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EMA Management Board: Highlights of October 2019 Meeting

Oct 05, 2019 - Targeted News Service
Board and Executive Moves

The European Medicines Agency issued the following news release:

At its 3 October 2019 meeting in Amsterdam, the European Medicines Agency's Management Board elected Lorraine Nolan as vice-chair of the Board for a three-year period. Dr Nolan is Chief Executive of the Health Products Regulatory Agency (HPRA) in Ireland, a post she has held since January 2016. She has served as a member of EMA's Management Board since March 2016. Dr Nolan replaces Grzegorz Cessak of Poland as vice-chair.

The Chair welcomed two new civil society representatives to the Board. Marco Greco, president of the European Patient Forum (EPF) and Ioannis Natsis, policy manager for universal access and affordable medicines at the European Public Health Alliance (EPHA) will represent patient organisations. They will both serve a three-year term that can be renewed once. Marco Greco and Ioannis Natsis join the two representatives of doctors' and veterinarians' organisations who were re-appointed as civil society members to the Boa...