Dr Christiane Hamacher joined as Chief Executive officer (CEO) of Biocon Biologics India Ltd in March 2019. Dr Hamacher has over 20 years of leadership experience in both strategic and operational roles across the value chain in global pharma, spanning Asia, Europe and the U.S. She has been with Roche, Basel, Switzerland since 2007 and prior to that spent 10 years at Schering AG, Berlin, Germany. She is an accomplished international C-suite executive with a passion for setting the corporate vision, defining and implementing future-driven strategy and growing businesses through entrepreneurial innovation and patient-centricity. She has robust experience in steering complex, global matrix organizations, quickly building strong, trusting relationships to enable achievement of top-level results. During her long career in the pharmaceutical industry, she has built expertise in the areas of oncology, virology, CNS, cardiovascular, gynaecology, diagnostics, dermatology, rheumatology and rare diseases. She holds a Ph.D. in Molecular Biology (Oncology) from the University Clinic Bergmannsheil / University of Bochum, Germany. She also studied Economics at the University of Hagen, Germany.