Fabien Marino

Vice President, Industrial Affairs & Site Head
Sanofi Pasteur Limited, Toronto

Fabien Marino is the Vice President Industrial Affairs and Site Head for Sanofi Pasteur Limited, the Canadian vaccine division of Sanofi, where he has led all industrial functions since 2018. A proven team builder and high energy leader, his vision is to strengthen industrial scale biotechnology manufacturing in Canada. He holds a successful track record in leading and transforming large and complex site and global operations into recognized best in class and high performing organizations.

Prior to his current role, Fabien led the Sanofi Pasteur Canada’s manufacturing operations, overseeing the consolidation and acceleration of the industrialization of manufacturing. Under his leadership, the site has become a top vaccine global performer and received approval to build a $570 million state-of-the-art manufacturing facility, the largest biotech investment in Canadian and Sanofi history at the time.

Fabien’s business experience spans multiple sectors: global oil and gas, life sciences and pharmaceutical companies, in both start-ups and established corporations. A Canadian citizen, he has worked extensively in both Canada and the U.S. Among his past roles are Head of Canadian operations for Merck KGaA Crop BioScience and Head of Operations, Southern California for Merck KGaA life sciences.

He holds three degrees from McGill University in science and engineering and professional
certification in supply chain and project management.