Gilles Marrache is senior vice president, regional general manager, Europe. Prior to this role, Marrache served as senior vice president, regional general manager, Intercontinental, responsible for commercial operations in more than 35 countries, including Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Mexico, South Africa and Turkey, as well as the Middle East. Previously, Marrache was vice president, Global Marketing Therapeutic Area Head for cardiovascular and neurosciences.
Marrache joined Amgen in 2002 as a business unit manager in France, before becoming General Manager of Amgen’s affiliate in Belgium and Luxembourg for two years. In 2007, he was appointed vice president, General Manager in France. In 2011, Marrache became vice president, Marketing and Business Operations for Amgen International based in Zug, Switzerland.
Prior to joining Amgen, Marrache held a variety of sales, marketing, key account and business unit leadership positions at Novartis. Marrache holds a Doctorate of Pharmacy from Paris XI University and an MBA from the Institut Supérieur du Commerce (ISC).