Rachel Duan

Independent director
Rachel Duan - Independent director at the Board of Directors of Sanofi and Member of the Compensation Committee
Rachel Duan, Independent director

At a Glance

Date of birth

July 25, 1970



First elected or appointed

April 2020

Term expires

General Meeting 2024

Education and Business Experience

Rachel Duan joined GE in 1996 and worked at GE across multiple businesses in the US, Japan and China. Since 2006, she has held senior leadership positions including CEO of GE Advanced Materials China and then Asia Pacific, CEO of GE Healthcare China, and CEO of GE China.  Most recently, Rachel Duan served as President & CEO of GE’s Global Markets where she was responsible for driving GE’s growth in global emerging markets including China, APAC, India, Africa, Middle East and Latin America.

Rachel Duan also serves as non-executive board member of AXA S.A.

A native of Shanghai, Rachel Duan holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics and International Business from Shanghai International Studies University, China and an MBA from The University of Wisconsin – Madison, USA.

Contact information

46, avenue de la Grande Armée - 75017 Paris (France)

Directorships & Appointments

Inside the Sanofi Group

Independent director

Member of the Compensation Committee

Outside the Sanofi Group

AXA*: Independent director

HSBC*: Independent director

Adecco Group*: Independent director

* Listed company

Meet the Sanofi Board of Directors

Frédéric Oudéa - Chairman of the Board of Directors

Frédéric Oudéa

Chairman of the Board of Directors