Dr. Wolfgang Berthold was until 2011 the Chief Technology Officer and SVP Technical Development of Biogen Idec located in Zug, Switzerland. He had special assignments for strategic international interests in supply chain of the company and his responsibilities included Manufacturing Operations, Process Development and Facilities & Engineering. Before he spent five years at Roche, Nutley NJ, heading the Biotechnology Manufacturing and Development, and from 1979 – 1995 he was a major driver for the establishment of biopharmaceutical development at Boehringer-Ingelheim. Dr. Berthold succeeded in bringing many biotech products to the clinic and to international markets. He received his Ph.D. in biochemistry from the University of London, UK, in 1975.