Corporate Communications Professional

Duncan Cantor


About Me

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I specialise in Corporate Reputation Management. I currently work at Sandoz having previously worked at Boehringer Ingelheim, Halifax Bank of Scotland and other places. I now live in Munich, Germany. I am a fan of technology, most outdoor sports, and my dogs.



Sandoz (a Novartis Division), Global Head of Internal COmmunications and Publicatins

September 2017 - Present

I currently manage a team of communicators who are responsible for global internal communications campaigns, publications including the flagship "Making Acces Happen" magazine and blog and executive communications for key Sandoz Executive Committee Members.  I act as deputy head of communications and am a member of the Novartis Internal Communications leadership team, Novartis Digital and Social Media Leadeship Team and the Novartis Global Communications and Advocacy Leadership Team.

Sandoz (a Novartis Division), Global Head of External Communicaitons and Corporate Responsibility

January 2016 - September 2017

I led a team responsible for global media relations and corporate social responsibility activities at Sandoz, including the award-winning Sandoz HACk. I was a member of the Sandoz Global Communications Leadership Team, the Novartis Digital and Social Media Leadeship Team, the Novartis Global Communications and Advocacy Leadership Team and the Novartis Group CR Leadership Team

Boehringer Ingelheim, Director of Corporate Communications

September 2009 - December 2015

Responsible for internal and external communications, corporate and public affairs, social media, social responsibility, patient engagement and patient advocacy activities for BI in the UK and Ireland, with the purpose of protecting and promoting the reputation of BI and its products. In addition I am a Board Director of Boehringer Ingelheim Ireland. 

In addition, I provided interim cover as the team lead for the global oncology and R&D communications team. This involved setting global strategy for the oncology portfolio; developing and aligning messaging across multiple teams and countries; creating local execution opportunities; ensuring consistent communications implementation throughout Boehringer's key markets.


November 1999 - September 2009


Communications Responsibilities (Years)





Stirling University

MSc Public Relations
Graduated May 2003

Queen Mary College, University of London

BA (Hones) Politics
Graduated June 1999


Communique Digital Excellence Award 2015
PM Society Corporate Communications Campaign 2017


Address: Munich, Germany