MANAGEMENT & TECHNICAL TEAM
West Island Brands Inc. has assembled a top-notch technical team to complement the proven executive talent of the company’s founders. Management can be contacted and further information can be requested by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Boris Ziger MBA
CEO and Chairman of The Board
Boris Ziger has over 25 years experience in the Capital Markets and has been instrumental in the establishment and financing junior companies. For the past 15 years Mr. Ziger has been involved largely in the resource sector and has worked closely with many companies holding both board and senior management positions. Mr. Ziger has been appointed Chairman of the board of directors.
CHARN DEOL PHD
Chief Financial Officer
Charn Deol has an extensive understanding of the marijuana industry having been an advocate for the legalization of marijuana since his studies at the University of British Columbia. Mr. Deol is a physiological psychologist by profession having earned a M.A. in psychology from UBC and a PhD in counselling psychology from Columbia State College. Charn Deol also has over 30 years of experience in the financial markets. He has served on both private and public company boards.
Meissam Hagh Panah
Mr. Hagh Panah was born and raised in Italy. He speaks six languages and Panah’s has understanding of the complexity and diversity of North American and European culture which furthers his understanding of the challenges of this new and ever changing cannabis market. Mr. Hagh Panah brings 10 years of international affairs and business development experience in a variety of industries with a special focus in the past few years on the Cannabis & Hemp sector in Québec and worldwide.
Before joining West Island Brands, Mr. Hagh Panah consulted for several companies in their cannabis licensing application process with Health Canada. After immigrating to Canada in 2008, he obtained a Certificate in Administration from HEC Montreal while working in diverse management roles in Montreal’s technology sector.
Prior to Mundi Capital, Mr. Mundi served as Vice President, General Counsel of RCI Capital Group Inc., a private equity firm based in Vancouver focused on Asia based transactions in the technology and energy markets. In addition, Mr. Mundi was Vice President, General Counsel of Kingsdale Shareholder Services Inc., the largest proxy and corporate governance firm in Canada. Prior to Kingsdale, Mr. Mundi was an Associate at Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP focusing on corporate finance and securities in the real estate, technology and mining sectors. Mr. Mundi currently sits on the Board of Directors for Loopshare Ltd. Loopshare is publicly listed and is an emerging global leader in ridesharing, micro-mobility and sustainable transportation. Mr. Mundi holds a Bachelor’s degree from North Carolina State University, a Master’s degree from the University of Toronto and a law degree from the University of British Columbia.
MARCEL R. TREMBLAY
Mr. Tremblay resides in Quebec City and is a former Member of Parliament. First elected in 1984 as a Federal progressive-conservative member of parliament, he occupied a number of important positions in the House of Commons, including Parliamentary Secretary to the Deputy Prime Minister, to the Minister of Finance and to the Minister of Justice and Solicitor General of Canada.
Mr. Tremblay was the representative of the Canadian government at the U.N., N.A.T.O. and O.E.C.D. He attended la Sorbonne (Paris, France) and the University of Ljubijana (Yugoslavia) to study Economy and Politic Science. He graduated from Laval University in Quebec City with a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce (B.Sc.C.) and a Master’s in Accounting (M.Sc.C.) in 1967.