Bertrand Bodson has been Chief Digital Officer of Novartis since 2018. He is a member of the Executive Committee of Novartis.
From 2013 to 2017, Mr. Bodson served as chief digital and marketing officer of Sainsbury's Argos, where he led Argos’ successful transformation from a traditional catalogue business to the third-largest online retailer in the United Kingdom. Prior to that, he was executive vice president of the global digital business at EMI Music from 2010 to 2013. He co-founded Bragster.com, a social networking and content sharing website, and served as CEO from 2006 to 2010. Additionally, he was senior group product manager at Amazon Inc. from 2003 to 2006.
Mr. Bodson earned a Master of Business Administration from Harvard Business School in the United States, where he was a Baker Scholar, and a master’s degree in commercial engineering from the Solvay Business School (Belgium)/McGill University (Canada). He is a member of the board of directors of Electrocomponents PLC and a member of the supervisory board of Wolters Kluwer NV.