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Michael Cloutier

Michael Cloutier

Pilon School of Business
Program: Business Administration – Marketing
Year of Graduation: 1979

President and General Manager, InterMune Canada

Michael Cloutier is an accomplished business leader and consultant with over 27 years in the life sciences sector.  Prior to joining InterMune Canada in June 2013, Michael was the President and CEO of the Canadian Diabetes Association.  Prior to that, he was also the CEO of four organizations dedicated to the development of products vital to enabling people to live longer and healthier lives.  Most recently, he was with Critical Outcome Technologies Inc., an early-stage biotechnology company based in London, Ontario.  From 2003 to 2007, he led AstraZeneca Canada, the second-largest pharmaceutical company in Canada with revenues in excess of $1 billion and over 1,500 employees.  A member fo the Canadian Healthcare Marketing Hall of Fame, Michael has also held the positions of President and CEO of Pharmacia Canada and President of Searle Canada.  Michael has served in leadership capacities on numerous boards over the past 15 years. He is the Chair of Sheridan's Board of Governors and is the past Fundraising Chair of the Hazel McCallion Academic Learning Centre at the University of Toronto Mississauga.  He has also held leadership roles with the Canadian Stroke Network, the Canadian Orthopaedic Foundation, the Canadian Obesity Network, the Canadian Arthritis Network and the Cameron Institute; and has held board positions in life sciences organizations including national centres of excellence, hospitals and community nursing associations.


"I still remember and value the many conversations I had with my Sheridan professors who brought forth real-world issues and advice." - Michael Cloutier