BioTalent Canada announces Health City’s CEO as new Board Chair

CALGARY, September 26, 2018 – Today, BioTalent Canada announced Reg Joseph, Health City’s Chief Executive Officer, as the new Chair of their Board of Directors.

Mr. Joseph has served on BioTalent Canada’s Board of Directors since 2014, most recently as Vice-Chair. His background in successfully growing organizations from both an Executive and Board level will be an asset for BioTalent Canada as it continues to grow its portfolio of projects, products and services.

“It is an exciting time for BioTalent Canada as the organization is taking on new projects to help grow Canada’s bio-economy,” says Mr. Joseph. “I look forward to serving the Board in this new role at BioTalent Canada during this time of expansion.”

Throughout his career, Mr. Joseph’s leadership has helped small- and medium-sized enterprises grow their business and gain international recognition. Prior to leading Health City as CEO, Mr. Joseph held senior executive roles at Alberta Innovates and Metabolomic Technologies Inc.

“Reg Joseph brings in a wealth of experience in C-suite leadership for the bio-economy,” says Rob Henderson, President and CEO of BioTalent Canada. “We are pleased to have his expertise and counsel on our Board of Directors.”

Mr. Joseph succeeds former Chair, Mike D’Amico, VP and HR Practice Lead at Stratford Managers Corp, who has sat on BioTalent Canada’s Board since 2009.

BioTalent Canada is pleased to announce as its Board of Directors for 2018-2019:

Reg Joseph CEO, Edmonton Health City (Chair)
Andrea Gilpin General Manager, Goodman Centre for Pediatric Formulation – CHU Sainte-Justine (Vice-Chair)
Boni Dorish Director, Finance, Administration and Human Resources, Ag-West Bio (Treasurer)
Vivian Beer Manager, HR Strategy, PEI BioAlliance
Glenna Boyle Director of Human Resources/Ethics and Compliance Officer, Fresenius Medical Care Canada
Natalie Dakers President and CEO, Accel-Rx Health Sciences Accelerator
Jason Field President and CEO, Life Sciences Ontario (LSO)
Helen Findlay Senior Director, Innovation Projects, Ontario Bioscience Innovation Organization (OBIO)
Neena Gupta Lawyer, Partner, Gowling WLG
Charles Grubsztajn Chief Operating Officer, Neopharm Labs
Donna Husack Vice President Human Resources, Contract Pharmaceuticals Limited
Lidija Marusic Investment Manager, Innovacorp
Edward Short VP, Human Resources, Charles River Laboratories

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BioTalent Canada
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