At Zoetis, we understand the importance of good corporate governance and we are committed to maintaining high ethical standards, integrity and transparency in the manner in which we conduct our business in order to create and sustain value for all our stakeholders.
Our board of directors is comprised of 12 directors, each of whom brings unique experiences and skills that are valuable to the Company. Our board of directors also has a standing Audit Committee, Human Resources Committee, Corporate Governance and Sustainability Committee, and Quality and Innovation Committee. Director biographies, and committee membership and charters, are available below.
Audit Committee: The Zoetis Audit Committee oversees the integrity of our financial statements and internal controls, independent auditor, internal audit function, risk management programs, and internal compliance function. The Audit Committee routinely meets separately with management, the internal auditor, and the independent auditor.
Human Resources Committee: The Zoetis Human Resources Committee oversees our compensation and benefit philosophy and programs, including establishing objectives and determining compensation for our Chief Executive Officer and approving executive compensation, and oversees our programs and policies regarding talent development, colleague engagement, and diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I).
Corporate Governance and Sustainability Committee: The Zoetis Corporate Governance and Sustainability Committee oversees (i) our corporate governance practices, policies and procedures, including making recommendations to the board of directors concerning the appropriate size, composition and function of the board of directors and its committees, and (ii) our strategies, initiatives, activities and disclosures regarding environmental, social, and governance (ESG) matters and sustainability.
Quality and Innovation Committee: The Zoetis Quality and Innovation Committee oversees (i) our strategy, activities, results in research and development and innovation, (ii) organizational structures, personnel and compliance with processes and internal controls relating to our supply chain, manufacturing quality and environmental, health and safety program, and (iii) our programs with respect to animal welfare, adverse event reporting, and product safety matters.
At Zoetis, we maintain detailed policies and procedures on corporate governance and other issues of importance to our business and society to help ensure the highest level of integrity in all board of directors and Company affairs. Please take a moment to review our policies and procedures.
- Zoetis Code of Conduct
- Corporate Governance Principles
- Policy on Sustainability
- Policy on Animal Care and Welfare
- Position on Responsible Use of Antibiotics in Animals
Policy on Political Contributions and Spending Disclosures
You may communicate with our board of directors, the outside directors as a group, or with any individual director or committee chair by sending an e-mail to: BoardChair@zoetis.com or by sending a written communication to: Zoetis Inc. Corporate Governance, 10 Sylvan Way, Parsippany, NJ 07054.
Communications are distributed to the board of directors, or to any individual directors as appropriate, depending on the facts and circumstances outlined in the communication. In that regard, the Zoetis board of directors has requested that certain items which are unrelated to the duties and responsibilities of the board of directors should be excluded, such as:
- Junk mail and mass mailings
- Product complaints
- Product inquiries
- New product suggestions
- Resumes and other forms of job inquiries
- Business solicitations or advertisements
In addition, material that is unduly hostile, threatening, illegal or similarly unsuitable will be excluded, with the provision that any communication that is filtered out must be made available to any non-management director upon request.
Zoetis has authorized Computershare Trust Company, N.A. as its transfer agent. You may contact them for inquiries about Zoetis stock transactions, including cost-basis information related to the 2013 conversion, at the number below.
Shareholder correspondence should be mailed to:
Computershare Investor Services
P.O. Box 43006
Providence, RI 02940-3066
Overnight correspondence should be mailed to:
Computershare Investor Services
150 Royall St., Suite 101
Canton, MA 02021
Be sure to include your name, address, day time phone number, account number, company name (as shown on your statement) on all correspondence.
+ 1 877.373.6374 (U.S. and Canada)
+ 1 781.575.2879 (Outside U.S. and Canada)
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