Karoline Shair was Resigned as Vice President and Head Counsel of Intellectual Property Program Portfolio at Biogen

Date of management change: November 15, 2019 

What Happened?

Cambridge, -based Biogen Resigned Karoline Shair as Vice President and Head Counsel of Intellectual Property Program Portfolio


About the Company

We are a biotechnology leader that discovers, develops and delivers innovative therapies to improve the lives of patients with neurodegenerative diseases, hematologic conditions and autoimmune diseases. Patients worldwide benefit every day from our medicines for multiple sclerosis (MS) and hemophilia.
 Founded in 1978, we are one of the world’s oldest independent biotechnology companies. Our development pipeline is focused on areas of high unmet medical need, as we pursue new therapies for patients suffering from diseases with few or no treatment options. These include programs for secondary progressive MS, Alzheimer’s Disease, spinal muscular atrophy, lupus and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), amongst others. With more than 7,500 people worldwide, we are truly a global organization, headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts, which is also home to our research operations. Our international headquarters are based in Zug, Switzerland and we have world-class manufacturing facilities in North Carolina and Denmark. We offer therapies globally through direct affiliate presence in 30 countries and a network of distribution partners in over 50 additional countries.


About the Person

Karoline Shair is Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary at Akouos. Previously, Karoline held various senior legal leadership roles in the industry.


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