Isabelle GrosmaitreAlimentation Initiative Cathalyst

Isabelle has done most of her career in health and wellness industry– pharma, insurance and food, with operational responsibilities and CEO/ entrepreneurs support.

Graduated from ESC Chambery Graduated Business School, Isabelle started her career with BOIRON in 1998 the world pharmaceutical leader in homeopathic medicine in various positions, including US Marketing Director. She contributed to a new step in the strategy to develop the business in Europe and US, with a focus on the category, impacting growth double digit.

Then Isabelle was appointed Executive Director for APRIL in 2006 and made APRIL become an international Group by creating a worldwide network of entrepreneurs in health insurance and services. She created and established the international strategy, lead the international growth with creation of local start-ups and acquisitions in more than 30 countries. She became a member of the Board of Directors for the international activity.

Since 2012, Isabelle is supporting the strategic transformation of DANONE, on Health and Alimentation. As part of the R&D Executive Board, she initiated cross innovation platforms to “Bring health through food” and launched the Danone Nutrition Commitments. She co-lead the emerging of the Alimentation Tree, the symbol of the company strategy. Today, as the Alimentation Initiative Catalyst, Isabelle creates coalition of multi-disciplinary players to implement programs for healthier and more sustainable eating practices. Acting together is the best way to impact at scale.