President and Chief Executive Officer
Claude joined the SQI Diagnostics management team in September 2003 to take on a leadership role and guide a company with an innovative microarray multiplexing technology to commercial reality. Claude brings over two decades of senior management experience with a primary focus in business development, strategy, and operational excellence. With his turnaround success, Ricks' has consistently demonstrated his ability to deliver order and focus into chaotic start-up situations. He has consistently delivered measurable results in challenging organizations including two successful technology turnarounds and 10+ years in Tier 1 global consulting firms driving results for Fortune 100 companies.
Ricks' has held senior management responsibilities including Senior V.P. Client Services at Oasis Technology; Vice President Professional Services at Solect Technology; and principal with global consulting firm A.T.Kearney. Ricks holds an Honors Bachelor of Science from the University of Western Ontario and is the past Chairman of the Board for the Georgian College Capital Foundation.