Mr. Gannon was most recently Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President of Finance and Treasurer at Aptalis Pharma Inc., until it was acquired by Forest Laboratories Inc. Prior to joining Aptalis, Mr. Gannon served as Chief Financial Officer for Cryocath Technologies Inc., which was acquired by Medtronic Inc. Prior to Cryocath, Mr. Gannon served as Head of Finance and Administration of the research division of AstraZeneca Canada Inc. and Chief Financial Officer of Mallinckrodt Medical Inc.'s Canadian operations.
Mr. Gannon currently serves on the Boards of Directors and as Chairman of the Audit Committees of Aerogen, enGene Inc., and LABORIE Medical Technologies, and on the Board of Directors and as a member of the Audit Committee of Xenon Pharmaceuticals. Previously, he served on the Board of Directors of Advanced Accelerator Applications SA. He received a bachelor of commerce from Concordia University in Montreal and completed the Executive Program at the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario. Mr. Gannon is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and Chartered Accountant (CA).