Marie-Andrée has spent over 20 years in the pharmaceutical industry, in a wide range of leadership roles at country, regional and global levels, across Europe, North America and Emerging Markets. Throughout her career, her priorities have seen her focus on helping create the right environment for better access to innovative medicines for patients, whilst also developing teams and company culture.
Originally from Montreal, Canada, Marie-Andrée originally joined Novartis in 2004, where she held a variety of roles in Sales and Brand Management, including in the UK. Marie-Andrée then served as Haematology Franchise Head, Belgium and Luxembourg, for three years. In 2015, she gained General Manager experience at Merck Serono both at a country and regional level, before returning to Novartis in 2019, where she was most recently the Head of Middle East and Africa, Novartis Oncology. In total, she has spent nearly 14 years with Novartis.
Marie-Andrée will focus on creating an organisation with enhanced patient and customer focus, in order to build bold partnerships with the NHS; improving access to treatments for patients and supporting the healthcare systems to build back better post-pandemic.