Marc LePage

President and CEO, Génome Québec

Marc LePage was appointed President and CEO of Génome Québec in December 2011. He brings to the organization a wealth of experience in the innovation sector and venture capital, in addition to a broad network of international contacts. One of his major mandates as President and CEO is to reach new agreements in a bid to diversify sources of funding.

He is an expert in international partnerships and, since 2009, served as Special Advisor, Climate Change and Energy for the Embassy of Canada in Washington, D.C. He previously worked as Consul General at the Canadian Consulate in San Francisco/Silicon Valley.

Marc LePage was also one of the pioneers behind the founding of Genome Canada in 2000. During his tenure as Executive Vice-President of Corporate Development, he made a significant contribution to the development of genomics in Canada.

From 1994 to 2000, he worked as Director of Business Development for the Medical Research Council, where he was in charge of building international partnerships with the pharmaceutical industry, venture capital, and foundations.

Marc LePage is a member of the Board and the Governance Committee of the Quebec Network for Personalized Health Care. He also sits on the Board of Canada World Youth.

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