As Chief Operating Officer, Pierre oversees and leads LifeLabs’ complete value stream from specimen collection to testing operations and results reporting across Canada, with a focus on delivering the highest levels of quality and reliability, while working to elevate employee engagement. Collaborating with the entire LifeLabs leadership team, Pierre is accountable for developing and implementing strategies that continue to position LifeLabs as an industry leader. Together these innovative services, technologies and processes enhance our quality and overall effectiveness, supporting our efforts to improve the health and wellbeing of Canadians as we build a healthier Canada.
Pierre’s areas of accountability include Specimen collection and Client Services, Logistics, Laboratory Operations, Quality and Regulatory Affairs, Medical Scientific group, Operations Support, Process Engineering, Continuous Improvement and Operations Analytical Systems.
When Pierre joined LifeLabs in 2011, he brought with him over two decades of global experience in healthcare, pharmaceutical, eye care, manufacturing, production, and automotive. With deep operations experience and expertise in lean practices, Pierre led the global implementation of Lean Operations and Process Excellence strategies at multiple companies across the globe, inlcuding "brownfield" and greenfield facilities in China, India, Thailand, Russia, Korea, Germany, England and Mexico.
Pierre has an Electrical Engineering Diploma from St. Francis Xavier University in Antigonish, Nova Scotia, and Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering from the Technical University of Nova Scotia. Pierre is a member of Professional Engineers Ontario (PEO) and the Ontario Society of Professional Engineers (OSPE), and is fluent in Arabic, French, and German.