Board of Directors


Mr. Goodman founded Knight in February 2014 and was Knight’s CEO until September 1, 2021. Mr. Goodman was co-founder and President and CEO of Paladin Labs Inc. until its acquisition by Endo in 2014 for $3.2 billion. Under Mr. Goodman’s leadership, Paladin grew to be a leading Canadian specialty pharmaceutical company with sales of over $150 million in Canada. Prior to co-founding Paladin Labs Inc. in 1995, Mr. Goodman was a consultant with Bain & Company and also worked in brand management for Procter & Gamble. Mr. Goodman holds a B.A. with Great Distinction from McGill University and the London School of Economics with 1st Class Honours. Additionally, Mr. Goodman holds an LL.B. and an M.B.A. from McGill University.


Mr. Gale is the founding partner of Signet Healthcare Partners (“Signet”). He is currently the Chairman of the Board of Alpex Pharma S.A. and Teligent Inc., and also serves on the board of directors of Spepharm BV, Bionpharma Inc., CoreRx, Inc., RK Pharma Inc., Leon Nanodrugs GmbH, Pharmaceuticals International Inc. and Chr. Olesen Synthesis A/S. Prior to Signet, Mr. Gale worked for Gruntal & Co., LLC (“Gruntal”) as head of principal investment activities and investment banking. Prior to joining Gruntal, he worked in Home Insurance Co., Gruntal’s parent. Earlier in his career, Mr. Gale was a senior investment banker at E.F. Hutton & Co. Mr. Gale holds an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago. Mr. Gale was on the Board of Paladin Labs from 2008 to 2014.

* Member of the Audit Committee


Ms. Sakhia joined Knight as President in August 2016, was named President & Chief Operating Officer in June 2020 and assumed the role of President & Chief Executive Officer on September 1, 2021. Additionally, Ms. Sakhia served as CFO from October 2017 to March 2020. Prior to Knight, Ms. Sakhia served as the CFO at Paladin from 2001 to 2015. At Paladin, Ms. Sakhia was responsible for the finance, operations, human resources and investor relations functions. During her employment with Paladin, Ms. Sakhia was instrumental in executing in-licensing and acquisition transactions of Canadian and international pharmaceutical products and businesses. Ms. Sakhia led several M&A and strategic lending transactions as well as equity rounds on the TSX and completed the sale of Paladin to Endo International for $3.2 billion. Ms. Sakhia serves on the board of the Montreal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, the International Advisory Board of McGill’s Desautels Faculty of Management, and is a member at large of the Board of Governors of McGill University and an independent Board member at the McGill University Health Center. Ms. Sakhia holds an MBA, a Bachelor of Commerce and a Graduate Diploma in Accountancy from McGill University.


Mr. Lande is the President of FXCM Group LLC, an online brokerage firm offering trading in foreign exchange, equity indices and commodities. Formerly, he was Chief Financial Officer of FXCM and prior to that was a managing partner and Chief Operating Officer of Riveredge Capital Partners LLC (“Riveredge”), an investment management firm. Prior to Riveredge, Mr. Lande worked for over 16 years within the BCE/Bell Canada group where his last position was Chief Financial Officer of Telecom Américas Ltd., a joint venture between Bell Canada International, AT&T (then SBC Communications) and America Movil. Mr. Lande was on the board of directors of Paladin Labs Inc. from 1995 to 2014. Mr. Lande is a chartered financial analyst and holds an M.B.A. from the John Molson School of Business and a B.A. in Economics from McGill University.

* Member of the Audit Committee
† Member of the Compensation, Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee


Mr. Tremblay has over 40 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry. In 2018, he retired from Astellas Pharma Canada, Inc. where he served as President of Canadian operations. He joined the company in June 2000 and held various positions within the organization’s commercial area before being appointed to the President’s position in 2010. Prior to joining Astellas, Mr. Tremblay held positions at Janssen Canada Inc., Searle Canada Inc., Baxter-Travenol Canada and Smith, Kline and French Canada. Mr. Tremblay has sat on a number of Boards including Community & Home Assistance to Seniors (“CHATS”) and Innovative Medicines Canada (“IMC”), the organization representing the leading research-based pharmaceutical companies in Canada. Mr. Tremblay began serving on the Board at IMC in 2011 and was elected Chair of the Board in 2015 and held that position until November 2017. Mr. Tremblay holds a B.Sc. in Biology and Chemistry from the University of Windsor.

† Member of the Compensation, Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee


Mr. Sujoy has more than 20 years of private equity experience in Latin America. He was a member of Biotoscana Investments S.A.’s board of directors. He is a founding partner of the Private Equity firm Clara Capital. Formerly, Mr. Sujoy worked for Advent International where he was a director and country manager, participating in transactions in the pharma, banking and business services sectors, and serving on the Board of Directors of several companies. With Advent, where he worked for 7 years, Nicolás led or co-led investments in Nuevo Banco Comercial and Pronto in Uruguay, and in Laboratorios LKM and Fada Pharma in Argentina, among others. He also participated in the acquisition of Biotoscana Farma in Colombia, and the assembly of the regional pharmaceutical company GBT. Prior to joining Advent, he was an investment manager at HSBC Private Equity Latin America, where he participated in transactions in telecommunications and energy sectors, among others. Mr. Sujoy has been member of the board of Biotoscana Investments S.A. since May 2017. Mr. Sujoy holds a degree in economics from the Torcuato di Tella University in Argentina.

† Member of the Compensation, Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee


Ms. Murray has a wealth of pharmaceutical experience as well as leadership in general management, strategy, finance and sales & marketing. She served as the CFO of Novartis Pharmaceuticals Canada Inc., for several years before becoming Vice-President of the Ophthalmics Business Franchise. Ms. Murray then became the CFO of the Latin America & Canada Region responsible for 10 reporting units and $2B in sales. Before her retirement in 2019, she became President of Novartis Pharmaceuticals Canada Inc. leading multiple therapeutic areas, launching several innovative medicines and serving on the Innovative Medicines Canada Industry Board. Prior to working at Novartis, Ms. Murray held several roles at Canadian National Railways, including Vice-President Network Strategy Development, Vice-President of Sales and Market Development and Chief of Internal Audit where she led several strategic projects during key acquisitions and privatization. She completed her CPA, CA designation while working at KPMG where she became an Audit Manager. Ms. Murray holds a Bachelor of Commerce from University of Ottawa and a Graduate Diploma in Accounting from McGill University. Ms. Murray serves on the boards of Boondoc Technologies, the VOBOC Foundation, and the Teresa Dellar Palliative Care Residence Foundation. Ms. Murray holds a CPA designation from the Ordre des Comptables Professionnels Agréés du Quebec, as well as ICD.D designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors’ program at the University of Toronto – Rotman School of Management.

* Member of the Audit Committee
† Member of the Compensation, Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee

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