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Biogen appoints new chief commercial officer

31st March 2016

Biogen has announced the appointment of Michel Vounatsos as its executive vice-president and chief commercial officer, effective as of April 18th.

Mr Vounatsos joins Biogen after a 20-year career at Merck Sharp and Dohme, where he most recently served as president of its primary care and customer centricity units. Prior to this, he held leadership positions across Europe and in China.

In his new role at Biogen, he will be tasked with overseeing the development and execution of the firm's global commercial strategy, with a focus on the continued growth of its product portfolio and the development of its commercial infrastructure.

His work will help to support the company's key pipeline assets and position the organisation for further growth.

Dr George Scangos, chief executive officer of Biogen, said: "As the complexity of our business and the expectations of our stakeholders accelerate, Michel will play a critical role in driving our near-term growth while helping prepare our organisation to support our increasingly robust and diverse pipeline."

The company is currently preparing to announce its financial results for the first quarter of 2016, with a report set to be issued on April 21st.ADNFCR-8000103-ID-801815640-ADNFCR

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