Dimitris Polygenis

Dimitris Polygenis


About Dimitris Polygenis

Dimitris Polygenis is President, Pharmaceutical Solutions and Specialty Health. In this role, he has executive operating responsibility for all Distribution & Supply Chain Operations, Retail & Hospital Sales, Manufacturer Partnerships, Specialty Services, Strategic Sourcing and Procurement.

Mr. Polygenis joined McKesson Canada in 2005, after the acquisition of Phase 4 Health, a specialty and manufacturer-facing services company he helped build and grow. This acquisition led to the creation of McKesson Specialty Health, offering a wide range of services to manufacturers. Under his leadership, the group expanded its services to become Canada’s largest specialty-services provider and McKesson Canada’s fastest growing business unit. During his time with McKesson, he has led almost every business unit in the Canadian portfolio. A pharmacist by training, Mr. Polygenis is known as a strategic business leader committed to customer success, driving operational excellence, and building high performing teams.

Prior to joining McKesson Canada, Mr. Polygenis served as a health care consultant to numerous industry stakeholders, including a position with the Ontario Round Table on Appropriate Prescribing (ORTAP) at the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences in Ontario (ICES). He has held multiple teaching and board-appointments, including University of Toronto and University of British Columbia Pharmacy Programs, Neighbourhood Pharmacy Association of Canada (NPAC), Canadian Association for Pharmacy Distribution Management (CAPDM) and the Country Day School.