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Come join us for a virtual interview with Dr. Dafni Bika, Global Head of Pharmaceutical Technology and Development at AstraZeneca.
Dafni is a Pharmaceutical Executive with 25+ years of experience in Pharmaceutical Development and Global Operations. She is currently SVP and Global Head of Pharmaceutical Technology and Development in AstraZeneca. She leads a global, integrated network of scientists and engineers (1200+), who leverage technical expertise and business understanding to design, develop and commercialize new products and provide value across the product life cycle. She manages change and inspires discretionary performance through coaching and passion for people development, diversity and inclusion.
Prior to AstraZeneca Dafni led the Manufacturing Science and Technology organization in Bristol-Myers Squibb in New Brunswick, NJ, and spent 10 years with MERCK’s Global Pharmaceutical Commercialization in West Point, PA. Prior to joining MERCK, Dafni was a Process Engineer with Viochrom S.A. in Athens, Greece. She began her career at Procter & Gamble’s European Technical Center in Brussels, Belgium.
Dafni holds a Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania, a Master of Science in Materials Science and Engineering from the University of Rochester, NY, and a Diploma in Chemical Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens.
Zoom link and password will be sent to registered attendees by 4:00 p.m. PDT the day prior to the event. This event will be streamed on Facebook Live and the audio recording will be shared on the KGI Podcast.
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