Jean-Luc Herbeaux has been appointed as Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Hovione, effective May 1, 2020. Prior to joining Hovione, Herbeaux held multiple leadership positions at Evonik over the past 20 years. Most recently he headed the company’s Health Care business.
“We are delighted to welcome Dr. Herbeaux to Hovione. Jean-Luc will oversee all aspects of Hovione’s business operations, and I see the creation of this position as another major steppingstone in our journey to become an even stronger company. Our new structure will develop synergies and increase operational efficiency, which will benefit the customers. I am sure this appointment will bring great things to all stakeholders – patients, customers, and team members as well as shareholders. Our leadership team is now well positioned to accelerate our long-term growth plans”, said Guy Villax, Hovione’s CEO.