Director, President & CEO
Mr. Parente has been President and CEO of New Age Farm since its inception in 2013. From 2011 to 2013, Mr. Parente was President and Director of Five Nines Ventures Ltd., a publicly traded mining company listed on the CSE. He resigned in order to devote more time to New Age Farm. In 2007, Mr. Parente founded and became the President of NHS Industries Inc., now a fully owned subsidiary of the Company, which owns a five-and-one-half acre greenhouse growing facility. In 2005, Mr. Parente founded Natural Health Solutions, Inc., and has served as its President since that time; the company manufactures and distributes natural health supplements and nutraceuticals across Canada.
Mr. Johnson is an attorney and trade-mark agent specializing in corporate law, commercial transactions and intellectual property. Mr. Johnson has several years’ experience at the senior management and board level in a variety of companies and not for profit organizations. Mr. Johnson holds a Bachelor of Arts (Hons.) from Queen’s University, a Master of Urban Planning (M.U.P.), Bachelor of Common Law (LL.B.) and a Bachelor of Civil Law (B.C.L.) from McGill University. He also completed the Directors’ Education Program at the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto and has been certified at the Institute of Corporate Directors, (ICD.D), the International Executive Program for Mining Leadership at the School of Business, Queen’s University and completed the Business Leadership Program for In-House Counsel at the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto and has been certified by the Canadian Corporate Counsel Association.
Anthony Chan, CA
Director & CFO
Mr. Chan is a chartered accountant and has been the principal of his own chartered accountancy firm since 2004, providing audit services and financial consulting services to companies listed on the CSE and TSX Venture Exchange.
Director & Corporate Secretary
Ms. Pike has more than 20 years’ experience in administration and corporate governance. She is an experienced governance professional and has served as corporate secretary to a number of companies in the last 10 years. She holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree in management and leadership, and certificates as a corporate paralegal as well as in general/personnel management and records management. Her experience includes leadership positions in both the profit and not-for-profit sector and she is actively involved in the local food movement.