Sandoz Canada is led by a diverse team with extensive experience in the pharmaceutical industry.
Mr. Robidoux began his career in sales and marketing at Bayer, where he worked for seven years. He then spent the next 13 years at Roche working as an executive in the Diabetes Care, Clinical Diagnostics molecular diagnostics and Applied Sciences Divisions.
He is an active contributor to the Canadian pharmaceutical industry as a member of the Canadian Generic Pharmaceutical Association (CGPA), Chair of Biosimilar Canada and a member of the Board of Directors of the Canadian Association of Pharmaceutical Supply Management (CAPDM).
Throughout his career, Mr. Robidoux placed the values of integrity, trust, innovation, teamwork and dedication at the heart of his approach to serving key clients such as hospitals, physicians, pharmacists, banners, distributors and governments.
Mr. Robidoux holds a Bachelor degree in Business Administration from the Université du Québec in Montreal and has an A.S.C. (certified company administrator) designation from the Collège des administrateurs de sociétés of Université Laval.
Under his leadership, Sandoz Canada has become a national leader in the commercialization of generic and biosimilar medicines. For three consecutive years, Sandoz Canada has been recognized as one of Canada’s best employers by the Top Employers Institute and Great Place to Work. In 2021, Sandoz Canada received Mercuriades awards in the Employer of the Year and Women’s Leadership categories.
Ronnie holds a Bachelor of Science and Chemical Engineering from University of California, Berkeley and a finance and marketing MBA from New York University Leonard N. Stern School of Business.
He holds a bachelor’s degree in Marketing from HEC, which allowed him to discover different facets of administration, personnel management, product launch and national brand positioning.
Sébastien holds a bachelor’s degree from Sherbrooke University in education; which indicates his interest for people’s development.
Mr. Binet holds degrees in pharmacy and law
Prior to Katz, M. Boehmer worked for several well-known pharmaceutical companies, including Merck Frosst Canada, Eli Lilly Canada and Schering Canada, before joining Patheon Inc. as Senior Manager, Pharmaceutical Development Services, in 1996. Over the following 15 years, he held increasingly senior positions with this leading global provider of outsourced drug development and manufacturing.
He holds a BSc (Chemistry) and Bachelor of Pharmacy from the University of Manitoba and an MBA from McMaster University, Michael G. DeGroote School of Business.
Mr. Fournier holds a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, B.B.A., from Hautes Études Commerciales Montréal. He is also a member of the Ordre des comptables agréés du Québec.
Before joining the team, Neida worked for nearly 9 years with Novartis where she held the role of Global Head of Procurement, Warehousing and Distribution for all their divisions.
Neida holds a Master of Science in Management of Logistics and Production Systems from École des Mines de Nantes and a Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering from Andrés Bello Catholic University of Venezuela.
Ms. Matteau has over 20 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry in strategic commercial positions. She joined Novartis in 2007 and over the last 13 years, she has successfully filled various commercial roles in a number of general medicine and specialty divisions, notably within the Novartis Oncology division. Prior to Novartis, she held various commercial positions at Sanofi-Aventis Canada, mainly in CV and Metabolism/Diabetes.
Karine Matteau’s academic background includes an MBA from HEC Montréal and a Bachelor of Science from McGill University.
Having joined Sandoz (previously Sabex) in 1997, Mr. St-Pierre has over 25 years' experience in the field of human resources management. He has previously held several management positions in industry-leading companies, more specifically in the publishing/direct mail business (with Reader's Digest) as well as telecommunications (with Canadian Marconi Company).
Mr. St-Pierre holds a Bachelor's degree in Industrial Relations from the Université du Québec en Outaouais and is a member of the Ordre des conseillers en ressources humaines agréés (CHRP).
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Marie-Claude is very involved in her field; she presented at recent events organized by the Canadian Bar Association and at the Association of Corporate Counsel, Quebec Chapter, to share her expertise.
Marie-Claude holds a postgraduate diploma in Health Law and Policies, a postgraduate diploma in Biomedical Ethics, a graduate diploma in Bioethics, and a Bachelor’s in Law.