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Lecture Series on Global Health - Dr. Stefan Oschmann

Date: 14.11.2018

Location: Pettenkoferstrasse 14, 80336 Munich

The CIHLMU and the Teaching & Training Unit of the Division of Infectious Diseases had the pleasure to welcome Dr. Stefan Oschmann, Director of the Executive Board & CEO at Merck to a keynote lecture on “Cross-sectoral collaboration - the key to successfully combating neglected tropical diseases”.


Dr. Stefan Oschmann

Stefan Oschmann is Chairman of the Executive Board and CEO of Merck.
He joined Merck in 2011 as a member of the Executive Board and was responsible for the Healthcare business sector until the end of 2014. He drove the transformation of the Biopharma business by optimizing its cost structures and improving the efficiency of its research & development model, which included a clear portfolio prioritization.
Furthermore, he played an instrumental role in the Group-wide transformation and growth program “Fit for 2018”. Before joining Merck, Stefan Oschmann worked for the U.S. pharma company MSD, where he served in a range of senior executive positions. He started his career at an agency of the United Nations, and worked for the German Chemical Industry Association (VCI).
Stefan Oschmann was born in Würzburg, Germany in 1957. He holds a doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität in Munich. He is married and has two children.