If I leave now, I leave, because if I stay, we Country Email List are not going to work well, we will have conflicts, because you have your style and I have mine, you have a formation and I have mine. So I am leaving! ». The one who speaks is Hugo Country Email List Sigman. The one listening is Leandro, his son. He had started working for his father in his teens, as a health visitor, using a different last name. He trained as an economist and became CEO of Chemo Country Email List Group Spain. The generational clash was inevitable.
Biologic drugs are medicinal substances Country Email List produced from living things: a hormone, an enzyme, or a monoclonal antibody. They are used to treat complex diseases and their cost is very high. "Biotechnological products are few units at a Country Email List very high price and are urgently used for diseases where the patient risks his life," says Sigman. A biosimilar in a clone of a biological drug. Their cost is considerably lower and their market is promising: today they represent 15% of the world drug market, more than 600,000 million Country Email List dollars, and it is expected that they will reach 25% in the next ten years, especially due to the expiration of patents.
In 2009 Sigman created m Abxience, a division of Country Email List Chemo specializing in monoclonal antibodies, or mAbs, biosimilars used to neutralize foreign objects such as tumors. In 2012 he inaugurated the pilot plant in Munro, an old semi-abandoned Country Email List industrial hub in the north of the province of Buenos Aires. The company soon made agreements with laboratories in Russia, Iran, Turkey, and Southeast Asia. «Despite my will, the first years I was not able to withdraw completely – Hugo later admitted – and, consciously or Country Email List unconsciously, I did not completely resign. There were some short circuits with Leandro because of me.