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Vifor Pharma AG (0RPD.L)

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Vifor Pharma AG

Rechenstrasse 37
Sankt Gallen 9014
41 58 851 80 00

Full-time employees2,384

Key executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear born
Mr. Shah Abbas Hussain B.Sc., BSc (Hons)Chief Exec. OfficerN/AN/A1965
Mr. Colin BondChief Financial OfficerN/AN/A1960
Mr. Alex SigalasHead of Fin., IT & Admin.N/AN/AN/A
Mr. Julien VignotHead of Investor Relations & TreasuryN/AN/AN/A
Dr. Oliver P. KronenbergGroup Gen. CounselN/AN/AN/A
Ms. Nathalie PonnierGlobal Head Corp. CommunicationsN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Michael PuriChief HR OfficerN/AN/A1969
Dr. Christoph SpringerChief Strategy OfficerN/AN/A1968
Dr. Thomas KasparHead of Global Quality ManagementN/AN/AN/A
Dr. Thierry TeilHead of Global Medical AffairsN/AN/AN/A
Amounts are as of , and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay includes salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in CHF.


Vifor Pharma AG, a pharmaceutical company, focuses on the development, manufacture, and commercialization of pharmaceutical products in Switzerland, rest of Europe, the United States, and internationally. The company offers Ferinject/Injectafer, a solution of ferric carboxymaltose used for the treatment of iron deficiency and iron deficiency anemia; Maltofer, an oral iron polymaltose complex for infants, children, adolescents, and pregnant woman with iron deficiency; and Mircera, a long-acting erythropoiesis-stimulating agent (ESA) to treat symptomatic anemia associated with the chronic kidney disease (CKD). It also provides Retacrit, a short-acting ESA; Venofer, an intravenous iron sucrose used in the intravenous treatment of iron deficiency; and Velphoro, a non-calcium, iron-based chewable phosphate binder for the treatment of hyperphosphatemia in adults with CKD undergoing dialysis. In addition, the company offers Rayaldee, an orally administered, extended release formulation of calcifediol for the treatment of secondary hyperparathyroidism in patients with CKD; Veltassa for the treatment of hyperkalaemia in CKD and chronic heart failure patients; and Invokana to treat diabetic kidney disease. Further, it developing Vadadustat, an investigational oral hypoxia-inducible factor prolyl hydroxylase inhibitor for the treatment of anemia due to chronic kidney disease; Avacopan, an orally-administered, highly selective inhibitor of C5aR1 for the treatment of orphan and rare renal diseases; ANG-3777 for the treatment of delayed graft function and cardiac surgery-associated acute kidney injury; Difelikefalin for the treatment for chronic kidney disease-associated pruritus; and VIT-2763 to treat beta-thalassemia. Vifor Pharma AG has a strategic partnership with Fresenius Kabi. The company was formerly known as Galenica AG and changed its name to Vifor Pharma AG in April 2017. Vifor Pharma AG was founded in 1872 and is headquartered in Sankt Gallen, Switzerland.

Corporate governance

Vifor Pharma AG’s ISS governance QualityScore as of 26 September 2021 is 2. The pillar scores are Audit: 8; Board: 2; Shareholder rights: 1; Compensation: 2.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while 10 indicates higher governance risk.