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François Henin - General Manager - Cousin Surgery - Textile implants manufacturing

François HENIN

General Director

Following long experience in the automobile sector in maintenance and production, I joined Cousin Surgery in early 2014 to live a new adventure in a smaller structure. I bring all my know-how in the industrial and managerial sector.

François Tortel - CEO - Cousin Surgery - Implant design and manufacturing

François TORTEL

Chief Executive Officer

I spent my whole professional career in the commercial development at international level in companies specialised in medical devices. Joined Cousin Surgery in 2002 as Sales Manager, I am in charge of the product quality, the development of technological and surgical know-how of the company and its international development.

Erik Boulard - Spine Director - Cousin Surgery - Implant design and manufacturing


Director – Spine

  • EMBA Concordia, IAE Toulouse
  • 30 years of experience in the Spine industry.
  • France RACHIS (FR2D) General Manager
  • Cousin Surgery Spine Director

My mission :To manage stackholders (internal/external) to bring the company Cousin Biotech to a position of major international player in the Spine sector.

Business Director - Visceral Obesity Gynecology Implants - Cousin Surgery

Patrick THOMAS

Business Director Visceral Obesity Gynecology

Engineer, GMP CEDEP at INSEAD. After more than 25 year working for international medical devices companies as a Business Manger, I joined Cousin to develop the VOG Division.

Olivier Vanpeperstraete - OEM Business Manager - Implant design and manufacturing - Cousin Surgery


OEM Business Manager

INSA Lyon Mechanical engineering, 16 years’ experience in implantable Medical Devices. Mission : development and animation of the OEM Division, promotion of know-how of Cousin Surgery in the manufacture of implants with the sector industrialists.

Michel Caillibotte - R&D manager - Textile-based implant design and manufacturing


R&D Director

Textile engineer by background, +20 years’ experience within innovation and technical textiles solutions development. Broad and International experience in sport and medtech industries. I’ve joined R&D Direction to drive corporate growth delivering innovative medical solutions with added values for our patients and customers.


Marketing Director

With a background in health product management (Ilis, Faculty of Engineering and Health Management) and over 10 years of marketing and sales experience in the medical device industry, I was lucky enough to join Cousin Surgery in August 2021 as Marketing Director.

Mission : Providing our healthcare professionals and partners with an innovative surgical experience, adapted to the practices and improving the patients quality of life.

Franck PELLETIER Regulations and Clinical Studies Manager - Implant design and manufacturing


Regulations and Clinical Studies Manager

ISIFC bio-medical engineer 10 years’ experience in the regulation of implantable medical devices. Mission: ensure the conformity of Cousin Surgery with the regulatory European and international requirements with my team. Management of the clinical and regulatory team.

Xavier Lanciaux - Production Manager - Textile implants manufacturing - Cousin Surgery


Production Manager

After getting my degree in engineering (with an option in production and logistic) from the “Ecole des Mines”, I worked for 11 years in the automotive industry. Building on this experience in management and maintenance, I have joined Cousin Surgery in 2016 to refocus my career on production, method and logistic and to pursue my learning in a human-size company. My mission consists in shaping the operating methods of the production department to guarantee the respect of quality and deadlines. I also contribute to the development of the continuous amelioration process to support the big challenges we are, and will be, facing!

Delphine Hocq - Quality Manager - Textile implants manufacturing - Cousin Surgery

Delphine HOCQ

Quality Manager

Textile engineer (HEI/ESTIT). I joined Cousin Surgery in 2001 as research and development engineer and became manager of the quality department in 2008. Mission: Ensuring the maintenance and monitoring of the quality management system and the marketing of the products.

Florian Laskowski - Chief Digital Officer - Cousin Surgery


Chief Digital Officer

After 18 years in automotive industries where I was IT Manager and project manager, I decided to join IMG in 2019 as Chief Digital Office. New challenge for me where I can combined Technics, project management et human relationship.
Mission: Grow efficiency of industry process, reduce task to no added value and automate processes of each business in the group.

Jean-Yves Agneray - IT Director - Cousin Surgery - Implant design and manufacturing


IT Manager

Graduating in Biotechnology and Computer Science, I worked 28 years in the pharmaceutical industry as a IT project manager in quality control. I joined Cousin Surgery to create a high quality IT department.
Mission: as IT Manager, I must provide a high-quality information system and develop IT validation within the IMG group.

Lucas Huyghe - Supply chain manager - Cousin Surgery - Implant design and manufacturing


Supply Chain Manager

Engineer from CESI school with 6 years of experience in pharmaceutical and medical fields. I joined Cousin Biotech in 2016 at Methods Engineer position. After 4 years, my mission turns to the Supply Chain process support. My mission : Organize with my team the Supply Chain process to honor the needs of the production and the sales with a high Quality level.

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