Uzair Qadeer

Senior Vice President, Chief Diversity Officer

Uzair Qadeer is Chief Diversity Officer of Alexion. In this role, he is responsible for cultivating an environment that fosters Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging.

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About Uzair

Prior to assuming the role of Chief Diversity Officer, Mr. Qadeer served as Vice President, Head of Enterprise Partnership, helping Alexion further build transformational capabilities in executive coaching, HR business partnership, workforce planning, and organizational strategies while shaping the company’s preliminary diversity, inclusion, and belonging (DI&B) strategy. Before joining Alexion in February 2019, Mr. Qadeer worked in roles of increasing responsibility in Deloitte’s Human Capital consulting practice where he  advised clients across industries and geographies on forward-looking human capital topics spanning talent management, organizational development and design, human resources management, and DI&B. Prior to that, Mr. Qadeer worked at Bristol Myers Squibb Company, expatriating to Rome, Italy, to deliver global work while gaining insights around diversity and inclusion in an international context. Additionally, Mr. Qadeer served as an Adjunct MBA professor at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. 

Mr. Qadeer received his master’s degree as well as his B.A. and B.S. degrees from Pennsylvania State University.

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