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Thomas Lienard  MBA – Chief Executive Officer

Thomas Lienard

Thomas Lienard has over 15 years of national and international sales and marketing experience in the pharmaceutical industry.

Prior to joining Bone Therapeutics, Thomas Lienard worked at Lundbeck, where he acted as Managing Director for Belgium and Luxemburg and was vital to the launch of several products. He led a team of up to 80 employees, generating over EUR 50 million in sales. Before his position at Lundbeck, he worked at Eli Lilly and Company, where he held various positions in sales and marketing in Europe and the US, including Sales Director Belgium in 2010. Thomas Lienard started his career in 1999 as consultant a McKinsey & Company. He graduated from Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management as Master in Business Engineering in 1999 and obtained a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Harvard Business School in Boston in 2004.

Thomas Lienard joined Bone Therapeutics in 2015 as Chief Business Officer in charge of activities regarding business development and strategic planning and was appointed CEO in October 2016.

Jean-Luc Vandebroek   Chief Financial Officer

Jean-Luc Vandebroek

Jean-Luc Vandebroek is a seasoned finance executive with extensive international finance experience at major public and privately-owned companies.

Jean-Luc has built a successful career spanning 15 years at the Belgian-US retailer, Delhaize Group (now Ahold Delhaize). During this period, he held various senior financial positions with increasing responsibility, including roles as Corporate Director Finance Europe and US and Vice President Finance BeLux. He later became Group Chief Financial Officer at Fluxys, a listed, pan-European gas infrastructure group, where he was responsible for the financing of large infrastructure investments using diverse forms of funding on capital markets.

Prior to joining Bone Therapeutics, Jean-Luc served as Director and Chief Financial Officer of Moteo Two Wheels and Bihr Europe, the motorcycle division of Alcopa Group, a Belgian family holding with an annual revenue of around EUR 1.7 billion.

Olivier Godeaux   MD – Chief Medical Officer

Olivier Godeaux

Dr. Olivier Godeaux is a seasoned biopharmaceutical industry executive with a proven track record in advancing drug candidates through all phases of development to regulatory approval and commercial launch. Dr. Godeaux held various senior positions in clinical development at fast-growing biotechnology companies, clinical research organisations and global pharmaceutical companies such as Johnson & Johnson, GSK and UCB, where he led several complex, large-scale Phase III clinical studies involving 1,000+ patients in Europe, US and Japan. Olivier Godeaux received both his Doctor of Medicine and his Master in Public Health degrees from the Université Catholique de Louvain (UCLouvain), Belgium. As Chief Medical Officer, Olivier Godeaux is responsible for the development and execution of the Company’s clinical development strategy, advancing its late-stage products through clinical development towards commercialisation, while playing a crucial role in the interactions with regulatory authorities, clinical experts and key opinion leaders.

Benoit Moreaux   PhD – Chief Technology and Manufacturing Officer

Benoit Moreaux

Benoit Moreaux brings 20 years of industry expertise in strategic operations planning and execution, as well as global quality assurance. Most recently, Benoit Moreaux was Chief Scientific Officer and Managing Director of Nikkiso Belgium, where he oversaw the Company’s scientific and technical operations, and drove business growth through innovation and product launch. Prior to Nikkiso, he held senior positions at Baxter and Johnson & Johnson, where he was responsible for drug and medical device development towards global product launch. Benoit is a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine and holds a PhD in Veterinary Sciences from the University of Liège, Belgium. As Chief Scientific and Technology Officer, Benoit Moreaux leads the preclinical activities as well as the clinical and commercial manufacturing operations.

 

Linda Lebon  Chief Regulatory Officer

Linda Lebon

Linda Lebon is a strategic regulatory expert with more than 25 years of experience in regulatory affairs. During her career, she has provided regulatory support to companies in strategic global drug development for both clinical and non-clinical projects. Until recently, she was Vice President Regulatory Affairs at argenx, a clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on developing antibodies for autoimmune disease and cancer.

Linda has held positions in several large pharmaceutical companies as well as senior positions in regulatory CROs and advisory firms, including Quintiles and Voisin Life Sciences. As an independent consultant, she has also supported several notable fast-growing life sciences companies including Celyad, Mithra and iTeos Therapeutics, in their product developments in Europe, America and Japan. In these roles she has been closely involved with the transitional process between R&D activities and the regulatory stage of development.