Martine Zimmermann

SVP, Head of Regulatory Affairs and Quality

Martine Zimmermann is Senior Vice President and Head of Regulatory Affairs, R&D & Commercial Quality of Alexion, AstraZeneca Rare Disease.

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About Martine

Martine has over 25 years of combined R&D and global regulatory strategy experience. Since joining Alexion in 2009, she has been dedicated to the registration of several orphan medicinal products across the globe, as well as to the shaping of the regulatory environment for medicines under development for rare diseases. Prior to Alexion, Martine held R&D and regulatory roles in companies including Aventis (now Sanofi), Servier, and H. Lundbeck A/S.

Martine received her PharmD from the University Louis Pasteur in Strasbourg, France, and serves as a Director on the Board of Inventiva Pharma. She is a champion of diversity, equality, inclusion, and belonging, recognized by the Healthcare Businesswoman’s Association as a Luminary in 2020.

I can focus on other parts of my life without having to be distracted by the fact that I might be in the hospital next week.”