Executive Management
Meet the catalysts of this revolution
Leadership
Bodycad is led by a team with deep industry experience across a range of disciplines. Together, with a common vision and sense of purpose, its members are dedicated to supporting the personalization of orthopaedics.
Jean Robichaud
Jean Robichaud

President

Jean Robichaud is the founder and CEO of Bodycad. He also plays a leading role in regard to innovation and development as the Director of Research. Jean graduated as a dental technician in 1979 and is one of the few Master Fellows of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists in the world. He has established himself as a pioneer and visionary in the dental industry. Indeed, he was one of the first to design implant-supported prosthesis and, more importantly, to integrate computer-assisted design and manufacturing (CAD/CAM), which has now become a standard of care in the dental industry. He has established a track record of successful business ventures and has now set his sights and expertise on integrating CAD/CAM technology into the orthopaedic sector. He founded Bodycad in 2011 and is now using almost 40 years of entrepreneurial expertise, along with his experienced team, to design implants and instruments for orthopaedic applications using Bodycad’s proprietary software and technologies.
Étienne Robichaud
Étienne Robichaud

VP Operations

Etienne Robichaud initially joined Bodycad in 2018 as Production Manager. As a seasoned nurse clinician, he possesses several years of experience in the perioperative units and over 10 years as a member of the management team in a University Healthcare Center where he assumed his functions for the Operating Room, Ambulatory Surgery unit, Recovery Room and Preoperative clinic. He now continues to bring the best for patients as a proud member of our team and assumes the effective functioning of operations. In addition to his degree in Nursing, he also has a Master’s degree in Organizational Management and Development with a specialization in Quality and Process optimization.
Laurence Robichaud
Laurence Robichaud

VP Business

Laurence Robichaud is the VP Business for Bodycad with 15 years of experience in the healthcare system. She has held a leadership position in the opthalmic field where she scaled up her opthalmic center to become the largest center in Canada including clinics and operating rooms. Laurence held a management role at the center where she honed her collaboration skills to develop external partnerships. She also held a strategic role where she used her analytical and critical thinking expertise to influence, lead and drive innovation. Laurence is driven by her passion for increasing the standard of health for patients and is determined to revolutionalize the personalized orthopedic field. Laurence has a bachelor’s degree in nursing, a master’s degree in Health Sciences and a Master of Business Administration degree.
Stephen M. Herrington
Stephen M. Herrington

President US / Asia

Stephen is the President of US & Asia commercial operations for Bodycad. With 30 years of medical device experience, Stephen has worked in both large established companies as well as start-ups. He has experience in nearly all aspects of commercializing medical devices including executive leadership, design, operations, commercial leadership, quality, regulatory and compliance. He also has broad experience in many areas including orthopedic, dental, craniomaxillofacial and urological devices. Beginning early in his career, Stephen has had a keen interest in creating and developing organizations around a common vision to bring innovations to market. Stephen has an engineering degree from Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology.
Steve Pruitt
Steve Pruitt

VP US Sales

Steve is a senior level executive with more than 20 years of successful medical device experience in start-ups and orthopaedics. He spent a majority of that time with orthopaedic medical device leader, Biomet. Steve has been an integral part of two successful cardiovascular start-ups which were sold to two large companies. He launched his career in Orthopaedics in sales then was quickly promoted to a distributorship for Biomet. He eventually was promoted to Area Vice President. In 2015, after Zimmer’s acquisition of Biomet, Steve was part of the leadership team responsible for the integration of the sales team. He has a passion for developing and recruiting great talent and always believes in the strength of the team concept. Steve has an extensive background in developing surgeon relationships, new technologies, key account management, and has the ability to execute on strategies that ultimately enable the success of the business and beat growth expectations. Steve sees Bodycad as, “the future of orthopaedics which will drive precision, efficiencies, cost effectiveness, and disruption of the traditional orthopaedic model”. He believes it “will also better support the current trends which include the increase of outpatient reconstructive surgery.” Steve, his wife Karen and 2 children, live in Atlanta and are very involved in charitable contributions in their local community as well as Christ The King Church and school.
Claude Doré
Claude Doré

Chief Financial Officer

Claude has over 25 years of experience as Chief Financial Officer for private (LeddarTech and Endoceutics) and public (nurun) companies. He notably participated in three (3) IPOs (Initial Public Offering or IPO), two at the TSX and one at the NASDAQ and has done more than 50% of a SPAC process (total of nearly $ 500M usd), public private financing because there are debt financing in private and in public (total of $ 450M usd) and participated in more than 14 acquisitions (total of more than $ 250M usd) on 3 different continents. He holds his CPA designation and obtained his Bacc in Administrative Sciences and his license in accounting from Laval University.
Board of Directors
Bodycad's board of directors is comprised of individuals with unique perspectives, industry knowledge and business acumen. The board plays a pivotal role in helping shape the company's direction and supporting its success.
Jean Robichaud
Jean Robichaud

President

Jean Robichaud is the founder and CEO of Bodycad. He also plays a leading role in regard to innovation and development as the Director of Research. Jean graduated as a dental technician in 1979 and is one of the few Master Fellows of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists in the world. He has established himself as a pioneer and visionary in the dental industry. Indeed, he was one of the first to design implant-supported prosthesis and, more importantly, to integrate computer-assisted design and manufacturing (CAD/CAM), which has now become a standard of care in the dental industry. He has established a track record of successful business ventures and has now set his sights and expertise on integrating CAD/CAM technology into the orthopaedic sector. He founded Bodycad in 2011 and is now using almost 40 years of entrepreneurial expertise, along with his experienced team, to design implants and instruments for orthopaedic applications using Bodycad’s proprietary software and technologies.
Laurent Beaudoin
Laurent Beaudoin
Mr. Laurent Beaudoin is a chartered accountant and Fellow of the Ordre des comptables agréés du Québec. After a prestigious career at the helm of Bombardier Inc., a company specialized in the manufacturing and sale of rail and aerospace products, he continued to serve on the board of directors until February 2015, when the company honored Mr. Beaudoin with the title of Chairman Emeritus. Also, Mr. Beaudoin is Chairman of Gestion McInnis, Ciment McInnis Inc. and president of Beaudier Inc, the family holding. He holds honorary doctorates from several universities.
Élaine Beaudoin
Élaine Beaudoin
Élaine Beaudoin is a chartered accountant and a member of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada) and the Ordre des comptables professionnels agréés du Québec . Between 1989 and 1998, she served as Chief Executive Officer at Unifix Inc., a company specializing in the manufacturing of lightweight concrete boards. Ms. Beaudoin is Director for Beaudier Inc., Fibres Armtex, Hebdo-litho and various foundations. Ms. Beaudoin has obtained the ICD.D certification from the Institute of Corporate Directors.
Jacques Levesque
Jacques Levesque
Mr. Jacques Levesque is a chartered accountant and Fellow of the Ordre des comptables agréés du Québec. Mr. Levesque’s career began in 1969 at Ernst %eperluette% Young. Over the 29 years during which he worked for the firm, he advised numerous business leaders in the areas of taxation, reorganization, and corporate financing. Between 1977 and 1991, he played an active role in professional affairs and in 1991, he became President of the Ordre des comptables agréés du Québec. He was then granted the title of Lifetime Member. In 1998, he joined Beaudier Inc., a private financial holding company belonging to the Beaudoin family, where he is serving as Vice-President of Finance. He is involved in the development and financing of various companies, as well as in portfolio management in manufacturing sectors, real-estate business, and health care. He serves on the board of several private corporations.
Gabriel Robichaud
Gabriel Robichaud
Gabriel Robichaud is the co-founder and President of Panthera Dental. He is a senior executive with more than 15 years of experience in operations management for medtech companies with an emphasis on personalized medicine. He has been instrumental in the launch of several start-up companies that reached sustainable growth and great success. These success stories have been achieved through his fresh vision, leadership, and strong sense of innovation. Gabriel draws on a creative and strategic approach to solve issues and manage effectively. Since the beginning of his career, he has often played a leading role in product development and recruitment to build high-performing teams.
Bernard Brochu
Bernard Brochu
Dr. Bernard Brochu is a diagnostic radiologist, and he graduated from the Faculty of Medicine of Université Laval in 2003. In 2004, he completed a specialized training in magnetic resonance imaging at Hôpitaux de Paris, and he is a member of the Collège de Médecine des Hôpitaux de Paris. In addition to his hospital-based practice, Dr. Brochu is a shareholder and medical director of Clinix Imagerie médicale et intervention. He is also a shareholder and a member of the Board of directors of IRM Québec Imagerie par résonance magnétique, as well as a shareholder of Imagix Medical Imaging.