Nick is an accomplished and proven entrepreneur/business executive. He was the President and COO for Patheon Inc. from 1989 to 2009. He presided over the establishment of Patheon as a global leader in pharmaceutical development and manufacturing services. From a small operation in Fort Erie Ontario, Patheon grew to 14 facilities in 5 countries, 7,000 employees and $700 million in revenue. Nick retired from Patheon in May 2009. He is now President and CEO of Natacor Inc. - a venture capital and management services company providing strategic, business development, and operations support primarily to early stage life sciences companies. Nick is on the Board of Trustees for Brock University; is on the Board of Directors and on the Advisory Boards of several start-up companies; is a cofounder and Director of the Niagara Angel Network of Investors.