Prof. Dr. Eric-Paul Pâques
Chairman of the Corporate Executive Board, Chief Executive Officer
Chief Executive Officer, Grünenthal Group
In July 2013, Prof. Dr. Eric-Paul Pâques, was appointed Chairman of the Corporate Executive Board and Chief Executive Officer.
Up until this date, he had been Vice Chairman of the Corporate Executive Board since 1998 with responsibilities for R&D and Worldwide Alliances. From 1994, when he joined Grünenthal, to 1997 he was appointed Head of Research and Development.
Prior to this, from 1980 to 1993, Prof. Dr. Pâques worked as Head of Research for the Behringwerke AG in Marburg. Since 2000 he has been lecturing at the university RWTH in Aachen. After his habilitation in 1990 he took up a teaching position as an invited professor at the Catholic University of Louvain. He studied chemistry at the Université Catholique de Louvain and graduated with a doctorate under the mentoring of Prof. Dr. R. Huber (Max Planck Institute for Biochemistry, Munich) and Prof. R. R. Crichton (Louvain). Prof. Eric-Paul Pâques was born in 1954 in Namur/Belgium.