Lilly UK has announced Dr Jean-Michel Cosséry as the new managing director and VP of the UK affiliate and the Northern Europe geographic hub.

Dr Cosséry will replace Ramona Sequeira, who has been UK managing director for three years and will be taking a new role at Lilly’s Corporate Centre in Indianapolis in the USA.

Jean-Michel Cosséry joined Lilly in October after eight years at GE Healthcare where he was VP and chief marketing officer.

Dr Cosséry began his career as a researcher in neurosciences at the National Institutes of Health in America, after completing his PharmD and PhD Pharmacology in Paris, France.