The Management Team

Jean-Jacques Augier is the President and Chief Financial officer

Jean-Jacques-Augier-He graduated from Ecole Polytechnique, Inspecteur des Finances (French Ministry of Economy and Finance) from 1980 to 1984. He has over 20 years of experience in company creation and corporate management (including in biotechnology). He has founded more than 20 companies, operating in France and China.

Dominique Baruch is the Scientific Director

Dominique-BaruchShe directs scientific research of the PLATOD team for stem cells, microfluidics and platelets. She holds a Doctorate of Medicine and has a doctorate in Biochemistry (MD PhD). She is a senior research director at INSERM (French national institute for medical research) and Paris Descartes University, and an expert in research in the field of thrombosis, hemostasis, megakaryocytes and platelets. She is the author of over fifty original publications and two patents. She is also the coordinator of the TRIMEP research program, supported by a grant from the National Research Agency (ANR) to a large consortium associating several academic laboratories of worldwide reputation.

Sophie Claudel is the Chief Operating Officer

Sophie-ClaudelExperienced professional, she has over 30 years of experience at increasing levels of responsibility in the pharmaceutical industry, mainly at Sanofi R&D. As lead statistician for cardio-thrombosis products development, she was deeply involved in major registration dossiers, including regulatory aspects. As project director, she implemented international development strategies for projects in various therapeutic areas. During the last four years, she was Head of the Neurodegenerative Disorders Cluster at Sanofi , leading R&D activities. She is a graduate of ISUP (Paris Institute of Statistics). She joined PLATOD in June 2014.