Executive Vice President, Business Transformation
Dominique Carouge is a graduate of Ecole Supérieure de Commerce de Reims. He also holds an expertise comptable (CPA) qualification in France, as well as a Corporate Governance and Board management certificate from Sciences Po (Certificat d’Administrateur de Sociétés).
A French national, Dominique Carouge started his career in 1985 as an external auditor at Ernst & Young both in France and in the US. He joined Sanofi in 1991. Since then and for the past 27 years, he has held various finance positions of increasing responsibility and leadership across Australia, New Zealand, Germany and France. In 1991, he joined Roussel Uclaf where he held a positions of increasing seniority in finance. In 1996, he was appointed Chief Financial Officer for Hoechst Marion Roussel in Australia. From 1999 to 2002, he was in charge of Business Planning and Reporting at Aventis Pharma in Frankfurt, Germany. In 2003, he was appointed Operations Controller for the Aventis Group.
In 2005, Dominique Carouge became Chief Financial Officer for the Vaccines division. From 2009 to 2011, he held the role of VP, Chief Strategy and Finance Officer for Sanofi Pasteur, and then Vice-President, Administration & Management for Global R&D from 2011 to 2016.
In January 2016, he was appointed Deputy CFO and Head of Finance Operations and Group Controlling.
He was appointed to his present position in January 2018.