Sanofi-Aventis makes promotions and appointments
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Sanofi-Aventis has named Jean-Pierre Lehner senior vice-president and chief medical officer; he was formerly senior vice-president of medical and regulatory affairs. Laurence Debroux becomes senior vice-president and chief strategic officer; she was previously senior vice-president and chief financial officer, a position she will keep pending the appointment of a new CFO. Sanofi-Aventis has also announced that Dr Elias Zerhouni will become scientific advisor to its chief executive officer, Christopher Viehbacher, and to the senior vice-president of R&D, Marc Cluzel. Dr Zerhouni has won numerous awards for his research and most recently joined the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation as a senior fellow.
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