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Jacob Harel

Chairman of the Board
Oco Biomedical


  Mr. Harel has more than 30 years’ experience in sales, marketing, operation and business development in the global pharmaceutical industry. He demonstrated ability to establish strategic directions, to operate teams in international environments (Europe, Asia, U.S., Latin America, and Middle East) and to accomplish challenging business objectives. Mr. Harel is the founder and president of “The Harel Group”, a business development advisory firm supporting international transactions in the global pharmaceutical industry. Prior to founding “The Harel Group”, Mr. Harel spent more than 27 years at Merck & Co., Inc. in leadership roles in sales, marketing and business development. Most recently, as Executive Director and Head of Corporate Business Development, Mr. Harel led the negotiation and execution of key enterprise transactions, including joint ventures, divestitures, commercial collaborations, licensing and distribution agreements. Mr. Harel holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics, from Haifa University, and an MBA in marketing, from Tel Aviv University, Israel.

Research Interest

Pharmaceutical science 

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