As part of the Distinguished Guests Online lecture series, the Entrepreneurial School® was delighted to receive a digital visit from QIAGEN-CEO Thierry Bernard.
Thierry Bernard joined QIAGEN in February 2015 to lead the company’s growing presence in molecular diagnostics, the application of Sample to Insight solutions for molecular testing in human healthcare.
He was named Chief Executive Officer in March 2020 after serving in this role on an interim basis and became a member of the Managing Board in 2021.
Previously, Mr. Bernard held roles of increasing responsibility during 15 years with bioMérieux SA, most recently as Corporate Vice President, Global Commercial Operations, Investor Relations and the Greater China Region, and held senior management roles in several other leading international companies.
He has been a member of the Board of Directors of T2 Biosystems, Inc., a publicly listed company based in the U.S., since 2020. He was named in March 2023 as Chair of the AdvaMedDx Board of Directors, a U.S. industry trade association.
Mr. Bernard has earned degrees and certifications from Sciences Po, LSE, the College of Europe, Harvard Business School, Centro de Comercio Exterior de Barcelona, and has been appointed Conseiller du Commerce Extérieur by the French government.
About QIAGEN: QIAGEN is a provider of sample and assay technologies for molecular diagnostics, applied testing, academic and pharmaceutical research. The company operates in more than 35 offices in over 25 countries. QIAGEN N.V., the global corporate headquarter of the QIAGEN group, is located in Venlo, The Netherlands. European, American, and Asian regional headquarters are located in respectively Hilden, Germany; Germantown, Maryland United States; and Shanghai, China. Thierry Bernard is the company's Chief Executive Officer. The main operative headquarters are located in Hilden, Germany.
“Understanding DNA, RNA and proteins – the molecular building blocks of life – is changing the way our world diagnoses and treats diseases, protects public safety, and advances science. Our broad product portfolio encompasses consumable kits, instruments, and bioinformatics that allow our customers to unlock insights from these molecules and address molecular testing challenges from Sample to Insight technologies.”