Chief Executive Officer
Steve West was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Nordion Inc. (formerly MDS Inc.) in January 2010. Mr West, who in September 2009 was appointed Chief Operating Officer, has served as President of Nordion since April 2003. He joined MDS Capital Corp. (now Lumira Capital) in 2001 as a senior partner after serving as President, DiverseyLever Canada.
His background includes various CEO assignments in Asia and the Pacific Rim, as well as international business-development responsibilities in the specialty chemicals field. Steve has a degree in Genetics from London University (UK) and completed postgraduate research in Biotechnology.