Viatris adds new board director
23 May 2023 -

Viatris Inc. (NASDAQ: VTRS), a US-based global pharmaceutical company, announced on Monday that it has named Leo Groothuis as a new member of its board of directors.

Groothuis is to fill the vacancy created by the earlier departure of Michael Goettler in April 2023.

Groothuis held the position of general counsel of HAL Investments. He has served as a trusted C-suite and board advisor to certain large companies in both Europe and the United States. He has also held the position of practice leader at NautaDutilh.

Viatris executive chairman Robert J Coury said, 'We are extremely pleased to welcome Leo Groothuis, a recognised top international executive to the Viatris board. We believe his proven strategic, corporate governance and capital markets experience should serve as a tremendous asset for Viatris, as we continue to look for ways to build and unlock value for our shareholders.'