Olivier BohuonNon-Executive Director
Appointed as a Non-Executive Director and member of the Remuneration Committee in January 2021.
Olivier was CEO of FTSE 100 medical devices company Smith & Nephew from 2011 to 2018. Prior to that role he served as CEO of healthcare, cosmetology and pharmaceutical company Laboratoires Pierre Fabre from 2010 to 2011 and from 2003 – 2010 he worked at Abbott Laboratories, rising to Corporate Executive Vice President and President of the pharmaceutical products division. Earlier in his career, Olivier worked at GlaxoSmithKline plc in positions of increasing seniority. He also served on the Board of Smiths Group plc from July 2018 to November 2020. Olivier became a Knight of the Legion of Honour in 2007.
Olivier has a doctorate in Pharmacy from University of Paris-Sud and an MBA from HEC in Paris.
Skills and competencies
Olivier is a successful leader, with many years of experience as CEO of a large global company. Olivier has deep experience in healthcare products and markets and will bring great insight to the Board.
Current external appointments
Chairman of Leo Pharma
External Director of Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited
Member of the Supervisory Board of Virbac SA
Member of the National Pharmacy Academy
Member of the Academy of Technologies