UPDATED ON: Thursday, April 01, 2010
Vice-President, Public Affairs and Reimbursement
From The Globe and Mail
Paul Lucas, President and CEO of GlaxoSmithKline Inc., is pleased to announce the following appointment:
Grant Perry has been appointed Vice-President, Public Affairs and Reimbursement, leading the company’s government relations, public policy development, and market access initiatives.
Since joining GSK in 1999, Mr. Perry has held increasingly responsible positions within the Public Affairs and Reimbursement area, contributing to the success of the business both in Canada and abroad. Most recently, Mr. Perry held the position of National Director for the division delivering key results in policy, public health, and market access.
Under his leadership, GlaxoSmithKline’s Public Affairs and Reimbursement division has continued to be recognized as an industry leader, striving to ensure Canadian patients have timely access to medications.
Mr. Perry holds a Bachelors Degree in Public Administration from Carleton University.
GlaxoSmithKline Inc. – one of the world’s leading research-based pharmaceutical, vaccine and healthcare companies – is committed to improving the quality of human life by enabling people to do more, feel better and live longer. In Canada, GlaxoSmithKline is a top 15 investor in research and development, contributing more than $156 million in 2008 alone. GSK is designated a Caring Company by Imagine Canada, and is consistently recognized as one of the 50 best companies to work for in Canada.