Om Arora

Head of Latin America, Pfizer Innovative Health

Om Arora is the regional head for Pfizer’s Innovative Health business in Latin America. Prior to this role, he was the regional president of Latin America and Canada for Pfizer’s Vaccines business. During his career at Pfizer, Arora has held positions of increasing responsibility in market research, global marketing and commercial development for Pfizer’s Specialty Care and Oncology businesses. He also has served as chief of staff to Pfizer's chairman and CEO, Ian Read, and worked closely with him as well as Pfizer’s executive leadership team on a range of companywide topics and initiatives. In addition to his extensive commercial background, Arora has experience in business development and was a key member of the team that enabled Pfizer’s HIV joint-venture with GSK, ViiV. Before joining Pfizer, Arora was a consultant for a business intelligence software company, MicroStrategy and a data analyst for Capital One Financial Services. He holds a B.Sc. in chemistry from the Indian Institute of Technology and an MS in chemistry and an MBA in finance and marketing from University of Chicago.