Sherif Guorgui is a highly respected, reputable and credible leader in the pharmacy profession with extensive experience in pharmacy practice, economics and operations.
Sherif was an independent pharmacy owner, associate/franchise owner, in addition to holding progressive corporate leadership roles with top pharmacy retailers in Canada. He also possesses comprehensive expertise in the regulatory and advocacy sectors as president of the Ontario College of Pharmacists and as vice-president of Pharmacy at the Ontario Pharmacists Association. Sherif is currently the CEO of United Pharma Group, the fastest growing network of independent pharmacy owners in Canada focused on the long-term sustainability and profitability of independent pharmacy.
Sherif is an active volunteer in the profession and community. He serves as a director on the boards of the Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy, the Ontario Pharmacists Association, Vanc Pharmaceuticals and the Neighbourhood Pharmacy Association of Canada. Sherif is also the president of the Ontario PC Mississauga-Erin Mills riding association and a board member of the Ontario PC Oakville riding association.
In 2015, Sherif was selected as one of Canada’s top immigrants, showcasing the value and contribution of international pharmacy graduates to the Canadian society. In 2017, Sherif was named the Voice of Pharmacy Award winner by the Ontario Pharmacists Association for his significant role in promoting the value of pharmacists and the pharmacy profession. Furthermore in 2017, he was awarded the Volunteer Appreciation Award by the Peel Multicultural Council, which recognizes the work of volunteers who dedicate their time to provide quality and consistent service to the community. In 2018, Sherif was recognized with the Newcomer Recognition Award from the Halton Newcomer Strategy which recognizes immigrants who live or work in Halton for their success and contributions to the community.