Rachel Vaden (Oncology)


Pfizer's Purpose

Breakthroughs that change patients’ lives

Pfizer’s purpose – Breakthroughs that change patients’ lives – fuels everything we do and reflects both our passion for science and our commitment to patients. We are thrilled our COVID-19 vaccine has the potential to change more lives than any other breakthrough from the past century, and we are just as proud of our other breakthroughs – big and small – that deliver meaningful value to patients and society. The videos, data points and CEO message on this page speak to the power of our purpose.

Watch real patients describe how Pfizer’s breakthrough science has impacted their lives.

Chairman & CEO Letter

Taking bold steps through uncertainty

We believe that SCIENCE WILL WINTM the battle against not only COVID-19 but many other diseases as well.” 

Dr. Albert Bourla

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Hear from Dr. Albert Bourla, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, about how 2020 was a year like none other in Pfizer’s history – defined by bold decisions, even bolder actions and incredible results. 

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Watch Dr. Albert Bourla, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer share his insights on Pfizer’s monumental year.

Market Context

Understanding the External Environment

Pfizer aimed high in 2020, with patient-centric goals that would spur the company toward positive change and influence the biopharmaceutical industry to follow suit. In a year when the global health care ecosystem was dramatically impacted by COVID-19, Pfizer remained steadfast in its commitment to pursuing breakthrough science, addressing structural challenges and alleviating patient barriers to innovative medicines. 

Market Context


Chairman and CEO Albert Bourla reflects on a year of breakthrough innovation at Pfizer

Bold Moves

Science illuminates a path forward for patients across the world


Courage, excellence, equity and joy guide all our endeavors


2020 by the numbers

COVID-19 Updates

Read the latest information about Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine on Pfizer.com.

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