Thomas Schlader, BSc
Private Business Consultant. Mr. Schlader brings 35 years of experience in the pharmaceutical and healthcare industry, gained in senior strategic roles including marketing, sales and business development. He has worked on numerous company/asset acquisition integrations and managed, in different capacities, the development, launch and commercialization of a wide range of healthcare products in multiple therapeutic areas.
Mr. Schlader’s most recent position was President of Valeant Canada, which under his leadership, grew to become one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in Canada focused on dermatology and skin care. During his tenure at Valeant, and in addition to his leadership of the Canadian affiliate, Mr. Schlader took responsibility for a year of Valeant’s U.S. supply chain and neurology business. Prior to joining Valeant, Mr. Schlader held senior marketing, sales and business development positions with Merck Frosst, the Quebec Government, Rhone Poulenc Rorer and IAF Biovac.
Mr. Schlader is a graduate of Laval University with a degree in Science. Mr. Schlader also served for 10 years on the Advisory Board to the MBA program at John Molson School of Business.