Dr. Jacobi serves Fiagon as the Chief Financial Officer and as a member of the Board of Directors. Friedrich spearheads Fiagon’s financial operations, overseeing Investor Relations, Financial Corporate Strategy, and Treasury. In addition, he serves as the global head of Human Resources, Legal, and Compliance.
Friedrich joined Fiagon in the first quarter of 2017, bringing more than 16 years of experience in medical and life science industries. He further adds over 20 years of business administration and management experience to the executive team. Pulling from his extensive background with both startup and large companies, Friedrich offers considerable experience transitioning a company from the startup phase, into high growth, mid-capitalization, and acquisition. Most recently, Friedrich served as CFO and Business Manager for Allergopharma, the global allergy subsidiary of Merck KGaA, playing a vital role in the high growth and performance of the company during his nine-year tenure.
Friedrich is a proponent of the agile business model implemented in Fiagon. He advocates a proactive management style that allows for maximizing efficient use of company resources. In line with Fiagon’s core values, Friedrich ascribes to employee empowerment methodology, seeking to support and promote employee growth.
Friedrich earned his Ph.D. in Business Administration from the University of St. Gallen in St. Gallen, Switzerland. Prior to his doctoral program, he received his Master’s Degree in Business Administration from James Madison University in Virginia, USA.