Pascale Schmidt

Compliance Officer EMEA/LATAM & RDI - Roche Diagnostics International

Since 01.2015, I am Head of Compliance EMEA-LATAM (+6700 employees, +155 countries) & RDI (Rotkreuz Site, +2600 employees), Member of the EMEA-LATAM Operating Committee and Member of the Roche Group Healthcare Compliance Council. In my role, I coordinate a compliance network of +40 Compliance Officers, set compliance targets for the Region and supervise & coordinate compliance activities within the Region to ensure its adherence to high ethical standards and embedding of the compliance mindset at all levels of the organization.
I have been a member of the Ethics and Compliance Committee since 2015, and of its Steering Committee since April 2017, and have actively participated in the drafting and adoption process of the Code of ethical business practice, in the elaboration of guidance and tools to support its implementation and in promotion and education activities of external stakeholders and national associations.

From 2003 to 12.2014, I was Head of the Legal Department and Compliance Officer in the French Affiliate of Roche Diagnostics (including the management centre for francophone Africa). In this role, I participated actively in the group discussions within the 2 French trade associations SFRL/SIDIV and SNITEM, notably during the examination process of the French Sunshine Act, trained the members of SIDIV on the French Sunshine Act, participated in the animation of professional trainings (eg. IFIS, September 2014).
I hold a Master’s degree in EU and Business Law from the University Paris Sud, France, a university diploma in Competition Law from the University Konstanz, Germany, and the Roche Diploma on Compliance.


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Posted on 13.05.2019

Transparency: What’s next for the healthcare industry?

In an era where transparency is expected, the healthcare industry has been at the centre of attention from the public and from authorities. We can see this in how governments around the world – notably the US and France – have developed ‘Sunshine Acts’ to mandate disclosure of industry support for healthcare institutions and professionals. […]

By Pascale Schmidt Compliance Officer EMEA/LATAM & RDI - Roche Diagnostics International