Department of Industrial affairs
L Philippe has graduated from Ecole Polytechnique and Ecole des Mines of Paris in biotechnologies. He started his career in 1987 as Head of production at Danone. In 1990, he joined the Company as Head of site at Sanofi Chemistry in Sisteron and was then named Head of industrial affairs at Sanofi in the United States followed by an appointment as Vice President Supply Chain, before being named Vice President Chemistry in September 2006. He was appointed Executive Vice President Global Industrial Affairs in September 2008.