Thibaud Portal

VP Prescription Nestlé Skin Health

Thibaud Portal has been VP Prescription since 2015.

Thibaud oversees the development of the project pipeline and the value enhancement of the portfolio of prescription products marketed by Nestlé Skin Health worldwide. He is also responsible for the definition and execution of the long term strategy in Prescription. He manages teams in the Marketing, Market Access, Value and Economics, Regulatory Affairs, Medical Affairs, Phase IV and Development functions.

Thibaud joined Galderma in 1997 as a researcher in Chemistry at the Sophia Antipolis R&D center, France. He became R&D Project Leader and then headed the Research & Chemical Development department from 2010 to 2013. This experience, which included leading the integration of the Spirig and Q-Med R&D teams, allowed him to gain broad expertise in R&D. In 2013, Thibaud was appointed Director of the Global R&D Portfolio & Project Management, where he managed the active projects in all portfolios, and supervised fields of expertise such as Medical Science, Clinical safety and Pharmaceutical Expertise.

Thibaud is French and has an Engineering & Chemical engineering degree from the Ecole Supérieure de Chimie Industrielle, Lyon, France and a PhD in Medicinal Chemistry from Wayne State University, Detroit, U.S. He also carried out Postdoctoral studies at the ISCN-Ecole Polytechnique, Paris, France.