Philippe Arnal is a member of the firm’s Healthcare Sector, based in Paris. He leverages a deep background in healthcare industry strategy to partner with clients of all sizes and geographies to address their most pressing leadership challenges. Philippe conducts assessment and executive search assignments across the sector to build transformational leadership teams and advise clients on future-proofing their organizations.
Philippe joined Russell Reynolds Associates from AbbVie, where he was Biotherapeutics Strategy Director. In this role, he was responsible for leading biotherapeutics strategy and orchestrating key transformation projects at the French affiliate level. Previously, Philippe spent more than six years in senior strategy roles of progressive responsibility at Sanofi, including Chief of Staff to the SVP Biologics Division and as head of Business Valuation & Forecasting. He began his career in finance and auditing at L’Oréal.
Philippe holds an MSc in business management, marketing and strategy from HEC Paris and completed the Executive Program in strategic marketing at INSEAD Fontainebleau. He speaks fluent English, French and German.