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Chief Executive Officer
Severin Schwan has served as CEO of the Roche Group since March 2008.
After obtaining a degree in economics from the University of Innsbruck (Austria), University of York (UK) and University of Oxford (UK), a degree in law from the University of Innsbruck, and a PhD in law from the University of Innsbruck, Dr Schwan joined Roche Basel in 1993 as a finance officer. Since then he has held various management positions: Head Finance & Administration at Roche Brussels (1995-1998), Head Finance & Informatics at Roche Grenzach, Germany and Member of the Executive Board of Roche Deutschland Holding GmbH (1998-2000), Head Global Finance & Services, Roche Diagnostics, Basel (2000-2004) and Head Region Asia Pacific, Roche Diagnostics Singapore (2004-2006). Prior to his current position, Dr Schwan was CEO of Roche Diagnostics (2006-2008).