By Olivia Bugault 
 

Sanofi SA (SAN.FR) said Friday that Paul Hudson has been appointed as new Chief Executive Officer of the company, effective September 1.

Mr. Hudson will succeed Olivier Brandicourt who has decided to retire, the French drug maker said.

Mr. Hudson was previously the head of Novartis, Sanofi said.

Novartis has announced today that it has named Marie-France Tschudin as president of the company's pharmaceuticals unit.

 

Write to Olivia Bugault at olivia.bugault@dowjones.com

 

(END) Dow Jones Newswires

June 07, 2019 01:35 ET (05:35 GMT)

Copyright (c) 2019 Dow Jones & Company, Inc.
Sanofi (NASDAQ:SNY)
Historical Stock Chart
From Jul 2020 to Aug 2020 Click Here for more Sanofi Charts.
Sanofi (NASDAQ:SNY)
Historical Stock Chart
From Aug 2019 to Aug 2020 Click Here for more Sanofi Charts.