Sanofi has appointed Dr Ameet Nathwani as its Chief Digital Officer in addition to his current role of Executive Vice President, Chief Medical Officer.
As Chief Digital Officer, Dr Nathwani will be responsible for enhancing Sanofi's strategy to integrate digital technologies and medical science to ultimately improve patient outcomes. His mandate will include scaling up Sanofi's ongoing portfolio of digital initiatives by developing broad external partnerships, building out internal infrastructures and exploring new business opportunities for Sanofi in the digital space.
"Over the last two years, we have made fast progress in creating an innovative portfolio of digital initiatives and novel partnerships," said Olivier Brandicourt, CEO at Sanofi. "With Ameet's wide experience in digital health and analytics, we will be able to further advance our capabilities to re-invent not only the way we discover and develop medicines but the types of future products we may offer to patients around the world."
Dr Nathwani joined Sanofi in May 2016 as Chief Medical Officer.