Honorary Degree Talk of Dr. Ajit Baron Shetty

19-03-2020 van 14:30 tot 16:30
Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Auditorium 1, Campus Heymans, Ottergemsesteenweg 460, B-9000 Ghent
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 “Life Sciences… An exciting journey”

Dr. Ajit Baron Shetty obtained his PhD in Material Sciences from the University of Cambridge (UK) and an MBA at the Carnegie Mellon University (USA).

As managing director of Janssen Pharmaceutics Belgium, president of Janssen Pharmaceutics US and corporate vice-president at J&J, he has played a crucial role in the further development of research and development in the pharmaceutical sector in general and, more specific, in Belgium.

He has also contributed as member of the board of The Vlerick Leuven/Gent Management School, The Institute of Tropical Medicine and as chair of the board of the Flemish Institute for Biotechnology (VIB).

In recognition of his career he was elected manager of the year 2004, he was awarded the title of “Baron” by King Albert II.