Joerg Ahlgrimm is the President and Chief Operating Officer at The Discovery Labs Center for Breakthrough Medicines. He is an Operations and Supply Chain Management Executive who has served in multi-billion dollar companies operating in biotech, vaccines, pharmaceutical and medical device markets. He is the former Head of Global Operations Pharma and Biotech at Lonza AG where he was responsible for 37 sites on four continents. Prior to Lonza, he headed the Manufacturing network of Baxter Bioscience/Baxalta with 17 plants, a significant CMO network and the largest plasma collection division of the company. His prior roles also included responsibility for Supply Chain for Baxter Bioscience.
Joerg has a passion for saving lives which is his main motivator to work in healthcare. He enjoys leading teams to achieve unprecedented performance levels and to create a work environment where people bring their best. In 2014 he was awarded “Emerging Pharma Leader.”