2021/06/21 - Financial public releases

Virbac: Rodolphe Durand appointed as non-voting advisor on the board of directors

Durand_Rodolphe-150x200.jpgAs a non-voting advisor, his role will be mainly to support the good governance of our company by strengthening the complementarity of the skills of the board of directors.

Thanks to his perspective as a researcher, consultant and professor of strategy at HEC, holder of the Joly family chair in purposeful leadership, Rodolphe Durand will share with the board of directors his academic and operational knowledge in terms of strategy, organization and management. companies.

We are delighted to welcome Rodolphe Durand as a non-voting advisor of our board of directors. His academic background, expertise and knowledge from his research work, particularly in the areas of strategy and corporate social responsibility, will enable him to step back and enrich the reflections and analyses of our Board.” says Marie-Hélène Dick, chairwoman of the board of directors of Virbac.

It is with honor and the deepest respect for Virbac that I join its board of directors. I will put all my skills at its service to enable it to continue its development and ensure its sustainability in the years to come.” adds Rodolphe Durand.

Rodolphe Durand owns a MPhil in philosophy (Sorbonne U.), a master in finance and a Ph.D. in management from HEC-Paris. In 2004, he joined HEC Paris where currently he is the Joly family chaired professor in purposeful leadership and academic director of the Society and Organizations institute that he launched in 2008. Previously, he chaired the department of Strategy and Business Policy (2009-2013), was academic director of the MSc in strategic management (2012-2015), and was a visiting professor at New York university (Stern Business School, 2011), Cambridge university (Judge business school, 2011) and London business school (2013). He was also a visiting scholar at Harvard business school (2012) and at Insead (2020).