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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