Prof. Dr. Eric-Paul Pâques

Member of the Supervisory Board

Prof. Dr. Eric-Paul Pâques was born in 1954 in Namur/Belgium. He studied chemistry at the Université Catholique de Louvain and graduated with a doctorate under the mentoring of Prof. Dr. R. Huber (Max Planck Institute for Biochemistry, Munich) and Prof. R. R. Crichton (Louvain).

From 1980 to 1993, Prof. Dr. Pâques worked as Head of Research for the Behringwerke AG in Marburg. After his habilitation in 1990 he took up a teaching position as an invited professor at the Catholic University of Louvain.

1994 he joined Grünenthal as Head of Research and Development. From 1998 he was responsible as a member of the Executive Board for the areas Research & Development, Regulatory, Safety, Intellectual Property, Business Development, M&A and Licensing.

From June 2013 until he retired from operational business at the end of 2016 Prof. Dr. Eric-Paul Pâques was CEO of the Grünenthal Group.

Prof. Dr. Pâques lectures at the RWTH Aachen University and is a member of several Advisory Boards in Europe and the USA.