Paul Stoffels, M.D. is a global healthcare leader, who inspires and drives transformational innovation to bring years of life and quality of life to millions of people around the world. Prior to joining Galapagos as Chief Executive Officer* and Chairman of the Board of Director in 2022, he was Vice Chairman of the Executive Committee and Chief Scientific Officer of Johnson & Johnson. Before that, he was worldwide Chairman Pharmaceuticals of Johnson & Johnson, which, under his leadership, significantly rejuvenated its product pipeline and adopted a transformational R&D operating model, resulting in the launch of 25 innovative medicines across the globe. Dr. Paul Stoffels is currently a member of the Supervisory Board of Philips Healthcare in the Netherlands.
* Acting via Stoffels IMC BV