Benoit B.

Procurement | Category Management | Operations | Gene Therapy | Pharmaceuticals

Switzerland
English, French

Decisive, action-oriented and results-driven Global Operations and Procurement leader with exceptional success in navigating complex environments and strategic negotiations. Core focus on Large molecu...see more

  • Biotech, Pharma & Life Sciences
  • Biotech, Pharma & Life Sciences

1500

/hr
  • Pre-vetted expert
  • Confirmed hourly rate
  • Available on short notice

Experience

Global Procurement Category Manager Cell & Gene Therapies

Novartis
3 years
Current position
Nov 2019 - Present
Procurement Head for two out of the three key focus areas in the development of transformative cell and gene therapies at Novartis: AAV-based therapies, CAR-T cell therapies. - Global C...see more

Strategic Project and Account Manager

Novartis
10 months
May 2019 - Mar 2020
Managed the Integration and Divestment of BD&L partners and manufacturing sites for CELLforCURE with the aim to facilitate transition In & Out and Speedup the Value creation for Novarti...see more

Senior Product Steward - External Supply Management - Cell & Gene Therapies

Novartis
1 year
Sep 2018 - Dec 2019
Product Steward (Associate Director) Cell & Gene Therapies External Supply Management (ESM) - Responsible for commercial supply of lentiviral vector for Kymriah within Novartis Technic...see more

Product Steward - External Supply Management - Cell & Gene Therapies

Novartis
1 year
May 2017 - Aug 2018
Product Steward Cell & Gene Therapies External Supply Management (ESM) - Responsible for commercial supply of viral vector for Kymriah within Novartis Technical Operations - Key member...see more

Principal Scientist - Pharmaceutical Development - Cell & Gene Therapies

Novartis
2 years
Jun 2015 - May 2017
Functional Leader for Pharmaceutical Development within the Cell & Gene Therapies Unit of Novartis - Team head responsible for Viral vector formulation development for Kymriah - Memb...see more

Senior Scientist - Pharmaceutical & Analytical Development - Biologics

Novartis
5 years
May 2010 - May 2015
Drug product formulation and process development. Worked on drug products from monoclonal antibodies, antibody fragments and antibody drug conjugates for parenterals, including intravit...see more

Associate Scientist - Formulation Sciences - Biologics

MedImmune
1 year
Oct 2008 - Apr 2010
Drug product formulation development of monoclonal antibodies and antibody drug conjugates for parenterals applications.

Research Associate - Analytical Biochemistry - Vaccine

Sanofi Pasteur
1 year
Mar 2007 - Aug 2008

Research associate - Intern

INSERM
1 year
Apr 2004 - Aug 2005
INSERM - UMR 384: Genetic and cellular interactions during differentiation. Ovary morphogenesis and differentiation of germline cells in Drosophila melanogaster

Industries, roles and expertise

Industry experience

  • Biotech, Pharma & Life Sciences
  • Biotech, Pharma & Life Sciences

Expertise

  • Leadership
  • Project Management
  • Procurement
  • Strategic Sourcing
  • Strategy Development
  • Category Management
  • GMP
  • Technology Transfer
  • Operations