General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer
Patrick Beringer has been General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer at Galderma since August 2018.
In this function, Patrick is responsible for all Legal, Compliance and Intellectual Property in the company. He manages around 30 attorneys and support staff in 10 different countries.
Patrick joined the Nestlé Group in 1999 as a legal adviser in Zone Europe. He successfully created and led the Legal M&A Competence Centre from 2003 and advised on a number of significant transactions for the Nestlé Group. He moved to Nestlé Nutrition in 2008 as its first General Counsel and established its legal and compliance function. He was instrumental in helping to guide Nestlé Nutrition through a number of different phases and helping it to robustly meet its strict compliance requirements.
Patrick is British and is qualified as a solicitor in the UK.