Chief Pharmaceutical Affairs Officer
Laurent Artaud, doctor of pharmacy and holder of master’s degrees in quality assurance and pharmaceutical sciences, began his career as a Quality Assurance Manager at Rhône-Poulenc-Rorer (now Sanofi) in France and the United States and then became General Manager and Qualified Person at Ethymed, subsidiary of the Ethypharm group, specialised in transdermal systems.
In October 2000, Laurent joined Septodont and held a series of positions as Site Quality Director until 2001, as Quality Director for Europe until 2006 and, finally, as Compliance Director supervising the activities of the Septodont Group relating to Quality Assurance and Regulatory Affairs until December 2007. During this period, Laurent contributed significantly to the structuring of the Septodont group in the area of Compliance.
From 2007 to 2014, Laurent worked as Vice President of Quality and Qualified Person at Stallergenes, where he contributed to the registration and launch of a immunotherapy tablet treatment in around 30 countries throughout the world, including the United States and Japan. In October 2014, Laurent returned to the Septodont Group as Chief Scientific Officer, where he manages activities relating to Research and Development, Medical Affairs and Regulatory Affairs.
Laurent is now managing the global pharmaceutical affairs organization integrating the quality assurance, regulatory affairs, medical affairs and vigilance departments.