Paul J. Lirette

Chairman at Montréal InVivo

Location:
380 Saint-Antoine West Suite 8000, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Company:
Montréal InVivo
HQ Phone:
(514) 987-9380
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Last Updated 11/26/2017

General Information

Employment History

Board  - Canadian Country Management Board

Glaxo Wellcome Inc.

Education

Bachelor's degree  - Business Management , Université du Québec à Montréal

MBA  - Université de Sherbrooke

Affiliations

Private Sector Representative  - Montréal International

Board Member  - Innovative Medicines Canada

General Manager and Senior Vice President Canada  - GlaxoSmithKline plc

Advisory Board Member  - TO Health!

Board Member  - The Biotech City

Member of the Leadership Team  - Pharma

Board Member  - Pharmaceutical Companies

Board Member  - Administrative Committee

Chairman  - Québec Committee of Rx&D

Active Member  - Canada’s Research

Web References  

Montréal InVivo | Executive Committee

Paul J. Lirette
Paul J. Lirette, Chairman of the Board of Montréal InVivo Paul Lirette assumed his role as President, Canada Pharmaceuticals in June 2012 and is responsible for all pharmaceutical operations for GSK in Canada. He currently sits on the Canadian Country Management Board representing the Pharma business as well as being a prominent member of the Pharma Leadership Team. A native of Montreal, Paul has 25 years of industry experience and has held international leadership roles with GSK in both Europe and Australia. Since 2012, Paul has been an active member of both Canada's Research-Based Pharmaceutical Companies (Rx&D) sitting on the Board of Directors and with Montreal InVivo as part of their Administrative Committee. In November 2013, Paul became the Chairman of the Québec Committee of Rx&D and in June 2014 he was appointed as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Montreal InVivo. Previously, Paul was based in the UK and served as Senior Vice President at GlaxoSmithKline and Area Director for Central Europe from 2008-2012. During this time, Paul also served as Chairman of the Central and Eastern European Task Force for the European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations (EFPIA). As GSK's Australasia Area Director and General Manager from 2005-2008, Paul had oversight of the company's operations in Australia and New Zealand. In 2001, Paul was appointed Vice President of Sales & Marketing at GSK in Canada, where he led the company's national sales operations and strategic marketing initiative for four years. Mr. Lirette holds an MBA from the Université de Sherbrooke and a Bachelor's degree in Business Management from the Université du Québec à Montréal.

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Montréal InVivo | Board of Directors

Paul J. Lirette*,
Chairman Paul Lirette, Chairman of the Board of Directors Montréal InVivo

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Executive Committee | Montréal InVivo

Paul Lirette assumed his role as President, Canada Pharmaceuticals in June 2012 and is responsible for all pharmaceutical operations for GSK in Canada.
He currently sits on the Canadian Country Management Board representing the Pharma business as well as being a prominent member of the Pharma Leadership Team. A native of Montreal, Paul has 25 years of industry experience and has held international leadership roles with GSK in both Europe and Australia. Since 2012, Paul has been an active member of both Canada's Research-Based Pharmaceutical Companies (Rx&D) sitting on the Board of Directors and with Montreal InVivo as part of their Administrative Committee. In November 2013, Paul became the Chairman of the Québec Committee of Rx&D and in June 2014 he was appointed as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Montreal InVivo. Previously, Paul was based in the UK and served as Senior Vice President at GlaxoSmithKline and Area Director for Central Europe from 2008-2012. During this time, Paul also served as Chairman of the Central and Eastern European Task Force for the European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations (EFPIA). As GSK's Australasia Area Director and General Manager from 2005-2008, Paul had oversight of the company's operations in Australia and New Zealand. In 2001, Paul was appointed Vice President of Sales & Marketing at GSK in Canada, where he led the company's national sales operations and strategic marketing initiative for four years. Mr. Lirette holds an MBA from the Université de Sherbrooke and a Bachelor's degree in Business Management from the Université du Québec à Montréal.

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