Our Management Team

Benoît Verjans, PhD, MBA ULB | Chief Executive Officer

Benoît Verjans is the CEO of OVVI Diagnostics. He has extensive experience in managing companies in the healthcare Industry such as Arlenda/PharmaLex, Auxin Surgery, ATC and Accessia Pharma. Previously he worked in large pharmaceutical companies like UCB and GSK Biologicals and also in management consulting at McKinsey & Co. He holds a PhD in biochemistry and a MBA, both from the Free University of Brussels (ULB).

Wouter Laroy, PhD Ghent University | Chief Scientific Officer

Wouter Laroy is the Chief Scientific Officer of OVVI Diagnostics. He has extensive experience in the Life Sciences Industry where he took roles in R&D, Operations, Marketing and strategic management. Most recently, he was the CSO of MyCartis in Ghent, Belgium. Biomarkers and everything on their path towards a diagnostic application has been the central topic in his work. Wouter obtained a PhD in biotechnology from Ghent University (Belgium) and Johns Hopkins School of Medicine (USA).

Nicolas De Bie, MSc Solvay Business School ULB | Chief Financial Officer
Nicolas De Bie is Chief Financial Officer of OVVI Diagnostics. After a career start as an Auditor at PriceWaterhouseCoopers and as a Manager in the Mergers & Acquisitions department of Deloitte, Nicolas gained an extensive experience in Financial Management by helding several positions as Controller and CFO of SME's and international firms, including in the Biotech industry. He is graduated from the Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management, ULB (Master in Science of Management) and followed an MBA program at McGill University (Montréal, Canada).

Claude Crosnier, Essec, MBA | General Secretary

After starting out at KPMG, Claude Crosnier held positions as CFO from 1993 to 2001 in both an industrial group and an investment holding company before joining EY as a partner. Claude Crosnier is an ESSEC graduate and chartered accountant.

Costin Caciu, INSA, PhD Mines Paris | Chief Technology Officer

Costin Caciu heads up the technology department of OVVI Diagnostics. Costin gained 10 years' experience in multi-technology instruments development and industrialization at Itron|Schlumberger. He has a scientific PhD from Mines Paris in physical modelling, signal & image processing.

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