Jeff Kindler


Jeff Kindler is Chief Executive Officer of Centrexion Therapeutics; Executive Chairman of vTv Therapeutics; a Venture Partner at Lux Capital; Global Chair of the GLG Institute; and a Managing Director at Starboard Capital Partners.


He serves on the boards of a number of publicly and privately held health care companies as well as several not-for-profit institutions. From 2006 to 2010, Mr. Kindler was the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Pfizer Inc. Prior to his appointment as Pfizer’s CEO, Mr. Kindler served as Pfizer’s Executive Vice President and General Counsel as well as a Vice Chairman of the company.

Prior to joining Pfizer in 2002, he was Chairman of Boston Market Corporation from 2000 to 2001 and President of the Partner Brands group of McDonalds Corporation during 2001. Mr. Kindler holds a bachelor’s degree from Tufts University and a J.D. from Harvard Law School.