Arylide Life Sciences is poised for growth through strategic partnerships with innovative global companies by bringing novel products to the market to better serve the medical community, patients and consumers. The management team at Arylide Life Sciences has a proven track record of success within the pharmaceutical and medical devices industries. Our expertise touches every aspect of pharmaceutical and medical device commercialization. From regulatory to marketing, to sales and distribution, the Arylide team gets it!
President and Chief Executive Officer
Mike has several years of experience in the healthcare industry where he held positions of increasing scope and responsibility with pharmaceutical and medical devices companies such as Bayer Healthcare, Convatec, Pfizer and Bausch Health. Mike has a wealth of sales and marketing knowledge covering a broad base of therapeutic categories and has fostered relationships with hundreds of stakeholders and decision makers in the healthcare industry.
Prior to co-founding Arylide Life Sciences, Mike was EVP, Sales & Marketing and served on the board of directors of Pleio Health Support Systems, an innovative company doing business in the medication adherence and healthcare IT space. Mike was a co-founder of Pleio and helped guide the company through a successful M&A process.
Vice President Commercial Operations
Marc has more than 25 years of industry experience with a varied background that is an asset to the development, commercialization and lifecycle management of healthcare products such as biopharmaceuticals, medical devices, nutraceuticals, and rapid diagnostics.
Marc’s experience spans multiple disciplines including strategic planning, analytics and forecasting, brand and sales management, eMarketing, patient support and education, as well as medication compliance and persistency. His experience spans multiple therapeutic areas including cardiology (dyslipidemia, hypertension), gynaecology, haematology, oncology, pain management, neurology, radiology, urology, and virology.
Amy has close to 20 years of experience in the Consumer Goods Industry with reputable companies like Gillette, Coty and Bristol-Myers Squibb. Amy’s most recent role was with Beiersdorf, manufacturer of NIVEA, as Associate Director of Shopper and Customer Marketing where she managed a cross divisional team of specialists in category management, promotions management and shopper marketing. Over the course of her career, Amy has acquired extensive experience in the fields of Shopper & Customer Marketing, Go-To-Market Management, Logistics & Supply Chain, Analytics and Finance & Admin. Amy’s understanding of both consumer & customer needs, combined with her solid cross-divisional business acumen are strong assets to the organization.
Elvira Villazon MD
DIRECTOR, SCIENTIFIC AFFAIRS
Elvira Villazon, Doctor of Medicine, brings several years of experience in aesthetic dermatology, pediatrics and cardiology. She has worked in the private, public and diplomatic sectors as a practicing physician, clinical researcher and manager.
Prior to joining Arylide, Dr. Villazon held the position of Director Medical Affairs at Pediapharm, and Intega Skin Sciences, where she created their medical departments and worked closely with and provided support to marketing, sales and business development professionals.
In addition to her corporate duties, Dr. Villazon works with non-profit organizations that help children, such as the West Island Association for the Intellectually Handicapped and the Sainte Justine Hospital mission dedicated to helping children in Africa suffering from uncorrecgted congential cardiopathies.