Yoonsun (Yoon) Kang
Director, Global Marketing, Pfizer Oncology, Pfizer, Inc.
Yoonsun (Yoon) Kang is a Director of Marketing in Pfizer Global Oncology. Since joining Pfizer eight years ago, Yoon has held several leadership roles with growing responsibilities across diverse therapeutic areas.
In her current role, Yoon is responsible for bringing breakthrough immuno-oncologic therapeutics to market that treat certain genitourinary cancers with great unmet need. Yoon successfully launched BAVENCIO® (avelumab) for the treatment of advanced kidney cancer and metastatic bladder cancer. To date, this life-changing medicine has treated over 5,000 kidney and bladder cancer patients worldwide and changed the trajectory of these cancers.
Her work as a Payer Marketer on the LYRICA® (pregabalin) marketing team dispelled the misper- ception of access and affordability among healthcare providers and patients, resulting in Yoon receiving the PM360 ELITE Creative Award in 2018.
Yoon is also the Operations Lead for Pfizer’s Global Asian Alliance (GAA). Under Yoon’s leadership, GAA has developed and implemented numerous initiatives to foster a community of belonging and advance a robust pipeline of Asian American & Pacific Islander (AAPI) leaders. She received Pfizer’s Diversity and Inclusion Head, Heart, and Guts Leadership Award in 2018. Yoon received BA in Biology & Society and Asian Studies from Cornell University and an MBA from Columbia University.