Michala Fischer-Hansen / NOVO NORDISK

Michala Fischer-Hansen is the Managing Director of the Oceania region (Australia & New Zealand), Novo Nordisk Pharmaceuticals Pty Ltd, a role she has held since April 2016.

Michala holds an extensive experience within the pharmaceutical industry, having worked in Novo Nordisk for 17 years. Michala has held positions in Novo Nordisk Headquarter in the area of global strategy and execution, specifically, within pricing, pharmacoeconomics, strategic marketing and management and communication. Michala has also worked for the Novo Nordisk US organisation, where she worked in the commercial part of the business within Marketing Effectiveness.

In 2014 Michala returned to Novo Nordisk Denmark as Senior Global Marketing Director and was in June 2015 promoted to Corporate Vice President in Global Marketing. In this role, Michala was responsible for the commercialisation, global rollout and life cycle management of a new line of diabetes products.

Michala holds a Masters degree in International Business from Copenhagen Business School and is a Danish citizen.