Pierre-Alain Ruffieux, PhD

Lonza AG
CEO
Pierre-Alain Ruffieux is a Chemical Engineer by training with a MSc and PhD from the
Swiss Institute of Technology in Lausanne.
He is currently Head of Global Pharma Technical Operations and a member of the
Pharma Leadership team at F. Hoffmann-La Roche. In this position he oversees all
Technical Development, Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Quality and Regulatory activities
at Roche/Genentech.
He joined Roche in 2015 as Head of Global Quality & Compliance. Prior to Roche,
Pierre-Alain held multiple positions at Novartis in Technical Development,
Manufacturing and Quality.
With more than 20 years of experience in technical development, manufacturing and
quality, Pierre-Alain is an engaging leader with a proven track record of success, and a
strong passion in people and team development.