News 818 views last update:Mar 26, 2012

PEOPLE: Jean-Luc Lowinski joins Sanofi as senior VP Asia

Pharmaceautical company Sanofi has appointed Bayer's former global head of animal health Jean-Luc Lowinski to lead its operations in the increasingly important Asian market.

Based in Shanghai as the French pharmaceutical company's senior vice president, Asia region, Lowinski previously held senior roles in a number of Asian countries, serving as head of operations in Singapore, India, Thailand, China and Japan during his time at Bay er.

Following this he was appointed head of Bayer Healthcare, China in 2003 and subsequently became head of Bayer Healthcare, Asia Pacific, and president, Bayer Yakuhin, Japan in 2007.

“I’m confident that his deep knowledge of different Asian cultures makes him ideally suited to lead our operations to continued growth and success in the region,” said Hans Peter Spek, president, global operations at Sanofi.

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