KENILWORTH, N.J., Feb. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Schering-Plough Corporation announces the appointment of Guy Fekete as general manager, Schering-Plough Animal Health in France, responsible for leading operational activities for the company's Animal Health Division in Levallois-Perret, France.
Fekete recently served as general manager for Virbac in Milan, Italy, and previously as licensing manager in Carros, France. Earlier in his career, he held positions in various countries for the former Hoechst Roussel Vet, namely marketing director pharmaceuticals in Wiesbaden (Germany) and director of the companion animal portfolio development group (Germany). He also served within Roussel-Uclaf, as executive vice president and member of the Animal Health Executive Committee (France); general manager (Argentina) and international marketing manager (France).
"Guy Fekete brings to Schering-Plough a broad perspective on the animal health industry, with a background that includes leadership positions on the marketing and operations sides of the business," said Hugo Wahnish, vice president for Schering-Plough's Animal Health business in Europe, Canada, Middle East, Africa, Australia and New Zealand. "We are pleased to have him bring his proven experience and innovative thinking to our growing Animal Health Division."
Fekete earned his Masters of Business Administration degree from Centre de Perfectionnement aux Affaires, Paris, France.
Schering-Plough is a global science-based health care company with leading prescription, consumer and animal health products. Through internal research and collaborations with partners, Schering-Plough discovers, develops, manufactures and markets advanced drug therapies to meet important medical needs. Schering-Plough's vision is to earn the trust of the physicians, patients and customers served by its more than 30,000 people around the world. The company is based in Kenilworth, N.J., and its Web site is http://www.schering-plough.com/.
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