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EMA second-in-command retires after 25 years at the organization

On Thursday, the European Medicines Agency bids farewell to one of the agency's central figures.

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Since 1996, Belgian Noël Wathion has been employed by the EMA in various roles. He is now retiring from his role as Deputy Executive Director and Chief of Policy which he has held since 2016, according to the European Medicines Agency (EMA).

"Noël Wathion’s retirement brings to a close an exceptional career of service to public health in the EU and I would like to thank him, on behalf of the Agency, for his remarkable contribution to EMA’s work over the last 25 years."

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