Steffen Lang, Ph.D., has been Global Head of Novartis Technical Operations since April 2017. He is a member of the Executive Committee of Novartis.
Prior to his current appointment, Mr. Lang served as Global Head of Biologics Technical Development and Manufacturing within Novartis Technical Operations. He joined Novartis in 1994 as Head of Laboratory in Research, and over the years has held positions of increasing responsibility within Pharmaceuticals Development, including Head of Biotechnology Development and Global Head of Technical Research and Development.
Mr. Lang holds a doctorate in pharmaceutical technology from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Zurich) in Switzerland, and a master’s degree in pharmaceutical sciences from the University of Heidelberg in Germany.