Erik Meader, Ph.D.
VP, Sourcing Operations and Enablement at Pfizer
Erik Meader, Ph.D., is Vice President, Pfizer, and is responsible for Sourcing Operations and Enablement, including the following functions: source-to-contract operations, systems and tools, working capital, decision support, supplier diversity, supplier relationship management, third-party risk management, supply assurance, communications, professional development, procurement policies, and compliance programs. Erik joined Pfizer in 2001 and during his tenure has led organizations that focused on strategic sourcing, supplier relationship management, contract management, business process outsourcing, shared service centers, business process reengineering, and procurement compliance programs. Prior to Pfizer, he worked in the management consulting, food and beverage, automotive, and oil and gas industries. Erik holds a Ph.D. in Organizational Leadership from Eastern University, M.B.A. in Finance from the University of Pittsburgh, and B.S. in Industrial Engineering from The Pennsylvania State University.