Board of Directors

Bertrand Bolduc, B.Pharm., MBA, ICD.D, Chairman of the Board

Bertrand BolducBertrand Bolduc earned his Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy from the Université de Montréal in 1990 and a MBA from HEC Montréal in 2000. Mr. Bolduc has more than 20 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry, which he acquired with Servier, Biovail, Axcan Pharma, Procrea Biosciences and TGN Biotech for which he participated in many business and product acquisitions. From August 2003 to September 2008, he was President & CEO and a director of Mistral Pharma Inc. (TSX Venture Exchange: MIP), a pharmaceutical company that developed controlled-release drugs. He is a former President of the Pharmaceutical Marketing Club of Québec and of BioQuébec, the bio-industries and life sciences network of Quebec. Mr. Bolduc is a Director of Prevtec Microbia and Greenshield Canada. He has been a member of the Ordre des Pharmaciens du Québec since July 1990, a director of the same since June 2009 and became president in March 2014. Mr. Bolduc is also a board-certified director of the Institute of Corporate Directors. Recognized by his peers as an industry leader, Mr. Bolduc was named « Pharmacien de coeur et d’action » in the Industry category by “L’Actualité Pharmaceutique” magazine in 2002. In 2004 he was named « Pharmacien de mérite » by the magazine Québec Pharmacie, the leading continuing education magazine for Quebec pharmacists.

Denis Giroux, B.Pharm., M.Sc., Pharmacist, Founder

Denis GirouxDenis Giroux has a Bachelor’s Degree in Pharmacy (1980), a Master’s Degree in Hospital Pharmacy (1993) and a Masters in Pharmaceutical Science (pharmacokinetics, 1993) from the University of Montreal. After working for several years in the community and hospital pharmacies, Mr. Giroux became a pharmacist at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine in 1984, where he would stay until 1995. During his time at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, he helped put in place a pharmacy department and joined in the training of students. He also sat on a number of committees. Mr. Giroux was an Administrator for the “Ordre des pharmaciens du Québec” from 1989 to 1996. He is a member of a number of professional associations like the American Society of Hospital Pharmacists, the Canadian Society of Hospital Pharmacists, the International Pharmaceutical Federation and the International Academy of Compounding Pharmacists. He is also a Fellow of the Society of Veterinary Hospital Pharmacists. In 1995, he founded Giroux Laboratories Inc. (now Galenova Inc.) and Denis Giroux, M.Sc., Pharmacist (now Gentès et Bolduc, pharmacists), two companies that have the same mission: provide pharmacists and professionals with the highest quality products and services.

Jean-Philippe Gentès, B.Pharm., MBA, General Manager

Jean-Philippe GentèsJean-Philippe Gentès got his Bachelor’s Degree in Pharmacy from the Université Laval in 2002 and an MBA in Pharmaceutical Management from the same university in 2004. He worked as a pharmacist and a substitute pharmacist throughout most of Québec and even traveled to France to work in the pharmaceutical industry at former Sanofi-Synthelabo in 2002. He has been working at Galenova since January 2006 and is responsible for the company’s operations and corporate development. In 2007, Jean-Philippe Gentès won the Arista contest in the category of Young Innovative Leader. The same year he joined the Board of Director of La Cité des Biotechnologie de St-Hyacinthe. In 2008, he became a member of the investment comitee for the FLI/SOLIDE fund for the St-Hyacinthe area (CLD les Maskoutains). In 2009, he became an advisor on the Ordre des Pharmaciens comitee responsible to establish the non-sterile and sterile compounding regulation for the province of Quebec. In 2010, he was named “Pharmacien de Coeur et d’action” in the young practitioner category.