Roche’s Funke Abimbola promoted to General Counsel & Company Secretary
Funke Abimbola, who joined Roche in 2012 as Managing Counsel for the UK & Ireland, is promoted to the newly created role of General Counsel & Company Secretary.
In this role, she will continue to lead the legal team that supports Roche’s pharmaceutical operations in the UK, Ireland, Malta and Gibraltar and to act as Company Secretary. In addition, she will become UK Corporate Compliance Officer with responsibility for leading and driving the corporate compliance agenda for Roche’s UK pharmaceutical operations. She will lead the UK Corporate Compliance senior leadership team and will become a member of the UK Corporate Governance senior leadership team.
Swiss-headquartered Roche is the world’s largest biotech company with almost 90,000 staff globally. A global leader in cancer treatments and a leading provider of in vitro diagnostics, the company is also a committed investor in innovative research and development.