Truong Ta, Head of Immunization Policy, Canada, Sanofi Pasteur Limited
Posted by Carol Hutchinson on Oct 24, 2016
Dr. Truong Ta, is the Head of Immunization Policy, Canada for Sanofi Pasteur Limited. In this role, Dr. Ta oversees public affairs, government affairs and market access activities for vaccines in Canada. Sanofi Pasteur researches, develops and manufactures vaccines for Canada and global markets.
Dr. Ta obtained his Ph.D. in Chemistry from the University of Alberta in 2000 and his research involved studying protein adsorption at biomaterial interfaces. Subsequently, he completed a 1-year postdoctoral fellowship in the area of Mass Spectrometry, and several years later, obtained a Master of Business Administration from York University’s Schulich School of Business with a focus on business strategy and healthcare industry management.
Dr. Ta has over 15 years of experience in the life sciences sector, including more than 12 years of vaccine R&D, commercial and policy experience. Dr. Ta started with Sanofi Pasteur in 2004 as a scientist and supported the development of innovative vaccines before transitioning to commercial operations in 2010. Prior to his current role, Dr. Ta led the marketing team, directed the strategic planning process, and supported communications activities for Sanofi Pasteur in Canada.
Dr. Ta was recently named Chair of BIOTECanada’s Vaccine Industry Committee. He is also member of several Sanofi Pasteur’s Management Committee.