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Dr. Josef Künzle, Head of Global Quality Management

Josef Kuenzli   Dr. Josef Künzle, Swiss citizen, has served as Head of Global Quality Management of the independent Quality Unit since August 2015. He joined Basilea in 2007 as Project Manager Quality Assurance and was promoted in May 2009 to Head of Quality Unit Technical Operations in which position he led the GMP/GDP QA group. In March 2013, he was additionally appointed as Head of Global QM. Since 1989, he held various positions in the pharmaceutical industry with increasing responsibility, from 1989 to 1998 in Analytical R&D/QC at Sandoz Pharma AG / Novartis Pharma AG in Basel, from 1998 to 2003 in QC/QM at Carbogen AG in Aarau, and from 2003 to 2007 in QC/QM at Permamed AG in Therwil. Dr. Künzle holds a PhD in Organic Chemistry from the University of Zurich (Switzerland) and was a Post-Doc in the Civil Engineering Department at Stanford University California.