Management

Management

Board of Directors

MikeWithrow

Mike Withrow

CEO & Director

Mr. Withrow is a successful natural products and technology entrepreneur with over 30 years in public markets who has an in depth knowledge of corporate governance matters. Deep knowledge of compliance, news dissemination, Investor relations do’s and don’ts. Sat on several Audit Committees. Comfortable as early stage Investor, restructures public companies by cleaning up issued capital and financials, bringing in proven and connected management matched with technologies that have high growth potential. Specializing in applied science technology and health and wellness using extracts from medicinal plants. Familiar with the patent and IP protection Process. He has an extensive business network covering Canada, US, Panama, Columbia, China, Taiwan, Philippines, Vietnam and Cambodia.

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Don Shaxon

President

Mr. Shaxon is a capital markets professional with over 20 years experience leading corporate development and finance initiatives in the natural resource, technology and life sciences sectors. Mr. Shaxon was an early pioneer in the legal cannabis market place under the old MMAR as well as 10 years of consulting experience with the top tier of MMJ public companies in Canada and the USA, such as Cannabis Science, Aurora, THC Biomed, Redecan, and Lexaria. Mr. Shaxon is founder and partner of AAA Heidelberg.

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Colin Job

COO

Mr. Job is a real estate developer with over 20 years of construction and zoning experience. As owner and President of Ren’s Pets Depot, he grew his business to be Ontario’s largest independent retailer in the pet industry with over 16 stores and 200 plus employees. He also established and developed a robust ecommerce business that was Canada’s largest online pet business. In 2016 he sold his business to a private equity company.

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Scott Davis, CPA, CGA

CFO

Mr. Davis is a partner of Cross Davis & Company LLP Chartered Professional Accountants. His experience includes CFO positions of several companies listed on the CSE and the TSX venture exchange. His past experience consists of senior management positions with Applyby, Davidson & Company LLP Chartered Professional Accountants and with Pacific Opportunity Capital Ltd.

Advisory Board

Colin Job
COO

Mr. Job is a real estate developer with over 20 years of construction and zoning experience. As owner and President of Ren’s Pets Depot, he grew his business to be Ontario’s largest independent retailer in the pet industry with over 16 stores and 200 plus employees. He also established and developed a robust ecommerce business that was Canada’s largest online pet business. In 2016 he sold his business to a private equity company.

Leo Ford
Director

Mr. Leo Ford, BSc. began his career in the US Army after his schooling as a distinguished US military graduate working as a Commander NATO Nuclear/Special Weapons Detachment. Mr. Ford held executive positions with two of the largest financial institutions in the world. He has funded business that has grown from $2 million in revenue to $200 million. Mr. Ford has a vast network of high-ranking officials in Africa, Caribbean, Latin America and Europe. He has an in depth knowledge in International Banking.

Scott McDermid
Director

Mr. McDermid is the proprietor of Rocky Mountain Investments, a real-estate investment company. Scott’s experience in land development and real estate management extends over 20 years.

Guy Dancosse
icd.D, CIRC Director

Mr. Guy Dancossehas extensive experience in arbitration, negotiation and mediation, nationally and internationally, in many areas of business and the public sector. He has undergone post-graduate training in mediation and arbitration, successfully completed the Director’s Education Program and is a member of the Board of Directors and Chair of the Human Resources Committee at the Royal Canadian Mint.

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