Articles by Laurent Foetisch
Laurent Foetisch is Founder and Managing Director of Supply Chain Operations SA, formerly Vice President of Global Supply Chain for Merck Serono and Serono for over 20 years.
Laurent founded Supply Chain Operations SA in June 2011 to provide operational supply chain support to life science companies. Laurent has extensive experience as a supply chain executive responsible for managing a global biotech and pharmaceutical company in Switzerland for more than 20 years. After the acquisition of Serono by Merck KGaA. Laurent launched a three and an half year program to integrate the classical pharmaceutical supply chain of Merck and the biopharmaceutical supply chain of Serono to create one integrated value chain with common processes and tools.
Schooling: Villamont, Lausanne
College: Business School, Lausanne
Training: 6 Sigma, Business in China, Coaching for Peak Performance, IMD Lausanne
What according to your understanding are the most important new additions to the newly published EU GDP guidelines? How will it affect current cold chain strategies? As per the GDP the main change will be related to ambient (15° to 25°C) shipment which will impact all the entire temperature controlled transportation and qualification processes. Whatever air freight, road or sea freight...Full Article »Events of Interest
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