On behalf of the Board of Directors of Genome Canada, Chair of the Board Elizabeth Douville, announced today the appointment of Mr. Rob Annan, as the organization’s new President and CEO, starting January 1, 2020. 

Génome Québec warmly congratulates Rob Annan and looks forward to continue working with this accomplished and respected leader in the field of research and innovation policy.

Having joined Genome Canada in 2017 as Vice President, Public Affairs and Communications, Mr. Annan made key contributions in driving a strategy focused on promoting the unique value of genomics to major stakeholders. 

Génome Québec takes this opportunity to extend its thanks to outgoing President and CEO, Marc LePage, for his service and dedication. Mr. LePage was one of the pioneers behind the founding of Genome Canada in 2000, having served as President and CEO of both Génome Québec and Genome Canada.  

Read the press release from Genome Canada 

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