PNP Pharmaceuticals has brought together a talented team of professionals that collectively bring a wealth of knowledge from their specific fields of expertise.
- Glen North, President & CEO
Glen is the co-owner and founder of PNP Pharmaceuticals and has over 25 years experience in the pharmaceutical/nutraceutical industry. Before establishing PNP Pharmaceuticals in 1999, Glen owned and operated a successful chain of retail vitamin stores in British Columbia. Glen’s vision and strong leadership has guided PNP Pharmaceuticals to become one of Canada’s largest and most respected contract manufacturers.
- Dr. Dennis Thneah, Vice President
Dennis is the co-owner of PNP Pharmaceuticals. Dennis retired as an MD following a 20 year career as a General Physician. He received his medical training in Hong Kong and post graduate in the UK.
- Tony Theng, Finance/Accounting
Tony joined PNP Pharmaceuticals in October 2012. He became certified as a Chartered Accountant in 2011 and remains an active member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of BC. Before joining PNP, Tony worked at KPMG LLP as an audit and accounting professional while attending the Chartered Accounting School of Business. Over the years, Tony has overseen the financial reporting and accounting duties in PNP’s manufacturing environment with his professional experience, knowledge and due diligence. He holds a Diploma in Accounting from the University of British Columbia and a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics/Finance from the University of Waterloo.
- Warren Brent, Account Executive
Warren joined PNP in 2008, bringing with him 20 years of experience in Sales and Marketing garnered in the Forest Products Industry. His vast experience managing large accounts in the international marketplace, combined with his attention to detail and natural proficiency to provide the highest levels of customer service, make him a valuable asset to the team.
- Milos Marichic, Production Manager
Milos joined PNP Pharmaceuticals as a Production Manager in January 2019. Milos has 5 years of experience in a GMP environment within medical devices, food and pharma industries where most recently he led the Production Department at Response Biomedical Corp for 4 years. Milos holds a Master of Science degree from the University of Belgrade, Serbia. His team focused leadership style, strong work ethic and great attention to details are some of the strengths he brings to PNP. In his free time Milos enjoy the great outdoors, cycling, hiking and camping with his wife and two daughters.
- Wendy Lin, Accounting
Wendy joined PNP in 2008 and is a Certified General Accountant (CGA). Wendy also holds a Bachelor’s Degree of Applied Mathematics from GuangZhou University, Canton, China, as well as a Finance & Management Diploma, from Langara College in Vancouver, B.C.
- Jessica Lau, Human Resources Manager
Jessica has over 7 years of local and International HR and business development experience in various industries. Jessica holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration with a focus in HR Management and an Advanced Diploma in HR Management from Capilano University and has been a member of the Chartered Professionals in Human Resources since 2009. Jessica takes pride in looking after her team while balancing the business aspects. She believes people are the foundation to an organization’s success and is always working towards creating a fun and engaging work culture, where the employees feel valued and cared for. She has a passion to develop her team and loves looking for ways to help her teammates grow. In her spare time, Jessica likes to volunteer, try out new cuisines, travel, find ways for personal development and spend time with her family and friends.
- Alan Urmeneta, Purchasing & Logistics Manager
Alan has over 13 years experience in purchasing, Materials Management and logistics training in a pharmaceutical environment. Alan previously spent 15 years with Jamieson Laboratories Ltd./ PanGeo Pharma Inc./ Boehringer Ingelheim /Quest Vitamins
- Abdul Azzam, Director of Quality & Compliance
Abdul has over 19 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry. His experience includes all aspects of the industry including Production, QA, QC, Validation, Formulation and Regulatory Affairs. Abdul holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Science and Master Business Administration in addition to a number of training certifications in the pharmaceutical industry including validation.
- Emilie Le Bihan, Account Executive
Emilie studied Biochemistry in France and joined our team in 2015. Starting her career in the Flavour Industry, she spent 7 years working with Food and Natural Health Products manufacturers acquiring a strong technical expertise in regards to ingredients, formulations and applications. By the diversity of the Food and Natural Health Product Industry, Emilie is bringing her experience to PNP sales team and has been a valuable asset.
- Pam Elliott, Director of Product Development
Pam has worked in the Natural Health and Pharmaceutical industry for over 17 years – in positions encompassing Quality, Regulatory, Formulation, Technical Sales and Customer Relations roles. In 1999, as Health Canada’s Natural Health Directorate was coming into inception, Pam’s Analytical Chemistry focus took her to work at Natural Factors, one of North Americas largest Natural Health Product Manufacturers, as the Quality Control Lab Manager overseeing the Analytical Testing Lab and QC Sampling departments. She went on to work for 11 years at LV Lomas, a leading North American distributor of Pharma, NHP and food specialty ingredients, where she received training from top ingredient manufacturers, assisted customers in developing formulations using both standard and multifunctional ingredients, and aided customers with formulation and production challenges through collaboration with industry technical specialists and hands-on customer plant trials.
- Raveen Kullar, Account Executive
Raveen has over 5 years of sales and account management experience within the Pharmaceutical and Dietary Supplement Industry. Raveen’s goal is to help his customers achieve success. Raveen works closely with various brands to understand their manufacturing requirements so that PNP can deliver with excellence.
- Richard Hsieh, Account Executive
Growing up in Vancouver, Richard has adapted the Vancouverite way of life – being friendly and maintaining a healthy lifestyle. This ‘Vancouverite’ style of living led him to pursue his post-secondary degree in Pharmacology from McGill University. Upon obtaining his Pharmacology degree, Richard joined PNP Pharmaceuticals with three years of experience in B2B sales. His customer-oriented attitude allows him to excel in customer service and assisting customers in solving each unique problem. Richard’s goal is to help his customers grow and develop consumer trusted brands.