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Corporate Executive Committee

The Corporate Executive Committee consists of four members. Headed by CEO Jean-Claude Clémençon, it is responsible for the implementation of Galenica’s strategy. The members of the Corporate Executive Committee are experienced experts, senior Business sector managers who have extensive industry knowledge as well as long-term experience in the Galenica Group and with leading multi-national companies.

Jean-Claude Clémençon
CEO Galenica Santé & Head Retail Business sector

  • Born 1962, Swiss citizen
  • Degree in Logistics, sfb Technical College, Zurich
  • Program for Executive Development (PED), IMD, Lausanne
  • 1988-1995 Head of Manufacturing Rheintub AG, Rheinsulz, and CEO of Raintec GmbH, Dogern (Germany)
  • Joined the Galenica Group in 1995 as Operations Manager Galexis Zurich; Head of Schönbühl Distribution Centre from 1999; Head of Galexis from 2002; Head Logistics Business sector from 2005 to 2015 and in addition in charge of HealthCare Information and member of the Corporate Executive Committee from 2010; from 2015 Head Retail Business sector, CEO of Galenica Santé since 2017
  • Member of the Board of Helvecura cooperative society, Bern

Felix Burkhard
CFO Galenica Santé

  • Born 1966, Swiss citizen
  • Lic. oec., HSG University of St.Gallen (HSG), and Swiss certified accountant
  • 1991-1995 Financial Auditor at Revisuisse PriceWaterhouse, Bern, and Head of Finance and Controlling at Amidro, Biel-Bienne
  • Joined the Galenica Group in 1996 as Corporate Controller; Deputy Head Retail Business sector from 2000; in addition, Head of the Amavita pharmacy chain from 2008; Head Retail Business sector from 2010 to 2015; member of the Corporate Executive Committee since 2010; from 2015 Head Strategic Projects
  • Since 2017 CFO and member of the Corporate Executive Committee of Galenica Santé

Christoph Amstutz
Head Services Business sector

  • Born 1963, Swiss citizen
  • Partial studies in pharmacy, Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), Zurich
  • Degree in Marketing Management, University of Berne, GfM/IBM
  • 1988-2004 medical representative and product manager at UCB-Pharma AG, Zurich, Head of Marketing at UCB-Pharma GmbH, Kerpen (Germany), General Manager at UCB Pharma, Zurich
  • 2004-2007 Business Unit Manager CNS/Pain and member of the Executive Board at Bristol-Myers Squibb GmbH, Baar
  • 2007-2010 CEO at Globopharm AG, Egg/ZH
  • 2010-2011 CEO at G-Pharma AG
  • 2011 CEO at Alloga AG; from 2015 Head Services Business sector and member of the Executive Management of Galenica Santé
  • Since 2017 member of the Corporate Executive Committee of Galenica Santé

Torvald De Coverly Veale
Head Products & Brands Business sector

  • Born 1960, British and Swedish citizen
  • Full MBA-style Unilever Graduate Business Training program, Unilever Graduate program, Brand management, Trade Marketing and Regional Sales Management, Bachelor of Science in Economics and Politics, Bristol University, U.K
  • Marketing Manager and Business Group Chairman at Birds Eye Walls, U.K, Business Development Director, Unilever East Asia and Pacific Region, Jakarta, Marketing Director at CICA Brazil and Category Director Latin America, Sao Paulo, Vice President Marketing at Unilever Latin America & Mexico, Global Brand Director & European Category Director at Unilever, London and Rotterdam, International Managing Director at Visit Britain, London 1987-2007
  • Director of International Brands at Alliance Boots (Walgreens Boots Alliance), London, 2007-2015
  • 2015 Head of Products & Brands Business sector at Galenica Santé
  • Since 2017 member of the Corporate Executive Committee of Galenica Santé

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Galenica Santé Ltd.
Untermattweg 8
3027 Bern

Tel. +41 58 852 81 11
Fax +41 58 852 81 12