Executive Committee

Under the leadership of Vasant Narasimhan, the Executive Committee of Novartis (ECN) is responsible for overseeing the business operations of Group companies. ECN members are chosen by the Board of Directors.

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Vasant (Vas) Narasimhan, M.D., Chief Executive Officer of Novartis
Chief Executive Officer of Novartis
Vasant (Vas) Narasimhan, M.D.
Super-resolution microscopes reveal tubulin proteins in a neuron.
President of Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research (NIBR)
James (Jay) Bradner, M.D.
Novartis data scientist Zach Barry
Chief Legal Officer of Novartis
Karen L. Hale
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Chief Financial Officer of Novartis
Harry Kirsch
Rob Kowalski, Chief People & Organization Officer
Chief People & Organization Officer of Novartis
Rob Kowalski
Steffen Lang, Ph.D., Global Head of Novartis Technical Operations
Global Head of Novartis Technical Operations (NTO)
Steffen Lang, Ph.D.
Frederic Berst, Global Discovery Chemistry
Chief Ethics, Risk & Compliance Officer of Novartis
Klaus Moosmayer, Ph.D.
Molecular glues bring proteins together.
Chief Executive Officer of Sandoz
Richard Saynor
Folkert Reck, Global Discovery Chemistry
President of Novartis Oncology
Susanne Schaffert, Ph.D.
John Tsai, M.D., Head of Global Drug Development and Chief Medical Officer for Novartis
Head of Global Drug Development and Chief Medical Officer for Novartis
John Tsai, M.D.
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President of Novartis Pharmaceuticals
Marie-France Tschudin
Novartis partnered with CNN to explain the clinical trial process
Head of Customer & Technology Solutions (CTS)
Robert Weltevreden

Other Members of Senior Management


Bertrand Bodson, Chief Digital Officer of Novartis
Strategic Advisor to the CEO of Novartis
Bertrand Bodson
Martin Renatus, Chemical Biology Therapeutics
Group Head of Corporate Affairs and Global Health
Lutz Hegemann, M.D., Ph.D.
Natacha Theytaz, Global Head of Novartis Business Assurance and Advisory and Head of Internal Audit
Global Head of Novartis Business Assurance & Advisory and Head of Internal Audit
Natacha Theytaz
Michael Willi, Chief Communications Officer, Communications & Engagement, of Novartis
Chief Communications Officer, Communications & Engagement, of Novartis
Michael Willi

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