Healthcare >> CEO Interviews >> March 8, 2004


GEORGE G. USHER is Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Polydex Pharmaceuticals Limited. He was educated at Malvern College and University of Guelph, Ontario, where he obtained an Honours degree. Mr. Usher joined the company, from university, in 1982. He held several positions in production and management before becoming President for Canadian Operations in 1986. He was elected to serve on the board of Polydex in 1988, becoming President in 1993, CEO in 1996 and Chairman in 1998. Profile
TWST: Would you begin with a brief history of Polydex Pharmaceuticals?

Mr. Usher: The company was originally started by my father in England in

1936. We moved to Canada in 1966, then went