Vice President Genomics & Cellular Research and Head of Corporate Social Responsibility
Emmanuel Abate works to bring out the best in his team so they can better serve the scientific community working on the next medical breakthrough. Genomics and Cellular Research comprises lab filtration products, genomics and diagnostics solutions, biomolecular imaging, western blotting consumables and cellular research tools. Emmanuel also leads the companywide Corporate Social Responsibility strategy.
Emmanuel’s career began in 1999 with GE Healthcare, where he worked in business development and eBusiness. He earned his MBA in 2004 and joined the Boston Consulting Group from 2004 – 2007, based in Paris. When he returned to GE Healthcare in 2007, he served in product and commercial leadership positions for Interventional Imaging, Women’s Health Imaging, and Radiology.
In 2018, Emmanuel became the General Manager of Genomics and Cellular Research, when the business was part of GE Healthcare Life Sciences, now Cytiva. Emmanuel, known for his humble leadership, is inspired by the hundreds of scientists, specialists, and technicians working in on the instruments and consumables used to speed up the development of future diagnostics and therapies.
Emmanuel has a passion for the natural world and in his role as Head of Corporate Social Responsibility he is driven to make a difference in leading company-wide sustainability initiatives. The role also involves continuous improvement in the way the company looks after customers, associates and enables positive societal change.
Emmanuel lives in Paris with his wife and son.