Management

Meet Our Team

SHAI ALTMAN

SHAI ALTMAN

President and Chief Executive Officer

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.

ERIC RASMUSSEN

ERIC RASMUSSEN

Chief Financial Officer

Eric brings to Zenabis extensive senior management experience in publicly-listed companies, both in North America and Europe.

He has strong corporate and operations finance, internal audit, M&A, and strategic investment experience over a 20-year leadership career within Shawcor, a leading integrated energy services company. He has also been a strategic consultant for Canadian large- and mid-size clients, advising on corporate strategic and financial planning, post-merger integration and business process optimization.

ALAN MAYO

ALAN MAYO

Chief Quality & Compliance Officer

Alan brings over 19 years of extensive knowledge and experience in regulatory compliance, with a focus on the application of quality assurance in operations and logistics management in the manufacturing and drug development sectors.

 

Previously, he has worked across global business units to lead the comprehensive implementation of GMP processes and policies, including his most recent role at GlaxoSmithKline (GSK). Alan has overseen all aspects of quality assurance at manufacturing facilities in the US and Europe, and external contract manufacturers in Latin America. This includes quality control, validation, batch release and tech transfer, while providing effective leadership, resources and support to ensure compliance with GMP and applicable laws.

 

He holds a Bachelor of Pharmacy (Hons) from the University of Malta and is also eligible to act as a European Union Qualified Person (EU QP).

Robert Maxwell

Robert Maxwell

Vice President, Sales & Marketing

Robert Maxwell is the Vice President, Sales & Marketing of Zenabis

 

Robert has enjoyed a 30-year career in the biotech, medical device and Consumer Packaged Goods industries.

As both an entrepreneur and executive, Robert has conceived, launched, and directed product development and white label initiatives on behalf of U.S. medical device giant Marian Inc. and for retailers such as CVS Health, Walgreen’s, Target, and Shopper’s Drug Mart. As Chief Commercial Officer for Canadian biotech company Biomod Concepts, his clientele list for new technology and product development initiatives included cosmetic and beauty mainstays such as Estee Lauder, Mary Kay and Charlotte Tilbury Beauty.

 

Robert also brings extensive cannabis sector experience to us, as he was the former President and CEO of the Kolab Project, a Canadian licenced cultivator, processor and successful cannabis branding organization.