Board of Directors
Kristin Peck is executive vice president and group president of U.S. Operations, Business Development and Strategy at Zoetis, the world leader in animal health, and was recently named CEO-elect by the company and a member of the Board of Directors. Peck will assume the role of CEO on January 1, 2020.
In her current role, she manages the livestock and companion animal businesses in the United States, overseeing the company's largest market with nearly $2.9 billion in revenue. Under her leadership in the last three years, the U.S. business has generated more than 20% revenue growth. Ms. Peck also leads the company’s corporate strategy and business development functions worldwide.
Ms. Peck helped usher Zoetis through its IPO in 2013 and has been a driving force of change in many roles at the company including Global Manufacturing and Supply, Global Poultry, Global Diagnostics, Corporate Development, and New Product Marketing and Global Market Research.
Before joining Zoetis, Ms. Peck served as Executive Vice President, Worldwide Business Development and Innovation at Pfizer Inc. and as a member of Pfizer's Executive Leadership Team. In this role, she led Pfizer's merger and acquisition, licensing, venture capital, alliance management and innovative business model activities. She was also responsible for the evaluation of strategic alternatives for Pfizer's Animal Health and Nutrition businesses – paving the way for a public animal health company and attractive investment opportunity.
Prior to joining Pfizer, Ms. Peck held roles at The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) as well as in private equity and real estate finance at The Prudential Realty Group, The O'Connor Group and J.P. Morgan.
Ms. Peck is a member of the Thomson Reuters' Board of Directors and serves on the Human Resources and Governance Committees. In addition, she is a member of the Advisory Board for the Deming Center for Quality, Productivity and Competitiveness at Columbia Business School. As a recipient of the 2019 Feather in Her Cap Award, she has been recognized for her leadership and contributions to the animal health industry, and her work in mentoring women and helping them advance their careers in animal health.
Ms. Peck holds a bachelor's degree from Georgetown University and a Master of Business Administration from Columbia Business School.