CEO, Director, Chairman of Disclosures Committee, Chairman of Executive Risk Committee and Member of Nomination and Governance Committee
Mr. Olivier Bohuon is Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director of Smith and Nephew PLC. Olivier holds a doctorate in Pharmacy from the University of Paris and an MBA from HEC, Paris. He started his career in Morocco with Roussel Uclaf S.A. and then, with the same company, held a number of positions in the Middle East with increasing levels of responsibility. He joined Abbott in Chicago as head of their antiinfective franchise with Abbott International before becoming Pharmaceutical General Manager in Spain. He subsequently joined GlaxoSmithKline plc, rising to Senior Vice President Director for European Commercial Operations. He then rejoined Abbott as President for Europe, became President of Abbott International, and then President of their Pharmaceutical Division. He joined Smith Nephew from Pierre Fabre, where he was Chief Executive. Olivier has extensive international healthcare leadership experience within a number of significant pharmaceutical and healthcare companies. His global experience provides the skillset required to innovate a FTSE 100 company with a deep heritage and provide inspiring leadership. He is a NED of Virbac Group and Shire plc, where he is also a member of the Remuneration Committee and the Nomination Governance Committee and will be appointed Senior Independent Director on 25 April 2018.
Age: 58 Chairman Since 2011 MBA