Dennis leads the Novartis Equity Programs team in Basel, Switzerland. He has over 18 years’ experience and particular expertise in directing and enhancing equity and executive compensation strategies, global strategic M&A initiatives, and HR operations within dynamic fast-paced healthcare environments.
As Corporate Head Equity Programs, since joining Novartis in 2013, he manages all aspects of Novartis’ diverse equity plans, from design through to delivery for approximately 32,000 participants in 95 countries.
Dennis has a successful track record of leading and managing organizational change and embedding initiatives that help drive productivity and profitability. He holds a PhD in International Management and International Taxation.
Dennis also joined the Global Equity Organization DACH leadership team in 2012, and is a frequent speaker at various events, with a particular focus on M&A, international HR management, executive and equity compensation topics.