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Why Business Must Change to Earn Back Trust
Good afternoon. Pfizer is a proud member of the British business community. We began operations here in 1952, the year that Queen Elizabeth came to the throne. Following a recent acquisition, I am proud to say that Pfizer is now the largest supplier of medicines to the National Health Service.
Our ties to the United Kingdom were born in the hour that forever sealed the friendship between your country and mine. In the years between the two World Wars, a miracle drug was discovered-penicillin. It was the first real defense against bacterial infection, and it held the promise of saving millions of lives on the fields of battle. But producing that miracle was slow and laborious.