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Jérôme Delpech

Transformation Leader, Global Transformation, Sanofi

Jerome Delpech is currently transformation leader at Sanofi Global Transformation Office, after having overseen CAP20 program coordination.

He has a strong M&A background. He recently led the 2 x 11.4bn€ swap of Sanofi’s Animal Health (Merial) against Boehringer Ingelheim’s Consumer Healthcare and was instrumental in the 19.3bn$ acquisition of the US biotech Genzyme in 2011.

In his 17 years tenure at Sanofi he held diverse roles across various areas in Strategy & Business Development, Corporate HR and Pharma Operations.

He started his career in the French administration and was for 7 years head of sector at the Prime minister’s General Secretariat for European Affairs (SGAE), in charge of interministerial coordination in the fields of free movement of goods, research, energy, state aids and competition. Later he became the chief of staff to the minister of industry between 1987 and 2002.

He graduated from Ecole Polytechnique and Mines Paris Tech.

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Bruegel Annual Meetings 2019

Bruegel's 2019 Annual Meetings will be held on 4-5 September and feature the launch of Bruegel's Memos to the New European Commission.

Speakers: Lorenzo Bini Smaghi, Laurence Boone, Claire Bury, Vítor Constâncio, Zsolt Darvas, Jérôme Delpech, Kris Dekeyser, Maria Demertzis, Baroness Kishwer Falkner of Margravine, Alicia García-Herrero, Mikaela Gavas, Sven Giegold, José Manuel González-Páramo, Sylvie Goulard, Pierre Heilbronn, Mathew Heim, Jamie Heywood, Yi Huang, Danuta Hübner, Korbinian Ibel, Shada Islam, Kate Kalutkiewicz, Brigitte Knopf, Bernd Lange, Christian Leffler, Päivi Leino-Sandberg, Mark Leonard, Cecilia Malmström, Stefano Manservisi, J. Scott Marcus, Ann Mettler, Ashoka Mody, Reza Moghadam, Erik F. Nielsen, Jean Pisani-Ferry, Lapo Pistelli, Lucrezia Reichlin, Joakim Reiter, André Sapir, Olaf Scholz, Harriet Sena Siaw-Boateng, Philipp Steinberg, Alexander Stubb, Ezequiel Szafir, Jean-Claude Trichet, Laura Tyson, Nicolas Véron, Reinhilde Veugelers, Sabine Weyand, Thomas Wieser, Guntram B. Wolff, Georg Zachmann and Victoria Roig Topic: Energy & Climate, European Macroeconomics & Governance, Finance & Financial Regulation, Global Economics & Governance, Innovation & Competition Policy Location: Palais des Academies, Rue Ducale 1, 1000 Brussels