Leadership Team

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Mike Pilato , Director, President and CEO

Mike Pilato is President, CEO, and board director with Jamieson Wellness, assuming these roles in June 2021. He joined Jamieson Wellness as President, Specialty Brands, in October 2018 and in February 2020, became President of Jamieson Canada with responsibility for growing our full portfolio of brands in our home country. Mike has diverse Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) experience across companies of various sizes. Prior to Jamieson, he was with The Clorox Company for over a decade, holding senior positions in Finance, Brand Management, and Sales. For four years he was General Manager and President, Canada, where he led the organization to unprecedented growth across multiple categories including household products, natural health, and personal care. Prior to joining Clorox, Mike held various cross-functional roles at Playtex Products and Kraft Foods. He has also spent time in leadership positions in the start-up space. He has been a Director at the Food, Health and Consumer Products Association of Canada (FHCP) since 2015, previously serving as the Vice-Chair and currently as Treasurer. He previously sat on the boards of the Canadian Consumer Specialty Products Association (CCSPA), Avante Logixx Inc (XX.V), and Breakaway Community Services. Mike holds a Bachelor of Accounting degree from Brock University, as well as a CPA, CMA designation.

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Christopher Snowden , Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary

Christopher Snowden has been our Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary since July 2014. Prior to joining our Company, Mr. Snowden served as the Vice President Corporate Controller of Sofina Foods, a large Canadian marketer of value-added protein and grocery products. Previously, he worked for SunOpta Inc. in various finance roles, including as Vice President of Finance, Treasurer & Chief Financial Officer of SunOpta’s Fruit Group. Prior to joining SunOpta Inc., Mr. Snowden worked at Deloitte & Touche as a Senior Auditor. Mr. Snowden is a Chartered Public Accountant of Ontario and holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Windsor.

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Regan Stewart , Chief Operations and People Officer

Regan Stewart is our Chief Operations & People Officer, with oversight of Manufacturing, Supply Chain and Human Resources. Her unique experience combining cross-functional business experience in manufacturing, supply chain and human resources brought her to Jamieson in March 2016. Beginning her career as a manufacturing engineer in operations, Ms. Stewart has held a variety of management positions in increasing responsibility throughout several industries, all with a focus on improving process and ultimately the bottom line. Ms. Stewart transitioned her career in operations to focus on people and was accountable for all aspects of human resources for Knightsbridge Human Capital Solutions and also held senior leadership positions in human resources at Maple Leaf Foods Inc. and as the Production and Facilities Manager at Steelcase Inc. Ms. Stewart is a Six Sigma Black Belt and Professional Engineer. She graduated from Western University and holds a Masters of Business Administration from the Schulich School of Business.

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John Doherty , Chief Science and Innovation Officer

John Doherty has been our Chief Science and Innovation Officer since July 2013. He is responsible for product quality and overseeing products manufactured under the exacting standards of both a Health Canada drug manufacturing license as well as Australia’s Therapeutic Goods Administration clearance. In addition, Mr. Doherty is responsible for regulatory matters, consumer affairs, clinical research and innovation. Prior to Jamieson, Mr. Doherty lead clinical research and innovation at Iovate Health Sciences International, an industry pioneer in the U.S. sports nutrition and weight loss sector. Mr. Doherty holds a Bachelor of Science in Plant Biotechnology from University of Guelph, and is the inventor of a number of dietary supplement patents, relating to both novel claims and applications for natural ingredients, as well as delivery systems technology.

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Don Bird , Executive Vice President, Global Retail Sales and Marketing

Don Bird is our Executive Vice President, Global Retail Sales and Marketing. He leads our worldwide and contract manufacturing businesses to further drive sales growth. He also oversees our Canadian sales and marketing teams responsible for growing the Jamieson brand in Canada. Mr. Bird brought more than 25 years of industry experience to Jamieson when he joined our Company in February 2017. Prior to joining Jamieson, Mr. Bird was the Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing at WN Pharmaceuticals Ltd., taking its flagship Webber Naturals brand from a small vitamin E business in 1998 to the multinational supplement brand it is today. During this time, Mr. Bird also built WN Pharmaceuticals’ private label business, and many other natural product brands including Sunkist, MultiSure, MetaSlim and Treehouse. Don was also a long-time member of the executive team of WN Pharmaceuticals’ parent company, the Factors Group of Nutritional Companies Inc., acting as the Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Factors Group, as well as for its subsidiary, Natural Factors.

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Joel Scales , Sr. Vice President, Marketing

Joel Scales is our Sr. Vice President of Marketing, responsible for consumer marketing of our brand portfolio in Canada and worldwide. This includes the oversight of consumer-facing departments that shape the perception our brands and our products, including Paid Media, Owned Media, Digital, and Insights and Product Strategy. Mr. Scales joined Jamieson in 2015 as Director of Insights and restructured the department to better equip the business for long-term success through developing a deep understanding of the consumer and shopper and advocating for them throughout the business and externally. Prior to joining Jamieson, Mr. Scales held a number of insights roles at Procter & Gamble and PepsiCo Foods. During this time, he worked across a variety of different industries including pharmaceuticals, beauty care and food/snacks. Mr. Scales holds an MBA from the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland and a Bachelor of Science from the University of Maryland.

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Paul Galbraith , Sr. Vice President, Sales

Paul Galbraith is our Sr. Vice President of Sales, responsible for leading our Canadian sales growth plans and executions across our customer base. Prior to joining us in August 2016, Mr. Galbraith spent 18 years in various sales and marketing leadership roles with Maple Leaf Foods, Canada Bread and Frito-Lay. Mr. Galbraith holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Guelph.

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Robert Chan , Vice President, Finance

Rob Chan, CPA, CA is our Vice President, Finance and is responsible for financial reporting, financial planning, internal controls, treasury and tax. Prior to joining us in 2014, Mr. Chan led the external financial reporting function for a dually listed (TSX and NASDAQ) consumer packaged goods company and had integrated businesses through his involvement in strategic acquisitions. Mr. Chan holds a Bachelor of Mathematics and a Masters of Accounting from the University of Waterloo.