Executive Director, Foundation S – The Sanofi Collective
Vanina is on a mission to create healthier futures for generations to come. Serving as the Director General of Foundation S - The Sanofi Collective, she actively propels public health initiatives, harnesses Sanofi's philanthropic endeavors, and spearheads the strategy for donating medicines. A lawyer by training, Vanina contributed to critical access to health innovations while working at the global vaccine alliance Gavi and through her board tenure at CSR Europe and the trade association Vaccines Europe. Vanina's professional journey includes roles at SPMSD, Merck/MSD in Belgium, and Sanofi in France and the US, where she was Vice-President of Global Public Affairs at Sanofi Specialty Care. A passionate advocate for diversity and inclusion, she has established women's empowerment networks both in France and the US. Her commitment also led her to serve as a trade advisor for the French government.
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