Digitalisation and IT: Galenica strengthens its Executive Committee

Press release, Tuesday, 30 November 2021

The consequent digitalisation of offerings and services is a key success factor in the implementation of the Galenica Group’s strategic programmes, as it will make a significant contribution to Galenica’s future development. To ensure that the necessary relevance is placed on the strategic role of these topics, the Board of Directors has appointed Lukas Ackermann, Head of Service Unit IT & Digital Services, as a member of the Executive Committee as of 1 January 2022.

Digitalisation and IT topics: strategic success factors
Given the significant role of digitalisation and IT topics, the nomination of the Head of IT & Digital Services as a member of the Executive Committee is a logical and consistent step. By doing so, the Board of Directors is ensuring that the relevant competencies are firmly embedded within the organisation and that projects and tasks are approached with the necessary priority and focus.

Lukas Ackermann joined the Galenica Group in 2020 as Head of HCI Solutions and assumed re-sponsibility as of 2021 for the newly formed Service Unit IT & Digital Services as a member of the extended Executive Committee. Under his leadership, all IT functions have been consolidated and aligned with the Group’s strategic objectives. The introduction of agile working methods and organisations will ensure that IT services are fully integrated into the Galenica Group and aligned to customer and market needs.

In various roles, Lukas Ackermann has developed digital concepts and solutions for service providers in the healthcare sector, and he has a profound understanding of the workflows, processes and needs of those involved in the healthcare sector. He possesses the specific knowledge and required experience to implement Galenica’s digitalisation projects successfully and effectively.

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