Laurence Debroux was born in France in 1969 and holds a Master in Management from HEC (Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales) Paris.
Mrs. Debroux is an independent member of the Board of Directors of Novo Nordisk A/S, Solvay SA and of Exor N.V.
Mrs. Debroux is also a member of the Board of Directors of HEC (Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales) Paris and of Kite Insights (The Climate School).
From April 2015 until April 2021, Mrs. Debroux was a member of the Executive Board and CFO of Heineken N.V. Before joining Heineken she had been Chief Financial and Administrative Officer and a member of the Executive Board of JCDecaux since July 2010. Prior to this, Mrs. Debroux spent 14 years with the global healthcare company SANOFI where she held various executive positions including CFO and Chief Strategic Officer.
Mrs. Debroux began her career in investment banking. She has had Executive responsibility for Global functions such as Strategic Planning & Business Control, Tax & Financial Markets, Business Development, Financial Processes & Internal Control, Accounting & Reporting, Procurement and information Systems.