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Business Hall of Fame

Randy Pilon

Randy Pilon

Pilon School of Business
Program: Business
Year of Graduation: 1982

President and CEO, Virox Technologies Inc.

After a successful 14-year career at global eye-care leader Bausch & Lomb, most recently as a Vice President in the core vision care sector, Randy became CEO and Founder of Virox Technologies Inc., an Ontario based start-up in the infection control sector. The company has 16 global patents, and several more pending, utilizing Hydrogen Peroxide to disinfect hands, surfaces and devices. Virox also licenses the technology to industry leaders such as Diversey, SciCan, Bissell, DEB Group (Division of SC Johnson) and Steris to name a few.

Randy is a graduate of the Sheridan College Business program (1982), the Queen’s School of Business Executive Program (1995), the Rotman School of Business at the University of Toronto MBA program (2004) and the Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD.D designation) Corporate Governance program at U of T Rotman (2005). In 2007, Randy was bestowed with an Honorary Bachelor of Arts Degree from Sheridan College and that same year he attended Harvard Business School’s Strategic Planning and Competitive Advantage Course.

Randy also received the prestigious “You Speak, We Listen” award at Rotman. Voted on by peers and faculty, the award is bestowed on a single student who contributed the most relevant and real-world perspective to the class, with the premise that we can learn much from each other. Randy was on the Board of Governors of the Sheridan Polytechnic Institute from 2008 to 2012), and he is married and a father of two daughters born 1987 and 1997, and one son born in 1990.