- Ivan Kugener, MD
- Vice President, Global Head of Portfolio Management, Valuation and Analytics
- EMD Serono, United States
Educated as a Medical Doctor, Board certified I supplemented
my education with an MBA and a Master in Mathematics. I started my career in the french navy where I reached the rank of Captain at 25 years old. I spent over 7 years at Abbott Laboratories (90-
97) and nearly 5 years at Medtronic (97-01). for 7 years I worked
at a private Swiss bank (Lombard odier Darier Hentsch) where I managed (with a team of five reporting to me) more than USD2bn invested in healthcare private and public equities. I then drove the mid-long term strategic effort for eMD Serono, the US subsidiary of Merck-Serono. I then headed the Medical Affairs at Arthrocare. I now support the pharmaceutical pipeline decision making process at Merck.