Enthusiastic Executive Leader with 20 years of experience to impact healthier lives – in pharma, health insurance and food industries, with operational responsibilities and CEOs support.
Isabelle is passionate about business coalitions for a better world, convinced that the new generation will have a more proactive role to play, we need a system change that no company can achieve on its own. It is time to act together to best impact the health of the people and the health of our planet. It is about the future of our industry.
As the Alimentation Initiative Catalyst at DANONE since 2016, Isabelle leads Danone’s Growth Acceleration Platform with partners for healthier and more sustainable practices. Our ACT TANK, creating coalitions of multi-disciplinary stakeholders is the best way to impact at scale. Member of the Growth & Innovation and of One Health One Planet Committee. Isabelle joined Danone in 2012 to support the strategic transformation of the company, the advocacy & partnerships on health & food,
launched Nutrition Commitments, as a member of the Research and Innovation Global Executive Board and Manifesto 2020 Business Connection Committee.
At the Consumer Goods Forum (CGF), Isabelle co-chairs the Health & Wellness Pillar across our industry. The CGF is developing a collective business movement to empower people to live healthier lives and create shared value. As leaders of a wider change, these coalitions of actors aim to set new business practices that will become standards.
Isabelle started her career in family owned businesses with BOIRON, after graduation from Business School. Holding key positions, including Marketing & Healthcare Director, Isabelle developed an entrepreneurial agility in lean organization to transform the model that lead to company double digit growth & significant impact in category growth.
Isabelle was later appointed Executive Director at APRIL responsible for setting up the international activity, reporting to the Board of Directors. She set up a worldwide network of entrepreneurs CEOs with creation of local start-ups and acquisitions in more than 35 countries, for a unique health insurance and services model that reached 20% of total group activity.
Isabelle is a strong believer of business as a force for good, was nominated to be one of “The Top 25 Doers & Shakers in purposeful retail” thanks to her work as a social innovator to promote healthier lifestyles and demonstrating how the industry can become a purpose driven actor. Engaged in promoting women in leadership, Isabelle is part of the first tribe of WomenLeadersX from B Corp and the Vice President of International Women Forum (IWF) in her region.