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Jacques Dessureault

President & General Manager, Valeant Pharmaceuticals
Biography: 

Jacques is a business leader recognized for his capacity to achieve superior results through innovation and business transformation. He initiated his career in the computer industry and spent the last 20 years in the pharmaceutical and  Life Science Industry. He led major product launches at both the international and local levels, and successfully managed major business turnaround. 

He holds a Master Degree in Marketing Science from the Leicester University in the UK and a Bachelor Degree in MIS from Université du Québec a Montréal.

He is currently member of the Executive Operating Committee at BMS Canada, leading the Cardio-Vascular, Metabolism and Neuroscience Business Unit.

He is involved  in the academic world as: faculty member of  HEC, member of McGill Global Strategy & Leadership Expert Panel and judge of the Concordia International MBA case competition. 

He is also on the executive board of the Cirque du Soleil, Casting and Performance division.

 

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