Telix Pharmaceuticals Appoints Richard Valeix as EMEA President
Melbourne (Australia) and Herstal (Belgium) – 3 May 2021. Telix announces Richard Valeix has joined the Telix executive leadership team in the role of President, Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA).
Telix is pleased to announce that Richard Valeix has joined the Telix executive leadership team in the role of President, Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA).
Richard joins Telix with approximately twenty years of pharmaceutical industry experience, including radiopharmaceuticals, gained in senior executive leadership roles across a broad range of therapeutic product areas. Prior to joining Telix, Richard worked at Advanced Accelerator Applications (AAA), a Novartis Company where he served for seven years in the roles of General Manager for France, Switzerland, Belgium, Netherlands and Luxembourg, and Global Head of Marketing and Sales. Earlier in his career, Richard held senior sales, marketing and strategy roles at Ipsen and Roche, where he gained extensive experience in European market access, reimbursement, regulatory affairs and commercial launch planning for first-in-class products.
Richard holds a Pharmacist diploma from the Pharmaceutical University Marseille (France), a Master’s degree in Management gained from the ESC Business School Marseille, and has completed the International Marketing Program from INSEAD, Paris (France).
Telix Chief Executive Officer Dr. Christian Behrenbruch stated, “I am delighted to welcome Richard to Telix’s executive leadership team. Richard brings to the Company extensive experience and a proven track record in successfully launching practice-changing radiopharmaceuticals in the diverse EMEA market. Richard’s broad commercial skill-set and his prior experience are uniquely aligned to Telix’s European commercial launch preparation for the prostate cancer imaging product Illuccix®, and the broader product pipeline that will follow.”
Mr. Valeix added, “Telix has made rapid progress in only a short period of time to develop an exciting portfolio of radiopharmaceutical assets that address significant unmet needs in oncology. Having joined Telix, I look forward to working with the team to deliver on the promise of nuclear medicine and ultimately improve outcomes for patients living with cancer.”
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