Team Member

David Ebsworth


Dr Ebsworth has served as Non-Executive Chairperson of our board of directors since December 2014.

Dr Ebsworth has significant experience in leadership and management of pharma and biotech companies internationally. Dr Ebsworth currently serves on the boards of Sartorius and Synlab. From 2009 to 2014, Dr Ebsworth served as Chief Executive Officer of Vifor Pharma, based in Zürich, the specialty pharma division of Galenica AG Group, a pharmaceutical wholesaler and retailer, and as a member of Galenica’s Executive Committee. In 2012, Dr Ebsworth was also named as Chief Executive Officer of Galenica and as Chairman of Galenica’s Executive Committee, positions he held until 2014. In his earlier career, Dr Ebsworth worked with Bayer for over 19 years, heading the Canadian, North American and global pharmaceutical business. Dr Ebsworth received a PhD in industrial relations from the University of Surrey.