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pharmaceutical executive

Jurg Meier, Swiss pharmaceutical executive. Major infantry, Swiss military, 1978-1996.

Background

Meier, Jurg was born on April 18, 1941 in Winterthur, Zürich, Switzerland. Son of Fritz and Alice Frida (Egg) Meier.

Education

Master of Science, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, 1966. Diploma, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zürich, 1965. Doctor of Philosophy, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zürich, 1971.

Dr.sc.tech., Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zürich.

Career

Section head pharmacokinetics Sandoz AG, Basel, Switzerland, 1971-1980. Visiting scientist Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1981-1982. Executive vice president Biochemie GmbH, Kundl, Austria, 1983-1990.

Senior vice president Sandoz Pharmaceutical United States, East Hanover, New Jersey, 1991-1992. Corporation head Research and Development, Sandoz Pharma AG, Basel, 1993-1994. President Sandoz Pharma Japan, Tokyo, 1994-1996.

Executive director Novartis Venture Fund, Basel, since 1997. Lecturer Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule, 1967-1971, University Innsbruck, Austria, 1986-1990.

Membership

Major infantry, Swiss military, 1978-1996.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Tennis, chess, skiing.

Connections

Married Kathleenn Andee Horstman, August 3, 1968. Children: Denise, Daniel.

father:
Fritz Meier

mother:
Alice Frida (Egg) Meier

spouse:
Kathleenn Andee Horstman

children:
Denise Meier

Daniel Meier