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.

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.

Colombe Blais, B.Pharm., D.P.H., Chief Pharmacist

Colombe BlaisColombe Blais has a Bachelor’s Degree in Pharmacy from the University of Montreal in 1986 and a Diploma in Hospital Pharmacy in 1987. Ms. Blais practiced in the community for a number of years and worked full time at the Montreal Children’s Hospital from 1987 to 2003 where she took on a number of clinical and administrative responsibilities. Ms. Blais was an associate clinician from 1997 to 2004 and an instructor for the course Sterile Products (PHM 4810) from 2003 to 2004. She is a Member of APES and of the Pediatric Pharmacy Advocacy Group. Ms. Blais’ range of experience is an undeniable asset when it comes to offering outstanding service to our customers.

Normand Bousquet, B. Sc. Pharm., L.Ph., Sourcing and Purchasing Manager

Normand BousquetNormand Bousquet has a Bachelor's Degree in Pharmacy from the University of Montreal. He practiced in the community as a pharmacist and as a pharmacy owner for many years. In 1993, he joined Sabex Inc then Sandoz Canada as Sourcing Manager until December 2008. Since January 2009 he is working at Galenova as Sourcing Manager.

Mireille Gaudreault, B.Sc., M.Sc., Pharm.D., Pharmacist

Mireille GaudreaultMireille Gaudreault graduated from University of Montreal with a bachelor in Chemistry (2001) and a Master degree in analytical chemistry in 2004. She is part of the first cohort of Pharm.D. graduates from the Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Montreal in 2011. Previously, Mrs. Gaudreault has worked in the pharmaceutical industry, being a member of the research team at Merck Frosst , Virochem (now Vertex) and Axcan Pharma (now Aptalis). She joined the team of pharmacists at Gentès & Bolduc pharmacists / Galenova Inc. in 2011 where she brings a high level of scientific and clinical expertise which is put to use to help pharmacists from both hospital and private practice as well as their patients.

Frédérique Macé, D.Pharm., Pharmacist

Frédérique MacéFrédérique Macé obtained her Doctorate in Pharmacy from Université J. Fourier de Grenoble in France. She has worked in the industry for many years in marketing and scientific positions notably at AstraZeneca, Berlex (now Bayer) and Mead Johnson. She has also gained experience in community pharmacy both in France and Canada. Her diversified profile can now serve to help pharmacists to follow-up their patients pharmacotherapy treatment that includes compounded formulation or sterile products.

Jean-François Simard, B.Pharm., Pharmacist

Jean-François SimardJean-François Simard received a Bachelor of Pharmacy from Laval University in 1990. He practiced nine years in a community pharmacy in Trois-Rivières. In February 2000, he became a partner in a pharmacy under the banner Familiprix in Chambly. After 11 years of loyal service to his community, he joined the team at Gentès and Bolduc phamracists in 2012.