As President & General Manager of Otsuka Canada, Mike is a 20-year veteran in the pharmaceutical industry and a distinguished leader. Mike has been integral to Otsuka’s growing presence in both the mental health and nephrology space and exemplifies Otsuka’s purpose to defy limitation, so that others can too. Mike works to shape the OCPI organization by managing all functional areas and building business priorities, establishing key metrics, and ensuring infrastructure and company expansion to bring therapeutic solutions to patients in need.
Mike joined Otsuka in September 2010 as Country Executive Director (Market Access, Commercial Operations, Finance & Administration) where he developed and executed strategies to address complex and challenging issues within the pharmaceutical industry. He was responsible for the pricing and reimbursement, commercial operations, supply chain, human resources, information technology, and finance & administration functions. Prior to Otsuka, Mike served as the Director of Business Planning & Analysis at Novartis.
Mike earned his Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting and a Minor in Business Law at Concordia University. He later received a Graduate Diploma in Accounting and went on to become an Adjunct Professor at Concordia’s John Molson School of Business.
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