Fernando Ferrer

Fernando Ferrer

ICAN, International Cancer Advocacy Network Chairman, Hispanic and Ibero-American Communities Council is a proven business leader with expertise across multiple corporate and cultural environments.  Ferrer is based in the United States. His professional career has also taken him to Spain, Switzerland, Argentina and Brazil. He has experience working directly with more than 30 countries.

Heading up his latest enterprise, Multinational Partnerships, LLC, he is focused on strategic planning and business expansion of life science organizations across Latin-American markets, and the development and management of business alliances among multinational and Latin American organizations. In his academic role at RVCC, he serves as adjunct professor of management, international, and global business.

Ferrer began his professional career in the chemical-pharmaceutical Swiss company F. Hoffmann-La Roche A.G., where he had Latin American and global roles for diverse business units while living in several countries.

While based in Spain and working for a European company, Ferrer was responsible for the U.S. market and Latin America where he developed a distribution network for botanical extracts and herbal products.

In Brazil, he was General Manager and responsible for the Mercosur markets of a fully integrated pharmaceutical company and turned a troubled operation around.

He later served as Director of Marketing Oncology Latin America at Celgene Corporation//Pharmion Corporation. He was first based in Spain and later in the United States.  Ferrer developed the business strategy and led the company’s efforts from registration to the launch of providing Hematology /Oncology products to 18 Latin American countries.

Based in the United States first as a consultant, and later as Country Manager for Hospira, Inc. – a former division of Abbott – he spearheaded the establishment of a new affiliate and the start-up of local operations in Argentina.

Ferrer’s business consulting experience includes services to leading organizations like Pfizer, Mead Johnson Nutrition, Admera Health, Eurofarma, and Medley/Sanofi Group.

Ferrer earned a Master of Business Administration degree and is an Alumni of Universidad Austral Business School, IAE (Argentina)/IESE (Spain).  He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Production Organization from the Engineering College of UADE University (Argentina), and a Technicaldegree in Chemistry from the Krause Technical School (Argentina). He also studied at leading international business schools including Columbia School of Business (USA), Rutgers University (USA), and the International Institute for Management Development (IMD) of Switzerland. Ferrer is fluent in English, Spanish and Portuguese.

Contact Fernando at: fferrer@multinationalpartnerships.com