Laval, QC – Pharmaceutical company Sanofi Canada has opened a new head office in Laval.
“As part of Laval’s Biotech City, we remain committed to bringing innovative new medicines to Quebec and Canada, and hope to those living with diabetes, cancer and other diseases” said Jon Fairest, the company’s president and CEO. “Our new head office and distribution centre ensure that Sanofi continues to benefit from the expertise in the life sciences sector that Quebec has to offer.”
Sanofi companies in Canada include Sanofi Canada (pharmaceuticals), Sanofi Pasteur (vaccines), Sanofi Consumer Health (health and beauty), Genzyme (rare diseases) and Merial (animal health).
The new head office, which includes large open concept areas designed to encourage collaboration, innovation and cross-functional partnership between teams, will continue to house Sanofi’s Canadian Clinical Study Unit (CSU) currently overseeing close to 70 clinical trials across the country. A new distribution centre in Kirkland brings together the company’s consumer health products and pharmaceuticals under one roof. It will also house a new cosmeceutical laboratory.