Brand Lead, Oncology, Sanofi-Genzyme Canada
A successful and experienced leader who has worked at global firms in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry, Orest is well respected for his ability to lead and inspire teams, strategic planning expertise and passion for delivering results. Orest’s successes in industry include leading the launches of a novel, highly specialized therapy for an ultra-orphan blood disorder, and a blockbuster drug for advanced cancer patients. Orest co-founded and launched Men’s Health Solutions, a company focused on the optimization of patient outcomes in male-specific diseases, which evolved to become Canada’s largest network of male health clinics.
Orest has also worked as a healthcare consultant, helping clients evaluate and re-focus their strategic plans and programs. His past clients include: multi-national pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, professional associations, healthcare start-ups, specialty and community pharmacies. Orest has dedicated a significant amount of his time volunteering for humanitarian, education, arts & culture organizations, ranging in scope from grassroots community organizations to national and international foundations. His ability to align a diverse set of stakeholders around a common cause and come to a mutually agreeable solution have been evidenced in a wide range of settings over the past decade.
Orest is currently a member of the Oncology team at Sanofi Genzyme Canada. He looks forward to helping the team pursue its ambition to contribute meaningful solutions for patients who are battling cancer through drug discovery and development that is rooted in strong science and innovative technologies.