EU Leadership

Imad Gmira

Imad Gmira

General Manager, Europe

As General Manager in Europe, Imad is responsible for Strategy, Sales and Services in the region around Veeva's regulatory, quality, and claims solutions for industries such as consumer goods, cosmetics, and chemicals.

Imad brings to the team more than 20 years of consultancy experience at firms such as Arthur Andersen and BearingPoint, where he advised organizations across diverse industries on strategy through to delivery. He oversaw and managed multiple international and European transformation programs with a focus on driving value for customers.

Prior to joining Veeva, Imad served as vice president for professional services EMEA for Kyriba, a leader in cloud-based treasury and risk management solutions. In this role, he successfully oversaw and managed hundreds of cloud implementations across Europe and internationally.

Christel Rollin

Christel Rollin

Director of Marketing, Europe

As the marketing director of Europe, Christel is responsible for implementing a marketing strategy to create awareness of Veeva in Cosmetics, Chemical and Consumer Goods Industries across Europe, to help generate business and build customer trust & success.

Christel has over 15 years of international Marketing experience in different environments - BtoC and BtoB, across Europe and North America and a solid track record of delivering business results and acquiring solid experience in approaching new markets.

Christel is a graduate of Reims Management School (RMS) and Northeastern University (Boston, MA) where she obtained a Bachelor of Science in International Business and Marketing.
Mohamed Chittach

Mohamed Chittach

Director of Strategy, QualityOne, Europe

As director of strategy for quality in Europe, Mohamed is a quality subject matter expert and is responsible for strategy and business development through sales and marketing support and product improvement. Mohamed brings to the team over 19 years of direct industry experience. After several years of being a quality manager in multiples industries, in factories or at corporate level, Mohamed decided to orientate his carrier exclusively to auditing activities. 
With a strong experience in auditing worldwide-based manufacturing plants for companies like Siemens, Alstom or Technip/FMC, Mohamed became an ISO/IATF certification auditor for the main certification body in France. Mohamed has a master of science in industrial engineering and is an IRCA/CQI Quality Lead Auditor and an ICA Health and Safety Auditor.
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David Egée

Director of Strategy Cosmetics, Europe

David brings more than 20 years experience to this role and will be responsible for further integrating the cosmetics industry’s unique requirements and trends into Veeva’s software solutions. 
David spent the past 12 years at Parfums Christian Dior, most recently as the director of quality. Prior to this role, he led the microbiology, chemistry, sensory and industrialization laboratories, and was production manager for the perfume and packaging department, where he led a team of 120 people committed to industrial performance and product quality.
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Ariane Divetain

Director Strategy Regulatory Cosmetic, Europe

As director of strategy for RegulatoryOne, Ariane is the team’s resident regulatory subject matter expert and is responsible for identifying and assessing new product opportunities, developing thought leadership content, and contributing to sales and marketing collateral to drive brand awareness and product adoption. 

Before joining Veeva, Ariane worked as a safety assessor for L'Oréal in the research & development department, and as regulatory affairs director for FAREVA, the world's leading subcontractor in the cosmetic industry. At FAREVA, her work focused on harmonizing the organization’s three international R&D entities, and developing safety and regulatory strategies for bringing cosmetic products to market. Ariane also served as a regulatory and safety manager at EcoMundo, a company dedicated to chemical regulatory compliance. 

Ariane holds a master's degree in human toxicology and risk assessment, and earned a Ph.D in pharmacy focused on the characterization of nanoparticles.

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David Maher

Director, Strategy | Product Compliance, Europe

David Maher is responsible for Veeva’s digital product compliance strategy practice in Europe. In this role he partners with chemical and consumer goods companies to help them develop future ready digital operating models that transform product compliance into a competitive edge.

With a background in management consulting, David is an expert in growth strategy, change management, business case development, and operating model transformation. Prior to Veeva, he held strategy positions at Novozymes, Deloitte, and BDO. He has worked in Denmark, Canada, The United Kingdom, Tanzania, Kenya, and Thailand.

David holds a BA in Political Science and an iBBA in International Business from Memorial University of Newfoundland. He earned a MSc in International Business and Politics from Copenhagen Business School where his research focused on transnational organizing and regulatory lobbying in the European Union.