Pharma Veteran Sørensen To Help Guide Ferring's Growth Plans
Ex-Novo Nordisk CEO Is Swiss Group's New Chairman
After more than three decades being associated with Novo Nordisk, Lars Rebien Sørensen has signed up to be chairman of Ferring, telling Scrip that the privately owned Swiss group's philosophy chimes with his own.
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