New Head of European Pharmaceutical Industry Group 18/03/2011 by Catherine Saez, Intellectual Property Watch Leave a Comment Print This Post A top European pharmaceutical industry association has named a new director general, coming from Sweden. The European Federation of the Pharmaceutical Industries (EFPIA) announced today that Richard Bergström has been named at the head of and will take up his position on 1 April. He is currently director general of LIF, a Swedish trade association for the research-based pharmaceutical industry. Before his position at LIF, Bergström held senior positions in regulatory affairs for Roche and Novartis in Switzerland. Brian Ager, EFPIA’s current director general, will join the European Round Table of Industrialists as Secretary General, EFPIA said in a release. Related Articles: Parliament Approves European Directive Against Falsified Medicines Change At Top Of European Music Industry Group Film Industry Head Glickman Leaves To Head Refugee Organisation Catherine Saez may be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org."New Head of European Pharmaceutical Industry Group" by Intellectual Property Watch is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.