Chairman of the Board
Medicine & Clinical Development
Pierre Legault has served as a member of the Company’s Board of Directors since January 2016 and has been Chairman of the Board of Directors since March 2016. He has over 35 years of experience working in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry. Pierre Legault is also a director of Syndax Pharmaceuticals and Armo Biosciences. In the past, he was a director at Tobira Therapeutics, NPS Pharmaceuticals, Forest Laboratories, Regado Biosciences, Iroko Pharmaceuticals, Cyclacel Pharmaceuticals, Eckerd Pharmacy and NephroGenex, a biotechnology focused on kidney diseases, where he served from 2012 to 2016 as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. From 2010 to 2012, he served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Prosidion Ltd., specialized in the treatment of diabetes and obesity. From 2009 to 2010, he served as the Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of OSI Pharmaceuticals. Mr. Legault also served as the President of Eckerd Pharmacy and Senior Executive Vice - President of Rite Aid Corporation. Between 1989 and 2005, he held various roles, such as President, CEO and Chief Financial Officer, at legacy companies of the Sanofi - Aventis group. Mr. Legault holds an M.B.A. in Marketing from McGill University and a Bachelor’s degree from HEC (France). He also studied at Harvard Business School. He holds an MBA, BAA, CA, CPA and Six Sigma Green Belt diplomas.
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