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.