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24.10.2011

New appointments at Finnish Medicines Agency

The Finnish Medicines Agency (Fimea) is delighted to announce the appointment of Dr. Esa Heinonen, MD, PhD as Process Director of the Medicinal Products Evaluation 2 and his membership in the Management Team of Fimea effective from 14 October 2011. The post is fixed-term until the end of 2011. Dr Heinonen is currently employed as Manager of the Medicinal Products Evaluation Unit 2.

Director Pekka Kurki, M.D., Ph.D, will resume his post as Research Professor with a particular focus on the development of Fimea’s international activities and stakeholder relations as well as the assessment of medicinal products, quality assurance and regulatory science functions. Dr Heinonen has been appointed on a fixed-term basis due to an internal organisational restructuring currently underway, due for completion at the end of 2011.