Session 204
Fit for Purpose Alliance Management: Why Customization Matters

No two companies are alike. No two collaborations are the same. Extracting maximum value out of strategic collaborations requires organizations to have the ability to tailor and adapt their approach to alliance management. In this session, explore some critical factors that companies can use to determine the optimal deployment and conduct of alliance management activities. Learn how considering a company's size, governance structure, and corporate strategy can all fundamentally impact these choices. Hear real-world examples of alliance management customization at work.


Andre Turenne
President and Chief Executive Officer
Voyager Therapeutics

Andre Turenne has been President and Chief Executive Officer of Voyager Therapeutics, a leader in gene therapy for severe neurological diseases, since July 2018. Andre is passionate about the power of collaboration in drug development.

Prior to joining Voyager, Andre was Senior Vice President and Global Head of Business Development & Licensing at Sanofi. In that role, he oversaw all partnering activities company-wide. During his twelve years at Genzyme and Sanofi, he also held leadership roles in strategy and commercial operations, established the alliance management function within Genzyme and served as country General Manager in Australia and New Zealand. Earlier in his career, Andre worked as a strategy consultant.

Andre holds an MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth and a BA from Kalamazoo College.