John M. Girgis is one of the original founding members of United Pharma Group. John joined the organization as Executive Vice President in August 2013.
John graduated from the Faculty of Pharmacy, Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in 1984. After graduation, John practiced hospital pharmacy at various institutions in Pennsylvania and the Ohio area, including Saint Elizabeth Hospital, the Allegheny General Hospital and the Defiance General Hospital (Department Director), Grey Drugs, Rite Aid Pharmacy, Shoppers Drug Mart, various independent pharmacies in the greater Toronto area.
Currently, John is the owner and partner in four independent pharmacies in the GTA. In January 2017, John took on the role as president of United Pharma Group. In this role John works with various stakeholder groups as part of the leadership team. Active in pharmacy organizations, John has held positions with the Ontario Pharmacists Association (OPA) including co-chair of the Independent Caucus of the Owners Advisory Council.