CEO Today - Europe Awards 2023

CEO of Hovione JEAN-LUC HERBEAUX Hovione was established in Portugal in 1959 by Ivan Villax with his wife, Diane Villax, and two other Hungarian refugees: Nicholas de Horthy and Andrew Onody, the first two letters of the three founders’ names: HO, VI and ON were used to create the name Hovione. Hovione has over 60 years of experience in the development and compliant manufacture of Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients and Drug Product Intermediates. With four FDA inspected sites, USA, China, Ireland and Portugal, Hovione offers branded pharmaceutical customers services for the development and compliant manufacture of innovative new drugs including highly potent compounds. For generic pharmaceutical customers the company offers niche generic API products. In the inhalation area, Hovione is the only independent company offering a complete range of services. Hovione is a member of Rx-360, EFCG and participates actively in industry quality improvement initiatives to lead new global industry standards. Mission, Vision and Values Hovione’s culture is focused around our values, being customer-oriented, scientific rigor and team work. Hovione’s culture remains true to the values established by Ivan Villax from the very beginning. He was someone who passionately believed in the importance of the Company’s values, its integrity, serving customers well, scientific rigor and team work. The same principles define how we conduct business today and run deep throughout the organization. We remain fully committed to solving complex problems and delivering solutions that are highly valued by our customers. These themes have been a constant for more than 50 years and no one at Hovione wishes to see them change. ABOUT HOVIONE Hovione is a family business and its paramount goal is the construction of a robust and prosperous business for the long term that serves society by harnessing science and industry. To ensure our long‑term viability we will contribute positively to economic, environmental and social sustainability. These concerns are embedded in our core values and purpose. Sustainability is fully integrated into the business strategy and makes the best use of science, innovative technologies, systems and business practice to ensure we endeavor to protect the environment, giving back to society while conducting business in a responsible way. Everywhere we operate, we commit to do so in a manner that keeps us well within compliance of legal requirements whether with regards to the environment, occupational health or safety. We use our business sense to take sound and long‑term decisions that allow us all to be proud of everything we do. Core Values We are Principled • Honesty, integrity and transparency • Family • Partnership • Never give up Think Differently • Team-thinking wins • Innovate everywhere • Creativity driven by diversity • Dare to do the impossible and Deliver • Passion and rigor in everything we do • Uncompromising quality • Committed to our customers CEO Today Europe Awards 2023 - PORTUGAL - - 77 -

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