At a Glance
Date of birth
January 24, 1968
First elected or appointed
General Meeting 2025
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 Manufacturing and Supply’s 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).
He holds a Corporate Director’s Certificate from SciencesPo / IFA (Certificat Administrateur de Sociétés). He also holds the European Board Diploma by ecoDa.
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Directorships & Appointments
Inside the Sanofi Group
Director representing employees (designated by the European Works Council)
Employee of Sanofi, Industrialization Coordinator at Sanofi Chimie headquarters, Croix-de-Berny and Gentilly (France)
Member of the Compensation Committee