Frederic CrenCEO at Inventiva
Frédéric Cren has served as Chief Executive Officer since co-founding Inventiva in 2011, and as the chairman of the board of directors since May 2016. Previously, he served as the General Manager, Research of Abbott Laboratories from 2010 until 2012. Prior to Abbott, Mr. Cren held a number of roles at Solvay Pharmaceuticals as Head of Business Strategy and Portfolio and Senior Vice-President of the Research Division and at Laboratoires Fournier SA, prior to its acquisition by Solvay in 2005. Positions at Laboratories Fournier included: Vice-President Strategic Marketing and Vice-President U.S. Operations. Mr Cren served as a member of the Executive Committee of both Solvay Pharmaceuticals and Laboratoires Fournier. Prior to joining the pharmaceutical industry, Mr. Cren was a consultant for 8 years with The Boston Consulting Group in their healthcare practice. Mr. Cren received a master’s degree in business administration from INSEAD, a master’s degree in international relations from Johns Hopkins University and a bachelor’s degree in economics from Paris IX Dauphine University.