Belgian to become new chairman of AstraZeneca board

Belgian Michel Demaré will become the new chairman of the board of directors of AstraZeneca. The British-Swedish pharmaceutical giant, known among other things for its Covid-19 vaccine, announced this on Friday.

Demaré will succeed current chairman Leif Johansson when he retires in April 2023, as previously announced.

The 65-year-old from Brussels has been a director at AstraZeneca since 2019 and also sits on the board of telecom operator Vodafone.



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