Person: Mark Lievonen

Sean Cunliffe

Sean Cunliffe has been appointed CEO of Sitka Biopharma Inc, a spinoff of CDRD Ventures Inc (see brief on this page). Cunliffe is a pharmaceutical sales and marketing executive with more than 30 years of experience working in big pharma. At Sitka he will work with founding scientists Dr Helen Burt and Dr Don Brooks…

Karimah Es Sabar

Karimah Es Sabar has been selected as a recipient of the Canada’s Most Powerful Women Top 100 Awards for 2013 by the Women’s Executive Network’s . Esabar is president and CEO of the Centre for Drug Research and Development (CDRD), Vancouver and founding chair of the Global Alliance of Leading Drug Discovery and Development Centres.…

Mark Lievonen

Mark Lievonen, president of Sanofi Pasteur Ltd, has been appointed chair of the board of directors for Canada’s Research-Based Pharmaceutical Companies (Rx&D) for 2013-14. Lievonen joined Sanofi Pasteur in 1983 and held a number of senior positions before being named president in 1999. Lievonen holds a BBA in accounting and an MBA from the Schulich…

Sean Cunliffe

Sean Cunliffe has been appointed CEO of Sitka Biopharma Inc, a spinoff of CDRD Ventures Inc (see brief on this page). Cunliffe is a pharmaceutical sales and marketing executive with more than 30 years of experience working in big pharma. At Sitka he will work with founding scientists Dr Helen Burt and Dr Don Brooks…

Karimah Es Sabar

Karimah Es Sabar has been selected as a recipient of the Canada’s Most Powerful Women Top 100 Awards for 2013 by the Women’s Executive Network’s . Esabar is president and CEO of the Centre for Drug Research and Development (CDRD), Vancouver and founding chair of the Global Alliance of Leading Drug Discovery and Development Centres.…

Mark Lievonen

Mark Lievonen, president of Sanofi Pasteur Ltd, has been appointed chair of the board of directors for Canada’s Research-Based Pharmaceutical Companies (Rx&D) for 2013-14. Lievonen joined Sanofi Pasteur in 1983 and held a number of senior positions before being named president in 1999. Lievonen holds a BBA in accounting and an MBA from the Schulich…