Carole Piwnica is a Belgian citizen. She holds a degree in law from Université Libre de Bruxelles and a Masters in law from New York University.
She is an independent Director of Sanofi since 2010 and a member of the Audit Committee.
Member of the bar of New York and Paris, Carole Piwnica started her career in 1985 at Proskauer Rose, New York, before joining the merger & acquisitions department of Shearman & Sterling, Paris, in 1987. She was General Counsel at Gardini et Associés from 1991 to 1994 when she joined Amylum Group where she was Chairman from 1996 to 2000. Between 1996 and 2006, she was Vice-president and Board Member of Tate & Lyle Plc, a world leader in sugar derivatives.
Carole Piwnica currently is a Board Member of Eutelsat Communications in France. She is also Director of Naxos UK Ltd, a company specialized in private equity consulting in the UK, Director of Big Red, Elevance and Amyris Inc. in the U.S. and Director of Louis Delhaize in Belgium.s