Background Matthieu Frechin
(son of M. Étienne Frechin)
CEO & member of the Board of Directors
Born in 1969, Matthieu Frechin is a Pharmacy graduate with a major in Industrial and a Master of Engineering in industrial systems, specializing in marketing.
Mr Frechin began his professional career in the marketing department at Pfizer Cardiovascular. He then joined Sanofi, who posted him to Moscow, Russia as part of a PNHC, where he was in charge of developing the marketing department. Upon his return from Moscow, he was appointed head of the Research "portfolio" in the Strategy Division. In September 1998, he left Sanofi to complete his training at Servier Laboratories as International Product Manager.
He joined Vétoquinol April 2, 2001 where he served in the office of the Chief Executive. While there, Matthieu Frechin was in charge of marketing the canine products range in the France sales division at Paris. On 1 December 2001, he was appointed Head of Sales for the pet range.
In 2004, Mr. Matthieu Frechin was appointed Group Director - Strategy and Development and in 2006 he was appointed as Deputy Chief Executive of the Company. The Board of Directors meeting of 10 December 2009 appointed him as CEO, with effect from 1 April 2010, when Mr Etienne Frechin, his father, resigned.