For the record: December 3, 2019

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People on the Move

Cannabis

Yoni Ashurov has been appointed to the board of directors at Nabis Holdings. Ashurov is currently founder and CEO of MWR Life. Liran Kandinov has resigned from the company’s board of directors.

Health/Medical

Mounia Azzi has been appointed vice-president, program development and partnerships, at adMare BioInnovations. Azzi previously served as executive global vice-president, corporate development, and chief business officer at Nexelis. 

David Ostrow has been appointed chief medical officer at Premier Health Group. Mona Elesseily has joined the company’s newly formed advisory board as a digital marketing strategist. Ostrow was the president and CEO of Vancouver Coastal Health Authority. Elesseily is the vice-president of online marketing strategy at Page Zero Media.

Hospitality/Tourism/Convention

Blaine Adams has joined the Vancouver Convention Centre as director of facilities management. Previously, Adams held the role of director of facility maintenance at Calgary Airport Authority.

Non-Profit

Samuel Jang, Clive Millar and Diana Walls have been appointed to the board of directors at Central City Foundation.

Real estate

Alastair Hughes has been appointed to the board of directors at QuadReal Property Group. Hughes previously served as a member of the global executive board at Jones Lang LaSalle.

Technology

Annie Ting has joined TCS Forensics as a cybersecurity consultant.

Craig Ryomoto has joined Thinkific as chief revenue officer in support of helping Thinkific manage and grow its 10 million students.

Companies on the move

New in town

Flexport announced the opening of its first Canadian office, located at 2015 Main Street, Vancouver. 

Gooseneck Hospitality announced the opening of Bufala Edgemont in North Vancouver’s picturesque Edgemont Village.

Hats Off

Business in Vancouver welcomes submissions from local small businesses and large corporations alike that demonstrate examples of corporate philanthropy and community involvement in the Vancouver area. High-resolution images are also welcome.

Compass Group donated $25,000 to Langara College to provide financial support for students to participate in experiential learning opportunities including local and international volunteer projects.

100 Women Who Care Vancouver donated $11,200 to Contributing to Lives of Inner City Kids. In four years, the organization has donated more than $160,000 to 18 charities in Vancouver.