Executive Board

RAMIN ESTIFAIE (MCOMM-MBA)

CEO AND CO-FOUNDER

Ramin is an award-winning entrepreneur. He recently received the Top Forty Under 40 Prestigious Award from BIV. Ramin is also a medical technology expert and nutraceutical corporate executive with 15 years of experience in founding and managing health, technology, and natural health product developments. His global experiences include corporate sales, business operations, commercialization, and strategic expansion in healthcare.

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KARIM LEIL (PHD)

CSO AND CO-FOUNDER

To the CSN Pharma partnership, Karim brings a mix of healthcare knowledge in quality control, entrepreneurial/ ownership experience, and business development expertise. Karim is also the CEO of Canadian Sports Nutrition, a natural health supplement company.

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SAIED VEJDANI (MD)

CMO AND CO-FOUNDER

Saied is a serial entrepreneur with 25 years of experience managing several companies in four different markets. To the CSN Pharma partnership, Dr. Vejdani brings a mix of personal healthcare professional, medical and science expertise.

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Board of Advisors

KELLY MARCINIW

To the CSN Pharma advisory, Kelly brings a mix of business management expertise and innovative product development experience in an advisory capacity.

DAN KEOGH

To the CSN Pharma advisory services, Dan brings vast knowledge in areas of focus including Canadian and U.S. income tax compliance, corporate financial statement compilation and assurance services, corporate income tax planning, and international reporting.

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ALI ARDAKANI

Ali is a technical and entrepreneurial corporate development and operations biotech executive with 20 years of experience in managing life science projects and companies. Along with his expertise he also bring his experience in managing R&D projects, fundraising, licensing and M&A to CSN Pharma.

BOB MEHR

Bob adds a wealth of experience and knowledge having been with Pure Pharmacy for 24+ years. His aid in formulation and R&D will help take CSN Pharma to the next level.

Team

HELENA BROWN

PURCHASING MANAGER

Helena has had experience in Product Development, Procurement, Contract Manufacturing, and Business Development. She is exceptionally talented in the business development process from conception to regulatory, quality assurance, manufacturing, and completion. She is responsible for working closely with suppliers around the globe, clients, and various departments.

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AMANEH BEHZADI

QA/QC MANAGER

Amaneh is a plant pathologist with a degree in law. She has over 10 year’s experience in quality control in the food and natural health product industry. To CSN Pharma she brings her quality assessment and NHP backgrounds to provide quality service delivery to our clients.

HADI NAJAFI

PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR

Hadi oversees the production process, as well as the coordination of all production activities and operations. He plans and draws up all the production schedules as well as sets the quality standards and implements quality control program.

LARISSA PEREIRA

SUPPLY CHAIN COORDINATOR

With experience in purchasing and data management analytics, Larissa provides inputs for our operations projects as well as ensuring that our logistics processes are up-to-date and have clear steps to follow.

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Marianna Fowles

MARKETING LEAD

Marianna is CSN's marketing specialist, she oversees everything from design, company branding, production, copyright, marketing plans to logistics. She ensures CSN's marketing and communication is on point and effective.

FAIZAN HASAN

MARKETING COORDINATOR

Faizan is our marketing coordinator intern joining us from UBC. His role is to help reinvigorate and uplift CSN Pharma's marketing strategy as well as implement a sales funnel that support lead generation. 

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