Board of Directors

Wolfgang Laux


Employee of Sanofi, API Portfolio Leader (New Products and Launches) at Gentilly - Campus Val de Bièvre
Date of birth: January 24, 1968
Nationality: German
First elected: April 2021
Term expires: General Meeting 2025
Business address: 54, rue la Boétie – 75008 Paris (France)

Director representing employees (designated by the European Works Council) / Member of the Compensation Committee

Education and business experience

Wolfgang Laux works for Sanofi and Aventis since 2000. Until 2006 he worked as Senior Scientist in Process Development in Frankfurt/Höchst and since 2006 as Industrialization Coordinator for new products in Industrial Affairs’ central organization at Croix-de-Berny and Gentilly.

Involved in employee representation since 2014 for the trade union organization “CFE-CGC”, he has been a member of the Works council of the Sanofi Chimie central organization (since 2014), member of the Committee on hygiene, safety and working conditions (CHSCT, 2016-2019) and trade union delegate (since 2016).

Wolfgang Laux holds a Ph.D. in organic chemistry from the University of Frankfurt am Main and has been a post-doctoral research fellow at the State University of New York at Stony Brook (US, 1998-2000) and at the University of Montpellier (France, 1996-1997).

Directorships and appointments outside the Sanofi Group

Directorships as of 12/31/2021

  • None

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