Brian Lewis is the president and CEO at MEDEC, the national association created by and for the Canadian medical technology industry. Brian came to MEDEC in January 2012.

Prior to his role at MEDEC Brian was based at Genzyme, where he was the general manager for seven years. He is a senior executive with proven strategic marketing, organizational development and general management experience. Industries he has worked across include pharmaceuticals, biotechnology and medical devices.

Before joining Genzyme, Brian spent more than 20 years in positions of increasing responsibility. At AstraZeneca he was executive director of primary care marketing. Other roles he has filled include national sales manager and sales manager of hospital oncology. He also serves on the BIOTECanada Board of Directors.

Brian has a bachelor of business administration from York University and a bachelor of science in human kinetics from the University of Guelph.