SAINT-PREX, Switzerland--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ferring Pharmaceuticals announced today that Professor Klaus Dugi has been appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, effective immediately.
He will be responsible for Global Medical Affairs, Quality Assurance and Pharmacovigilance. In addition, he will also be a member of the Ferring Executive Board.
Prior to this role, Prof. Dugi held various leadership roles at Boehringer Ingelheim, including Vice President Global Medical Affairs, Chief Medical Officer, and, most recently, Managing Director UK & Ireland.
“Making the industry more patient-centric has always been a top priority for Professor Dugi, and this is perfectly aligned with our company philosophy and commitment to solving unmet patient needs, particularly in the area of reproductive and maternal health,” said Michel Pettigrew, President of the Executive Board and Chief Operating Officer, Ferring Pharmaceuticals.
A Professor of Medicine, with a speciality in Internal Medicine, Prof. Dugi continues to teach medicine at Heidelberg University, Germany. He also spent four years carrying out research at the US National Institutes of Health (NIH) and has published more than 70 manuscripts in peer-reviewed journals including The Lancet and Diabetes.
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About Ferring Pharmaceuticals:
Headquartered in Saint-Prex, Switzerland, Ferring Pharmaceuticals is a research-driven, specialty biopharmaceutical group active in global markets. A leader in reproductive and maternal health, Ferring has been developing treatments for mothers and babies for over 50 years. Today, over one third of the company’s research and development investment goes towards finding innovative treatments to help mothers and babies, from conception to birth. The company also identifies, develops and markets innovative products in the areas of urology, gastroenterology, endocrinology and orthopaedics. Ferring has its own operating subsidiaries in nearly 60 countries and markets its products in 110 countries. For further information on Ferring or its products, visit www.ferring.com.
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