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Rise of the patient affairs officer; Sanofi makes appointment

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Executive Summary

Following the growing trend of pharmaceutical companies embracing patient-centric business models, Sanofi has appointed Dr Anne C Beal chief of patient affairs. The French pharma is the first of the top ten biopharmaceutical companies to create space for such a position, according to Pascale Witz executive vice-president of global and strategic development.

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