Senior Client Partner, Life Sciences, EMEA

Philippe Arnal is a Senior Client Partner based in Korn Ferry Paris office. He leads the Life Sciences practice in France for executive search and operates across the Life Sciences value chain.

Philippe specializes in recruiting executives in R&D, Medical, Market Access and Commercial both at local and global levels for leading specialty players.

He leverages his deep expertise of the pharmaceutical sector to help clients deliver on their talent agenda.

Philippe joined Korn Ferry from a leading talent advisory firm. He has a track record of recruiting C-level executives (CEO, EVPs) as well as delivering advisory projects for major pharma players.

Previously, Philippe was working in the pharmaceutical industry. At AbbVie, where he was Biotherapeutics Strategy Director, he was responsible for leading biotherapeutics strategy and orchestrating key transformation projects. Earlier in his career, Philippe occupied senior strategy roles of progressive responsibility at Sanofi, including Chief of Staff to the SVP Biologics Division and as Head of Business Valuation & Forecasting. He began his career in finance and auditing at L’Oréal.

Philippe is a graduate from HEC (Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales) in Paris with a Major in European Management. He is French native, fluent in English and has working knowledge of German.