PARIS, Nov 20 (Reuters) - Sanofi Chairman Serge Weinberg to reporters on a conference call on Thursday:
* Won't comment on potential candidates for CEO job, names floated in the press are "pure speculation"
* Sanofi is searching for a CEO outside of the company and hopes to find one as soon as possible
* Sanofi expects patients' conversion rate from Lantus to Toujeo to be above current consensus of 20 percent, won't give more details
* Confirms Reuters report that board's nomination committee is now chaired by Jean-Rene Fourtou Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (Reporting by Natalie Huet)