Chairman of the Eucomed Board
Company Group Chairman, Medical Devices & Diagnostics, EMEA – Chairman of the Eucomed Board of Directors
Guy J. Lebeau, M.D., Company Group Chairman, Johnson & Johnson oversees the Medical Devices & Diagnostics (MD&D) business for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). In addition to his leadership role with the company, he also serves as the Chairman of Eucomed, Europe’s medical technology industry trade association.
Dr. Lebeau has broad international experience in business management and medical technology. He joined Johnson & Johnson in 1991 in research & development and later moved to MD&D business units where he held positions of increased responsibility in sales, marketing and general management.
In 2001, Dr. Lebeau was named Worldwide President of Biosense Webster and several years later was appointed Company Group Chairman for the Cordis Franchise. He joined the MD&D EMEA region in 2005 as Company Group Chairman.
Prior to joining Johnson & Johnson, Dr. Lebeau served as Assistant Professor of Surgery in the Digestive Surgery Department (Organ Transplant Unit) at the University of Rennes (France) School of Medicine. He graduated from the University of Rennes (France) and Paris (France) and holds Master degrees in cellular biology and transplant immunology. He is also certified in general surgery and has authored journal articles and book chapters in the fields of hepathology, liver transplant and general surgery
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Posted on 17.01.2012
On clouds and silver linings: Leadership transition at Eucomed
Most of you know that John Wilkinson has left the position of Eucomed Chief Executive at the end of last year. And even though John’s decision was announced already in June of 2011, as I write this now, more than six months later, it still feels as if he informed me of his intentions only yesterday. Fond of the Brussels bubble while at the same time being excited about the European and global perspective of the job, I am sure it was by no means an easy decision.