LEO Pharma announces new EVP, Head of Region EUROPE+

BALLERUP, Denmark, 25 November 2015 – LEO Pharma, a global healthcare company dedicated to helping people achieve healthy skin, announces Svend Andersen as incoming EVP, Head of Region EUROPE+.

Svend Andersen will assume the position of Executive Vice President, Head of Region EUROPE+, on 1 January 2016. He will join LEO Pharma’s Executive Leadership Team and report directly to the CEO.

Gitte Aabo, President and CEO of LEO Pharma, said: "I am delighted to welcome Svend to LEO Pharma’s Executive Leadership Team. Svend brings with him a proven track record in driving business in healthcare internationally and has extensive executive management experience. He will play a pivotal role in our ongoing efforts to help more people with skin diseases and in driving continued growth in Region EUROPE+.”

Svend Andersen comes from the position of President, Europe, the Middle East and Africa, Corporate Vice President and Corporate Officer at Hospira, Inc., a global pharmaceutical and medication delivery company. Prior to this, Svend has held several executive management positions in mid-sized pharmaceutical companies such as Actavis and Ferrosan.

Svend Andersen, incoming EVP, Head of Region EUROPE+, said: "I look forward to joining LEO Pharma, a company that is truly committed to improving people’s lives around the world. I have been impressed by LEO Pharma’s wholehearted efforts to pursue this mission – setting a courageous, strategic direction driven by key initiatives in areas such as innovation, partnering and global growth. I hope to draw on my experience from a diverse range of healthcare settings to contribute towards the company’s continued success and ongoing efforts to deliver better care to more people."


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