CBD Essentials for Your Health Active Life

CaniBrands is high quality products for everday problems, including pain, soreness, energy and sleep, as a healthy alternative at different times of day. Our products are trusted by professional athletes and backed by science with advanced nutrient-rich formulations.  Our collection of experience-based brands creates long-term relationships with consumer households.

Global Sport Advisors

Dara Torres

Global Wellness Ambassador

12-Time Medalist, NY Times Best-Selling Author, & Mom. Dara Torres, 12-time Olympic  medalist and iconic fitness advocate for women and moms globally, sees CBD (Cannabidiol) as a pathway to a better lifestyle and fitness performance in your 40s, 50s and beyond. As Chief Lifestyle & Wellness Officer for CaniBrands, she is dedicated to helping educate and empower people to explore natural, plant-based alternatives for health and wellness.

Paul Bissonnette

Sport Advisor, Spokesperson,

Former NHL hockey player and co-host of the popular Barstool Sports’ Spittin’ Chiclets podcast who has has leveraged his massive social media presence into a multimedia career. Paul, known on Twitter as @BizNasty2Point0, with an active fanbase of 1.2M Twitter followers and 245K Instagram followers.

Andy O’Brien

Sport Science Advisor, Investor

Director of Sport Science & Performance, Pittsburgh Penguins. Strength & Conditioning Coach and Sport Scientist, known for his work with several of the world’s top athletes across different sports, including NHL stars Sidney Crosby, John Tavares, Nathan Mackinnon and Taylor Hall.

Executive Team

Chris Lord

Chief Executive Officer

Chris specializes in driving rapid growth with CPG and consumer products companies, and is globally recognized Customer Experience thought leader.

He is known for establishing high performing teams and powerful partner based relationships to develop new services and capabilities capitalizing on consumer trends and commercial opportunities.

Chris has Global and North American executive leadership experience leading publicly traded companies as an Accenture Partner, Country Head of $6B  Indian IT company, Global Growth and Marketing Leader for a 45,000-employee customer experience company. 

Samantha Dumas

Chief Branding Officer

Samantha is known for positioning companies ahead of the curve in some of the most complex and competitive global marketplaces. Samantha develops Brands with compelling market positioning, consumer alignment and positive market adoption of CaniBrands.

Samantha part of the core team that developed and launched Hydropothecary, one of Canada's most trusted medical cannabis companies.  She has extensive experience with brands, consumer trends and the cannabis industry in North America.

Alan Brahmst

Chief Commercial Officer

Alan brings significant strategic leadership and operational expertise to the CaniBrands team, with 20 years’ experience in consumer and technology sectors. His experience with Fortune 500 companies has lead to his development of  CaniBrands manufacturing, distribution and product innovation ecosystem with strategic partners.

Recognized as a leader in sport systems, Alan is an Olympic athlete and coach who develops podium strategies for Olympic teams today. He holds an MBA & MSc and is currently completing a doctorate on Operational Excellence with the University of Toronto.

Margaret Zanel

Chief Revenue Growth Officer

Maggie is instrumental in CaniBrands Growth through her management of revenue programs across all distribution channels and partners.  She is a Lean Six Sigma certified market expansion strategist, with over 20 years’ experience in strategic sales and corporate development. 

She has lead sales, marketing and corporate communications divisions within Fortune 150 multinationals and Bay Area start-ups at the frontier of the late 90’s technology boom. With an MBA in International Business, Maggie is a driven and hyper-focused leader who commands success in fast-paced, emerging industries.

Keyur Desai

Chief Technology Officer

Keyur has enabled CaniBrands’ mission to develop a powerful proprietary technology platform that enables superior customer insights, fulfillment integration and data analytics. Keyur is an engineer with an MBA who delivers effective business-focused technology solutions using sound business acumen and technical understanding.

Keyur was the CTO of a multi-national Financial Services Company where built and implemented numerous large-scale technology, M&A integration and analytics platforms.

Founders & Advisors

Kenny Lord

Founder, Investor Relations

Former VP of Corporate Development for National Access Canada and many other cannabis companies. Kenny is a cultivator, entrepreneur and innovator across business, government and media communities with 10 years of VC experience.

Brad Morris

Founder

Accomplished lawyer, investor, and entrepreneur in the global cannabis, consumer products, and technology industries. Brad is an advisor on business development, corporate structuring, and achieving hyper-growth.

Aaron Silverman

Advisor

California based CEO and Founder of OMG Farms Inc. Industry pioneer with experience in owning dispensaries, digital marketing, cultivation operations and developed first THC beverage in his restaurant and cannabis pioneer.

Our Partners

Based in Sonoma County, Sonoma Lab Works is a fully compliant testing lab that offers state-of-the-art services to clients throughout California. Their origin as an in-house lab to Cannacraft, one of Northern California’s largest manufacturers, gives SLW a special insight to clients’ needs for accuracy, consistency and timely testing; as well as the importance of R&D testing in product development. Using the latest, state-of-the-art equipment with GLP compliant methods and procedures, SLW meets and exceeds the California Bureau of Cannabis Control regulations.

Spray Labs focuses on making the highest quality oral spray supplements in the world. They do this by paying attention to two fundamental things: a supplement should get into your system quickly and effectively, and it should be comprised of the highest quality, pure ingredients. Based in the US, Spray Labs manufactures spray nutritional supplements under the watchful eye of founder, Dr. Clive Spray, a chemist and plant biologist who has devoted the past 20 years to spray nutrition technology.

CaniBrands is proud to be a member of the National Hemp Association which supports the growth and development of all aspects of the industrial hemp industry. We believe that American industry is trending towards bio-sustainability and hemp plays a critical role in the establishment of a new economic paradigm. The Association is dedicated to shifting the perception of hemp as being an alternative crop to a mainstream commodity and helping American farmers earn a living growing this environmentally sustainable cash crop and making hemp fully legal at the federal level.