Corporate Vice President Business Development & Licensing, Boehringer Ingelheim
Paola Casarosa received a master degree in medicinal chemistry at the University of Torino, Italy, and a Ph.D. in molecular pharmacology, at Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam. After a Post-Doc experience at Bichat Hospital in Paris, she joined Organon NV/ Schering Plough, as laboratory head in the therapeutic area of Reumathoid Arthritis. Since 2007 Paola has been working in Boehringer Ingelheim, where she covered different positions within Research and Development for respiratory indications and then within the Business Development & Licensing group, as global head of Licensing for Respiratory Diseases. During 2012 she took over additional responsibilities in the area of PM Strategy and Portfolio-management. As of June 2013, Paola heads Business Development & Licensing.