Frans Houten - Novartis Non-Executive Independent Director

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Fiscal Quarter End: 30th of June 2020  

  Director
Mr. Frans van Houten was NonExecutive Independent Director at Novartis Inc. since February 28, 2017. He is Member of the Research Development Committee. Mr. van Houten is CEO and chairman of the executive committee and the board of management of Royal Philips, a position he has held since 2011. Under his leadership, Philips has transformed itself into a focused health technology company. From May 2016 through December 2017, he also served as vice chairman and a member of the supervisory board of Philips Lighting
Age: 59  Director Since 2017      
41 61 324 1111  http://www.novartis.com
van Houten holds a master?s degree in economics and business management from Erasmus University Rotterdam in the Netherlands. He joined Philips in 1986 and has held multiple global senior leadership positions. In 2009 and 2010, he was a consultant to the boards of companies such as ING Group NV and ASM International NV. Before that, he was CEO of NXP Semiconductors from 2004 to 2009.

Novartis Management Efficiency

Novartis AG has Return on Asset of 8.0E-4 % which means that on every $100 spent on asset it made $8.0E-4 of profit. This is way below average. In the same way, it shows return on shareholders equity (ROE) of 0.0018 % implying that it generated $0.0018 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 last year. Novartis reported last year Return on Average Equity of 0.17. As of 06/02/2020, Return on Invested Capital is likely to grow to 0.26, while Return on Average Assets are likely to drop 0.08. Novartis Total Assets are relatively stable at the moment as compared to the last year. Novartis reported last year Total Assets of 118.37 Billion. As of 06/02/2020, Assets Non Current is likely to grow to about 102 B, while Asset Turnover is likely to drop 0.37. Novartis Total Liabilities is relatively stable at the moment as compared to the last year. Novartis reported last year Total Liabilities of 62.82 Billion. As of 06/02/2020, Liabilities Non Current is likely to grow to about 35.6 B, while Current Liabilities is likely to drop slightly above 23.7 B.
The company has 29.33 B in debt with debt to equity (D/E) ratio of 52.8 . This implies that the company may be unable to create cash to meet all of its financial commitments. Novartis AG has Current Ratio of 1.02 demonstrating that it may not be capable to disburse its 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 USA 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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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 USA and is traded on BATS Exchange. It employs 109000 people.
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