About Our Succession and Acquisition Consultants

Phil Hauser,

Certified Business Broker (CBB)



Derek Desrosiers,

BSc(Pharm), RPh



As the President of Rxownership Consulting Ltd. Phil started his career in retail pharmacy and transitioned to pharmaceutical wholesale distribution developing marketing for independent pharmacies and built one of the largest independent pharmacy programs in Western Canada. Phil then began his consulting company and began specializing as a Succession and Acquisitions Consultant as well as a Certified Business Broker (CBB).


Phil has worked directly with Independent Pharmacy owners for last 13 years. Phil has been involved as a Director of Business Development and a Consultant for various pharmaceutical wholesalers in Canada and the U.S., as well as private equity groups in the U.S. Phil has also been a regular guest lecturer at the faculty of pharmacy at UBC.


Rxownership.ca is a network Phil has built, which provides the resources where pharmacy professionals at various stages of ownership can find the consultative direction and services necessary to take the next step, whether it’s succession planning, brokerage, consulting pharmacy professionals on the necessary preparation, planning and process of a pharmacy acquisition or a pharmacy start up.


Phil has brokered the ownership transition of numerous pharmacies in western Canada and consulted those looking to own their own pharmacies or expand their ownership portfolios.

As a pharmacist and one of Canada’s foremost authorities on the economic and professional practice issues of pharmacy, he brings a wealth of experience to the Rxownership menu of services.


Joining the team as a Succession and Acquisitions Consultant, Derek brings personal experience to our offerings, as he has been a pharmacy owner and manager himself. He also understands the pharmaceutical distribution industry, having been the CEO of a successful regional pharmaceutical wholesaler and banner program; leading the company to Canada’s Best Managed Companies designation for seven consecutive years.


Rxownership Consulting brings together the unequalled expertise together with the knowledge of our Ownership Advisors to support the needs of current and future pharmacy owners. Whether you’re looking to sell a pharmacy or multiple pharmacies. Perhaps it’s a pharmacy that’s been in your family for generations, or you’re looking to purchase your very first pharmacy business. Rxownership Consulting is the most comprehensive resource from start to finish.

Did you know investing in a 1-hour consult could save you a lot of time and money? 


It is an entirely confidential process and can help you make an informed decision to move forward with innovative solutions and answers based on your actual needs.

Rxownership Consulting Ltd. is a wholly-owned Canadian company doing business as Rxownership.ca.


We are currently helping pharmacists in Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Toronto and across Canada realize their ownership goals.

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