Laurent is Owner and President of iQone Healthcare Group, a company specialized in building and managing dedicated pharmaceutical sales operations in Europe and selected emerging markets. Laurent was formerly Head of licensing oncology global business development with Merck Serono SA in Geneva, from 2009 until 2011, when he left Merck Serono to run his own company late 2011. Prior to this, he held several general management and corporate positions in the pharmaceutical industry. Laurent spent several years with Eli Lilly, where he held cross-functional responsibilities at local level in sales and marketing (Zyprexa, Regional Marketing Manager Europe, Middle East, Africa, Sales Manager in the US, Business Unit Director (France) and at a corporate level (Corporate Strategy Manager). Following this, he became Executive Director European Commercial Operations for Idenix (a US biotech company owned by Novartis) and subsequently, Head of Specialty Franchises for Novartis France (transplantation, ophthalmology, neurosciences, infectious diseases, mature products). Education : Doctorate in veterinary medicine and an MBA from INSEAD.
Ophthalmology, neurosciences, infectious diseases, mature products