Georges France

Company: Novartis Consumer Health Services SA

With an experience of 25 years in Quality and Regulatory in the pharmaceutical industry, Georges joins Novartis from Pfizer where he was Vice President of Global Quality Strategy & Affiliate Quality and Compliance. Before that he progressed through various positions at Wyeth, the latest as Vice President of Quality & Compliance in Europe Africa and the Middle-East. Georges holds a Doctor of Pharmacy degree and a post-graduate degree in Pharmacology and INSEAD and start his career as a biologist in a hospital
Georges’ main external activities include:
Member of the Efpia TDOC where he represents Efpia as the topic leader in ICH for ICH Q10 (Pharmaceutical Quality System) and Efpia topic leader for the ICH Quality IWG (implementation working group) for Q8 (Quality by Design), Q9 (Quality Risk Management) and Q10 respectively. In addition Georges is Vice Chair for Quality in IFPMA and a member of the French Academy of Pharmacy.