Dan Vasella

Global Advisory Board

Dr. Daniel Vasella began his career as a medical doctor and has now become one of the world’s most influential C.E.O.’s. Dan studied medicine at the University of Bern Medical School, where he later became the chief resident. He was named C.E.O. of Sandoz Pharma in 1994 and helped engineer one of the largest mergers in pharmaceutical history, which placed him as C.E.O. of Novartis in 1996. Dan has been named by Time magazine as one of the world’s “100 Most Influential People.”