Board of Directors.
Pascale Witz, MBA, MSc has served on our board of directors since June 2017. Ms. Witz is the founder and since November 2016, the president of PWH Advisors, a consultancy firm advising management at life science companies and investment firms. From September 2015 through May 2016, Ms. Witz served as the executive vice president, diabetes & cardiovascular for Sanofi, S.A. (“Sanofi”). Prior to that position, Ms. Witz served as the executive vice president, global divisions and strategic development, commencing in July 2013. During her tenure at Sanofi, she launched multiple medicines across three continents, and strengthened the pipeline through licensing and partnerships. From 2009 to 2013, Ms. Witz served as President and CEO of General Electric’s (“GE”) Pharmaceutical Diagnostics, an integrated pharmaceutical organization. Ms. Witz joined GE Healthcare in 1996, where she held various positions of increasing responsibilities and lead global businesses based out of the USA, France and the UK. She formerly worked for Becton Dickinson Pharmaceutical Systems from 1991 to 1996. Ms. Witz has served on the board of Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGaA, since May 2016, Horizon Pharma, since August 2017 and PerkinElmer, Inc., since October 2017. Ms. Witz also served on the board of TESARO, Inc., from May 2018 until its acquisition by GlaxoSmithKline plc in January 2019 and from May 2016 to April 2018, served on the board of Savencia SA. Ms. Witz received her MBA from INSEAD and her M.S. in biochemistry from the Institut National des Sciences Appliquées. She was also a Ph.D. student in molecular biology at the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique.