Knut Mager is Novartis’ Head Global Data Privacy. Knut joined Novartis in 2003 as General Counsel, Head of Legal of the Sandoz Division. Since 2007, Knut held various leadership positions with Novartis Group Legal inter alia Head of Commercial Legal and Head Country Legal Organizations. He started his career as legal counsel at Schering AG (now Bayer) in Berlin, Germany where he also held the positions of Head of Patents and Head Corporate Strategy. Knut is a German attorney-at-law (Rechtsanwalt) and INSEAD certified international director (IDP-C).