Natacha Gassenbach

Head of Corporate Affairs & Chief Communications Officer | Biogen


About Natacha

Natacha Gassenbach joined Biogen in October 2018 and is the Senior Vice President, Corporate Affairs and Chief Communications Officer. In her role, Natacha leads the global corporate affairs function including external and internal communications, branding and reputation, patient advocacy, and corporate responsibility. She also has responsibility for the Biogen Foundation and philanthropy. Prior to joining Biogen, Ms. Gassenbach spent more than 20 years in various leadership roles in the biopharmaceutical industry with experience in medical devices, vaccines and pharmaceuticals, spanning from early-stage companies to large corporations. She led communications and engagement with key stakeholders during major, complex transformations and participated in the launch of breakthrough therapies. Prior to joining Biogen, Ms. Gassenbach was Head of Corporate Affairs at Baxalta (acquired by Shire), Novartis Vaccines and Diagnostics and Boston Scientific. Ms. Gassenbach earned a master’s degree in journalism and communication from the University of Paris Sorbonne.

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