Gaëlle Boix Egon Zehnder, Geneva
Gaëlle Boix is based in Geneva and co-leads the firm’s European Health Practice. She focuses on healthcare and serves clients across pharma, generics, and medical devices. Her clients include large international companies with headquarters in Europe as well as selected local and regional players based Switzerland. Gaëlle’s experience spans General Management, R&D, operations/manufacturing, and commercial. She also works at the interface of healthcare and the public sector with global public health organizations. Gaëlle leads executive and board searches, performs executive assessments, and advises clients in CEO succession. She is active in Egon Zehnder’s Health, Public and Social Sector, CEO Succession and Board Consulting Practices.
Prior to joining Egon Zehnder, Gaëlle was an Associate Principal with McKinsey & Company, based in Geneva with a strong focus on healthcare. Previously, she was a researcher in particle physics at CERN, the largest international high energy physics lab, based in Geneva. A French and Spanish national, Gaëlle was born and raised in Barcelona, Spain. She moved to Geneva to work at CERN.
Gaëlle earned a BA in Physics followed by an MA and PhD in Particle Physics from Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona.