Our team

PurCann Pharma is managed by a multidisciplinary team, composed of recognized professionals in each of their fields of expertise.

Hugo St-Laurent

Hugo St-Laurent, P. Eng., ASC
President of PurCann Pharma and cofounder of SiliCycle.

Graduated from Quebec’s Laval University in Chemical Engineering, and Certified Company Administrator.

André Gosselin

André Gosselin, Ph.D.
Vice-President – Procurement and Scientific Affairs.

Member of the Ordre National du Québec, recipient of the Prix du Québec en Innovation, has co-founded several private companies and research institutions.

françois beland

François Béland, Ph.D. Chimiste
Vice-President – Research and Development.

Graduated from Quebec’s Laval University in Chemistry, manages SiliCycle’s research & development since 2001.

Pierre Plante

Pierre Plante, P. Eng.
Vice-President – Operations

A Polytechnique graduate in chemical engineering, has more than 30 years experience in managing international pharmaceutical companies.

Isabelle Caron, PurCann Pharma

Isabelle Caron, Biol. M.Sc.
Regulatory Affairs Manager.

Graduated from Institut Armand-Frappier. More than 20 years experience in Formulation, Quality Assurance and Regulatory Affairs in pharmaceutical and cosmetic industries.

Jean Dubé, PurCann Pharma

Jean Dubé, B.B.A.
Vice-President – Finance

Graduated from Quebec’s Laval University in Administration and Management. SiliCycle’s head of finance from 1997 to 2019.

yves dube

Yves Dubé, MBA
Senior Manager, Business Development.

Graduated from Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM) in Bio-Industries Management and International Marketing. More than 30 years experience in Life Sciences and Technology Transfer (McGill).

Mélanie Bouchard, PurCann Pharma

Mélanie Bouchard
Sales Representative, Product Manager & Business Development

Professional and expert in sales & marketing for over 20 years.

veronique ouellet

Véronique Ouellet, LL. B.
Legal and Corporate Affairs Coordinator.

Lawyer, graduated from Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM) and from Barreau de Montréal.