Management team

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Ferrer is an international family company based in Barcelona and headed by Sergi Ferrer-Salat. The team is made up of more than 1,800 people of different nationalities. All of them add enormous value thanks to their diversity of experience.

Graduate in Economics and Business Studies from the University of Barcelona He has been chairman of Ferrer since 1998. His philantropic and patronage activities include the Ferrer-Salat Music Foundation, which since 1982 has remained faithful to its commitment to empowering people, mainly those at risk of social exclusion, through music. He has also been very active in charity work for many years with WWF, Greenpeace and Médicins Sans Frontières (Doctors without Borders)

MARIO ROVIROSA
SERGI FERRER-SALAT
President

 

 


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Degree in Business Administration and MBA from ESADE. Mario joined Ferrer in 2016 as general manager on the pharmaceutical area and two years later he became CE. Before joining Ferrer, he worked for more than 22 years in the pharmaceutical industry in other international family companies, such as Almirall anda Chiesi in Spain and Italy

MARIO ROVIROSA
MARIO ROVIROSA
CEO

Degree in Business and International Management from Hoch-schule Bremen (Germany). Cecilia joined Ferrer in 2003 as en intern in the international Area and, after a year in the logistics sextor, she returned to Ferrer in 2005 to join the International team. Over the years, she has held various positions, always at the International level. She is now the corporate director od the transformation office, which drives the company's strategic and tranversal projects

CECILIA VON AHN
CECILIA VON AHN
Chief Transformation Officer

Degree in Law from the University of Barcelona with an SEP and AMPP from ESADE. Meritxell is the chief legal officer of Ferrer. She joined the company in 2015, after holding legal and human resources management positions in varius pharmaceutical companies, both national (Salvat) and international (Madaus, Rottapharm). She currently has responsibility for Ferrer's Legal, Industry Property and Ethics and Compliance departments

MERITXELL CASAS
MERITXELL CASAS
Chief Legal Officer

Degree in Pharmacy from the University of Barcelona, MBA from ESADE and executive training from SDA Bocconi. Ricardo has more than 15 years' experience in the pharmaceutical sector at national and international level and is a regular contributor to various business schools. He has held various positions in marketing, sales, innovation and transformation before jining Ferrer in 2018. He is currently responsable for Ferrer's commercial area.

RICARDO CASTRILLO
RICARDO CASTRILLO
Chief Commercial Officer

Degree in Business Administration and Management from the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona with PDD from ESADE. After several yaers in the field of professional services as a financial auditor and later as a strategy and operations consultant, David joined Ferrer in 2007 as a financial and systems director of one of Ferrer's subsidiaries. He is currently responsible for Ferrer's Finance, TReasury, Management Control, Purchasing, Systems, Customer Service and Internal Audir departments

DAVID FERRER
DAVID FERRER
Chief Financial & Corporate Services Officer

Degree in Pharmacy from the university of Barcelona, Postgraduate in R&D and Registers in the Pharmaceutical Industry from the University of Barcelona. Silvia joined Ferrer as a graduate in 1999 in the regulatory Affairs department. She is currently responsible for Ferrer's Quality, Regulatory Affairs and Pharmacovigilance departments.

SILVIA MARTÍN
SILVIA MARTÍN
Chief Quality, Regulatory & PV Officer

Degree in Molecular Biology from the University of Zagreb, Master's in Biochemistry from the University of Zagreb, PhD in Molecular Biochemistry from the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (Centro Severo Ochoa), EMBA from Golden Gate University, San Francisco. Tatjana has many years of experience in pharmaceutical R&D, especally as chief scientific officer at several companies in the San Francisco Bay area. She joined Alexza in 2005 to take a position of business and alliance management. Today she is currently responsible for Ferrer's R&D

TATJANA NARANDA
TATJANA NARANDA
Chief R&D Officer

Degree in Medicine from the Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Postgraduate in Business Management. Rodrigo has extensive experience in positions within the medical function at national and global lavel in various pharmaceutical multinationals. He joined Ferrer in February 2021 and currently has responsibility for Ferrer's medial area.


 

Rodrigo Palma dos Reis
Rodrigo Palma Dos Reis
Chief Medical Officer

Degree n Pharmacy from the University of Barcelona, EMBA from ESADE and AMP from IESE. Óscar teaches and menthors antrepreneuriship at ESADE, UPF and CESIF. After 18 years in various global and regional commercial executive positions at biopharmaceutical companies Amgen a Celgene, he joined Ferrer in 2018 to lead the creation of a global strategy deartment. He currently has responsibility for the corporate departments of Marketing, Pricing and Market Access, Business Analysis, Multichannel Strategy and Business Development

Óscar Pérez
OSCAR PÉREZ
Chief Marketing, Market Access and Business Development Officer

Diploma in Technical Industrial Chemical Engineering from EUETIB. Mara joined the comany in 2017, after holding the position of production manager for 5 years at Novertis. She previously held positions in industrial operations in other international (Alcon- BBraun) and national (Esteve) pharmaceutical companies. She is currently responsible fo Ferrer's Operations area, which includes the pharmaceutical plants, the chemical plant and the logistics and distribution center

MARTA VELA
MARTA VELA
Chief Operations Officer

Degree in Psycology from the University of Barcelona and an MBA from ESADE. Beatriz joined Ferrer in 2018. Prior to joining the company, she held people management positions in a number of global comanies. Since her incorporation, she has been responsible for the People and Sustainability area.

BEATRIZ VILA
BEATRIZ VILA
Chief People & Sustainability Officer

The Board of Directors is made up by Sergi Ferrer-Salat (Chairman), Mario Rovirosa Escosura (Secretary), Josep Vilarasau Salat (Advisor) and Joan Fanés Trillo (Advisor).

In December 2020, the Advisory Board to the Board of Directors for ethics, compliance and auditing was established in order to continue to strengthen Ferrer's model of governance. This Advisory Board is made up by Sergi Ferrer-Salat (Chairman), Rafael Abella Martín (independent auditing expert), José Ignacio González Feixa (independent ethics and compliance expert) and Meritxell Casas Algarra (Secretary).