Francis Pollaro

Francis Pollaro is a senior editor for Pharmaceutical Executive and can be reached at


DE&I in Pharma Sales & Marketing: ‘While There’s Work, There’s Promise’

Senior leaders in pharma, healthcare marketing and communications, and advertising got together to discuss the progress and lingering roadblocks in advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion strategies in the life sciences—where the common thread seems clear: the messenger matters.

Building a New Legacy

Pharm Exec catches up with longtime Merck international business leader Kevin Ali to find out how Organon, the ambitious Merck spinoff he formed just over a year ago, has fared so far in delivering on its mission of creating a global leader and difference-maker in women’s health.

Announcing Our 2022 Emerging Pharma Leaders

In episode 108, the rest of the PharmExec editorial staff join Elaine and Miranda as they announce and give more insight into the profiles they've written about the eleven members of our 2022 Emerging Pharma Leaders.