Gérard Le Fur

Gérard was previously the CEO of Sanofi Aventis, a global leader in healthcare. He has 35 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry, having previously held a number of roles at Sanofi and Sanofi Aventis, including as Executive Vice-President of Research and Development for Sanofi Aventis, Directeur General Delegué at Sanofi Aventis, Director of Biology at Rhône Poulenc and Deputy Director for Research and Development in Pharmuka’s pharmacological biochemistry department. He is a Chevalier de la Légion d’Honneur and a member of the French Academy of Sciences, and has won numerous prizes including the Prix Galien in 1983 and 2000 and the Prix de l’Ordre des Pharmaciens in 2004.