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Founding Member

Chris Sarchi

Head of Oncology and Transplant

Mr. Chris Sarchi is responsible for all aspects of marketing and commercialization of oncology and transplant products at Sanofi Genzyme for North America.

Mr. Sarchi joined Sanofi Genzyme in December 2017, following a successful career in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry spanning over 25 years. During this time, he held various leadership positions in sales, marketing, strategic planning and new product development, as well as business unit leadership covering multiple therapeutic areas.

Prior to his current role, Mr. Sarchi was the Vice President and BU Head of Oncology and Biosimilars at Boehringer Ingelheim from 2013 to 2018. At BI, he was responsible for the initial build out of the oncology field commercial team. Mr. Sarchi has had additional leadership opportunities and experiences during his time at GSK, as well as Roche/Genentech.

CEO Roundtable on Cancer


Introduced the CEO Cancer Gold Standard to local business leaders in partnership with Dr. Julio Frenk, Dean of the Faculty, Harvard School of Public Health: Cambridge, MA November 2012

Charles A. Sanders Life Sciences  Award Winner

2013 Recipient

CEO Cancer Gold Standard™

Gold Standard  Employer

Gold Standard Employer Since 2009 | Gold Standard China Employer Since 2015

Gold Standard  Task Force Participation

Chair 2011-2014; Co-Chair 2014-2016: Judy O'Hagan, Vice President Human Resources

Life Sciences Consortium

LSC  Task Force Participation

Task Force Member(s): Liz Zhou, MD, Director, North America Medical Affairs

Project Data Sphere, LLC

an independent initiative of the Life Sciences Consortium

Data Provider

Staffing and project management support to Project Data Sphere, LLC, 2013-2015

Founding Team Leader Project Data Sphere, LLC: Charles Hugh-Jones, MD, FRCP

Further Support

Chairman CEO Roundtable on Cancer 2011- 2015: Christopher A. Viehbacher, Former CEO, Sanofi

Founding Member, CEO Roundtable on Cancer – China

Provided foundational executive leadership to CEO Roundtable on Cancer – China


Sanofi, a global healthcare leader, discovers, develops and distributes therapeutic solutions focused on patient's needs. Sanofi has core strengths in diabetes solutions, human vaccines, innovative drugs, consumer healthcare, emerging markets, animal health and Genzyme. 

Sanofi US, with headquarters in Bridgewater, New Jersey, employs 17,000 professionals throughout the country. Our affiliate companies in the United States include Genzyme (rare diseases), Sanofi Pasteur (vaccines), Merial (animal health) and Chattem (consumer healthcare). 

Through the Sanofi Foundation for North America, we strive to reduce healthcare inequalities in the U.S. by making strategic charitable donations and by establishing partnerships with Non-Government Organizations that have broad expertise in our long-term priorities. 

At Sanofi, we act with our partners to protect health, enhance life and respond to the hopes and potential healthcare needs of 7 billion people around the world.