Eva Nikolic has become Senior Director Legal, Developed Markets at the Astellas pharmaceutical company, where she will head the company's commercial legal agenda and lead related legal support in 22 European markets, including Central Europe and the Adriatic and Baltic regions.
Prior to Astellas, Nikolic was Head of Legal for the Adria Cluster at BAT from 2015 to 2018. Earlier, she was BAT Head of Legal for Central Europe from 2014-2015, after joining BAT as Head of Hungary and Croatia in 2012. Nikolic worked for Valeant Pharmaceuticals from 2000-2011, and was Legal Director Europe by the time of her departure.
“I’m very excited and happy to be joining the Astellas team," Nikolic commented, "and I am looking forward to all the challenges and opportunities ahead in this very diverse region and contributing to the company’s strategy and vision.”