Cerba HealthCare, a leading player in medical diagnostics, announces the appointment of Emmanuel Ligner as Chief Executive Officer of the Group. The Group has also strengthened its Supervisory Board with the appointment of Paul Navarre as Chairman and the appointments of Dr. Nuala Murphy and Benoît Ribadeau-Dumas. Their international track records and deep healthcare expertise will support the Group’s expansion in Europe, Africa and North America in clinical pathology for clinical trials, routine and specialty clinical pathology. Cerba HealthCare aims to remain at the forefront of medical innovation to help develop new treatments and improve patient health.
Emmanuel Ligner, Group Chief Executive Officer, said: « Cerba HealthCare is a leading company in the field of medical diagnostics as evidenced by the Group’s growth and the importance it has placed on innovation since its very inception. I am honored to join Cerba HealthCare at this key moment in its history where the expertise of the Group -ranging from routine clinical pathology to clinical pathology for assays- makes it possible to meet the challenges of the personalized medicine of tomorrow. I look forward to joining the management team and meeting with the employees. Together, we will build the next chapter of Cerba HealthCare. »
Paul Navarre, Chairman of the Supervisory Board, adds: « I am very pleased to join the Supervisory Board of Cerba HealthCare, which will invest all its energy and skills into the implementation of our international deployment strategy and the completion of the transformation plan already underway. With Emmanuel’s appointment, the Group is in an excellent position to carry out its growth strategy, powered by its ability to innovate and consolidate its positions across businesses and geographic markets. »
Jérôme Thill, Senior Advisor and former Chief Executive Officer of the Group, adds: « As I step down as Chief Executive Officer, I would like to thank all of Cerba HealthCare’s teams and partners. I wish Emmanuel Ligner and the whole team every success in their new roles. »
Emmanuel Ligner will join Cerba HealthCare on March 1st, 2024. Until then, Paul Navarre will act as the Group’s CEO, with the support of Jérôme Thill, as Senior Advisor, and of Philippe Buhl, as Managing Director.