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Geneviève Berger

Independent Director

Born in 1955 - French nationality

Date of first appointment: 2015
Start of current term: 2019
End of current term: 2023

Career

With a Ph.D. in physics, Doctor of Medecine and with a Ph.D. human biology, Geneviève Berger was Director of the mixed laboratory for parametric imaging CNRS-Broussais Hôtel-Dieu from 1991 to 2000. She was General Manager of the CNRS between 2000 and 2003. She served as University Professor and Hospital Managing Director at La Pitié-Salpêtrière between 2003 and 2008 before joining Unilever as Chief Research and Development Officer and then Chief Science Officer from 2008 to 2014. She has been the Head of the research departement at the Swiss company Firmenich since July 1st, 2015.

Positions and activities

Functions within the Air Liquide Group

  • Director: L'Air Liquide S.A.* (member of the Environment and Society Committee since May 2017)

Positions or activities outside the Air Liquide Group

  • Head of the Research Department: Firmenich
  • Non-executive Director and member of the Scientific Committee: AstraZeneca*

(*) Listed companies are indicated by an asterisk.