John Haslam is currently the Vice President and General Manager of Horizon Pharma Canada and currently is building out the Canadian operations. John’s career in the pharmaceutical/biotechnology industry spans 28 years. John obtained his B.Sc. in Microbiology from University of Toronto and his M.B.A. from McMaster DeGroote School of Business. He has worked in positions of increasing responsibility in Sales and Marketing at Bayer Healthcare, Hoffmann La-Roche and Biogen Idec. In 2006, John started SBP Launch Specialists with a special focus on helping companies to launch in the Canadian market place. In 2009, John was appointed President and General Manager of Alexion Pharma Canada where he led the Canadian operations for 9 years. John is a Board Member of Biotech Canada and Life Sciences Ontario as well as the past Chair of the Biotech Canada Orphan Drug Working Group. John was inducted into the Canadian Pharmaceutical Marketing Hall of Fame in October of 2015.