Orest Sklierenko is a successful and experienced sales and marketing professional who has worked at global leaders in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry. He is currently a member of the Oncology team at Sanofi Genzyme Canada, helping bring new cancer therapies to Canadian patients. Orest has also worked as a healthcare consultant, helping clients evaluate and re-focus their strategic plans and programs. His past clients include multi-national pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, professional associations, healthcare start-ups, specialty and community pharmacies, and medical partnerships as well as individual healthcare practitioners.
Orest has dedicated a significant amount of his time volunteering for community organizations. Orest’s volunteerism has included advocacy, oversight, and fundraising support in the areas of education, arts, heritage, community building and humanitarian causes. He was appointed president of the Canada-Ukraine Foundation (June 2020).
Orest has been a member of the Shevchenko Foundation board of directors since 2016 and has helped to launch several novel initiatives including the MITACS and REACH programs, and the inaugural TRYZUB Awards Gala.