Serge Weinberg is a French citizen. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Law, a Graduate Degree of « Institut d’Études Politiques » and is a Graduate of ENA (Ecole Nationale d’Administration).
Since 2009, he has been a Director of Sanofi and was appointed Chairman of the Board in May 2010. He is also Chairman of the Strategy Committee of Sanofi. He was interim CEO between October 29, 2014 and April 1, 2015. Serge Weinberg has been an independent Director of Sanofi since October 2015.
Serge Weinberg held different positions as a « sous-préfet » from 1976 to 1981, and became Chief of Staff of the French Budget Minister, Laurent Fabius, in 1981. After serving as Deputy General Manager for Finance at the French Television Channel FR3 (1982-1983), he became Chief Executive Officer and then Chairman of the Havas Tourisme Group from 1983 to 1987. He served as CEO of Pallas Finance for three years before joining the Pinault Group in 1990 as President of CFAO. In the Pinault Group he served as Chairman and CEO of Rexel from 1991 to 1995 and chaired the Management Board of the PPR Group (currently named Kering) for 10 years. He is Chairman of the investment firm Weinberg Capital Partners that he founded in March 2005.
He is also a member of the Board of the AFEP and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.
He is also a founder of the Institute for Brain and Spinal Cord Disorders (ICM).