Alexandre Mérieux is Chairman & CEO of bioMérieux. He joined bioMérieux in 2005 as Corporate Vice President, Industrial Microbiology. Between 2011 and 2014, he was Deputy CEO and Corporate Vice President - Microbiology Unit and Manufacturing & Supply Operations, bioMérieux. In April 2014, he took on the role of CEO and therefore heads the Management Committee and on December 15, 2017 he has been appointed Chairman of the board. Since April 2004, Alexandre Mérieux has been member of the Board of bioMérieux SA and, since December 2008, Vice President of the Institut Mérieux. In 2009, he became President of Mérieux Development and since September 2013, he has chaired the Board of Mérieux NutriSciences. Before joining bioMérieux from 1999 to 2004 he worked in Marketing for the Silliker Group Corporation in the U.S. and Europe and as a Marketing and Business Unit Director for Silliker in France. Alexandre Mérieux holds a degree in Biology from Lyon I University and is a graduate of HEC Montreal Business School.