Chief Executive Officer of LFB
Jacques Brom is an acknowledged pharmaceutical manufacturing expert and comes with long experience. From 2012 to 2021 he served as President and CEO of Sanofi Chimie (2012-2021), where he was a member of the Sanofi Industrial Affairs council.
Jacques Brom is a graduate of Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Chimie de Mulhouse (France), PhD and Chemical Engineer in organic chemistry. He began his career in 1991 as Production Director at Roche France. In 1996, he joined Sanofi Aramon plant (Drug Substance), France before being nominated as Quetigny site Director (Drug Product). Jacques subsequently served in several roles as Director of Operations in the Newcastle-upon-Tyne site in U.K (Drug Product); as Vice President of Chemistry-Biochemistry, and Senior Vice President for Established and Generics products from 2017 to 2020 (37 industrial sites, 12 000 employees, 25 countries), and then CEO of Sanofi Active Ingredients Solutions/ Euroapi (2020-2021).
Executive Vice President Scientific, Medical and Regulatory Affairs
Dr Patrick Delavault joined LFB on October 2018 as Executive Vice President, Scientific & Medical Affairs. He has spent a total of 30 years in the Pharmaceutical Industry in various scientific, global drug development & medical leadership positions at the RPR/Aventis and Ipsen groups.
Before joining LFB, Patrick Delavault served as Chief Medical Officer of Ipsen.
Patrick Delavault graduated as Doctor of Medicine and holds a Master degree from ESSEC business school. He is a Member of the french Academy of Pharmacy.
Executive Vice President Finance
Bruno de Miribel joined the LFB on September 2021, as Executive Vice President Finance. Bruno de Miribel is a graduate of Centrale Paris. He started his career in strategy consulting at AT Kearney. He then spent 20 years in the Danone group, starting at LU where, after a varied career in Purchasing and Finance, he was appointed CFO in 2008. In 2010, he moved internationally as CFO Mexico and then Latin America for Danone’s Waters division. In 2014, he returned to France to develop and implement a demanding program to transform Danone’s Finance function globally. He then took on the role of CFO Europe for the Medical Nutrition business (Nutricia), a world close to the pharmaceutical industry, and in his last role he led the integration program of Danone’s Medical Nutrition and Baby Nutrition businesses, participating in the growth and development of these entities within the Group.
Executive Vice President Legal Affairs and Compliance
Fabrice Dubois joins LFB on April the 3rd, 2023 as Executive Vice President Legal Affairs and Compliance, and member of the Executive Committee. Fabrice Dubois has spent most of his career in the pharmaceutical sector in international legal functions. He began his career with the Rhône-Poulenc Rorer group and joined Servier in 1999 where he was notably Director of Insurance and Litigation before creating and heading the International Legal Coordination department.
In 2016, Fabrice Dubois supported the setup of the biotech company Intercept Pharmaceuticals in Europe. In his capacity as Regional Legal Director, he participated in the creation of subsidiaries and the implementation of so-called early access programmes before supporting the commercial development of European subsidiaries.
During the past five years, Fabrice Dubois first served as Legal Director of the French, Belgian and Dutch subsidiaries of the US biotech company Biogen, before being appointed in 2021 Global Head of Legal of the business unit Biogen Digital Health, dedicated to personalised and digital medicine in neurosciences.
Executive Vice President France operations
Hanna Lepers joined LFB in July 2019 as Executive Vice President France Operations.
Hanna has extentive operational and strategic experience in the pharmaceutical industry aquired throughout her career in France, abroad and in global roles. She started her career in Sanofi in 1991 evolving in various roles in Business Development & Licensing, Marketing, Sales and Global Product Development. For Gilead she led successfully the French HIV business and was promoted General Manager in Switzerland. She has a proven track record, strong expertise for developing and launching speciality products. She has supported many transformation projects and managed teams for success. Hanna is working as mentor and expert for EIT Health (European Institute of Innovation & Technology).
Executive Vice President Industrial Affairs
Vincent Loret joined the LFB in November 2022, as Executive Vice President, Industrial Affairs, member of the Executive Committee. He is in charge of the operations performed on 4 sites located in France as well as all the related global functions, aiming to deliver plasma-derived medicinal products and recombinant proteins for patients.
Vincent was previously leading the Industrial Strategy & Performance function for the vaccines division at Sanofi since 2019.
Vincent started his career in vaccines manufacturing, working for Sanofi & GSK in production, Vaccines development, Plant construction, Quality Operations as well as site head, in France and abroad (Argentina, Hungary, Belgium, Singapour).
Vincent is an engineer graduated from the Toulouse National Institute of Applied Sciences (INSA)
CEO of LFB USA
Jose Antonio Moreno Toscano is the LFB USA & rEVO Biologics Chief Executive Officer.
Jose began his career in Corporate Development and Investor Relations, where he led M&A activities at Chr. Hansen Holding, a world leader in biosciences focused on developing and commercializing ingredients for the food, agricultural and pharmaceutical industries.
Jose served as Chief Financial Officer for Applus A/S in Copenhagen.
He led the US & Canadian subsidiaries of ALK, a publicly held Danish company that is the world leader in allergy and immunotherapy care. He held full profit & loss and operational responsibility for ALK’s Americas region, successfully growing the top and bottom line.
Then, Jose served as President and Member of the Board of Directors of Safe Harbor Compliance and Clinical Services. Jose is Industry Advisor for Fidelio Capital.
Jose brings a global perspective to our business and a significant global leadership experience, having lived and worked in several European countries as well as the US.
Jose earned his Master’s Degree in Law from the Universidad de Murcia in Spain and his MBA in International Finance and Strategy from the ENPC School of International Management in Paris.
Executive Vice President Operational Excellence
Philippe NOQUERO joined the LFB on April 2023 as Executive VP Operational Excellence. The creation of this new department is an initiative spearheaded by Jacques Brom, CEO of LFB since September 2022, with the goal of strengthening the teams and resources allocated to improving procedures and processes.
With a doctorate in Pharmaceutical Sciences, and as a Black Belt Master Lean & Six Sigma, Philippe Noquéro has more than 25 years of experience in the pharmaceutical sector, whether in manufacturing, continuous improvement, industrial transfer or the supply chain. During his career, he has served in positions including that of Director of Operational Excellence at Pfizer, J&J and FAMAR (CMO). Since 2013, Philippe Noquéro was European Director of Operational Excellence at Takeda.
Executive Vice President International operations
Anne-Laurence is a Pharmacist with a MBA from IAE business school of Paris. She has more than 25 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry.
Anne-Laurence started her career within IMS in 1992 and joined Servier as Product Manager in 1996. She moved to LEO Pharma France in 2001 as brand manager. Within LEO Pharma, she has held progressively senior positions in marketing, sales force management and as country manager. She was nominated general manager of Spain and Portugal in 2015, and Vice President of the Cluster France-Canada-BeneLux in 2016.
Anne-Laurence has a considerable base of knowledge in various therapeutic fields, and especially in hospital settings, and has acquired strong leadership skills and change control expertise in the course of her professional duties.
Executive Vice President Human Resources
Virginie Scanu joined LFB in March 2018 as Executive Vice President Human Resources. Virginie has extensive operational and strategic experience in Human Resources, acquired throughout her career in France and internationally. She began her career in the retail and services field before joining the pharmaceutical industry 15 years ago, notably in Novartis, GSK and ALK, as HR Director France and then Europe. In this sector, Virginie has supported many development and transformation strategic projects whether they are organizational, cultural or industrial. Virginie Scanu graduated from a Business School (KEDGE) and is a certified coach.
Executive Vice President Quality and Pharmaceutical Affairs
Dominique Soulard joined LFB in April 2018 as the Group’s Quality and Pharmaceutical Affairs Executive Vice President.
With a PhD in Pharmacy, Dominique has been working in the pharmaceutical industry for over 25 years. After gaining initial experience in Pharmaceutical Development for Janssen (Johnson&Johnson group), he moved into the fields of Production and Quality, primarily for the Pfizer Company. In 2004, he was appointed Head Pharmacist and Director Pharmaceutical Development and Quality Operations at one of Pfizer’s strategic sites. After this site was sold to the Johnson & Johnson group, he was named Director Quality and Compliance, France, for Janssen until 2014, when he joined the Bristol-Myers Squibb Company, where he was responsible for Quality Operations and CMC for the industrial sites in France, until he joined LFB.
Dominique also holds a Health Care Compliance Ethics and Regulation certificate from Sciences Po/Seton Hall, and an INSEAD Compliance Implementation Leadership certificate.
Executive Vice President Corporate Affairs
Didier Véron joined LFB in February 2019 as Executive VP Corporate Affairs and member of the Executive Committee. He is in charge of public affairs, market access, external communication and CSR.
Didier is also Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the G5 Santé, a think tank of the leaders of the main French healthcare companies (bioMérieux, Guerbet, Ipsen, Laboratoires Théa, LFB, Pierre Fabre, Sanofi, Servier).
Didier was Senior Vice President, Group Public Affairs and Communications, at Ipsen from 2013 to January 2019.
After starting his career at the Fédération Nationale des Travaux Publics, Didier spent more than 20 years in the healthcare sector: first joining the General Management of the French Medicines Agency (ANSM), then joining Ipsen’s General Management in 1998. From 2005 to 2018, Didier Véron was a Director and member of the Board of Leem, the professional association of French pharmaceutical companies. Didier was Chairman of the French/European Public Affairs Commission.
Didier is a graduate of Sciences Po Paris and holds a postgraduate degree in Health Law from the University of Paris Sud. Didier is a lecturer at Sciences Po Paris.