He established and held the European regulatory and industry affairs position for 3 M healthcare in Europe for 8 years. He then joined Baxter for 20 years, being responsible successively for Industry and Governmental Affairs in Europe, Public Affairs in Europe and finally appointed as Vice-President of Industry affairs worldwide for the Bioscience division.
He was involved with Eucomed, now Medtech Europe for a long time, being the Chairman of the association for 5 years. He also acted as Chairman of the Global Management Committee of the Plasma Protein Therapeutic Association for 11 years. Jean-Marie is still active today through his consultancy company providing strategic support on market access issues.