Giancarlo Benelli

Giancarlo Benelli, M.D., was appointed Head of International Markets for Advanced Accelerator Applications (AAA), a Novartis company, in November 2021. Prior to this, Giancarlo served as General Manager, AAA, first in France from 2018, with oversight of five production sites and more than 150 associates, and then in Italy where he oversaw four production sites and more than 270 associates supporting R&D, Medical, Commercial, and Market Access functions. He also served in an ad interim role as General Manager in Benelux & Switzerland in 2021. From 2014 to 2018, Giancarlo led the Novartis Oncology portfolio as General Manager of the European Central Cluster (ECC), managing all corporate and field functions in 14 countries and a staff of more than 150 associates. Giancarlo first joined Novartis Oncology in 2012, as Head of Pricing, Health Economics and Market Access, Europe, serving in that role for two years where he coordinated the pricing and reimbursement strategies and functions in all European countries. Prior to joining Novartis, Giancarlo was Vice President, Market Access, for Astra Zeneca from 2009 to 2012, and held senior management posts at Schering-Plough, IMS Health and Menarini since 1997. Giancarlo holds a Medical Doctorate degree and a Post Graduate Diploma in Thoracic Surgery, both from University of Genoa, Italy.