Healthcare >> CEO Interviews >> August 26, 2002

George Usher – Polydex Pharmaceuticals Ltd (polxf)

GEORGE USHER is Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Polydex Pharmaceuticals Limited. After graduating from Guelph University with a BSc in Agriculture, he started working at the company in 1982. He has worked in all areas of the company including production and quality control and is well versed in the products. He became Vice President of Dextran Products Limited, the operating subsidiary, in 1987 and then President and CEO of Polydex in 1993 and 1996 respectively. He took over as Chairman of the company in 1998. Profile
TWST: Could we begin with a brief historical sketch of Polydex

Pharmaceuticals and a picture of things as they are now?

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