Don Mattrick appointed to VPC Board of Directors

Date Posted: 
2019-04-05
Mr. Don Mattrick

The Vancouver Prostate Centre is pleased to announce the appointment of Don Mattrick to our Board of Directors.

Don is currently is co-founder and co-president of MdGB Capital, a private company that manages a group assets and operating companies throughout North America.

His prior experience includes: Co-Chair of the British Columbia Premier’s Technology Council; Chief Executive Officer of Zynga; President of Microsoft’s Interactive Entertainment Businesses; President of Worldwide Studios for Electronic Arts; and co-founder/CEO of Distinctive Software Inc.   From 1982 through 2014 Don grew multiple businesses with talented teams who were able to reach a ranking of number one in the world in terms of growth rate, market share, product quality and the creation of shareholder value.

In acknowledgement of his role in building these businesses and in recognition of his active development of industry links with the University of British Columbia, Don received the UBC Award as an Honorary Fellow from the Sauder School of Business. He was awarded the highest honor Simon Fraser University can bestow, the Doctor of Laws. He has served on several public and private boards, including the advisory board for USC School of Cinematic Arts, and he continues to actively participate in technology investing and mentorship through MdGB Capital.

A World Class Centre

The Vancouver Prostate Centre (VPC) has a track record of success that has earned it a reputation as one of the world’s most respected cancer facilities. It is a National Centre of Excellence and a designated Centre of Excellence for Commercialization and Research.

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Breast & Prostate Cancer half-day virtual conference: Saturday, September 18th, 2021

The What you Need to Know for Your Patients Post Breast & Prostate Cancer Conference, taking place online on Saturday, September 18th, 2021 from 8:00am – 1:30pm, is an accredited virtual half-day conference focusing on screening, treatment, side-effect management & emerging new therapies for breast & prostate cancer patients. Click here for more information and to register. 

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Terry Fox Run fundraiser: September 19th, 2021

The 41st Annual Terry Fox Run is taking place on Sunday September 19, 2021. If you are able, please consider donating to our team (tax receipts issued), raising funds for the Terry Fox Foundation's ground-breaking cancer research. 

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