Regional President, North America, Rare Disease, Pfizer Inc
Tolga Tanguler is the Regional President, North America for Rare Diseases at Pfizer. In this role, Tolga leads an organization with 6 assets that generate $1B in revenue, while setting forth an agenda that brings together more than 200 colleagues across marketing, sales, access, medical and corporate affairs to ensure they are focused on one objective: to transform patients’ lives. A key focus is to ensure that the engagement and experience of rare disease patients and their families are at the forefront of all programs; while ensuring the organization is prepared for the next phase of scientific breakthroughs, including gene therapy.
Tolga has more than 15 years of experience in the global pharmaceutical industry, including leadership roles in both developed markets such as the US, Japan and the Nordics and emerging economies including Africa/Middle East and Latin America. Most recently, Tolga was the Vice President, Global Marketing for ELIQUIS. Throughout these various assignments, the organizations led by Tolga were recognized for their rapid growth performance, as well as their strong culture that led to a significant improvement in colleague engagement.
Tolga has Bachelor of Science degrees in Economics & Finance from University of Istanbul, and a Masters of Business Administration in Marketing and Supply Chain from Michigan State University. He also has a Post Graduate Degree in Marketing from the University of California. Tolga was recently appointed as a member of the Board of Directors of the National Association of Specialty Pharmacy.