This excerpt taken from the SNY 20-F filed Mar 7, 2008.
Senior Vice President Global Marketing
Pierre Chancel, a pharmacist, is a graduate of the Institut de Pharmacie Industrielle in Paris. At Rhône-Poulenc, from 1994 to 1996, he was Marketing Director for Théraplix. From 1997 to 1999, Mr. Chancel served as Business Unit Manager in charge of products in the central nervous system, rheumatology and hormone replacement therapy fields. From 2003, he served as Managing Director of Aventis Operations in the United Kingdom and Ireland. Before being appointed to this position, he was in charge of global strategy development at Aventis, which led to the launch of the new diabetes treatment Lantus®. He was appointed to his present position in August 2004.