Hans Luijendijk, who holds a MsPharm from the University of Leiden in the Netherlands, joined ProPharma Group as General Manager of Europe on November 1, 2018. Hans has more than 30 years of experience working for pharmaceutical companies GSK, AstraZeneca and Teva, in sales, marketing and R&D roles. During these years Hans gained experience in Dermatology, Respiratory diseases, Gastrointestinal diseases, Infectious Diseases, Neurology, Psychiatry and Oncology. From a geographical perspective Hans’ roles expanded from locally in the Netherlands, to European, to Global roles. Hans has special interest and experience in Respiratory diseases, and optimizing treatments for people suffering from these. This experience was mainly gained while globally heading up the respiratory therapeutic area in Teva. Hans also volunteered and worked in a social enterprise, IDA foundation, with a mission to provide affordable quality medicines and medical supplies to low and middle income countries, as well as providing humanitarian relief.
Hans has previously served as a member of the Steering Group Health Economics of Nefarma, as Chairman of Shareholders of Farminform, and a volunteer at the IDA foundation. He currently is still serving as a board member of the European Respiratory Council Antwerp (EuReCA).