Sanofi Pasteur CEO Has Ambitious Goals

Monday, November 16, 2015

The APEC CEO Summit, part of the Asia Economic Conference (Apec) Philippines 2015, is the Asia-Pacific’s premier business event for Apec leaders and business executives to discuss the futere of Asia-Pacific economies. Olivier Charmeil, Sanofi Pasteur’s CEO, joins other business leaders for a two-day discussion, presentations and dialogue on a wide range of issues that will impact the future development of the region, including innovation, trade, sustainability and disaster resilience.

Under the theme “Creating the Future: Better, Stronger, Together,” this year’s summit  brings together in Manila Apec leaders from the world’s most dynamic economies, speakers from the world’s top companies, and over 700 CEOs from across the Asia Pacific. Happening on November 16 and 17, it will culminate with the Apec economic leaders’ meeting on November 18 and 19 in Cebu City.

Charmeil is coming to the Philippines to participate in this important meeting. BusinessMirror was able to interview him and got his thoughts on how a global healthcare company, such as the one he is leading, has made a difference in the health of people all around the world.

Charmeil is a graduate of HEC (Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales) and of the Institut d’Etudes Politiques in Paris. He joined Sanofi Pharma in 1994  and, since, then has held various posts in the company prior to his appointment to his present position on January  2011.

Since August 2014, he represents the International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers & Associations at the Gavi Alliance Board for a three-year term.

Sanofi Pasteur is acknowledged to be the largest company in the world devoted entirely to vaccines. As of 2011, it offers the broadest range of vaccines protecting against 20 infectious diseases.

Source: BusinessMirror (link opens in a new window)

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