The Board of Directors

The Sanofi Espoir Foundation has a Board of Directors chaired by Xavier Darcos, and 15 members. It meets at least twice a year to set the organization’s broad guidelines, validate strategic projects valued at above 200,000 euros a year.

It comprises:



The College of the Founder’s Representatives

Olivier Brandicourt, CEO of Sanofi

 

Serge Weinberg, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Sanofi

 

Jérôme Contamine, Executive Vice President, CFO

 

Ophra Rebière, Vice President, Head of Corporate Social responsibility

 

Josep Catllà , Global Head of Public Affairs & Advocacy, Sanofi. Paris.

 


Valérie Faillat, Head of the Foundation

   

The College of Staff Representatives

Stéphane Galiné, Medicinal Chemist in the Lead Generation to Candidate Realization Department at Vitry sur Seine - Secretary of the European Works Council

 

Simone Mechiche , Corporate Social Responsibility Director for the Africa, Middle-East, Eurasia & South Asia Region at Sanofi.

   

The College of Qualified Individuals

Xavier Darcos, President of the Foundation

 

Alice Dautry, Managing Director of the Institut Pasteur

 

Jean-Michel Severino, Chief State Auditor, Member of the Academy of Technology, President of the French Water Partnership (PEE)

 


Dr Safiatou Thiam, Medical Doctor in Public Health, Former Minister of Health, Executive Secretary of the National Council for the Fight against AIDS

 

Juan Antonio de Castro de Arespacochaga, Professor and Director of the Development Policy Group (GPD) at the University Complutense in Madrid (Spain)