Brussels, 16 November 2023 - EuropaBio is pleased to announce the appointment of Wojciech Nowak as the new Chair of its Healthcare Council. Mr. Nowak, currently serving as the Group Senior Director Global Governmental & Public Affairs at Novartis, has been elected by the council members and will assume the role of interim Chair until his official 2-year term commences in June 2024.
Commenting on his appointment as Chair of the Healthcare Council, Wojciech Nowak said: “I am very pleased to take the role of Chair of the EuropaBio Healthcare Council, in this pivotal moment. I am looking forward to supporting the biotechnology industry in Europe to continue to be a leader in innovation, and to strengthen its life science sector. Let’s work together to establish an environment where innovation can flourish, and patients across Europe can access the medicines they need, when they need them.”
Dr. Claire Skentelbery, Director General of EuropaBio added: “We are delighted to announce the appointment of Wojciech Nowak as the Chair of EuropaBio's Healthcare Council. Wojciech has a wealth of experience with Novartis, and a passion for the ecosystem in which Europe's biotechnology can flourish. He will play a key role in steering the Healthcare Council towards impactful initiatives at this most critical time for innovation within Europe's long-term ambitions. The team looks forward to working closely with him as we continue to advance biotechnology in the healthcare sector.”