David Pulman: Children’s Health Advocate

Dr. David Pulman is well known in the international business and pharmaceutical communities for his role as President of Global Manufacturing and Supply at GlaxoSmithKline plc. Dr. David Pulman GSK role has seen him taking responsibility for global manufacturing and supply chain networking among other things.


GlaxoSmithKline is a British multinational pharmaceutical, biologics, vaccines, and consumer healthcare company that maintains its headquarters in London. It was established in 2001 through the merger of Glaxo Wellcome plc and SmithKline Beecham plc. GSK employs 97,000 people worldwide.

Children’s Health Fund

Outside of his work with GSK, Dr. Pulman has taken a very active involvement with the Children’s Health Fund (CHF); a non-profit organization that was founded in 1987 by musician Paul Simon and pediatrician/advocate Dr. Irwin Redlener.

The Children’s Health Fund is a charity organization that received a top rating from Charity Watch, a prominent independent watchdog organization that evaluates charities and issues ratings to help donors make more informed decisions regarding the causes and charities they choose to donate to.

“We partner with (CHF) because they’re so effective at delivering value to underserved children who don’t have access to healthcare,” explained Dr. Pulman. “You have to give every child the potential to fulfill its true potential.”

David Pulman Honored at CHF 25th Anniversary Benefit

In October of 2012, David Pulman was on-hand for the CHF’s 25th Anniversary Benefit show at Radio City Music Hall in New York. Performers on the bill that night included the likes of Paul Simon, Sting, Steve Martin, Stevie Wonder, Amy Grant, James Taylor, Tom Hanks, and Tina Fey. Others, like Morgan Freeman and Secretary of State Hilary Rodham Clinton, appeared via recorded messages that expressed
their support and admiration for the CHF.

Dr. David Pulman was awarded the prestigious CHF Corporate Award that night. Formerly his role with the organization saw him serving as Chairman of the Children’s Health Fund Corporate Council. Currently, he serves on the Leadership Team for the New York based non-profit.

Charity Work at CHF a Natural Extension of GKS

For David Pulman, there is very little gap between what he does with GSK and his charitable work for the CHF.

“We know that poor health impacts education, it impacts the ability to get a job, it impacts the ability to live a full life in society and that is absolutely in line with what GSK does as a company,” explains Dr. Pulman. “Just seeing the professionals involved with Children’s Health Fund is both humbling and uplifting.”


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