Board of Directors

Lloyd M. Segal, Director, Chairman

Lloyd M. Segal is currently an Entrepreneur-in-residence at Versant Ventures, a leading global healthcare venture capital firm. Previously, Mr. Segal was a managing partner of Persistence Capital Partners and a director of Valeant Pharmaceuticals International from 2007-2014. In 2013, Mr. Segal was honoured by the Financial Times as Outstanding Director of the Year. Mr. Segal also serves on the board of The GBC American Growth Fund Inc. He has previously served as a director of several public and private corporations in the U.S. and Canada, and has served as CEO of public and private companies. He served as CEO of Thallion Pharmaceuticals, a biotechnology company sold to Bellus Health in 2013; as founding CEO of Caprion Pharmaceuticals (now Caprion Proteomics), a leading healthcare CRO; and CEO of Advanced Bioconcept, an early innovator in the development and sale of novel discovery tools for life science research, which was sold to NEN Life Sciences Products (now PerkinElmer Inc.) in 1998. Mr. Segal holds a BA in politics from Brandeis University and an MBA (Hons.) from Harvard Business School.

Deborah Rosati, Director

Deborah Rosati brings over 30 years of experience in technology, consumer, retail, private equity, and venture capital spaces to her role with the Company. Ms. Rosati has extensive knowledge and experience as a corporate director, particularly in the areas of financial and enterprise risk management, corporate strategy, transformational changes, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, and CEO and board succession planning. Currently, Ms. Rosati serves as a director and chair of the nominating and corporate governance committee for Sears Canada Inc., and director and chair of the audit committee for NexJ Systems Inc. She is also a co-founder and CEO of Women Get On Board, a leading member-based company that connects, promotes, and empowers women to corporate boards. She has been recognized as a Diversity 50 candidate in 2014, and as one of WXN’s Top 100 Canada’s Most Powerful Women in the corporate director award category in 2012. Ms. Rosati’s community engagements include serving as a member of the Adrenalys Advisory Council and the Advisory Council at the Goodman School of Business at Brock University, from which she holds an HBA in business administration. Ms. Rosati became a Certified Director in 2008 (ICD.D) and has been a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) for over 30 years. In 2009, she was named as a Fellow Chartered Professional Accountant (FCPA).

Norma Beauchamp, Director

Norma Beauchamp is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Cystic Fibrosis Canada, as well as director of Acerus Pharmaceuticals Corporation, where she is a member of both the audit and corporate governance and nominating committees. Ms Beauchamp brings over three decades of experience in the corporate and non-profit sectors to her role with the Company, having held senior leadership positions in Canada and Germany, including executive positions at Bayer, Sanofi, and the Canadian Foundation for Women’s Health. Ms. Beauchamp has served on the boards of St. Joseph’s Health Centre Foundation, Providence Healthcare Foundation and the Breast Cancer Society of Canada. Throughout her career she has been a patient advocate, working with patient and healthcare organizations to enhance access to care. Ms. Beauchamp has completed the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management Directors Education Program (ICD.D), and holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing from Bishop’s University.

Ronald Funk, Director

Ronald Funk brings over 30 years of experience in business and consulting to his role with the Company. Since 2009, he has managed his own consulting practice, working with clients on acquisitions, restructurings, strategy development and government relations. Mr. Funk has worked on projects in various locations around the world, with clients engaged in a range of industries, including heavily regulated consumer products such as tobacco, alcohol, and food products. Other industries in which he has consulted include retail, advanced data analytics, gaming, and real estate development. Before opening his consulting practice, Mr. Funk was employed for approximately 30 years by Rothmans, Benson & Hedges Inc., serving in various roles and capacities, including Vice President of Sales, Human Resources, Corporate Affairs and Competitive Improvement. In these senior roles, he developed and executed a number of strategies that resulted in material growth in both market share and profitability. Mr. Funk currently serves as an independent director of Carey Management Inc., a privately held business that owns Canada’s largest independent wholesale distributor. Mr. Funk has also served as the Chairman of the Ontario Convenience Stores Association and Treasurer of the Canadian Convenience Stores Association. Mr. Funk holds a Kellogg-Schulich MBA from the Kellogg School of Management and the Schulich School of Business.