Andreas Planta - Novartis Non-Executive Independent Director

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Report: 21st of July 2020  

  Director
Mr. Andreas von Planta, Ph.D., was NonExecutive Independent Director at Novartis Inc. since February 28, 2006. He is Chairman of the Governance, Nomination and Corporationrationrate Responsibilities Committee. He is also Member of the Risk Committee and the Audit and Compliance Committee. Mr. von Planta provides senior counsel to the law firm Lenz Staehelin AG, where he was a partner from 1988 through 2017. He is chairman of HSBC Private Bank SA, chairman of the regulatory board of the SIX Swiss Exchange AG, and a board member of Helvetia Holding AG in Switzerland. He also serves on the boards of various Swiss subsidiaries of foreign companies and other nonlisted Swiss companies, including Burberry SA, A.P. Moller Finance SA and Socotab Frana SA. He previously served on the boards of Raymond Weil SA and Lenz Staehelin, both based in Switzerland
Age: 63  Director Since 2006      
41 61 324 1111  http://www.novartis.com
von Planta holds a doctorate in law from the University of Basel in Switzerland, and a Master of Laws from Columbia Law School in the United States. He passed his bar examinations in Basel in 1982, and specializes in corporate law, corporate governance, corporate finance, company reorganizations, and mergers and acquisitions. He served as chairman of Clinique GeneraleBeaulieu SA from 2011 to 2016, and as a director there from 2008 to 2016. Additionally, he was chairman of Swiss National Insurance Company Ltd. from 2011 to 2015, a director at Nationale Suisse from 1997 to 2015, and a director at Holcim Ltd. from 2003 to 2014.

Novartis Management Efficiency

Novartis AG has Return on Asset of 5.93 % which means that on every $100 spent on asset it made $5.93 of profit. This is considered to be average in the sector. In the same way, it shows return on shareholders equity (ROE) of 15.16 %, implying that it generated $15.16 on every 100 dollars invested. Novartis management efficiency ratios could be used to measure of how well the company is managing its routine affairs as well as how well it utilizes its assets and manages liabilities. Novartis Return on Average Equity is relatively stable at the moment as compared to the past year. Novartis reported last year Return on Average Equity of 0.17. As of 07/09/2020, Return on Invested Capital is likely to grow to 0.26, while Return on Average Assets are likely to drop 0.08. Novartis Average Assets are relatively stable at the moment as compared to the past year. Novartis reported last year Average Assets of 131.97 Billion. As of 07/09/2020, Tangible Asset Value is likely to grow to about 71.6 B, while Return on Average Assets are likely to drop 0.08. As of 07/09/2020, Total Liabilities is likely to grow to about 64.8 B. Also, Current Liabilities is likely to grow to about 29.2 B
The company has 36.69 B in debt with debt to equity (D/E) ratio of 0.72, which is OK given its current industry classification. Novartis AG has a current ratio of 0.73, suggesting that it has not enough short term capital to pay financial commitments when the payables are due.

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Company Summary

Novartis AG researches, develops, manufactures, and markets healthcare products worldwide. The company was founded in 1895 and is headquartered in Basel, Switzerland. Novartis operates under Drug ManufacturersGeneral classification in the United States and is traded on BATS Exchange. It employs 109000 people.Novartis AG (NVS) is traded on BATS Exchange in USA. It is located in Lichtstrasse 35 and employs 109,000 people. Novartis AG was previously known as NOVARTIS AG and was traded on BATS Exchange under the symbol NVSEF. Novartis is listed under Pharmaceutical Products category by Fama And French industry classification.

Novartis AG Leadership Team

Ton Buechner, Non-Executive Independent Director
Verena Briner, Non-Executive Independent Member of the Board
Chris Ilsley, President CEO
Steven Baert, Chief People & Organization Officer, Member of the Executive Committee
Richard Saynor, Chief Executive Officer of Sandoz, Member of the Executive Committee
Richard Francis, Member of the Executive Committee and Division Head, Sandoz
Daniel Vasella, Honorary Chairman of the Board
Pierre Landolt, Member of the Board of Directors
Elizabeth Doherty, Non-Executive Independent Director
Erwin Vanhaecke, Head Novartis Group Quality
Elizabeth Barrett, CEO, Novartis Oncology
Mark Fishman, Member of the Executive Committee and President of Novartis Institute for BioMedical Research (NIBR)
Charlotte PamerWieser, Corporate Secretary
Shannon Klinger, Chief Risk and Compliance Officer, Group General Counsel
Samir Shah, Global Head Investor Relations
David Epstein, Member of the Executive Committee, Division Head, Pharmaceuticals
Srikant Datar, Non-Executive Independent Director
MarieFrance Tschudin, President of Novartis Pharmaceuticals, Member of the Executive Committee
Simon Moroney, Director
Francesco Balestrieri, Chief Executive Officer of Sandoz, Member of the Executive Committee
Steffen Lang, Global Head of Novartis Technical Operations, Member of the Executive Committee
Joerg Reinhardt, Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board
Paul Hudson, Chief Executive Officer of Novartis Pharmaceuticals, Member of the Executive Committee
Brian McNamara, Member of the Management Board, Division Head, Novartis OTC
Andrews C, Non-Executive Independent Director
Michele Galen, Head Communications
Charles Sawyers, Non-Executive Independent Member of the Board
John Tsai, Head of Global Drug Development and Chief Medical Office, Member of the Executive Committee
Dimitri Azar, Non-Executive Independent Director
Frans Houten, Non-Executive Independent Director
Nancy Andrews, Non-Executive Independent Director
Susanne Schaffert, CEO Novartis Oncology, Member of the Executive Committee
Enrico Vanni, Independent Non-Executive Vice Chairman of the Board
Bertrand Bodson, Chief Digital Officer, Member of the Executive Committee
Robert Weltevreden, Head of Novartis Business Services (NBS), Member of the Executive Committee
Andre Wyss, Member of the Executive Committee, Novartis Business Services and Country President for Switzerland
Bruno Strigini, CEO of Novartis Oncology, Member of the Executive Committee
Vasant Narasimhan, Global Head of Drug Development and Chief Medical Officer for Novartis, Member of the Executive Committee
Alex Krauer, Honorary Chairman of the Board
Michael Ball, CEO of Alcon, Member of the Executive Committee
Jeffrey George, Member of the Executive Committee and Division Head, Sandoz
Patrice Bula, Non-Executive Independent Director
Peter Kornicker, Chief Compliance Officer
Andreas Planta, Non-Executive Independent Director
Joseph Jimenez, CEO, Member of the Executive Committee
Ulrich Lehner, Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors, Non-Executive Director
William Winters, Non-Executive Independent Member of the Board
Ann Fudge, Non-Executive Independent Director
George Gunn, Member of the Executive Committee, Division Head, Novartis Animal Health of Head, Corporate Responsibility
Paul Arkel, Head of Corporate Strategy and External Affairs
James Bradner, President of the Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research (NIBR), Member of the Executive Committee
Klaus Moosmayer, Chief Ethics, Risk and Compliance Officer, Member of the Executive Committee
Felix Ehrat, General Counsel and General Counsel of Novartis International Ag
Harry Kirsch, Chief Financial Officer, Member of the Executive Committee
Andrin Oswald, Member of the Executive Committee, Division Head, Vaccines and Diagnostics
Bridgette Heller, Director

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