Bertrand Bodson has been Chief Digital Officer of Novartis since January 1, 2018.
Mr. Bodson previously 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. He co-founded Bragster.com, a social networking and content sharing website, and has also held senior roles at Amazon.
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.