Sandoz Canada President Michel Robidoux honoured at LES NOUVEAUX PERFORMANTS 2017 Gala

Michel Robidoux, President and General Manager of Sandoz Canada, was honoured on February 20th 2017 at the 32nd edition of LES NOUVEAUX PERFORMANTS, a recognition breakfast gala in Montreal. The event is one of the largest gatherings of decision makers in Quebec, attended by more than 500 senior executives from a wide range of companies.

Mr. Robidoux was the only winner from the pharmaceutical industry in this year’s LES NOUVEAUX PERFORMANTS, which recognizes members of Quebec’s management elite for their outstanding achievements. Past recipients have included Jean Gattuso, President & CEO at A. Lassonde Inc. and Daniel Lamarre, President at Cirque du Soleil to name a few.

Mr. Robidoux has been President and General Manager of Sandoz Canada since 2010. He has more than 30 years of experience in the pharmaceutical, generics, consumer, and medical devices industry. Under his leadership, Sandoz Canada has become one of the fastest growing pharmaceutical companies in Canada. It has expanded its product range beyond generics to include specialty products, biosimilars and consumer products and distinguishes itself through its strong innovation and leadership. With a staff of more than 800 dedicated employees in Boucherville, Quebec, Sandoz was named one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers for 2017.

Mr. Robidoux is an active contributor to the industry as a member of the Canadian Generic Pharmaceutical Association (CGPA) and chair of its biosimilars committee. He is an active member of the Board of Directors of the Canadian Association for Pharmacy Distribution Management (CAPDM), as well as a member of Board of the Centre Laurent Beaudoin. Mr. Robidoux holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the Université du Québec à Montreal.

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