Natale S. Ricciardi
Natale S. Ricciardi has been a member of HCR’s SAB since 2013. HCR seeks Mr. Ricciardi’s input on manufacturing issues for all transactions as well as any portfolio investments. He spent nearly four decades at Pfizer Inc. Prior to his retirement in 2011, Mr. Ricciardi served as president, Pfizer Global Manufacturing, senior vice president, Pfizer Inc. and as a member of the Pfizer Executive Leadership Team. In addition to his corporate leadership role, Mr. Ricciardi was directly responsible for all of Pfizer’s internal and external supply organization – a global enterprise with as many as 38,000 employees and more than 100 manufacturing facilities supplying small and large molecule pharmaceuticals, vaccines, consumer, nutrition and animal health products. His first decade at Pfizer was spent performing technical and supervisory roles in the New York area. Mr. Ricciardi then relocated to Puerto Rico where he led Pfizer’s growing manufacturing operations, which ultimately included sales and marketing in the Caribbean. He returned to the mainland in 1995 as vice president of Manufacturing for Pfizer’s Animal Health Group. In 1999 he was given responsibility for Pfizer’s U.S. manufacturing operations and assumed global responsibilities in 2004. Mr. Ricciardi holds a B.S. in chemical engineering from The City College of New York and an M.B.A. from Fordham University. He currently serves an outside board member of Dynavax Technologies, Asterias Biotherapeutics, Inc., Prestige Brand Holdings and Rapid Micro Biosystems. He also serves on the City College of New York 21st Century Foundation.