Jean-Christophe Tellier

Chief Executive Officer & Chairman of the Executive Committee – UCB

Jean-Christophe Tellier is a global leader with over 30 years of experience in the biopharmaceutical industry. Beginning his journey as a Medical Doctor specializing in rheumatology, he rose through the ranks to become UCB's CEO on January 1, 2015, following his successful tenure as Executive Vice President of UCB's BioBrands and Solutions division. A member of UCB's Board of Directors, he also holds key roles in prestigious industry organizations including the Biopharmaceutical CEOs Roundtable (BCR), the European Federation of Pharmaceutical Associations (EFPIA), and the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA). His commitment to patient-centric care is evident in UCB's Patient Value Strategy, aligning the company's vision with holistic, effective treatment approaches. Tellier advocates for enhanced cooperation among healthcare stakeholders and the fulfillment of commitments to patients and stakeholders for both societal impact and corporate success. Prior to UCB, he held prominent positions at Ipsen, Macrogenics, and Novartis, all while nurturing a strong focus on people development and organizational culture.