Dr. Mack Payravi
Our President, Dr. Payravi, has over 25 years of Canadian and international pharmacy experience. He has worked for major Canadian drug chains such as Shoppers Drug Mart and Rexall wherein each company he held the position of Pharmacy Director for British Columbia, responsible for operations of all stores located in the territory, including budgeting, P&L, human resources and strategic planning. Dr. Payravi is a registered Pharmacist in British Columbia and Alberta. Prior to his Canadian experience, Dr. Payravi worked in Iran where he was head of production for an Iranian drug manufacturing company and had responsibility for 600 employees on the drug production line. In Iran, he also was hospital pharmacist for a 770-bed university hospital, and he taught pharmacology and physiology at Tehran University. Dr. Payravi completed his Doctral Degree in the field of Pharmacy in Iran in 1993.
Chairman, CEO & Director
Former President and CEO of Clearly Canadian Beverage Corporation, Mr. Mason has spent many successful years in the public and private financial arenas. Mr. Mason is President and CEO of Waterfront Capital Corporation (a corporate advisory firm which offers a range of financial and communications services to companies) and President, Director and sole shareholder of Criterion Capital Corporation (a private investment and financial consulting company). Mr. Mason is currently on the board of directors and Chief Executive Officer for a number of private and publicly trading companies and not for profits.
Mr. Hamzagic has over 25 years of public practice accounting and financial management experience. Mr. Hamzagic is currently on the board of directors and Chief Financial Officer for a number of private and publicly trading companies that form part of the conglomerate group of companies chaired by Mr. Mason. Mr. Hamzagic is a member in good standing with the Certified General Accountants Association of British Columbia.
B.A., LL.B., LL.M
Mr. Kowalski is a successful entrepreneur and multiple business owner. He is also a lawyer experienced in commercial law and litigation. Much of Mr. Kowalski’s business career has involved founding, financing, operating and selling technology companies both in the private and public sectors. He works with fast growing technology companies, focusing on keeping technology development aligned with business strategy . He has led international technology sales and business development teams working with large corporations and not-for-profits. He also has experience with commercial real estate development, construction and investing. Mr. Kowalski is an experienced board member of private and public companies and not for profits. He holds Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws degrees from Monash University, Australia and a Master of Laws degree from The University of British Columbia, Canada.