Bertrand de Castelnau, Chief Executive Officer
Aged 58, Bertrand de Castelnau has more than 25 years’ experience in the field of diagnostics. He began his career as a Commercial Attaché in Islamabad, Pakistan. He then joined Roche in Switzerland, as a Corporate Auditor before moving to the Diagnostics division and then taking charge of the Asia-Pacific region for Roche Diagnostics, based in Singapore. Bertrand went on to become Operations Manager at Guerbet for four years, before spending 10 years running the Horiba ABX Group and its Horiba Medical division. Finally he joined DiaSys as head of Marketing, Sales and Finance. A fluent speaker of several languages, he holds an MBA from the Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales (HEC) and a law degree from Paris.
Ermis Parussini, Executive Director, Operations and R&D
Ermis Parussini, who holds a MSc in molecular biology followed by two years of post-graduate thesis work in biochemistry, has some 26 years of professional experience in the field of in vitro diagnostics, including 18 years at bioMérieux. Before joining THERADIAG as an executive director, Ermis Parussini was specifically responsible for a 280-person production site with total revenue of €350 million.
Fabienne François, Director of Administration and Finance
Fabienne François is a graduate of the IAE of Paris (MSc in Business Management) and holds a master’s degree in law. She has some 30 years of experience in managing SMEs, and has pursued various entrepreneurial projects, through which she acquired a range of experience in business management and development (assignment operations, build-up operations, manufacturing, financial performance optimization, etc.).
Roland CARBONNEL, Vice President Marketing and Sales
Roland CARBONNEL is graduated in marketing and communication EFAP Lyon 1983. He has a long-time experience in the pharmaceutical and diagnostic industry including more than 20 years at Pharmacia-Pfizer and in international groups such as Pierre Fabre, Theraplix or DuPontPharma-BMS where he held several of marketing, commercial and management positions. He was, prior joining Theradiag in 2017, Chairman of CRDiagnostics.