Our Mission

ProductLife Group’s mission is to support patient access to safe and effective healthcare solutions by delivering worldwide consulting and outsourcing services through the entire product life.

Combining local expertise with global reach spanning more than 150 countries, PLG is the Life Sciences Industries reference strategic partner for the development, market introduction and life cycle management of product portfolios, and the related business and digital transformation.

With a goal of continuously improving the value delivered to teams and clients, PLG is committed to long-term partnership, innovation, flexibility, and cost efficiency.

Our Values

  • Teamwork & Diversity
  • Entrepreneurship mindset
  • Customer Oriented
  • Learn to Learn
  • Continuous improvement
  • Innovation
Our Corporate Social Responsibility Charter

Our Corporate Social Responsibility Charter

PLG is committed to being an ethical business. Business ethics build trust with our clients, shareholders, team members, suppliers, and other stakeholders. They provide the right environment and act as a business enabler to support our clients’ ambition and growth.

PLG is committed to comply with all applicable competition and antitrust laws and regulations and rejects any form of bribery and corruption.

In April 2020, PLG has issued, promoted, and supported a Code of Business Ethics. As part of this program, every employee receives the Code of Business Ethics and is expected to comply and follow specific training.

PLG supports and adheres to:

  • The principles of the 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights and refuses the use of forced labor and child labor;
  • The principles of the fundamental conventions on labor standards of the International Labour Organization;
  • The OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises;
  • The principles of the UN Global Compact Program and has signed on to the UN Global Compact “Caring for Climate”.

ProductLife Group Sustainability Report outlines our efforts, achievements and future goals in integrating sustainability into our operations. We recognize the importance of Corporate and Social Responsibility, and we consider it as central to our future growth.

As a participant to the UN Global Compact initiative, ProductLife Group supports and integrates its principles in our policies and day-to-day operations.

This report outlines our sustainability approach, environmental initiatives, social initiatives, achievements and future goals. We strive to minimize our environmental impact, promote social responsivity and engage stakeholders to drive positive change.

Our sustainability strategy focuses on three pillars: governance and leadership, environmental stewardship and social responsibility.

Productlife Group has been granted ISO 9001:2015 certificate.

The scope of the certification encompasses Regulatory and Safety & Vigilances services, which are mature and stabilized services in PLG. While we are enriching our offering with new acquisitions, we’ll progressively enlarge the scope of the certification.

For those who want to know more about our certification, please consult the certification ensured by Bureau Veritas here.


Facts and Figures


Experts worldwide


Countries covered


clients worldwide, including 7 of the top 10


Of variations managed by PLG received regulatory approval

PLG Advisory Board

The mission of PLG Advisory Board is to help PLG gain insights and advice to address the Company’s strategy & orientations or explore new business opportunities.

Xavier Duburcq

Chief Executive Officer, PLG

• Joined PLG in May 2020
• Background: Pharmacist and Immucologist (PhD)
• >20 years of industry experience (former VP of Altran Life Sciences Business)

Frederic Duchesne

Former President and CEO Pharma, Pierre Fabre

• Advisor, Sophia Genetics
• Background: Pharmacist (PhD)
• >20 years of managing experience in various companies (Pierre Fabre, Sanofi, BMS) and now board member in many SMEs

Guillaume Clément

Executive VP Global Business Unit Thrombosis, Leo Pharma

• Joined LEO Pharma in November 2009
• Background: Chemistry
• General Manager in various companies (Cephalion, Polepharma)

Patricia Maillere

Former VP, Worldwide RA Advisor, Servier

• Joined Servier in 1984
• Background: Pharmacist (PhD)
• >30 years managing Regulatory Affairs in Servier, now as VP Worldwide

Vincent Vandamme

Senior VP Quality Strategy/Head of Global Quality, Orgenesis Inc.

• Joined Orgenesis in September 2020
• Background: Pharmacist
• >20 years managing Quality in various companies (including GSK, Pfizer)

Thibaud Portal

Founder & Leader of Dermatology Biotech Companies

• CEO in various companies (Granular Therapeutics, Aldena Therapeutics, Graegis Pharmaceuticals)
• Background: PhD Organic Chemistry
• Managing positions in Galderma from 2010 until 2018

You can rely on:

You can rely on:

  1. Our experience and expertise in the forms of:
  • Over 1000 clients
  • 250 senior experts
  1. Our expertise from strategy to deployment
  1. Innovations
  • Partnering with innovative start-ups
  • A set of Innovative solutions
  1. Our cost-efficiency
  • 6 right shoring platforms
  • The right staffing by the right experts at the right price
  • Hybrid profiles (RA, PV, QA) in small countries
  1. Global partnerships

Our Executive Committee

Dr. Xavier Duburcq

Chairman and CEO (ExCo)

Candice Bosson

Chief Human Resources Officer (ExCo)

Charlène Travers-Chevalier

Chief Commercial Officer (ExCo)

Thomas Galvain

Head of Corporate Development (ExCo)

Emmanuel Riffault

Chief Operations Officer (ExCo)

Christophe Richarme

Chief Financial & Legal Officer (ExCo)

Joanne Sullivan

EVP America (ExCo)

Jean-Luc Taborin, PhD, MBA

EVP, Head of Consulting (ExCo)

Jean-Luc Taborin has more than 25 years’ experience on Strategic and Business Transformation projects in operational positions as well as a consultant in Healthcare industry. His areas of functional expertise cover Growth Strategy, M&A and Corporate development, Business transformation, Digital and Operational excellence.
Prior to joining PLG as Head of Consulting, Jean-Luc worked in Deloitte and Roland Berger as Director, then Partner in "Strategy & Operations" and was previously CEO of affiliate, BU Manager and Manufacturing Director in Sanofi, Eurofins Scientific and L’Oreal.
He has conducted many strategic and operational projects for large pharmaceutical companies (Sanofi, Merck & Co, Astra Zeneca, Johnson&Johnson ...), medium-sized compagnies (Servier, Galderma ...) and Biotech (Nanobiotix, Clovis Oncology) in all geographies EU, NA, LAC & APAC
Besides an Engineering degree from Chimie ParisTech (ENSCP - Paris), Jean-Luc followed the Cedep - Executive MBA Program - in INSEAD (Fontainebleau - France).

Virginie Fiacre

Chief of Staff (ExCo)

Maria Ana Branco

Head of Integration & Transformation (ExCo)