Global Leadership Team
Our executive team is comprised of senior leaders from accross the Company. Together, they form a forward-thinking, collaborative, multicultural group of leaders
Chief Executive Officer
Michele Antonelli has more than 20 years of international experience in the biopharmaceutical industry with extensive expertise in both manufacturing and commercial.
Michele Antonelli previously worked at UCB where he held roles of various responsibility and scope, most recently serving as Executive Vice President and Head of lmmunology Europe, overseeing the region’s commercial, medical, and market access activities.
Prior to joining UCB, Michele Antonelli spent 16 years at Merck Serono, ultimately serving as Senior Vice President and Global Head of Biotech Manufacturing and Process Development.
He is Swiss and Italian, and graduated as Doctor in Sciences from University of Bari. He trained in Biotechnology at Catholic University in Piacenza and at Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa.
Chief Financial Officer
Matthias A. Vogt
Matthias A. Vogt joined Stallergenes Greer from Axalta Coating Systems, where he led the Finance and M&A functions in Europe.
Prior to that he was member of the Management Board and CFO of Merz Pharma Group in Frankfurt since July 2008. Before Merz, he was CFO of the global OTC business of Novartis, where he worked for 11 years in several Finance and CFO positions in Switzerland, Latin America and the US. After graduating with a degree in Industrial Engineering he worked as a Technical Trainee at Lürssen Werft in Bremen and as Research Associate at Harvard Business School. He holds a Ph.D. in Finance from Justus Liebig University in Germany.
Executive Vice President, Head of Americas
Tibor Nemes has more than 20 years of experience in the biotech and pharmaceutical industry in both Europe and in the United States with a proven track record of leadership in engineering, process development, quality assurance and the manufacturing of biologics, solids, and sterile dosage forms.
Tibor joined Stallergenes Greer in 2016 and served as Global Head of Technical Operations before taking over as Head of the Americas in May 2018.
Tibor previously spent eight years at Novartis where he held roles of increasing responsibility, most recently as the Global Operations Head, Tech Ops Manufacturing, Strategy and BDM&A where he headed Operations for Manufacturing Strategy and Business Development & Licensing within Global Technical Operations.
Prior to Novartis, Tibor held Engineering and Operations leadership roles at pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies including Novavax, Inc., Bristol-Myers Squibb Company, Elan Pharmaceuticals and Hypex, Inc.
General Manager France
Dominique Pezziardi has over 20 years’ experience in the pharmaceutical industry, holding positions in sales, marketing and strategic at local, regional and global level.
Dominique Pezziardi gained his expertise in several therapeutic fields including fertility, growth hormones, diabetes, orphan diseases, cardiology and medical devices, within pharmaceutical companies including Ciba, Sanofi and Merck Serono.
He successfully managed global product launches, life cycle development plans, mature franchises relaunch, alliances with strategic partners or more recently, corporate strategy development.
He was graduated from a business school in Bordeaux, France and trained in pharmaco-economy in Milano, Italy.
Executive VP Operations Europe
Amer Jaber has more than 20 years of international experience in the management of biopharmaceutical manufacturing sciences and technical operations.
Prior to joining Stallergenes Greer, Amer was Head of Biotechnology Operations at R-Pharm where he was in charge of developing the long-term strategy and execution of in-house and external technical operations for CMC Development and Manufacturing. He was previously Head of Global Biotech Development and Manufacturing for Technical Operations and Managing Director of UCB Switzerland. Before joining UCB, Amer held roles of increasing responsibility in product development, quality and manufacturing at Mondobiotech, Serono International and Rivopharm.
Amer holds a PhD in Medicinal Organic Chemistry from the University of Geneva and has completed various executive leadership programs at Harvard Business School, IMD and Babson College.
Head of Commercial Europe and International
Petr Tor has more than 25 years of international experience in the pharmaceutical industry, holding positions in finance, marketing and sales at local and regional level.
Petr Tor gained his expertise in several therapeutic fields including asthma, cardio, diabetes, glaucom, antibiotics, antifungals and HIV within Merck & Co. known as MSD in Europe, where he spent 16 years.
Petr joined Stallergenes Greer in 2010 as General Manager of the Czech and Slovak subsidiary and since 2014 he held commercial responsibilities for various regions with growing scope and complexity in Europe, Middle East and Africa.
He is Czech, graduated from Chemistry at Institute of Chemical Technology in Prague and got diploma in Accounting and Finance at MBA Rochester Institute of Technology, New York US Business School in Prague.