Board of Directors

Meet Our Board of Directors Team

DANIEL BURNS

DANIEL BURNS

Chairman

Daniel is a lawyer, accountant and entrepreneur. Daniel is an experienced corporate director in the financial services, insurance and mining sectors. He has served as chair of a number of significant organizations in Canada and the United States as well as chaired the audit committees of significant public and private institutions.

MONTY SIKKA

MONTY SIKKA

Co-Founder, Director

Monty, co-founder of Zenabis, has had a successful career of start-up companies in the technology sector over the past two decades. He has extensive experience in e-commerce, marketing and finance sectors. As President of the Monark Group, a group of companies he co-founded in 2001, Monty has grown the business into a multi-million-dollar, multi-faceted corporation.

SHAI ALTMAN

SHAI ALTMAN

President, CEO and Director

Shai Altman is the President and CEO of Zenabis Inc.

 

Before joining Zenabis Shai has had a 25 year career within global companies in the Consumer Packaged Goods industry. He has served as the President of McCain Foods (Canada). McCain Foods is the world's largest producer of French fries and other frozen food products, such as frozen appetizers and desserts.

 

Prior to McCain foods, Shai spent 18 years with The Wm Wrigley Company where his last post was as President for Wrigley Canada, a division of MARS Inc., one of the world's leading manufacturers and marketers of confectionery and food products. Prior to this, Shai was the General Manager of Wrigley India and prior to that the General manager for Wrigley Israel. Before becoming a GM Shai has held several positions within Wrigley such as regional sales management, key account management, customer marketing management, and consumer marketing Manager.

NATASCHA KIERNAN

NATASCHA KIERNAN

Independent Director

Natascha is an experienced international finance and M&A attorney who has held senior positions at several prominent international law firms. Her experience includes working as Counsel in the London office of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP and has represented Fortune 500 companies, financial institutions and international governments in complex corporate finance and M&A transactions totaling more than $100 billion in value and spanning six continents. In 2014, she was ranked as one of the “Top 40 Under 40 Rising Legal Stars in Europe” by the Financial News. Natascha holds a J.D. from Columbia University School of Law and is qualified to practice law in New York and England & Wales.

VINCENT QUAN

VINCENT QUAN

Independent Director

Vincent is currently the Vice President of Finance for the Richberry Group of Companies, part of the executive management team that oversees over 1,100 acres of Ocean Spray cranberry bogs. Previously, he oversaw a team of lending professionals in Farm Credit Canada and managed a portfolio over $1 billion.

JIM SHONE

JIM SHONE

Independent Director

Mr. Shone is currently the Founder and Managing Director of Shone Capital Partners, a corporate financial advisory services firm providing advisory services to small and medium sized enterprises. Mr. Shone recently held positions of Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice-President and General Manager of Operations of The Green Organic Dutchman Holdings Ltd., a TSX listed organic cannabis company.

 

Prior to joining The Green Organic Dutchman Holdings Ltd. in 2017, Mr. Shone was the Chief Financial Officer of MediResource Inc., a provider of consumer facing health and wellness software.  Mr. Shone holds an MBA from Queens University and is a CFA charterholder.