karen katen

A senior executive at Pfizer, Karen Katen is one of the country's most highly respected business people. She has worked for the international healthcare company since 1974 and has consistently been involved with the marketing of new products-including Viagra, which combats impotence, and Lipitor, which helps lower cholesterol. Her extraordinary success in introducing new medications to the American public has earned her many awards, as well as a ranking as one of America's fifty most powerful businesswomen. In addition to serving as president of U.S. Pharmaceuticals Pfizer Incorporated, Katen holds several other influential posts at the company. Asked to account for her long-standing commitment to Pfizer, Katen explains, "I've never been bored."