Our Leadership

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Alexander Zehnder, Global Franchise Head, Oncology

Joined Sanofi 2014.

Alexander is focused on ensuring successful global launches for several key pipeline assets of Sanofi across multiple indications and tumor types. In addition, Alexander is focusing on strengthening the Oncology pipeline and building a best in class organization. 

Alexander has more than 20 years of experience in healthcare strategic marketing, commercial leadership and general management roles at the country and global level. A purpose-driven people leader, he is passionate about making a difference for patients with cancer. 

He is a member of the Sanofi Genzyme Executive Leadership Team.

Prior Experience

  • General Manager Italy (Sanofi)
  • Global Franchise Head Avastin (Genentech / Roche)
  • Global Business Leader Oncology (Roche)
  • Various commercial leadership positions at Roche


  • Medical Doctor (MD), University of Bern, Switzerland
  • MBA, IMD, Lausanne, Switzerland

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