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Frans Van den Bergh

  Baron Frans Van den Bergh (d. 21 October 1990) was a Belgian business man, who founded the cigar factory Alto in Turnhout, Belgium. In 1961, he became President of the Governing Board of Janssen Pharmaceutica which he would stay until 1980, when he was succeeded by Luc Wauters. He lead the negotiations with the Johnson & Johnson on the acquisition of Janssen Pharmaceutica. It was Frans Van den Bergh who suggested the name Janssen Pharmaceutica N.V. for the company, which was accepted by Dr. Paul Janssen, and this name is in use since 10 February 1964.


  • Janssen Pharmaceutica
  • In memoriam Dr. Paul Janssen

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