All the right ingredients

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Executive leadership team with decades of experience in the nutraceutical and natural health product industry
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Proven track record of taking companies to capital markets
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Extensive US and international regulatory & trade expertise
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Set up for international expansion
BILL PANAGIOTAKOPOULOS

BILL PANAGIOTAKOPOULOS

CEO & BOARD OF DIRECTORS

With over 23 years of experience as an entrepreneur, executive, and investor, Bill Panagiotakopoulos has a strong history of growing businesses from initial concept to operating enterprise. Bill is also the founder and owner of Cardinal Group Inc, specializing in evaluating business development opportunities and helping set strategic goals that generate significant ROI and government contracts well above industry norms.

NAJLA GUTHRIE

NAJLA GUTHRIE

PRESIDENT & BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Throughout her career, Najla Guthrie has been hailed for both her revolutionary contributions to nutritional science and her accomplishments within the nutraceutical industry. With over 50 published papers in peer-reviewed journals, Najla is widely recognized as a global leader and sought-after spokesperson in the nutraceutical trade as well as a lobbyist for the advancement of policy changes in the supplement industry.

JOHN VENARDOS

JOHN VENARDOS

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Starting as a graduate student intern to the Speaker of the House, John Venardos has played a significant role in shaping government and regulatory policies for over 40 years. He has worked for NutraSweet, Pfizer, and Herbalife, acting as in-house representative for Congress, the FDA, FTC, and various state and federal agencies. John recently served as Vice Chair of the Natural Products Association and has been active with numerous international trade and dietary/food industry associations.

BERNIE LANDES

BERNIE LANDES

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

With over 40 years of experience and success in senior leadership positions in such high profile companies as Health Valley Foods, Alacer (Emergen-C) and Zila Nutraceuticals (Ester-C), Bernie Landes continues to support a global client base in the Nutritional Products and Wellness related industries, with a focus on functional foods, nutraceuticals, dietary supplements, personal care, food products and related sectors, including all areas of contract manufacturing.

ZAC BENSINGER

ZAC BENSINGER

Zac has 16 years experience in the corporate retail industry across $1B+ P&L management, product development and marketing for multiple Fortune 50 retailers (Target, Meijer, Walgreens, Walmart). He launched eCommerce startup Jet.com’s consumer Health & Wellness retail division which led to the 2016 acquisition by Walmart. He then led the Walmart eCommerce group as GM for 4 years after the acquisition. Most recently he took over as CEO of a high growth content/commerce startup focused on connecting athletes with consumers. He is passionate about the Wellness industry, staying active playing many sports, enjoys international travel and is active in philanthropy.

ANDREW STEANE

ANDREW STEANE

DIRECTOR

Mr. Steane leads a business transformation office for global software leader, SAP. With over 25 years in the software industry, Mr. Steane has extensive experience in sales, marketing and operations with industry giants such as Microsoft and SAP as well as start-ups. He has signed industry lighthouse deals, managed multi-million dollar marketing budgets and governed sales operations for a software business in excess of $800 million in revenue. A creative and strategic thinker, Mr. Steane uses a collaborative leadership style to lead cross-functional North American and Global teams to produce business at scale for process, people and customers. Mr. Steane also sits on the Board of Directors of a non-profit corporation supporting arts, culture and heritage for the City of Mississauga.
DAN WOOTTON

DAN WOOTTON

ADVISOR

Dan is a Senior Vice President and Partner with a Global full service accounting firm. Dan has over 20 years of experience in providing financial advisory services to clients in a variety of industries including the manufacturing, retail, and financial services. Dan works directly with corporate clients, large financial institutions, regulators and other government authorities in providing financial solutions for lenders, borrowers, assists with negotiations and oversees financial restructuring projects. Dan participates with and sits on various boards of directors related to industry associations and non-profit organizations.

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