Novartis has named Susanne Schaffert, a company veteran, to head the oncology business unit following the departure of Liz Barrett. Dr Schaffert joined Novartis more than 20 years ago and has spent the past six years in oncology. Her most recent role was as president of Advanced Accelerator Applications, a radiopharmaceutical company acquired by Novartis in early 2018.
Dr Schaffert received her master’s degree and PhD in chemistry from University Erlangen in Germany.
Novartis announced the appointment on 20 December 2018.
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