François Abiven

Executive Vice President Global Business Unit BLS

François Abiven was appointed President at Exyte for the Global Business Unit Biopharma & Life Sciences (BLS) in April 2018.

In his role, François Abiven leads the global BLS business of Exyte from the company’s headquarters in Stuttgart/Germany.

François Abiven is a seasoned senior executive with thirty years of professional experience in the engineering and construction industry. He started his professional career in 1985 and has held several senior management positions in Business Development, Operations and M&A in the industry.

Having worked in France, Italy, Morocco, Netherlands, UAE and the USA, François Abiven has gathered comprehensive experience as a business leader and is a true EPC delivery expert. In addition, François Abiven is very familiar with the various operating models of our customers’ business fields and used to working in different regions and cultures.

François Abiven is a French native and has earned a Master of Electrical & Mechanical Engineering from ESME Sudria Engineering School in Paris, France.