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Guerbet reinforces its digital innovative strategy - Appointment of François Nicolas to the position of Chief Digital Officer

04.09.2017 08:30

Guerbet is reinforcing its digital innovation strategy and announces the appointment of François Nicolas to the position of Chief Digital Officer (CDO).

Guerbet, a global specialist in contrast media and solutions for medical imaging, is reinforcing its digital innovation strategy and announces the appointment of François Nicolas to the position of Chief Digital Officer (CDO). François Nicolas joins Guerbet’s Executive Committee and will report to its CEO. 

“At a time when medicine is undergoing a veritable transformation by adopting digital solutions, the Group is clearly posting its desire to innovate in digital services. We are very pleased to welcome François Nicolas who reinforces our expertise as Chief Digital Officer. His experience and his knowledge of the new healthcare services and products will be key assets in accelerating our growth in digital solutions for diagnostic and interventional solutions”, commented Yves L’Epine, Guerbet CEO.

 

François Nicolas, 46 years of age and an engineering graduate of the Ecole Polytechnique has almost 20 years’ experience in the design and development of biomarkers and health solutions using digital technologies. After 15 years with GE Healthcare in France and abroad, he joined Sanofi as Business Strategy Manager for medical services and devices within the diabetes division, then took up the position of Chief Operating Officer of a startup (Impeto).

The appointment of François Nicolas echoes the nomination of Thibault Viort  ̶  an expert specialized in new business models linked to digital solutions  ̶  to Guerbet’s Board of Directors.

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