PARSIPPANY, N.J.— Zoetis Inc. has introduced the addition of Ester Banque as govt vice chairman and president, U.S. operations, for the corporate. Banque is a world senior govt with greater than 30 years of expertise in well being sciences with prime tier pharmaceutical firms. Banque might be a member of the Zoetis govt crew and report back to Zoetis CEO Kristin Peck.
“We’re excited to welcome Ester Banque to guide our U.S. enterprise after a considerate and intensive search course of,” Peck mentioned. “We had been impressed by Ester’s various, world expertise, management of excessive performing groups, and above-market progress achievements. She is a passionate, purpose-driven chief who brings various expertise and a powerful monitor document of driving outcomes, which is able to promote Zoetis’ long-term sustainable progress.”
On this function, Banque may have duty for the corporate’s U.S. business operations, persevering with to broaden and broaden the corporate’s key franchises and form the marketplace for future innovation, offering distinctive experiences for companion animal and livestock prospects, the corporate mentioned.
“I’m proud to affix Zoetis and be a part of a company that’s constructed on the muse of a purpose-driven tradition, powered by an modern, strong pipeline and high-performing groups,” Banque mentioned. “This new problem will permit me to additional broaden my dedication to healthcare, and advance Zoetis’ function ‘to nurture our world and humankind by advancing take care of animals. I’m wanting ahead to constructing on Zoetis’ management in animal well being and capitalizing on alternatives to make a optimistic impression on our prospects, colleagues and communities.”
In reference to Banque’s appointment, William (Chip) Dorsey, interim head of U.S. operations since February 2023, will proceed in his finance management function and be a useful resource to Banque as she onboards.
“On behalf of the Zoetis Government Group, I additionally need to thank Chip for his management over the previous 5 months,” Peck mentioned.
Most just lately, Banque served as senior vice chairman and basic supervisor of Bristol Myers-Squibb’s U.S. Hematology & Cell Remedy Enterprise.