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Movers & shakers June 26: Ousted Sanofi CEO Viehbacher is back

Jun 26, 2015 - The Deal Pipeline
Board and Executive Moves

Waypoint Capital, which handles investments for the billionaire Bertarelli family, hired former Sanofi SA CEO Christopher A. Viehbacher as managing partner of U.S.-based Gurnet Point Capital fund. He will initially have $2 billion to make healthcare investments and work from Cambridge, Mass.

Viehbacher's exit from Sanofi (then Sanofi-Aventis SA) in 2014 was an unceremonious one. He arrived in December 2008 after losing out to Andrew Witty for the CEO role at GlaxoSmithKline plc, where Vieh...