Pharmascience Welcomes a New Executive Member

Pharmascience is pleased to announce the appointment of Alain Carrier, Ph.D., as Vice-President, Scientific Affairs. Alain will take up his new role on August 7.

With a Ph.D. in mass spectrometry from the Université de Montréal, Alain has a strong scientific background, and he has, throughout the years, held executive positions with increasing responsibilities.

With over 25 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry, he has a successful track record in the development, submission and approval of multiple drugs in Canada, the US, and Europe. His leadership style is based on a strong sense of engagement and adaptability, and he relies on collaboration, communication and his team members’ individual potential to achieve objectives.

His professional experience ranges from small start-ups to well established multinationals. Among other things, he oversaw the global development center for injectable and ophthalmic products.

“I’m incredibly proud to be joining Pharmascience, a Canadian leader in the development of generic drugs. I’m excited about being able to contribute to further development and the organization’s future,” tells Alain Carrier.

The entire Pharmascience team welcomes Alain!



Founded in 1983, Pharmascience Inc. is the largest pharmaceutical employer in Quebec. With 1,500 employees proudly headquartered in Montreal, Pharmascience Inc. is a full-service, privately-owned pharmaceutical company with strong roots in Canada and a growing global reach, with product distribution in over 50 countries. Ranked 50th among Canada’s top 100 Research and Development (R&D) investors in 2022, with $40-50 million in annual investment, Pharmascience Inc. is among the largest drug manufacturers in Canada.

Pharmascience Inc. has strong values based on the importance of investing in its employees and young people. Through various programs and initiatives, the company ensures it supports their personal development and life. In 2023, Pharmascience Inc. has proudly been recognized for its investments by being selected as one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People as part of Canada’s Top 100 Employers. Also as of 2023, Pharmascience is now certified as a Great Place to Work for its second year in a row.

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