Alexion Celebrates Opening of its New EMEA Headquarters in Zurich

Alexion celebrated the opening of its new EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) Regional Headquarters in Zurich on November 19. The opening ceremony was attended by representatives from the business community, political representatives, as well as members of the local life sciences clusters.

"Alexion has a unique mission that focuses on delivering medical breakthroughs for patients with life-threatening rare diseases who have no effective treatment options. Our employees at the new EMEA Headquarters in Zurich play a critical role in our global growth as we continue to serve more patients with devastating and ultra-rare diseases,” said Carsten Thiel, Executive Vice President & Chief Commercial Officer.

We look forward to continuing to build our team of talented employees in Switzerland and to becoming an active member of the local community in Zurich,” said Christophe Bourdon, Senior Vice President and head of Alexion EMEA.

Alexion has built its EMEA presence over the past 8 years, and now has operations in more than 30 countries in the region dedicating to fulfilling its mission to serve patients with devastating and rare diseases.