Pascal Soriot

Chief Executive Officer, AstraZeneca

Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer, AstraZeneca. Formerly with Roche/Genentech: Chief Operating Officer, Pharmaceuticals Division, Chief Executive Officer of Genentech; led successful merger with Roche, Head of Commercial Operations, Head of Strategic Marketing. With Aventis/Sanofi Aventis: Chief Operating Officer of Aventis/Sanofi Aventis USA, Head of Global Marketing and Medical Affairs, Aventis. Other previous positions: finance, sales, marketing, and general management positions for Roussel and Hoechst Marion Roussel in Asia-Pacific. Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from École nationale vétérinaire d’Alfort, Maisons-Alfort; MBA from HEC, Paris.