Paul Hudson

Healthcare innovator
As CEO of the global healthcare company Sanofi, Paul Hudson aims to transform the practice of medicine.

Why you should listen

CEO Paul Hudson is reshaping Sanofi into a modern healthcare company with an ambition to transform the practice of medicine. Together with the Sanofi teams, he's focusing the company's efforts to discover, develop and deliver breakthrough medicines and vaccines for people around the world. Under Hudson's leadership, the company has prioritized social impact, putting diversity, equity and inclusion and health and environmental sustainability at the core of its long-term strategy.

Before joining Sanofi as CEO in 2019, Hudson was CEO of Novartis Pharmaceuticals. His healthcare career has spanned the globe, with roles in the US, Japan and Europe. He has also worked for AstraZeneca, where he held several senior positions, including as president of AstraZeneca US and executive vice president in North America. He began his career in sales and marketing roles at GlaxoSmithKline UK and Sanofi-Synthélabo UK.

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Flipside futures: The talks of TED@BCG 2023

November 16, 2023

Today is good, but tomorrow can always be better. There are new possibilities for our future if we use our uniquely human creativity. In a day of talks and performances, 16 leading minds gathered to flip expected thinking on its head and map out how we might build a brighter future. The event: TED@BCG: Flipside […]

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