CEO and Executive Committee
Christopher Scully serves as executive vice president and chief financial officer of PPD. In this role, he provides enterprise leadership regarding matters involving capital allocation, financial reporting, planning and executive decision-making.
Scully has more than 25 years of experience and extensive financial and commercial expertise in the pharmaceutical industry. He is an accomplished CFO who upholds PPD’s long-standing reputation as a company committed to integrity, financial discipline and sustainable growth.
Scully most recently served at Pfizer, Inc. as chief commercial officer for the Pfizer essential health business unit. In that role, he led efforts to successfully transform the $26 billion unit into a sustainably growing business with industry-leading franchises in multiple durable and growing market segments. During his 21 years with Pfizer, he helped grow and transform several multibillion-dollar businesses through a variety of senior roles, including: regional president, established products Europe; vice president of finance/CFO, established products business unit; and vice president of finance, both for Japan and Asia and then for Pfizer’s worldwide pharmaceutical business.
Scully earned an MBA with a concentration in finance and international business from the Stern School of Business at New York University and a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Manhattan College.