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Primex Pharmaceuticals appoints Steen Vangsgaard as Head of Sales

ZUG, Switzerland. Swiss pharmaceutical company Primex Pharmaceuticals AG announces the expansion of the leadership team with Mr. Steen Vangsgaard, appointed as Head of Sales to the Executive Management Team led by CEO Kari Sarvanto.

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Steen Vangsgaard

Steen Vangsgaard has joined Primex Pharmaceuticals from Mylan Pharmaceuticals, where he was VP, Area Director. Prior to Mylan, Mr. Vangsgaard was EVP, Commercial Affairs at Bavarian-Nordic. He has extensive international leadership experience in growing sales and enhancing profitability of generics, branded pharmaceuticals and OTC portfolios. Additionally, he has background in business development and operational side of business.

“I look forward to working with our sales and distribution partners in anticipation of making ADV6209 available to children who face surgical intervention and emergency treatment. It is particularly gratifying to join Primex at a time where we are preparing to help reduce pre- and post-operative trauma in children and improve efficiency in trauma centres and operating theatres,” says Steen Vangsgaard.

At Primex, Mr. Vangsgaard is responsible for global sales. His first effort will be the sales force and launch of ADV6209 in the Nordics. He will be part of the Executive Team headed by CEO Kari Sarvanto in Zug, Switzerland.

Mr. Sarvanto comments: “I am pleased that Primex can attract top talent such as Steen. We are a fast growth company and with the impending launch of ADV6209, the first oral paediatric anaesthetic in Europe, for both premedication and procedural sedation, Steen will help us to accelerate our launches in Europe, internationally and in the US.