Hovione appoints Kristine Senft as Vice President, Sales and Marketing


She will succeed Dave Hoffman after his retirement in April 2016

Pharmaceutical ingredients and excipients manufacturer Hovione has appointed Kristine Senft as Vice President Sales and Marketing.

Senft will succeed Dave Hoffman, Vice President Sales and Business Development, when he retires next April.

Senft was most recently with DSM and brings to Hovione extensive experience in sales and marketing. Based in East Windsor, New Jersey, US, she will report to Guy Villax, Hovione’s Chief Executive.

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Before joining Hovione, Senft held various roles as a Business Unit Director, DSM Biomedical and before that as SVP, Marketing and Sales, DSM Pharmaceutical Chemicals where she led both regional and global marketing and sales organisations, working with many of the top global pharma and biopharma companies. She also worked for Albemarle for many years in mainly sales and business management roles in the company's Fine Chemicals and Pharmaceutical API businesses.