Bertrand Bodson has been Chief Digital Officer of Novartis since January 1, 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 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.