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Corporate Governance

Executive Directors

Melinda Rombouts - CEO, President & Director

Prior to founding NMC, Ms. Rombouts was the president, manager and owner of numerous large scale businesses producing agricultural food and pharmaceutical related products. Through this experience she has gained extensive plant knowledge crucial to the growth of a healthy plant and high quality product.

Ms. Rombouts has grown hundreds of varieties of plants and has experience with quality assurance and GPP program development, implementation and improvement with strict adherence to the regulations governing the pharmaceutical industry.

Board of Directors

Ravi Sood - Director

Mr. Sood is the managing director of Signal 8 Limited. Mr. Sood has been a founder of and the principal investor in several businesses in emerging markets and currently serves as Executive Chairman and Director of Galane Gold Ltd. (TSXV:GG) and Blockchain Power Trust (TSXV:BPWR) and as a director of Feronia Inc. (TSXV:FRN), and ICC Labs Inc. (TSXV:ICC).

He was the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Navina Asset Management Inc., a global asset management firm headquartered in Toronto, Canada. Mr. Sood led the investment activities of Navina and its predecessor company, Lawrence Asset Management Inc., from its founding in 2001 until he sold the firm in 2010.

Melinda Rombouts - CEO, President & Director

Prior to founding NMC, Ms. Rombouts was the president, manager and owner of numerous large scale businesses producing agricultural food and pharmaceutical related products. Through this experience she has gained extensive plant knowledge crucial to the growth of a healthy plant and high quality product.

Ms. Rombouts has grown hundreds of varieties of plants and has experience with quality assurance and GPP program development, implementation and improvement with strict adherence to the regulations governing the pharmaceutical industry.

Yasir Naqvi - Director

Mr. Naqvi is the Chief Executive Officer of the Institute for Canadian Citizenship (ICC). Prior to joining the ICC, Mr. Naqvi served as a Member of Provincial Parliament for almost 11 years. In that time, he served as the Attorney General of Ontario, Government House Leader, the Minister of Labour, and the Minister of Community Safety and Correctional Services. Mr. Naqvi was also a member of the Treasury Board and Management Board of Cabinet. Before being elected, Mr. Naqvi was the Associate Director and International Trade Counsel at the Centre for Trade Policy and Law, a non-profit think-tank affiliated with Carleton University and the University of Ottawa. He also practiced international trade, competition, regulatory and administrative law with major law firms in Ottawa. Mr. Naqvi has been cited as a “Community Builder” by United Way Ottawa and listed as one of the “Top 50 People in the Capital” by Ottawa Life magazine. In 2018, he was named on Canadian Lawyer’s “Top 25 Most Influential” list for advancing technological modernization in Ontario’s justice system. Most recently, Mr. Naqvi received the Lincoln Alexander Award by the Law Society of Ontario.