Management Board expected to nominate EMA Executive Director on 1 October 2015

News 29/09/2015

The European Medicines Agency's (EMA) Management Board will meet on Thursday 1 October for an extraordinary session. It is foreseen that the Board will nominate an Executive Director for the Agency from a shortlist of candidates provided by the European Commission, which is running the selection procedure.

The PDF icon agenda for the extraordinary board meeting is available.

Following the meeting, EMA will publish a press release, as well as a photo and biography of the nominated candidate.

Next steps

The nominated candidate will be invited to make a statement to the European Parliament's Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety (ENVI) on 13 October 2015 and answer questions from members of the European Parliament.

Following this statement and subsequent appointment, after signing a contract, the Executive Director will take up official duties at the Agency.

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