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The Latest Pharma Jobs, News and Events today | 27 January 2015


BIAL, the largest Portuguese pharmaceutical company and one of the major Iberian, has just incorporated as a non-executive Board member, Franz Humer, former CEO and Chairman of Roche.

The incorporation of Franz Humer, one of the most internationally respected personalities in the pharmaceutical industry, is part of the consolidation of BIAL’s internationalization strategy for the next decade....

Franz Humer, who retired from Roche in 2014, has a long career in the pharmaceutical industry, having previously held management positions at Schering Plough and GlaxoSmithKline. In 1995 he joined the Board of Roche, as head of the Pharmaceutical Division and as Chief Operating Officer. From 1998 until 2008, he took over as CEO and, from 2001 until March 2014, as Chairman.

According to Franz Humer "to be part of BIAL's Board is a challenge. I’ve been following BIAL for many years and I think it has made a remarkable journey, based on a long-term strategy focused on Research and Development, which is a pioneer work in Portugal. I’m really excited to give my contribution to its strengthening, particularly in the international markets."

BIAL is an international pharmaceutical group with products available in more than 50 countries and its international sales already represent around 60% of the company’s total turnover.

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