18:23 uur 17-08-2016

Primex Pharmaceuticals benoemt Ernestio Alegria tot CFO

ZUG, Zwitserland–(BUSINESS WIRE)—Het Zwitserse farmaceutische bedrijf Primex Pharmaceuticals AG heeft bekend gemaakt dat Ernesto Alegria is benoemd tot Chief Financial Officer. Op 13 augustus 2016 voegde hij zich bij het Executive Management Team van Primex Pharmaceuticals.

Ernesto Alegria werkte het meest recent voor Acino Group as Group CFO. Zijn verantwoordelijkheden waren het bedrijf van de Zwitserse beurs halen, een aantal M&A transacties en het ontwikkelen van Acino Group tot een snel groeiende middelgroot farmaceutisch bedrijf.

Voor zijn baan bij Acino was Alegria Head of Business Controlling and Finance voor de opkomende markten van Takeda Pharmaceuticals International GmbH. Daarvoor bekleedde hij financiële en commerciële seniorfuncties bij Nycomed and Norske Skog.


Primex Pharmaceuticals Appoints Ernesto Alegria as CFO


ZUG, Switzerland–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Swiss pharmaceutical company Primex Pharmaceuticals AG announces the appointment of Ernesto Alegria as Chief Financial Officer. On August 13th, 2016, he joined Primex Pharmaceuticals’ Executive Management Team.

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Ernesto Alegria (Photo: Business Wire) 

Ernesto Alegria (Photo: Business Wire)

Most recently, Ernesto Alegria worked for Acino Group as Group CFO. His responsibilities included delisting the company from the Swiss Stock Exchange, a number of M&A transactions and developing Acino Group into a fast growing mid-size pharmaceutical company.

Prior to Acino, Mr. Alegria was Head of Business Controlling and Finance for the emerging markets of Takeda Pharmaceuticals International GmbH. Previously, he held senior financial and commercial roles with Nycomed and Norske Skog.

This follows the announcement in February 2016, that Primex Pharmaceuticals had acquired the global rights for an advanced oral pharmaceutical candidate for pediatric anesthesiology developed by Advicenne. With this acquisition, Primex Pharmaceuticals expanded its portfolio with a unique product that will be distributed through Primex’s existing and new partners. The market potential is evaluated as hundreds of millions of euros.

PANU PAAPPANEN, Chairman of the Board and Owner, commented: “Mr. Alegria has gained considerable relevant experience in the pharmaceutical industry. His strong financial control, market knowledge and transaction experience will be a considerable asset for Primex.”

KARI SARVANTO, President and Co-Founder of Primex Group, added: “I am delighted that we can attract a highly talented professional as Ernesto Alegria to our team to help us build sustainable growth.”

About Primex Pharmaceuticals

Primex Pharmaceuticals is a fast growing global specialty company spearheading a new lean pharmaceutical business model.

Primex aims to become the leading global innovative Anesthesia company helping patients undergo a wide range of medical procedures. With a portfolio of strong, trusted anesthesia products including Recofol N (propofol) acquired from Bayer, and the recent acquisition of a novel, oral solution pharmaceutical candidate for pediatric anesthesiology from Advicenne, Primex Pharmaceuticals will continue to identify and acquire new medications that complete the ‘Triad of Anesthesia’.

Primex Pharmaceuticals’ global partner network operates in over 40 countries and reaches a population of nearly one billion. The company is headquartered in Zug, Switzerland; all Primex products are manufactured in the EU. Primex Pharmaceuticals has proven underlying business operations and historically strong revenue growth.

See more at www.Primexpharma.com


Primex Pharmaceuticals
Mr. Kari Sarvanto, President
Mobile: +41 796 162 694
Email: kari.sarvanto@primexintl.com

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