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Guido Rasi took over as EMA’s Executive Director


On the 16th November 2015 Professor Guido Rasi took over as Executive Director of the European Medicines Agency (EMA).

On the 1st October 2015, EMA’s Management Board nominated Guido Rasi for the position of the EMA’s Executive Director for a five year period. He was appointed Executive Director after giving the statement before the European Parliament’s Committee for Environment, Public Health and food Safety.

"We are currently passing through the most important change in medicines development and approval system, that I have experienced from the beginning of my 35-years work in the field of public health, either as a doctor and researcher, or a representative of a competent authority. It is an honour and a challenge to head the Agency in this period”, stated professor Rasi, after taking over the position.

Further information is accessible on the EMA webpages, or here.