Head of Global Research and Development, Merck Serono
Luciano Rossetti – Head of Global Research & Development Luciano Rossetti, MD, is Executive Vice President, Global Head of Research & Development and a member of the Pharmaceutical Executive Committee.Before joining Merck Serono, Rossetti acted as Senior Vice President Late Stage Development at Merck Sharp & Dohme, or MSD. In this position, he was responsible for the entire clinical development from Phase II to Phase V across all therapeutic areas. At MSD, he played a key role in shaping and implementing the development strategy of several potential breakthrough compounds such as Anti PD-1. He also restructured the clinical genetics group to better leverage the collaboration between discovery and clinical development.