PARIS — Laurent Attal, executive vice president of Research and Innovation at L’Oréal, will replace the company’s honorary chairman Lindsay Owen-Jones as a Sanofi board director.
Owen-Jones informed Sanofi’s board of directors that he was not seeking reappointment when his term expires on May 4, the company said in a statement today.
“I would like to express my sincere gratitude to Sir Lindsay Owen-Jones for his strong contribution as a board member over the last 13 years,” stated Serge Weinberg, chairman of Sanofi’s board of directors. “The vision and experience of such a renowned international leader have been invaluable assets for the governance of the group and the development of Sanofi during this period.”
L’Oréal has long held a stake in Sanofi. By year-end 2011, the French beauty giant owned 8.8 percent of Sanofi’s shares and commanded 15.7 percent of its voting rights.
Alberta Ferretti's "Rainbow Week" sweaters are back. The designer closed her #MFW show with a few day-of-the-week sweaters, which first debuted on the catwalk last January as part of the pre-fall 2017 collection. #wwdfashion (📷: @delphineachard)