Chairman of Sandoz, Non-Executive Director of Danone, and Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts
Gilbert Ghostine is the Board Chair of Sandoz since March 2023.
He is the former CEO of Geneva-based Firmenich. He led Firmenich between 2014 and 2023 until its merger with DSM in May 2023 to create the world's leading beauty, nutrition, and wellbeing company. He is an experienced business leader with a track record of growing and transforming businesses in competitive industries. He held executive and senior leadership positions at Firmenich and Diageo in a career spanning three decades. He currently serves on the board of directors at Danone, where he is a member of the audit and CSR committees, and on the board of directors at Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts, where he chairs the Remuneration and Nomination Committee. He holds a master's degree in Business Administration from Saint Joseph University, Lebanon and completed Harvard Business School's Advanced Management Program.