Charl van Zyl joined Lundbeck as President & CEO in September 2023. He brings more than 23 years of experience from commercial international management roles within the pharmaceutical industry, most recently in the field of immunology and neurology from UCB where he served as Executive Vice President (EVP) and Head of Neurology globally, responsible for corporate activities in Europe and international markets.
Besides UCB where he previously also held a position as Chief Operating Officer, his career includes positions such as EVP at BSN Medical, Corporate VP & Commercial Leader EMEA at Bausch & Lomb, CEO at JADO Technologies, Head of Marketing and Sales at Novartis Pharma and Business Unit Manager at Eli Lilly and Company.
Charl is South African and holds a degree in Medical Biochemistry from the University of Cape Town, South Africa. He has lived and worked in South Africa, United States, Japan, Switzerland, Belgium and now Denmark.