Paul Alofs, President and CEO The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation

 
Guest Speaker:  Friday, May 12, 2017
Location:  The National Club
Topic: The Revolution in Cancer Care
- Immunotherapy and Personalized Cancer Medicine
 
Paul Alofs is an unusually successful guy.  He has been successful in many different industries and geographies. 
 
So, who is Paul?  Paul has worked in marketing services and was named to the inaugural Marketing Hall of Legends.  Paul was president of HMV Music stores and was named Innovative Retailer of the Year by the Retail Council, and a member of the Top 40 Under 40 after building sales from $30 million to $200 million in short order.  Paul was president of BMG Music and was named Music Industry Executive of the Year for his success in building that record company.  He then became general manager of the 500 North American Disney stores and delivered record profits and customer service.  After Disney, Paul was president of strategic business units at MP3.com in San Diego and helped launch one of the most successful internet IPOs of the internet age. 

 
 
 After a family experience with cancer, Paul became CEO of The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation, and over the past 12 years has raised nearly $1 billion for cancer research.  Paul has been a very successful leader and executive across many sectors in both Canada and the U.S.  He is going to talk to you about passion and success, and he does it from personal experience.  Here’s Paul.
 
Host: John Fortney
 
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