The Gilbert group announces the appointment of Pierre-Eric Dauxerre as Chief Executive Officer. Cédric Batteur joins the Supervisory Board.
The Supervisory Board of the Gilbert group, one of the leaders in the French pharmaceutical and cosmetics industry, has entrusted Pierre-Eric Dauxerre with the General Management of the Group following Cédric Batteur who now joins the Supervisory Board in charge of supervising the strategy and external growth projects submitted by the Management Committee.
The Supervisory Board of Gilbert group, one of the leaders in the French pharmaceutical and cosmetics industry, has entrusted Pierre-Eric Dauxerre with the General Management of the Group following Cédric Batteur, who now joins the Supervisory Board in charge of overseeing strategy and growth projects. external submitted by the management committee.
Pierre-Eric Dauxerre, Doctor of Pharmacy, joined the Group in May 2021 during the joint acquisition of Laboratoires Grimberg, of which he had taken over as General Managem ent.
I am very honored by the confidence shown by the Supervisory Board and the Batteur family, and very enthusiastic about the idea of leading the development of the Gilbert group. I am convinced of the Group’s tremendous growth potential and its ability to develop its market share in the sectors in which it operates.Pierre-Eric Dauxerre, CEO
Appointed to the general management in 2012 following his father, Cédric Batteur led the operational management of the Group by accelerating its growth in pharmacy and its international expansion. During his mandate, the Group significantly modernized its industrial park and carried out numerous external growth operations with the acquisition of brands and companies such as Loubsol, Cosmésoap, Cinq Mondes, and very recently Grimberg laboratories.
« During these 10 years at the head of the Group, I have been extremely proud to have contributed to perpetuating and then building, with all the teams, what the Group has become today: a recognized French leader, committed to the French production and design of its products, with a portfolio of brands that are part of the heritage and everyday life of consumers such as Physiodose, Physiolac, Marimer or Laino, » commented Cédric Batteur. « Today the Group is evolving in very competitive markets, each with its own specificities and needs, which led us in 2021 to carry out a strategic reflection on our organization in order to adapt and structure our organization in order to gain in efficiency. and in agility. »
“My first objective will be to complete the transformation started in January 2022, which I strongly support. Each market will henceforth be addressed by a dedicated and independent division,”explained Pierre-Eric Dauxerre. Three poles are thus created :
- The Family Health division, which brings together the brands of Laboratoires Gilbert and Laboratoires Grimberg.
- The Cosmetics & Hygiene division, which includes the Group’s cosmetic brands as well as its shaping activity.
- The Contract Manufacturing Organization (CMO) Pharmaceuticals division, which brings together OTC manufacturing activities.
This organization and these appointments took effect on 1 April.