Board of Directors

Samira Sakhia


Quebec, Canada

Director since 2021


President, Knight Therapeutics Inc.

Samira Sakhia is a member of the Board of Directors and a member of the Audit Committee. She is the Chief Executive Officer and President as well as a member of the board of directors of Knight Therapeutics Inc. (“Knight”), a leading Canadian specialty pharmaceutical company, which she joined in August 2016 as President and Chief Operating Officer. She served additionally as its Chief Financial Officer from October 2017 to March 2020. Prior to joining Knight, Ms. Sakhia served as the Chief Financial Officer at Paladin Labs Inc., a specialty pharmaceutical company, from 2001 to 2015. Ms. Sakhia serves on the board of the Montreal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, the International Advisory Board of McGill’s Desautels Faculty of Management, and is a member of the Board of Governors of McGill University and an independent Board member at the McGill University Health Center. Ms. Sakhia holds an MBA, a Bachelor of Commerce and a Graduate Diploma in Accountancy from McGill University.

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