EU Leadership

Romain Marcel
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Romain Marcel

General Manager, Europe

As General Manager in Europe, Romain is responsible for all field operations and strategy in the region around Veeva's regulatory, quality, and claims solutions for industries such as consumer goods, cosmetics, and chemicals. He brings 15 years of technology experience.

Romain began his career at Business & Decision and then got into the software industry at Pivotal. After managing sales at Euris, he joined Veeva as the first French employee and held several sales management positions.

Romain holds a degree in Computer Science from EFREI and a masters degree in Business and Management from University of Mary (USA).
Christel Rollin
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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.
Nicolas Forcade
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Nicolas Forcade

Vice-President Sales, Europe

As Sales Director EMEA, Nicolas Forcade is responsible for the development and implementation of Veeva's business diversification strategy in Europe, towards new industries. Prior to joining Veeva, Nicolas held the position of Sales Director ERP Cloud at Oracle. His experience as Managing Director France for Anaplan, Vice President of Sales for TalentSoft and in Salesforce.com where he began has one of the company's first Account Executive in France , he will bring to Veeva more than 18 years of experience in software industry, particularly in Cloud Multi-tenant environment. Nicolas holds an Executive Master's Degree in Strategy and Management of International Business from ESSEC and a Bachelor in Business Management from University Paris XII
Imad Gmira

Imad Gmira

Vice President of Professional Services, Europe

As Vice President Professional Services Europe, Imad is responsible for the services delivery, growth and customer success of Veeva's regulatory, quality, and claims solutions for industries such as consumer goods, cosmetics, and chemicals.

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.

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.

Imad holds a Bachelor and Master Degrees from IMM and ESCP business schools.
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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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Shawn Steuer

Director Strategy Regulatory, Europe

As the director of strategy for regulatory in Europe, Shawn is the subject matter expert responsible for bringing together suppliers, manufacturers and consultants from the Chemical industry and support them in all regulatory and quality management challenges.

As an expert in regulatory affairs, Shawn is familiar with both the consultant and industry perspective. The biologist with a focus on biochemicals began his career in the area of toxicological safety and now brings nearly 15 years of regulatory experience. He has worked in many different areas such as biocidal products, EU-REACH, CLP, TSCA, plant protection products, pharmacovigilance and toxicological safety. He has also been in charge of the quality assurance for dossier quality for plant protection and biocidal products.