Member Profiles

Canada’s Research-Based Pharmaceutical Companies is the national association representing the voice of Canada’s innovative pharmaceutical industry. We serve our membership by advocating for policies that enable the discovery, development and delivery of innovative medicines and vaccines to improve the lives of all Canadians. We support our memberships’ commitment to being a valued partner in the Canadian healthcare system. We represent more than 50 companies investing over $1-billion in R&D annually, fuelling Canada’s knowledge-based economy, while contributing over $3-billion overall to Canada’s economy. Guided by our Code of Ethical Practices, we work with governments, private payers, healthcare professionals and stakeholders in a highly ethical manner.

The following is a listing of Rx&D member companies as of June 29, 2015.

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AbbVie Corporation
8401 Trans Canada Highway
Montreal, QC H4S 1Z1
Tel: 514-832-7000
Fax: 514-832-7800
General Manager:
Stéphane Lassignardie
Web site:

Actelion Pharmaceutiques Canada 
2550 Daniel-Johnson Blvd, Suite 701
Laval, QC H7T 2L1
Tel: 450-681-1664
Fax: 514-832-7800
Jacques Archambault
Web site:

Almirall Limited (Canada) 
2345 Argentia Road
Suite 100 A, Ground Floor
Mississauga, Ontario L5N 8K4
Tel: 905-363-6440
General Manager :
Web site:

Amgen Canada Inc.
6775 Financial Drive, Ste. 100
Mississauga, Ontario L5N 0A4
Tel: 905-285-3000
Fax: 905-285-3100

General Manager and Vice-President: 
Helen Jordan
Web site:

Astellas Pharma Canada, Inc.
675 Cochrane Drive
Suite 500, West Tower
Markham, Ontario, L3R 0B8
Tel: 905-470-7990 
Fax: 905-470-7799
Michael Tremblay
Web site:

AstraZeneca Canada Inc.
1004 Middlegate Road 
Mississauga, Ontario L4Y 1M4 
Tel: 905-277-7111 
Fax: 905-270-3248
President & CEO:
Ed Dybka
Web site:


Bayer Inc.
2920 Matheson Boulevard East
Mississauga, Ontario
M9W 1G6
Tel: 905-282-5550
Fax: 905-282-5733


President & Chief Executive Officer:
Christian Lauterbach
Web site:  

Boehringer Ingelheim (Canada) Ltd.
5180 South Service Road 
Burlington, Ontario L7L 5H4 
Tel: 905-639-0333 
Fax: 905-639-3769
President & Chief Executive Officer:
Richard Mole
Web site:

Bristol-Myers Squibb Canada
2344 Alfred-Nobel Blvd, Suite 300
Montreal, Quebec H4S 0A4
Tel: 514-333-3200 
Fax: 514-331-6652
President & General Manager:
Dr. Nawal Peacock
Web site:

Brunel Canada Ltd.
200 Ronson Drive, Suite 320
Toronto, Ontario M9W 5Z9 
Tel: 416-244-2402 
Fax: 416-244-8466
Senior Client Partner:
Angelina Brathwaite
Web site:

Ceapro Inc.
Suite 4174 Enterprise Square
10230 Jasper Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 4P6
Tel: 780-421-4555 
Fax: 780-421-1320
President & Chief Executive Officer:
Gilles Gagnon
Web site:

Charles River Laboratories
22022 Transcanadienne
Senneville, Quebec H9X 3R3
Tel: 514-630-8200
Fax: 514-630-8230
Site Director:
Glenn Washer
Web site:

Conundrum Solutions
517 Eagle Harbour Road
West Vancouver, BC V7W 1P6
Tel:  778-231-2500


President and Chief Operating Officer:
Ian McBeath

Council for Continuing Pharmaceutical Education (CCPE)
3333 de la Côte-Vertu Blvd.
Suite 350
Saint-Laurent, Quebec H4S 1Z1
Tel: 514-333-8362 
Fax: 514-333-1119
General Manager:
Jim Shea
Web site:

Dalton Pharma Services
349 Wildcat Road
Toronto, Ontario M3J 2S3
Tel: 416-661-2102
Fax: 416-661-2108   

President and Chief Operating Officer:
Peter Pekos
Web site:

Eisai Limited
6925 Century Avenue, Suite 701
Mississauga, Ontario L5N 7K2
Tel: 905-361-7130
Fax: 732-791-1212
General Manager:
Daniel Asch 
Web site:

Eli Lilly Canada Inc.
3650 Danforth Avenue
Toronto, Ontario M1N 2E8
Tel: 416-694-3221
Fax: 416-699-7234
President and General Manager:
Lisa Matar
Web site:

EMD Serono
A division of EMD Inc.
2695 North Sheridan Way
Suite 200
Mississauga, Ontario L5K 2N6
Tel: 905-919-0200
Fax: 905-919-0299
Managing Director/General Manager:
Rehan Verjee
Web site:

Endoceutics Inc.
2795 Laurier Boulevard
Suite 500
Quebec, Quebec G1V 4M7
Tel: 418-653-0033
Fax: 418-653-3635
President and Chief Executive Officer:
Dr. Fernand Labrie
Web site:

Ferring Pharmaceuticals
200 Yorkland Boulevard, Suite 500
Toronto, Ontario M2J 5C1
Tel: 416-490-0121
Fax: 416-493-1692

General Manager
Michael Seckler
web site:

Genome Canada
150 Metcalfe Street, Suite 2100
Ottawa, Ontario K2P 1P1
Tel: 613-751-4460
Fax: 613-751-4474
President and CEO:
Dr. Pierre Meulien

Gilead Sciences Canada, Inc.
6711 Mississauga Road, Suite 600
Mississauga, Ontario L5N 2W3
Tel: 905-363-8008
Fax: 905-363-8019
General Manager:
Edward Gudaitis
Web site:

GlaxoSmithKline Inc.
7333 Mississauga Road North
Mississauga, Ontario L5N 6L4
Tel: 905-819-3000
Fax: 905-819-3099
Paul Lirette
Web site:

GLyPharma Thérapeutique Inc.
1 Place Ville Marie, Suite 2001
Montreal, Quebec H3B 2CR
Tel: 514-876-4220
Fax: 514-866-2115

Jean-François Leprince

Hoffmann-La Roche Limited
7070 Mississauga Road
Mississauga, Ontario L5N 5M8
Tel: 905-542-5555
Fax: 905- 542-7130
President & Chief Executive Officer:
Ronnie Miller
Web site:

JSS Medical Research Inc.
9400 Henri-Bourassa Blvd. West
Saint-Laurent , Quebec H4S 1N8
Tel: 514-934-6116
Fax: 514-934-9913



Chief Executive Office & 
Chief Scientific Officer:
Dr. John Sampalis


Janssen Inc.
19 Green Belt Drive
North York, Ontario M3C 1L9
Tel: 416-449-9444
Fax: 416-449-2658
Chris Halyk
Web site:

KalGene Pharmaceuticals Inc.
8540 Baxter Place
Burnaby, British Columbia V5A 4T8
Tel: 604-375-4519
Fax: 604-822-5273
President and CEO:
Dr. T. Nathan Yoganathan
Web site:

Les Laboratoires BNK Canada inc.
500 Cartier Boulevard West
Suite 205
Laval, Quebec  H7V 5B7
Te: 450-688-4432
Fax: 450-688-7566

CEO and Scientific Director
Dr. Gilles Brisson
Web site:

LEO Pharma Inc.
123 Commerce Valley Drive East,
Suite 400
Thornhill, Ontario L3T 7W8
Tel: 905-886-9822
Fax: 905-886-6622
President & Chief Executive Officer:
Xavier Bertin
Web site:

Lundbeck Canada Inc.
1000 de la Gauchetière West
Suite 500
Montreal, Quebec H3B 4W5
Tel: 514-844-8515
Fax: 514-844-5495
President and General Manager:
Patrick J. Cashman
Web site:

1020 de L'Eglise, Suite 600
Ste-Foy, Quebec G1V 3V9
Tel: 418-658-9393
Fax: 418-658-6699
President & Chief Executive Officer:
Andy Sheldon

Merck Canada Inc.
16711 Trans-Canada Hwy.
Kirkland, Quebec H9H 3L1
Tel: 514-428-7920
Fax: 514-428-2670
President and Managing Director:
Chirfi Guindo
Web site:

NeuroImage Inc.
2181 Yonge Street, Suite 801
Toronto, Ontario M4S 3H7
Tel: 416-457-5699
Fax: 416-352-5088
President and Senior Advisor:
Dr. Adolfo Cotter

Novartis Pharmaceuticals Canada Inc.
385 Bouchard Blvd.
Dorval, Quebec H9S 1A9
Tel: 514-631-6775
Fax: 514-631-1867
Timothy Maloney
Web site:

Novo Nordisk Canada Inc.
2680 Skymark Avenue, Suite 300
Mississauga ON  L4W 5L6
Tel: 905-629-4222
Fax: 905-629-8662


Vince Lamanna
Web site:

Nucro-Technics Incorporated
2000 Ellesmere Road
Scarborough, Ontario M1H 2W4
Tel: 416-438-6727
Fax: 416-438-3463
John Fanaras
Web site:

NutraSource Diagnostics Inc.
120 Research Lane, Suite 203
Guelph, Ontario N1G 0B4
Tel: 519-341-3367
Fax: 888-531-3466

President and CEO:
William J. Rowe

Otsuka Canada Pharmaceutical Inc. (OCPI)
2250 Alfred-Nobel Blvd. Suite 301
Saint-Laurent QC H4S 2C9
Tel: 514-332-3001
Fax: 514-332-3107

General Manager:
Allison Rosenthal

Paladin Labs Inc.
100 Alexis Nihon, Suite 100
Montreal, Quebec H4M 2P2
Tel: 514-340-1112
Fax: 514-340-1112
Interim President & Chief Executive Officer:
Mark Beaudet
Web site:

Pediapharm inc.
1 Place du Commerce, Suite 225
Verdun, Quebec H3E 1A4
Tel: 514-762-2626
Fax: 514-762-2336


President and CEO:
Sylvain Chretien

Pfizer Canada Inc.
(P.O. Box 800, Pointe-Claire-Dorval, H9R 4V2)
17300 TransCanada Hwy.
Kirkland, Quebec H9J 2M5
Tel: 514-695-0500
Fax: 514-426-7449
John Helou
Web site:

Proteocyte Diagnostics Inc.
101 College Street
MaRS Centre, Suite 200
Toronto, Ontario  M5G 1L7
Tel: 416-729-7502
President and CEO:
Dr. Kenneth Pritzker
Web site:

Purdue Pharma
575 Granite Court
Pickering, Ontario L1W 3W8
Tel: 905-420-6400
Fax: 905-420-0385
President and CEO:
Dr. Craig Landau
Web site:

Ropack Inc.
10801 Mirabeau Street
Montreal, Quebec H1J 1T7
Tel: 514-353-7000
Fax: 514-353-7211
President and C.E.O.:
Yves Massicotte
Web site:

Sanofi Canada
2905 Place Louis-R.-Renaud
Laval, Quebec H7V 0A3
Tel: 514-331-9220
Fax: 514-334-8016
President and CEO:
Jonathan Fairest
Web site:

Sanofi Pasteur Limited
1755 Steeles Avenue West
Toronto, Ontario M2R 3T4
Tel: 416-667-2611
Fax: 416-667-2998


Mark J. Lievonen


Servier Canada Inc.
235 Armand Frappier Blvd.
Laval, Quebec H7V 4A7
Tel: 450-978-9700
Fax: 450-978-0401
Chief Executive Officer:
Frédéric Fasano
Web site:

Shire Canada Inc.
2250 Alfred-Nobel, Suite 500
Saint-Laurent, Québec H4S 2C9
Tel: 514-787-2300
Fax: 514-787-2427
Vice President and General Manager:
Eric Tse
Web site:

Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Canada Inc.
6790 Century Avenue
Suite 100
Mississauga, ON L5N 2V8
Tel: 905-814-9145
Fax: 905-363-0162
Douglas Reynolds
Web site:

Takeda Canada, Inc.
6750 Century Avenue
Suite 400
Mississauga, ON L5N 2V8
Tel: 905-814-2300
Fax: 905-814-2498
President & Chief Executive Officer:
Mike Egli
Web site:

Therapure Biopharma Inc.
2585 Meadowpine Blvd.
Mississauga, Ontario L5N 6L7
Tel: 905-286-6200
Fax: 905-286-6300
President & Chief Executive Officer:
Nick Green

Theratechnologies Inc.
2310 Alfred-Nobel Blvd.
Saint-Laurent, Quebec H4S 2A4
Tel: 514-336-7800
Fax: 514-336-7242
Interim President and CEO:
Luc Tanguay
Web site:

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Theravance, Inc.
c/o 180 University Avenue
Suite 4301
Toronto, ON M5H 0A2
Tel: 905-399-8477
Fax: 650-238-9601 



Senior Vice President,Corporate Partnerships
Dr. Ted Witek
Web site: