The Veterinary Medicines Directorate (VMD) is pleased to announce that the new Director of the Authorisations Division is Dr Marie-Odile Hendrickx.
Marie took up her position on 5 May.
Since 2003 Marie has been the Head of the EU Pharmacovigilance group within the animal health company Zoetis. Before this she was a Director of Regulatory Affairs at Merial in France between 2002 and 2003. Her previous roles include: Senior Principal Regulatory Scientist (1998 to 2002) and Principal Clinical Research Investigator (1990 to 1998) at Pfizer Animal Health UK.
Prior to joining the pharmaceutical industry, Marie was a veterinary surgeon in a mostly small animal practice near Brighton(1988 to 1989).
Marie has a Veterinary Degree, is a Member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons and has certificates in Pharmacovigilance and Management.