Gabriel Baertschi

Chairman of the Corporate Executive Board, Chief Executive Officer

Gabriel Baertschi, Chairman of the Corporate Executive Board, Chief Executive Officer Gabriel Baertschi,
Chairman of the Corporate Executive Board,
Chief Executive Officer


Gabriel Baertschi joined the Grünenthal Group in October 2016 taking over the position as Chairman of the Corporate Executive Board and Chief Executive Officer.

Gabriel Baertschi brings more than 20 years of international experience in the pharmaceutical industry; most of the time he worked for AstraZeneca. Before taking over the position at Grünenthal, he was country president in Japan (2013 – 2016).

Previously, he served as country president for Germany (2010 – 2012), Thailand (2009 – 2010) and Vietnam (2006 – 2009). Prior to his appointment to senior management Gabriel Baertschi held various strategic functions in international sales and marketing.

After studying biology at the University of Neuchâtel he started his career as a sales representative in the medical sector for Servier in Switzerland. Gabriel Baertschi was born in 1974 in Bern/Switzerland.