Franz Waibel, PhD

Position: Head of International Markets and Business Affairs, Member of the Management Board

Franz Waibel joined Basel Area Business & Innovation in July 2020.

He gained over 25 years management and leadership expertise through global and European executive leadership roles within Novartis, Pfizer, Bayer and Vifor Pharma. This is complemented by more than 6 years of consulting expertise with his own firm. He worked and lived for over 15 years in the US, Belgium and Germany.

Franz Waibel studied Cell- and Molecular Biology, Pharmacology and Business Administration. He completed his PhD at the University of Basel, Switzerland. He gained an MS from the University of Freiburg, Germany and an MBA from the University of Birmingham, UK.