Humberto C. Antunes

Humberto C. Antunes


President and Chief Executive Officer of Galderma Laboratories.

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Humberto C. Antunes is currently President and Chief Executive Officer of Galderma Laboratories, leading one of the world's largest dermatology pharmaceutical companies. After joining Galderma in 1997 to head up its Latin American business from in his native Brazil, he went on to manage Galderma's North American operations, and in 2004 was appointed to his current position by Galderma's Board of Directors.

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Mr. Antunes twenty-plus years of experience spans the globe, beginning his career with Sandoz Pharmaceutical division (now Novartis) in the United States. In the years that followed, he accepted positions of increasing responsibility that took him and his family through the United States several times, Switzerland, Italy, Argentina, Colombia, Germany and France.

His commitment to dermatology extends beyond his duties heading up Galderma. An active member of the American Academy of Dermatology, the International Society of Dermatology, Women's Dermatologic Society, the ASPDT – American Society for Photodynamic Therapy, he has also volunteered in several committees, task-forces and boards such as the Texas Neurofibromatosis Society and the Brazilian Salvation Army. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of the FIDE – Foundation for International Dermatologic Education and the American Skin Association. In addition, he often acts as speaker in business and scientific forums, earning him several industry service awards.

After obtaining a degree in Business Administration from the University of Nebraska, Mr Antunes continued his management studies at the Johnson Graduate School of Management, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, and the IMD Lausanne, Switzerland.

A true global CEO, Mr. Antunes is fluent in six languages and shares his time between Paris, France, Lausanne, Switzerland and Fort Worth, Texas, the home cities of Galderma's corporate services office, world headquarters, and U.S. headquarters respectively. He is married and has three children.