Michel brings significant leadership and management experience with 40 years experience in the life science industry, first in bioMerieux (in vitro diagnostic) and Merial (now a part of Boehringer Ingelheim). During his tenure, he developed the international business in each company, establishing foreign subsidiaries and distribution networks in Europe and Asia.
Since 2006, while serving in an active management role, Michel introduced and practiced individual and group coaching for his team at Merial. Additionally he provided coaching for individuals outside the company and earned certification as an NLP Practitioner and Master (NLP University Santa Cruz, California). He now coaches leaders to embrace the beliefs that people are their most important asset and that trust is the most important value in an organization.
Michel holds a Doctor degree in Pharmacy from Lyon University (France), and is a graduate of the INSEAD Advanced Management program and the Executive Training Program of the European Union in Japan. He is fluent in French, English and Japanese.