As chief medical officer for Fresenius Medical Care Latin America, Juan Carlos Berbessi leads delivery of all medical and scientific activities across the region. He joined Fresenius Medical Care as regional medical director in 2018. Previously, he served as medical affairs director, overseeing delivery of all medical and scientific activities across therapeutic areas in Colombia. Trained in epidemiology and molecular biology, Dr. Berbessi has served as spokesperson to external and internal bodies on medical and scientific issues related to medical products, and he integrates medical and scientific insight into affiliate, regional, and global strategies. His career spans nearly three decades with over 20 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry across five multinational companies: Hoechst, GSK, Wyeth, AMGEN, and AbbVie. He is a graduate of the Universidad de los Andes and Universidad Libre in Colombia. He obtained his medical degree from Universidad Libre.