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Ferring Pharmaceuticals Appoints Chief Medical and Chief Scientific Officers

January 28, 2015
Life sciences
Ferring Pharmaceuticals announced today the appointment of Pascal Danglas, MD as Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer and Per Falk, MD, PhD as Executive Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer. Both appointments are effective as of February 1st.
 
“Ferring aims to expand its portfolio and improve patient access to our products,” said Michel Pettigrew, President of the Executive Board and Chief Operating Officer of Ferring. “By focusing our efforts in R&D and patient access under these two proven leaders, Ferring is positioning itself to accelerate growth and better meet patient needs.”
 
As Chief Medical Officer, Pascal Danglas will evaluate and advise on new product candidates. He will also focus on strengthening patient access to Ferring products as the company’s liaison to the medical community, patients and national reimbursement authorities. An industry veteran, Danglas previously served as executive vice president of clinical and product development with Ferring.
 
Per Falk joins Ferring as Chief Scientific Officer after a successful assignment as senior vice president responsible for biopharmaceuticals research at Novo Nordisk A/S. In his new role, Falk will be responsible for overseeing the entirety of Ferring’s research and development activities, from basic research through to regulatory approval.
 
Source: Ferring Pharmaceuticals

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