Peter Piliero is currently the Vice President and Head of Medical Affairs Americas at GSK Consumer Healthcare. In this role he leads medical and scientific professionals working across various consumer categories to enable innovative solutions for consumers. He is responsible for the US, Canada, and LATAM.
Dr. Piliero is recognized as a Medical Affairs expert having held various leadership positions over the last 16 years at Merck, Boehringer Ingelheim, and Mallinckrodt. In his 12 years at Boehringer Ingelheim, he led various therapeutic areas in Clinical Development & Medical Affairs including Consumer Health Care, Virology, Immunology, CNS, Metabolism, and Women’s Health. At Merck, Pete led all of US Medical Affairs (except Oncology) and Global Medical Information. And at Mallinckrodt, Pete was responsible for the global Medical strategy for the Critical Care therapeutic areas, for the overall strategic planning, governance and management of the global Field Medical organization, and for global Scientific Affairs.
Since 2017, Pete has been a very active member of the Medical Affairs Professional Society and currently is on the Board of Directors and leads the Strategy and Launch Excellence Focus Area Working Group. Prior to joining the pharmaceutical industry, Pete practiced for 11 years as an Infectious Disease specialist providing patient care and conducting clinical research at Albany Medical College.