SGD Pharma announces Christophe Nicoli as new Chief Executive Officer
Paris, October 24, 2018 – SGD Pharma, a global leader in glass pharmaceutical packaging, has announced the appointment of Christophe Nicoli as the group’s new Chief Executive Officer (CEO), succeeding Juergen Sackhoff.
Christophe Nicoli is a seasoned international business leader, with a strong track record at both large and mid-size companies. He joins SGD Pharma from Riou Glass, a producer of technical glass for the construction and transportation sectors. He successfully developed the Riou business by focusing on external growth, product innovation and cost effectiveness. Prior to Riou, Christophe spent 17 years at Lafarge-Holcim, the world leader in cement and aggregates, leading the group functions in strategy, marketing and innovation and then as country CEO (in Brazil and Venezuela). He began his career with the French Ministry of Finance. His education covers Business Administration and economics at IMD in Switzerland, Sciences Po and ENA in France.
Coming from a family of entrepreneurs, Christophe is described as a client-minded and people-oriented industrial leader, passionate about strategy and innovation. He will use these qualities to lead SGD Pharma to its next level of success.