Guest of Honor: Etienne Jornod, Executive Chairman of Vifor Pharma
Join us on Tuesday, June 11, at 12.00 at the Haus Zum Rüden
Etienne Jornod has accepted our invite and will talk about:
Transforming a cooperative purchasing center into two listed companies with a value of CHF 12 billion
Meet Etienne Jornod
Etienne Jornod is the Executive Chairman of the Vifor Pharma Group, formerly known as Galenica Group, Chairman of the Neue Zürcher Zeitung, and also Honorary Chairman of the new Galenica Ltd.
Etienne Jornod studied at the University of Lausanne and joined the Group in 1975. Since 1996 he has been driving the strategy of the Group which led to the transformation of a drug wholesaler into two separately listed industry-leading businesses. Vifor Pharma, a Swiss pharmaceutical company, manufacturing and exporting its products to more than 100 countries around the world. In 2017, Etienne Jornod took Galenica, Switzerland’s largest pharmacy chain, to the Swiss Stock Exchange to finance the expansion into the US market.
Today, Vifor Pharma is a rapidly-growing player in iron deficiency, nephrology and cardio-renal therapies, and partner of choice for industry leaders including Fresenius Medical Care, Pfizer, and Roche.