Novartis Pharma, Germany
Christian-Claus Roth has been employed at Novartis Pharma since 2001, in different roles of increasing responsibility. After his studies in Business Administration, Christian started his career with the International Pharmaceutical wholesaler GEHE Pharma Handel GmbH and later Celesio AG, Germany. From there, he moved to the Novartis Pharma affiliate in Bern, Switzerland where he set up the congress and event department for the Swiss market. Shortly after, he was promoted to the Global Headquarter in Basel with responsibility for the Pain and Urology Areas as International Congress Manager, with additional responsibility later for the Bone area. Christian now oversees the Scientific Engagement Governance focusing on the impact of external regulatory requirements on global medical event management – one of several key areas for which the team is responsible. Additionally, he regularly participates as a panel member and speaker at conferences. In July 2017, Christian was honoured by 'Successful Meetings' as one of the most influential strategists in the meetings industry worldwide.