André Hoffmann, MBA'90D
Vice-Chairman, Roche Holdings Ltd
Chairman of the Advisory Board, Hoffmann Global Institute for Business and Society
André Hoffmann is the Vice Chairman of Roche Holding, Switzerland, a highly innovative pharmaceutical company and serves on the board of the fully owned subsidiary Genentech Inc. in California (USA). Mr. Hoffmann has also contributed to the development and success of a data driven, cloud based, analytics company providing meaningful insights into the US health system: Inovalon Inc., based in Maryland (USA).
Alongside his non-executive roles in the family business, Mr. Hoffmann has a distinguished cursus in nature conservation and sustainability. He served on the board of WWF International for 19 years (the last 10 years as Vice-President), Wetlands International, Global Footprint Network and FIBA.
Mr Hoffmann is the President of Fondation MAVA, and President of Fondation Tour du Valat in the Camargue, France.
Mr Hoffmann firmly believes in business as a force for good and has joined the board of SystemIQ in order to help positively disrupt critical economic systems. He is also a member of the Board of Trustees of the World Economic Forum, as well as of the Center for the Fourth Industrial Revolution in San Francisco.
Mr Hoffmann has been instrumental in establishing the Hoffmann Global Institute in Business and Society (HGIBS) at INSEAD, in Fontainebleau, France, his Alma mater, and chairs its Advisory Board.
His philanthropic activity focuses on sustainable impact in many other organizations, mostly in the field of Education.
Mr. Hoffmann studied economics at St. Gallen University and holds an MBA from INSEAD.