Michael Swanick

Biography

Mike has been with PricewaterhouseCoopers for approximately 33 years and a partner for 24 years.  He is the Firm’s global Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences (PLS) leader that includes over 9,000 professionals providing assurance, tax and advisory services worldwide.  In this role, he is responsible for all aspects of the Firm’s services to our PLS clients.  Previously, Mike was the global and US tax leader of the sector.

Mike had had many roles in the Firm, including the Partner-in-Charge of International Tax Services in Philadelphia (2000-2002).  He worked in the PwC Brussels office (1988-1990) and PwC London office (1997-2000) where he led the Firm’s US Corporate Tax Consulting groups and advised many public US and EU companies on cross-border transactions.  Mike has extensive experience with issues facing chemical, pharmaceutical, medical device and biotechnology companies. Mike’s current clients include AmerisourceBergen, BMS, CSL Behring, Eli Lilly, Shire and Syngenta Corporation.

Mike is also a member of the American and Pennsylvania Institutes of Certified Public Accountants, and served as the President of the British American Business Council. He also holds memberships with the St. Joseph's University Board of Trustees, the Board of Principals and Partners of PwC, and is a member of the Editorial Advisory Board of Pharmaceutical Executive.

Education

  • B.S. Accounting, St. Joseph's University, 1981
  • M.S. Taxation, Villanova University Law School, 1984
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