Rachel Duan

Carole Ferrand

Date of birth: July 25, 1970
Nationality: Chinese
First elected: April 2020
Term expires: General Meeting 2024
Business address: 46, avenue de la Grande Armée - 75017 Paris (France)

Independent director / Member of the Compensation Committee

Education and business experience

Rachel Duan joined GE in 1996 and worked at GE across multiple businesses in the US, Japan and China. Since 2006, she has held senior leadership positions including CEO of GE Advanced Materials China and then Asia Pacific, CEO of GE Healthcare China, and CEO of GE China.  Most recently, Rachel Duan served as President & CEO of GE’s Global Markets where she was responsible for driving GE’s growth in global emerging markets including China, APAC, India, Africa, Middle East and Latin America.

Rachel Duan also serves as non-executive board member of AXA S.A.

A native of Shanghai, Rachel Duan holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics and International Business from Shanghai International Studies University, China and an MBA from The University of Wisconsin – Madison, USA.

Directorships and appointments outside the Sanofi Group

Directorships as of 12/31/2021

  • Independent director of AXA* (France)
  • Independent director of HSBC*
  • Independent director of Adecco Group*

(*) Listed companies are indicated by an asterisk.