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Liz Selby named Country Lead and Head of Pharma

Sanofi announced that Liz Selby has been appointed to the role of Country Lead and Head of Pharma for Sanofi ANZ in an acting capacity.

Sanofi announced that Liz Selby has been appointed to the role of Country Lead and Head of Pharma for Sanofi Australia & New Zealand (ANZ) in an acting capacity. Liz has worked with Sanofi for over ten years, most recently as General Manager of the Specialty Care business. 

She will take overall leadership of the newly combined Pharma business unit which includes Immunology, Diabetes, Rare Disease, Rare Blood Disorders and Virtual Healthcare portfolios, as well as Sanofi’s local operations including Trade, Market Access and Corporate Affairs effective immediately.

Liz steps into the role at a pivotal moment with Sanofi entering the next phase of it’s Play to Win strategy and a renewed focus on transformative medicine and vaccines launches; accelerated R&D investment; and the pursuit to become the first pharma company powered by AI at scale. The appointment comes one week since Sanofi was named on the AFR BOSS Best Place to Work list (second in Health).

Liz has dedicated her career to health across Australia and in New Zealand where she began her career as a frontline health worker. Today, she is an experienced business leader who credits her success to having a strong purpose, development, and opportunity – attributes she pays forward.

Liz has a passion for people, science, and pursuing better health outcomes through improved access, innovation, investment, and sustainable commercial operations with a proven track record across primary and secondary healthcare, biotechnology, and pharmaceutical industries.

Liz Selby Country Lead and Head of Pharma, Australia & New Zealand said :

“Since working on the front line of public health I have wanted to make a greater impact across all areas of the ecosystem and to improve people’s lives. At Sanofi I am. We all are. And I am incredibly proud to now lead the team chasing the miracles of science and improving people’s lives down under."

“The next chapter of Sanofi’s Play to Win Strategy will challenge us to take steps that optimise the way we work, accelerate innovation and deepen our investment in R&D supporting our direction toward becoming a company powered by AI. The team in Australia & New Zealand never settles and we’re ready to keep delivering.”

Beyond this new appointment, Liz is ‘All In’ as an Ally and Sponsor of Sanofi’s Pride+ community, and incoming Sponsor of the Gender+ community. 

Source: Sanofi

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