4th Global Conference

16-19 May 2016 • Copenhagen, Denmark

4th Global Conference

16-19 May 2016 • Copenhagen, Denmark

Susan Herbert

Susan Herbert is Executive Vice President, Global Business Development & Alliance Management, Merck Biopharma. Susan is responsible for all partnering activities, taking the global lead role for identifying and executing Global Business Development opportunities for Merck Biopharma’s R&D, and also its commercial portfolio. Susan Herbert joined Serono International S.A. in Geneva, Switzerland, in 1988. During her career she has been instrumental in the closing of key deals for Merck, such as most recently the alliance with Pfizer on PDL1 the single biggest licensing transaction for a clinical stage asset. Prior to Serono’s acquisition by Merck in 2007, she held various senior positions in both the Diagnostics and Pharmaceutical Divisions, covering in R&D, Regulatory Affairs, Manufacturing and Development. Susan graduated from the University of Manchester, UK, with a Master’s degree in Biochemistry and Doctorate degree from the Faculty of Medicine