Executive committee

The Executive committee members are presented in greater detail below:

 

Person
Marc Funk
Born 1960
Employed since 2021

Marc Funk

POSITION

CEO

Experience

CEO Lonza 2019; COO & President, Lonza 2014-2019; General Counsel, Lonza 2008-2014

EDUCATION

Master(s) of Law and Diplomacy

Daniela Roxin
Born 1968
Employed since 2021

Daniela Roxin

POSITION

CFO

Experience

VP Operations and Supply Chain, VP Process Management Henkel 2021-2012; Dir. Business Management, Dir. Operations Management,  Business Controlling, R&D/Investment Controlling Cognis 2012-2001; Business and Inhouse consultant positions at Henkel, Beiersdorf, Helbling Management Consulting 2001-1996

EDUCATION

PhD nat. sci. Technical University of Aachen; M. Sci. University of Duesseldorf/University of Durham

Ulrike Lemke
Employed since 2021

Ulrike Lemke

POSITION

CTO

Experience

Ulrike has 20 years’ experience from the pharmaceutical sector working mainly within marketing, business intelligence and business strategy for companies such as Sartorius, Lonza and McKinsey

EDUCATION

Diploma in Biochemistry, University of Leipzig, 2002; Ph.D. in Functional Genomics, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, 2007

Frank Ternes
Employed since 2021

Frank Ternes

POSITION

Head of Commercial

Experience

Frank has 30 years’ experience from commercial and operational roles within Boehringer Ingelheim, Rentschler Biotechnologie and Polpharma Biologics

EDUCATION

Master of Economics, University of Bonn

Mark Quick
Born 1966
Employed since 2006

Mark Quick

Position

Head of Strategy

Experience

Head of Business Development, Celltech Manufacturing Services, 2000–2006

Education

B.Sc. (Hons) in Industrial Studies, Nottingham Trent University, 1988; MBA, Open University, 2005

Jonas Lejontand
Born 1978
Employed since 1999

Jonas Lejontand

Position

Head of HR

Experience

Senior management Recipharm

Education

B.Sc. in Human Resources Management, Uppsala University, 2004

Bernard Pluta
Born 1964
Employed since 2015

Bernard Pluta

POSITION

Sterile and Solid Development

EXPERIENCE

General Manager Recipharm in Pessac 2015-2017; CDMO Consulting 2014; Senior Director Strategic Alliances Teva 2011-2013; Executive Director Theramex Merck Serono 2007-2011; Senior Management Theramex 2001-2006; Industrial Engineering, Assystem, 1990-2000

EDUCATION

Industrial Engineer, French Grande Ecole of Arts & Métiers ParisTech, France; Executive MBA, Ashridge Business School, UK

Erik Haeffler
Born 1967
Employed since 2015

Erik Haeffler

Position

Commercial Solids

Experience

EVP Supply Chain & Manufacturing 2009-2014, Meda AB; Director European Supply Chain 2007-2009, AstraZeneca; Various manufacturing and supply chain roles 1992-2007, AstraZeneca

Education

B.A. in Communication Studies, Stockholm University 1992

Claus Tollnick
Born 1967
Employed since 2021

Claus Tollnick

Position

Commercial Steriles

Experience

General Manager Ferring Pharmaceuticals 2017-2021, Site Head for Monoclonals and Highly Active Compounds, Head of Biologics R&D, Integration Manager, Sanofi 2004-2017, Director Industrialization, Manager Process Development, Aventis 1996-2004

EDUCATION

PhD nat. sci. Biotechnology 1996, Master in Technical Chemistry and Biochemistry 1994, Technical University of Hannover, Germany Management program at Cranfield University, UK

Jean-François Hilaire
Born 1964
Employed since 2015

Jean-François Hilaire

Position

Advanced Delivery Systems

Experience

Director Manufacturing Network Optimization at Abbott; Executive VP at Solvay; GM Germany and Eastern Europe at Laboratoires Fournier

Education

Doctor of Pharmacy, University of Bordeaux, General Management programme at CEDEP (Campus INSEAD, Fontainebleau)