Mission and strategy

Our strategy

The LEO Foundation exercises active and ambitious ownership of LEO Pharma as part of its efforts to ensure the company’s ongoing development as an independent, competitive and research-based healthcare company.

As part of this active ownership, the LEO Foundation:

  • Sets the overall framework, direction and long-term performance targets for LEO Pharma
  • Elects the Board of Directors of LEO Pharma
  • Maintains open communication and strong collaboration with LEO Pharma’s Board of Directors
  • Safeguards LEO Foundation’s assets in order to ensure the short- and long-term independence of LEO Pharma.

In addition, the LEO Foundation supports research within the fields of medicine, chemistry and/or pharmacy. The LEO Foundation particularly supports international dermatological research projects and activities that address issues in disease understanding, disease treatment, disease awareness and patient well-being.