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Corporate Executive Committee

The Corporate Executive Committee consists of five 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

Jean-Claude Clémençon
CEO Galenica Group

  • Born 1962, Swiss citizen
  • Degree in Logistics, sfb Technical College, Zurich
  • Program for Executive Development (PED), IMD, Lausanne
  • 1988-1995 Head of Manufacturing at 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 of the Galenica Group from 2010; from 2015 to 2017 Head Retail Business sector and member of the Corporate Executive Committee of Galenica Santé
  • Since 2017 CEO Galenica Group
  • Member of the Board of Helvecura cooperative society (Bern)
Felix Burkhard

Felix Burkhard
CFO Galenica Group

  • 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 former 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 of Galenica Group since 2010; Head Strategic Projects from 2015 to 2017
  • Since 2017 CFO Galenica Group
Daniele Madonna

Daniele Madonna
Head Retail Business sector

  • Born 1977, Swiss citizen
  • Federal diploma in Pharmacy from the Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich (ETHZ)
  • Professional training FPH in Retail Pharmacy
  • CAS in General Management at HSG (University of St Gallen) and Program for Executive Development (PED) at IMD Lausanne
  • 2003-2004 Pharmacist at the Olympia Pharmacy and the Victoria Pharmacy in Zurich
  • Joined the former Galenica Group in 2004 as Manager of the Coop Vitality pharmacy in Tenero, Regional sales manager at Coop Vitality from 2010 to 2014, and CEO of Coop Vitality AG in Bern from 2014 to 2017
  • Since December 2017 Head of Retail Business sector and Member of the Corporate Executive Committee of Galenica Group
Torvald De Coverly Veale

Torvald De Coverly Veale
Head Products & Brands Business sector

  • Born 1960, British citizen
  • Bachelor of Science in Economics and Politics (Bristol University, UK): Unilever Graduate Business Program
  • 1982–2007 Brand Management, Trade Marketing, Sales Management, Marketing Manager and Business Group Chairman at Unilever (UK); Business Development Director at Unilever East Asia & Pacific; Marketing Director & Latin America Category Director at Unilever Brazil; Vice President Marketing at Unilever Latin America; Global Brand Director & European Category Director at Unilever; International Managing Director at Visit Britain; 2007–2015 Director of International Brands at Alliance Boots / Walgreens Boots Alliance in London & Bern
  • Since 2015 Head Products & Brands Business sector
  • Since 2017 member of the Corporate Executive Committee of Galenica Group
Christoph Amstutz

Christoph Amstutz
Head Services Business sector

  • Born 1963, Swiss citizen
  • Partial studies in pharmacy, Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich (ETHZ)
  • Degree in Marketing Management, University of Bern, 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 AG (Zurich); 2004–2007 Business Unit Manager CNS / Pain and member of the Executive Board at Bristol-Myers Squibb GmbH (Baar); 2007–2010 CEO of Globopharm AG (Egg/Zurich)
  • 2010–2011 Head of G-Pharma AG; 2011 Head of Alloga Ltd.; from 2015 Head Services Business sector
  • Since 2017 member of the Corporate Executive Committee of Galenica Group

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