NextPharma Management Team
Chief Executive Officer
Peter Burema, Chief Executive Officer, joined NextPharma in June 2014. He has more than 30 years of industry experience, including leadership roles in big pharma, generic drug manufacturing and contract manufacturing.
Most recently, Peter served as CEO of Acino, a Swiss-based pharmaceutical company that he led for four years. Prior to that, Peter’s experience includes eight years with Ranbaxy Europe Ltd, where he led their Global Pharmaceuticals Business and thirteen years at Bayer.
Peter graduated from the St. Olof Business School in the Netherlands.
Chief Financial Officer
Alan Dodsworth, Chief Financial Officer, joined NextPharma in 2004. Before his appointment to CFO, Alan held the position of Executive VP Corporate Development. Prior to joining NextPharma, Alan spent nine years at Ernst & Young, where he was an Assistant Director specialising in corporate finance and transaction support services, leading cross-functional and international teams.
Alan is a Chartered Accountant and holds a degree in Economics and History.
Chief Operating Officer
Eric Schmidhäuser, Chief Operating Officer, joined NextPharma in July 2016.
Eric brings with him over 20 years' experience in the pharmaceutical and automotive industries, with his most recent role being Managing Director for Corden Pharma GmbH.
Prior to this, Eric was with Catalent Pharma Solutions for more than 6 years as Managing Director for Catalent Germany Schorndorf GmbH. Eric has held several international management positions in different industries. With this breadth of experience Eric is well placed to support our company growth strategy.
Chief Commercial Officer
Pierre Delavaud, Chief Commercial Officer, joined NextPharma in September 2012 with a strong track record in sales, business development and marketing within the pharmaceutical industry.
Prior to joining NextPharma, Pierre held executive sales and business development positions at SkyePharma and spent fourteen years with the Catalent group (and former companies), where he held various senior positions, including Vice President Sales and Business Development Global Pharmaceutical Softgels, Vice President Sales and Marketing Pharmaceutical Technologies and Services Europe, as well as General Manager of a manufacturing site.
Pierre holds a PhD in Pharmacy.
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