Areas of expertise: Pharmaceuticals, therapeutics, executive leadership, board governance.
Mr. Bastien is the former CEO for Sanofi Canada (Pharmaceuticals). He currently serves as an independent director and Chair of the Governance and Compensation committee for HLS Therapeutics Inc.(HLS.TO). Mr. Bastien has more than 25 years of successful experience in the pharmaceutical/biotechnology industry where he has served in both national and international leadership positions. He has held executive positions with Ciba-Geigy (Switzerland), Laboratoire Debat (Paris, France), IMS Canada, and Eli Lilly (Canada). Mr. Bastien has served as chairman of the Board for 6 biotechnology companies in Canada and the United States, as well as an Alberta-based pipeline leak detection company.