Michel Pettigrew joined Ferring in May 2001. In January 2019, he moved to his current position of Executive Chairman, Ferring Holding Inc. Before that, and for the past 15 years, he was President of the Executive Committee & COO, Ferring Group.
Michel Pettigrew is also a Director of Hovione, a privately-owned API developer and producer.
Prior to his arrival at Ferring, Mr. Pettigrew held several senior management positions throughout the world during a long career with Bristol-Myers Squibb.
Mr. Pettigrew has a Bachelor of Commerce degree from McGill University in Montreal where he also plays an active role with the McGill Desautels Faculty of Management Alma Matter. He also has an MBA from York University in Toronto, Canada and he received his accreditation for the International Directors Program at INSEAD in 2018.