Mr Oleg Zhurov leads Global Marketing Operations at Ferring Pharmaceuticals, a global private biopharmaceutical company headquartered in Switzerland. Ferring’s primary focus is on specialty areas of Fertility, Obstetrics, Urology / Uro-Oncology, and Gastroenterology. In his role Oleg supports the Chief Commercial Officer, ensuring alignment across commercial, R&D, product supply functions, and coordinating corporate Transformation Initiatives.
In his thirteen years with Ferring, Oleg worked on establishing and expanding the company’s capabilities in the areas of medium- and long-term corporate planning, customer insights, competitive intelligence, value analysis and optimisation of R&D portfolio projects, as well as in strategic marketing, market access, operational and strategic pricing.
Oleg’s twenty five years of leadership and management experience were mostly in Pharmaceuticals. Before joining Ferring, he worked at Bristol-Myers Squibb across different therapeutic areas, from consumer medicines to primary care to oncology, in various functions: strategic marketing, lifecycle management, marketing communications, business development, and operations.
During the course of his career Oleg has lived and worked in Russia, Italy, Czech Republic, Belgium, Denmark and now Switzerland. He is a member of IMD Alumni Club in Lausanne, and is currently pursuing a part-time PhD by Research programme at the University of Hertfordshire Business School.