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Former Lundbeck CEO: Voicing public opinions isn't always prudent

With his 70th birthday coming up Sunday: Anders Gersel Pedersen stayed for longer at Lundbeck than he had expected. He's now a professional member of the board.

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Former Lundbeck Chief Executive Anders Gersel Pedersen, M.D., Ph.D, would like to have left as managing figure in the pharmaceutical company some time before he actually did.

Today, he's a professional member of the board with posts in, among others, biotechnology company Genmab and Bavarian Nordic. For more than a decade, however, he served as executive vice president and head of research and development at Lundbeck, a position he left in the beginning of 2019.

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