Letter to shareholders – March 2017


Message from Serge Weinberg, Chairman of the Board of Directors

Serge Weinberg

Dear shareholders,
2016 was an important year for the implementation of the 2020 roadmap. The first key step in the reorganization of the portfolio was achieved with the completion of the business swap with Boehringer Ingelheim. The exchange of our Animal Health business for their Consumer Healthcare business, positions Sanofi among the top three players in the Consumer Healthcare market worldwide...

Interview with Olivier Brandicourt, CEO

Olivier Brandicourt

Are you satisfied with your full-year results for 2016?
Overall, our financial performance in 2016 was stronger than we had initially expected at the beginning of 2016...
What are your comments on recent product approvals?
Two months after the approval of Soliqua™ 100/33 in the United States for the treatment of type 2 diabetes, the product was registered in Europe under the brand name Suliqua™...
What about Dupixent®, the other product from your Immunology franchise?
Like Kevzara™, Dupixent® (dupilumab) has been developed in collaboration with Regeneron. We completed the filing of this breakthrough innovation...

Full-Year 2016 Results

Full-Year 2016 Results

Solid financial performance in 2016 supported by cost savings
In 2016, Sanofi’s total sales were up 1.2% and Business EPS was up 4.1% at CER. Exchange rate movements had a negative impact of 1.9 percentage point on sales and 3.4 points on Business EPS.
Sanofi 's solid results were supported by approximately €650M in cost savings delivered in 2016...


Soliqua™: treatment in type 2 diabetes

SoliquaTM: treatment in type 2 diabetes

Soliqua™ 100/33 launched in the U.S., Suliqua™ approved in Europe

On January 4, 2017, Sanofi announced that Soliqua™ 100/33 (insulin glargine 100 units/ml and lixisenatide 33 mcg/ml, solution for injection) is now available by prescription in pharmacies in the United States. On January 17, the product was approved in the European Union under the brand name Suliqua™...

Annual General Meeting 2017

Assemblée Générale 2017 

Sanofi holds its General Meeting on May 10, 2017 at the Palais des Congrès in Paris.
The main items on the agenda will be:

  • the approval of the 2016 financial statements and the payment of a dividend of €2.96 per share;
  • the composition of the Board of Directors: reappointment of a director and appointment of new directors...

More news

  • Partnership for the production of biological drugs
  • KevzaraTM approved in Canada in rheumatoid arthritis
  • Stay of permanent injunction for Praluent® granted during appeals process in the U.S.
  • Executive Committee: Kathleen Tregoning appointed Executive Vice-President for External Affairs
  • Trophées 2016 – Le Revenu: Sanofi wins Silver Award for the best shareholder services


Sanofi Consumer Healthcare

Sanofi Consumer Healthcare

Committed to people’s well-being in everyday life
Sanofi Consumer Healthcare (CHC) is the newest of our global business units (GBUs), established last year. Throughout 2016, the GBU made considerable progress on one of the strategic priorities of our 2020 roadmap: build a competitive position in Consumer Healthcare globally. A milestone was achieved on January 1st, 2017 with the closing of the transaction between Sanofi and Boehringer Ingelheim (BI) wherein we exchanged Sanofi ’s Animal Health business and BI’s CHC business in most markets...


3 questions to... Alan Main

Alan Main 

Executive Vice President, Consumer Healthcare
Sanofi CHC has performed consistently since 2009. What will be happening in 2017?
2017 will be marked by the integration of BI’s CHC business...
What exactly changes for Sanofi CHC with the transaction?
The acquisition of BI’s iconic brands immediately lifts us into leadership positions in strategic OTC categories...
What are your priorities for the future?
We place people at the center of what we do. We don’t treat patients; we empower consumers to take care of their everyday health issues so they can live healthier, fuller lives...


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