Dr. Francois-Xavier Frapaise, M.D has over 30 years of international drug development, strategic planning and marketing experience at major pharmaceutical companies including Sanofi, Bayer, Boehringer, Merck and Abbott; he has hold multiple C-level positions (CSO,CMO,CEO) in different Pharmacos in the US and Europe. He is currently heading Clinical Development, Medical Affairs and Pharmacovigilance at Merck KGaA Biosimilars Division; he has extensive experience of biosimilars development (Boehringer-Ingelheim, Pfenex); He has been the CSO and SVP of Optimer, has served as the CEO of Asphelia Pharmaceuticals, Inc.VP R&D and Corporate Officer of TAP , CMO of Ocera Therapeutics, VP of Scientific Affairs at Abbott International , Head of Medical Affairs at Bayer Europe, Medical Director at Bayer France, VP of R&D at Delagrange, Head of Anti-thrombotics Strategic Marketing at Sanofi, Medical Director at Choay. Dr. Frapaise holds an M.D. degree from Faculté de Médecine Paris and is a INSEAD alumni. Dr. Frapaise holds an academic position at the Thrombosis Research Center at the Loyola Medical Center in Maywood (IL).
Drug development & strategic planning