Lionel Dreux has served as President of GMED, a subsidiary of LNE, since it was created in 2018. An electronics engineer and a graduate of the National Institute of Electrical Engineering, Electronics, Computer Science, Fluid Mechanics and Telecommunications (ENSEEIHT) in Toulouse, Lionel Dreux joined the French National Metrology and Testing Laboratory (LNE) in 2000 after several years in aeronautics. For eight years, he served as Deputy Director of LNE’s testing division (establishing and developing testing activities, particularly for medical devices). He then spent 10 years as Director of LNE’s Scientific and Industrial Metrology Center (metrology and calibration research), which boasts over 250 associates, engineers, researchers, and technicians. In 2018, he led the subsidiarization of GMED for LNE and stepped into his role as President on August 1st, 2018.
For over 25 years, GMED has been committed to quality control and continuously working to improve its performance to better serve its customers.
GMED has a robust, reliable organizational structure that enables it to conduct its certification activities independently and in compliance with its obligations. This structure comes under the authority of GMED’s Board and President.
GMED’s management team is constituted with experienced leaders who help tackle the most complex challenges.
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GMED Group Presidency
President of GMED SAS
CEO of GMED North America
Tarik Krim is CEO of GMED North America, a subsidiary of GMED SAS, based in the United States.
A graduate of Paris XII University, Tarik holds a master degree in Economic and Social Administration (AES).
After working in the retail industry, Tarik joined the French National Metrology and Testing Laboratory (LNE) in 2005 as Consumer Market Manager. He subsequently became the Country Project Manager for the LNEs Asia subsidiary in Shanghai and Hong Kong, specializing in testing services. Tarik was named CEO of GMED North America in 2008, and has since set up an organization enabling the GMED group to expand internationally. For over 10 years, he has managed all operations for the North American market (USA, Canada and Mexico) with GMED North America’s directors.
Since August 1st, 2018, he has also managed the Business Development, Communications and Marketing Division for the GMED group.
GMED Headquarters Leadership
Administration and Finance Division
GMED North America Leadership
Sales & Marketing Division
Finance and Human Resources Division
LNE-GMED UK Leadership
Quality & Accreditation Division
Our teams of experts, dedicated to the health care and medical devices industry, and our proven practices make GMED among the leading companies at an international level.
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