Management

Mr. John-David Belfontaine | Chief Executive Officer

  • +15 years corporate development, management, corporate finance, public relations, marketing.
  • Specializing in new brand development, customer loyalty, channel strategy, affiliate / distributor management.
  • National Marketing Campaigns for Fortune 500 CPG companies, Founder Prime Wire Inc. (P/IR for TSX companies,Marketing Mgr. Sodexho Canada.
  • Former Assistant Retail Wealth Product Manager, Empire Life Financial (TSX.ELF), B.A (hons), McMaster.

Mr. Carmelo Marrelli, CPA, CA, CGA | Chief Financial Officer

  • 20 years of experience in executive financial management for publicly traded companies.
  • Principal of Marrelli Support Services Inc., a firm that delivers accounting and regulatory compliance services to listed companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX), TSX Venture Exchange (TSX-V) and the Canadian Securities Exchange (CSE), Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA, CGA) and a member of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries.

Mr. George Kovalyov, CA | Vice President Finance, Director

  • Experienced financial controller, public companies audits and financial statements to GAAP and IFRS standards.
  • +10 years experience in various industries ranging from private companies to junior start up companies.
  • Chartered Accountant designation through the Institute of Chartered Accountant British Columbia.
  • Bachelor of Business Administration, Diploma in Accounting – Kwantlen University.
  • Founder and President of Schindlers and Co Chartered Accountant.

Mr. Bill Ciprick | Independent Director

  • Senior VP of Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC).
  • +24 years experience, Procter & Gamble Healthcare, SMART Technologies.
  • Specializing in Sales, Operations, Marketing.

Mr. James Bailey | Independent Director

  • +15 years of experience specializing marketing and distribution for Fortune 500 CPG companies.
  • Chief Marketing Officer for a leading garment company in Vancouver, BC and CEO of Package Apparel Inc.
  • Specializing in the consumer packaged goods industry, business development, executive leadership experience and networking.

Mr. Peter Simeon, LLB | Independent Director

  • +10 year practice is focused on corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, and structured products.
  • Current Partner at Gowling WLG Canada, extensive experience in corporate commercial and securities law.
  • BA Queens University, Law Degree at York University, Osgoode Hall Law School.