MONTREAL, QUEBEC–(Marketwired – Oct. 10, 2017) – Knight Therapeutics Inc. (TSX:GUD) (“Knight”), a leading Canadian specialty pharmaceutical company, announced today that Jeffrey Kadanoff, CFO is leaving Knight effective October 13, 2017 in order to pursue other opportunities. Mr. Kadanoff served valiantly in this position since Knight became a publicly listed company in February 2014.

Effective immediately, Samira Sakhia, President of Knight, will assume the additional responsibility of CFO. Prior to joining Knight, Ms. Sakhia served as CFO of Paladin Labs Inc. for 14 years.

Jonathan Ross Goodman, Chief Executive Officer, said, “I will miss working with Jeffrey and wish him well. Having worked with Samira my entire 40s, I have seen the brightness of her star and am confident that her excellent track record and proven “can do” abilities will generate GUD shareholder value.”

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Knight Therapeutics Inc., headquartered in Montreal, Canada, is a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on acquiring or in-licensing innovative pharmaceutical products for the Canadian and select international markets. Knight Therapeutics Inc.’s shares trade on TSX under the symbol GUD. For more information about Knight Therapeutics Inc., please visit the company’s web site at or

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