Theratechnologies Hires Vice President, Human Resources
MONTREAL, May 31, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Theratechnologies Inc. (Theratechnologies, or the Company (TSX: TH) (NASDAQ: THTX)), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of innovative therapies, is pleased to announce that Mr. André Dupras is joining the Company as Vice President, Human Resources.
“André brings crucial expertise and capabilities at a time when the Company needs to attract and retain the best talent required to grow our commercial assets and pursue the development of our research pipeline,” said Paul Lévesque, President and Chief Executive Officer, Theratechnologies.
“As demand for talented and experienced resources is high, André will play a pivotal role in giving Theratechnologies the edge to continue building a strong team and bringing new capabilities. On behalf of the entire team at Theratechnologies, I want to extend my warmest welcome to our new colleague,” added Mr. Lévesque.
Mr. Dupras brings more than 25 years of experience in Human Resources. Most recently, he was Vice President of Human Resources at Clementia Pharmaceuticals. Previously, he spent 15 years at Pfizer Canada in various leadership roles in Human Resources and in Commercialization. He also worked at Bombardier Aerospace in Global Compensation, Aon Hewitt and Réno-Dépôt. Mr. Dupras holds a Master’s in Management Science – Human Resources and a Bachelor’s in Administration (Marketing and Human Resources), both from HEC Montreal. He is a member of the Order of Certified Human Resources Professionals. He will report directly to the President and Chief Executive Officer of Theratechnologies, Mr. Paul Lévesque, and will be based in Montreal, Canada.
Theratechnologies (TSX: TH) (NASDAQ: THTX) is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of innovative therapies addressing unmet medical needs. Further information about Theratechnologies is available on the Company's website at www.theratech.com, on SEDAR at www.sedar.com and on EDGAR at www.sec.gov.
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We refer potential investors to the "Risk Factors" section of our annual information form dated February 24, 2021 available on SEDAR at www.sedar.com and on EDGAR at www.sec.gov as an exhibit to our report on Form 40-F dated February 25, 2021 under Theratechnologies’ public filings for additional risks regarding the conduct of our business and Theratechnologies. The reader is cautioned to consider these and other risks and uncertainties carefully and not to put undue reliance on forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements reflect current expectations regarding future events and speak only as of the date of this press release and represent our expectations as of that date.
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