Eric is a seasoned business leader and an international advisor in cross-border partnerships and projects in healthcare in China. He co-founded Jumo Partners where he is focusing on three areas: Strategic Direction, Alliance Management and Public Affairs. Value creation for customers and shareholders is a permanent professional objective. He is also the Lead for Life Science and Health Sector at Cornerstone in China and Adjunct Professor of Management at CEIBS.
Eric worked for Ipsen in China for 16 years, making it the second largest affiliate of the Group. He joined Ipsen Group as General Manager of Ipsen China (2001–2011). He was then promoted to Senior Vice President for Asia Operations supervising Asian markets for Consumer Healthcare (2012-2017). He was involved in several prominent business organizations in China. He was one of the founders of Tianjin Chapter of the European Union Chamber of Commerce in China (EUCCC) that he chaired from 2008 to 2011. He co-founded the “French HealthCare Alliance for China” (2013-2014), which brings together all French companies investing in China. He was Vice Chairman (2011-2015) then Chairman (2016-2017) of the Research & Development based Pharmaceutical Association in China (RDPAC). Eric has been a French Trade Advisor since 2007.
In 1990, he joined HEC Eurasia Institute, a think tank of the HEC School of Management, where he took part in setting up Asian and Chinese strategies for several French and European companies.
Eric holds a PhD in Organizational Sociology and is a certified independent Director (UK Institute of Directors).