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Board of Directors & Committees

Founding President

  • Alain Mérieux
    Not a director
    • ​First elected: August 28, 2017
    • Expiration date of current term: 2025

Board Members

  • Alexandre Mérieux
    Chairman & CEO of bioMérieux
    • First elected on: April 16, 2004
    • Expiration date of current term: 2026
  • Jean-Luc Bélingard
    • First elected on: September 15, 2006
    • Expiration date of current term: 2026
  • Marie-Hélène Habert-Dassault
    Independent director*
    • First elected on: May 30, 2012
    • Expiration date of current term: 2024
  • Agnès Lemarchand
    Independent director*
    • First elected on: May 28, 2014
    • Expiration date of current term: 2023
  • Philippe Archinard
    • First elected on: June 10, 2010
    • Expiration date of current term: 2023
  • Harold Boël
    Independent director*
    • First elected on: May 30, 2012
    • Expiration date of current term: 2024
  • Fanny Letier
    Independent director*
    • First elected on: May 30, 2017
    • Expiration date of current term: 2025
  • Marie-Paule Kieny
    Independent director*
    • First elected on: August 28, 2017
    • Expiration date of current term: 2025
  • Sylvain Orenga
    Director representing employees
    • First elected on: May 24, 2022
    • Expiration date of current term: 2026

* Outside director under the definition contained in the bylaws of the Company’s Board of Directors

bioMérieux is a French joint stock company with a board of directors. This board is composed of 9 directors, 5 of whom are independent and 1 is an employee director. 

  • The Audit Committee has three members designated by the Board of Directors. They are not managers of the Company and the majority are outside directors. It is comprised of Agnès Lemarchand, Philippe Archinard and Harold Boël, its chairman.
  • The Human Resources and CSR Committee has three members designated by the Board of Directors. It consists of a majority of independent directors. It is comprised of: Marie-Hélène Habert-Dassault, Jean-Luc Bélingard and Fanny Letier, its chairman.
  • The Strategy Committee, created in 2017, comprises the nine members from the Board i.e. Philippe Archinard, Frédéric Besème, Harold Boël, Marie-Hélène Habert-Dassault, Marie-Paule Kieny, Agnès Lemarchand, Fanny Letier, Alexandre Mérieux, and Jean-Luc Bélingard, its chairman.