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Jean-Yves Desmottes

Jean-Yves Desmottes


Consumer Health Sector


Jean-Yves Desmottes joined ARCHIMED as an Operating Partner in 2019 and was appointed as Partner in 2021. He has extensive experience in the consumer health space with notable achievements in corporate strategy and business development. Jean-Yves leads ARCHIMED’s Consumer Health Sector.

Prior to joining ARCHIMED, Jean-Yves Desmottes held the dual positions of Vice-president of NAOS Group since 2014 and General Manager of Laboratoires Dermatologiques Bioderma since 2006. At NAOS, Jean-Yves was responsible for the operations & NAOS brands, the processing and organization of NAOS Group’s global support functions and building the group’s strategic plan. At Bioderma, he was responsible for leading and implementing the strategic business development plan.

In 2002, Jean-Yves joined Laboratoires Bioderma as Managing Director in charge of International Operations and the implementation of the company’s international strategic plan.

Jean-Yves started his career with consulting entity of Salustro Reddel then bought out by Price Waterhouse Coopers -, spending 3 years working on M&A and restructuring projects in the health sector. Following this, Jean-Yves started working in the consumer health industry, namely with Laboratoires Fumouze (Church & Dwight) as marketing director, Laboratoires BMS as Africa & Middle East Manager for the Convatec Business Unit and then Darphin as Vice General Manager.