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Sean Marett
CBO and CCO at BioNTech


Sean Marett joined BioNTech AG in 2012 as Chief Operating Officer and a member of the Management Board. In 2018, he was appointed Chief Commercial Officer and Chief Business Officer. Sean has been instrumental in securing significant funding for the company including his leadership for BioNTech’s Series A funding round, which raised a total of EURO 270 million.  He also successfully negotiated all significant partnerships with pharmaceutical companies including with Genentech, Sanofi and Pfizer. All three deals are examples of BioNTech’s range of strategic agreements with large pharma to collaborate and advance the development of BioNTech’s mRNA-based immunotherapy candidates. Sean has more than 30 years of international experience gathered in leadership positions at GlaxoSmithKline and Pfizer, and in biotech companies such as Evotec and NextPharma. He is Chairman of the health economics and outcomes firm, PHMR Ltd

Agenda Sessions

  • The year of RNA and the start of a new era - Hilton Union Square


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