Healthcare >> CEO Interviews >> December 14, 1998

Peter G. Tombros – Enzon Inc (enzn)

PETER G. TOMBROS has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Enzon, Inc. and a member of the Board of Directors since April, 1994. Prior to joining Enzon, Trombros spent 25 years with Pfizer, Inc., a research based, global healthcare company headquartered in New York City. From 1986 to 1994, he served as a Vice President of Pfizer Inc. in the following areas: Executive Vice President of Pfizer Pharmaceuticals, a division of Pfizer Inc., corporate strategic planning and investor relations. From 1980 to 1986, Tombros served as Senior Vice President of Pfizer Pharmaceuticals and general manager for the Roerig division of Pfizer Inc. Tombros joined Pfizer as a marketing assistant in 1968 after graduating from the Wharton Graduate School of Business. He was appointed to a number of marketing positions of increasing responsibility including Vice President of marketing for Pfizer Laboratories, the company's largest U.S. pharmaceutical division, which he held from 1975 to 1980. Currently, Mr. Tombros serves on the Board of Directors of ALPHARMA Inc., a Norwegian company specializing in the areas of animal health, pharmaceuticals and fine chemicals, the New Jersey Technology Council, the Biotechnology Industry Organization of New Jersey and the American Foundation of Pharmaceutical Education, where he served as Chairman for three years. He also serves on the Board of Trustees of Cancer Care, the National Cancer Care Foundation, Dominican College and Fisk University. Tombros earned his MBA from the Wharton Graduate School of Business of the University Pennsylvania and holds both a Bachelor and Master of Science degrees from the Pennsylvania State University. Profile
TWST: Please give us a brief overview of Enzon, your history,

activities, those kinds of things, please.

Mr. Tombros: Enzon is basically a drug development company in the