EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT, RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT
United States of America
A proven leader with broad Drug and Device development experience who has designed and managed global medical organizations to deliver results, enhance productivity and practice sound risk management. Senior leadership roles have included most recently Vice President, Research & Development at Baxter International and Global Head of Medical and Scientific Affairs at MedImmune. In the last 20 years, he provided strategic leadership on 8 NDA/BLA’s in various therapeutic areas and on a number of mergers and acquisitions. Extensive experience in Drug Development, Medical Affairs, Regulatory and Pharmacovigilance was acquired through various roles of increasing responsibilities at Chiron (Novartis), Warner- Lambert (Pfizer) and Burroughs Wellcome (GSK). Francois received his medical degree from the University of Ottawa, Canada. He is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and an Infectious Diseases specialist trained at McGill University and Harvard Medical School.
Broad Drug and Device Development