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Harald Nusser

Harald Nusser, Ph.D., MBA
Harald Nusser is Head, Novartis Social Business for Novartis. He joined Sandoz International in June 2015 to lead Novartis Access, which he merged with legacy access to medicines programs of the company into the unit Social Business during 2016.

Harald Nusser started his career at Schering AG in 2000 as a mathematician in the global R&D function. Having worked in both exploratory research as well as clinical research, he held positions of increasing responsibility in Strategic Planning in both Schering AG and Bayer between 2004 and 2010.

As Head of Portfolio Management, he managed the Holistic R&D Portfolio Review for Bayer Pharma and the annual Strategic Planning Process for Bayer HealtCare, lead restructuring activities and became Managing Director for Bayer spol. s r.o. in Slovakia in 2010.
Starting in 2012, Mr. Nusser lead the Bayer HealthCare business (comprising Animal Health, Radiology, Diabetes Care, OTC and Pharmaceuticals) in Sub-Saharan Africa, Uruguay, Paraguay, Bolivia, Peru, Laos, Myanmar and Cambodia before joining Sandoz International in June 2015 as Global Head, Novartis Access.

Harald Nusser graduated with a Ph.D. in mathematics from the Free University of Berlin in 1998 and with a MBA from the University of Bradford, UK in 2003.