Global Head R&D
Franck Leveiller is Head, Global R&D for Alcon, with responsibility for driving all facets of Surgical and Vision Care R&D. Franck joined Alcon Laboratories, Inc. in June 2011 as VP and Head of R&D Vision Care, and in June 2015 assumed the role of Head, R&D Surgical Franchise at Alcon. Before joining Alcon, Franck was the Global Head of R&D at CIBA VISION, after two years with Novartis Pharmaceuticals as Global Head Technical R&D, Project Management. With more than 17 years of R&D experience in the pharmaceutical industry, working across different geographies and cultures, Franck has a strong track record in applying strategic thinking to complex projects and leading large teams of scientists and engineers. Prior to Novartis, he held R&D positions with pharmaceutical companies, such as AstraZeneca, Aventis, and Rhône-Poulenc Rorer. Franck has a PhD in Physical Chemistry from the Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel, where he was awarded the John F. Kennedy Memorial prize for outstanding PhD research work.
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