Doug Lankler is Executive Vice President and Pfizer's Chief Compliance and Risk Officer. He supervises various proactive functions and personnel responsible for designing, implementing and maintaining programs and policies for ensuring global compliance, driving an integrity-based culture, and ensuring the proper assessment and mitigation of compliance-based risks across the enterprise. Doug also manages reactive teams that investigate and respond to compliance matters worldwide. Doug reports to the Chief Executive Officer and is a member of Pfizer's Executive Leadership Team.
Doug has been with Pfizer since 1999. Previously, Doug was Deputy General Counsel and led various functions within Pfizer's Legal Division.
Prior to joining the Company, Doug was with the United States Department of Justice as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Southern District of New York. While in the U.S. Attorney's Office, he prosecuted white collar fraud, corporate crimes, traditional organized crime and terrorism. Doug was a recipient of the United States Attorney General's Distinguished Service Award.
Before joining the Department of Justice, Doug worked in the Litigation Department of Simpson Thacher & Bartlett in New York.
Doug graduated magna cum laude from the State University of New York at Albany and Cornell Law School.