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Announcement: Farid Foroud

Farid Foroud joins Global Public Affairs as Director, Western Canada

Canada’s leading national public affairs practice for the life sciences sector is pleased to announce that Farid Foroud has joined the firm as a Director, Western Canada based in Edmonton. A recognized leader in the Alberta provincial government and in the innovation ecosystem, Farid brings over a decade of experience both supporting and leading health-focused economic development activities.

Most recently, Farid was the Director of Biopharmaceuticals within Alberta’s Ministry of Economic Development & Trade, where he was responsible for partnerships, innovation and overall sector growth for the province’s biopharmaceutical sector. Farid has also worked with business accelerator TEC Edmonton, where he supported innovators and companies in business planning, market analysis and technology transfer activities.

Farid will be leading health and life sciences mandates throughout Western Canada, supporting clients on government relations, market entry/access strategy, and public policy initiatives around life sciences innovation and adoption.

A recognized leader in Canada, Global’s Health and Life Sciences practice group serves innovative life sciences companies, medical device manufacturers, healthcare trade associations, and leading non-profit organizations. Our national team has a unique and unmatched blend of experience and skills in life sciences public policy, regulatory, stakeholder and reimbursement issues.

For more information, please contact:

 Elan MacDonald, Senior Vice President of National Client Development, or

 Stephen Sampson, Senior Vice President, Health & Life Sciences


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