Our Leadership Team

Ahmad Doroudian, PhD 

Chief Executive Officer & Director

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Dr. Doroudian is the founder of Altum Pharmaceuticals Inc., a private company engaged in the development of therapeutics within under-served areas in oncology. From 2009 to February 2014, he was the founder, Chief Executive Officer and Director of Merus Labs International Inc., a publicly listed specialty pharmaceutical company, acquired by Norgine BV in 2017, engaged in licensing and acquisition of legacy brands and innovative near-market products. From 2003 to 2009, he was involved in early stage financing of private and publicly listed companies. From 1994 to 2002, Dr. Doroudian was the founder and Chief Executive Officer of PanGeo (Pharmex Industries) where he assembled a team that completed over $100 MM in debt and equity and guided numerous acquisitions and licensing transactions. From 1990 to 1996, he was manager of operations at Novapharm (Teva), in charge of management of manufacturing, supply chain and process development facilities in Vancouver, British Columbia. Dr. Doroudian holds an M.Sc. in Pharmaceutics and a PhD in Biopharmaceutics (Pharmacokinetics and drug metabolism) from the University of British Columbia.

Chris Lucky 

Chief Operating Officer

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Chris Lucky is the Chief Operating Office of BetterLife Pharmaceuticals. Mr. Lucky is a seasoned business leader with over 20 years’ experience leading and managing complex businesses. He has a proven track record of delivering year over year improvements by designing and implementing scaleable and sustainable business solutions. His experience spans across multiple industries including retail, manufacturing and distribution with a deep understanding of organizational effectiveness and building efficient operational models that delivers consistent results. He’s held roles at CannTrust as Vice President, Supply Chain & Manufacturing, Cardinal Health as Vice President, Distributions, Loblaw Companies as Vice President, Supply Chain, & Hudson Bay Company as Director Supply Chain.
He is an inclusive leader that is transparent and strives on building lasting relationships, leading with passion and an attitude to win. He holds an MBA from Ivey School of Business and a BBA in accounting and financial management.

Wolfgang Renz, MD, PHD 

Chief Medical Officer, Regional Manager – Europe and Director

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Wolfgang Renz is President of International Business at Physicians Interactive. Formerly, he served as Corporate Vice President of Business Model & Healthcare Innovation at Boehringer Ingelheim, one of the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies. For over a decade, he has been involved in developing medicines and technology to help people lead healthier, more productive lives. At Boehringer Ingelheim, he led a team of specialists to find, test, and develop the disruptive technologies that will shape the way health care will be delivered in the future. In addition, he also serves as Adjunct Professor of Surgery at McGill University’s Faculty of Medicine in Montreal, Canada. Prof. Renz holds a medical degree and a PhD from Freiburg University and is board certified in Germany in emergency medicine.

Dr. Joseph Borovsky, PHD

Executive Vice President, Product Development

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Dr. Borovsky is an experienced CEO and entrepreneur with broad-based success in leading major corporate research and development as well as innovative technology startups, P & L operations, sales, and marketing. Formerly the director of R & D for Mead Corporation, Dr. Borovsky received his Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from the University of California at Los Angeles, and his Ph.D. in Physical Organic Chemistry from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. He also completed a year of post- doctoral research in Medicinal Chemistry at Washington State University College of Pharmacy, Pullman, WA, and was a Research Fellow in Synthetic Organic Chemistry at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Moira Ong, CPA, CA 

Chief Financial Officer

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Moira Ong is a Chartered Professional Accountant with over 16 years of experience in accounting and consulting. Moira was the Chief Financial Officer of Neurokine Pharmaceuticals Inc. and was an officer in the finance capacity of Merus Labs International Inc. from March 2010 through December 2012. In addition to holding her Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA) designation, Moira is also a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).