Celebrated on Friday, 13th December, 2019
12:00 – 2:30pm
at Malaspina Room, Fairmont Waterfront Hotel, 900 Canada Place, Vancouver, BC
How you transform your business as tech, consumer, habits industry dynamic change, Find out from those leading the charge.
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FOUNDER & PAST PRESIDENT
Vivek Savkur is the Managing Director of Anand Commercial Services Pvt Ltd. Mumbai and Owner of Savkur International Agencies in Vancouver.He has been actively connected with Indo-Canadian Bilateral Trade since the last 30 years. Before immigrating to Canada form Mumbai, India he held several positions in the Indo-Canadian Business Chamber (ICBC), Mumbai and was on it’s National Board for several years and it’s National President for three consecutive years. He is well connected in India and in BC and is conversant with all sectors of trade in the BC-India Business Corridor.
Bobby Pawar completed his Masters in Business Administration at the University of Windsor in 2003 and in turn attended the Waterloo Management Education and Wilson Learning Centres. In addition, he received his Bachelor of Arts in Criminology and Psychology at Simon Fraser University in 1995. He is currently self-employed as owner and consultant of Earth King Investments and Pawar Consulting Ltd. Prior to venturing into his own business, Pawar held positions of Business Analyst for BMO Harris Private Banking Inc., Marketing Director & Partner at Coregate Inc., and Marketing Director & Partner for Generation Y. He was also employed for the Government of British Columbia in the Law Enforcement field between 1995 and 2003.
Hema Bhatt is the Vice-President and founder of Natu’Oil Services. In partnership with her husband, she set up a Malaysian office in 2004 and a manufacturing plant to cater to the demands of customers followed by Global Agritrade Corporation in 2006.
Natu’Oil Services specializes in international trade of palm oil based ingredients for the animal feed and food manufacturing industries. It is the largest importer of packaged palm oil and energy supplements and the first company to introduce sustainable refined palm oil into North America. Its mission is to be the premier supplier of oils and fats to all industries using highly streamlined logistics, customer service par excellence and products of the highest quality. Natu’Oil Services also distributes the Olera brand of certified sustainable palm shortenings and oils, as well as, Copia Coconut Oils, and is a member of Roundtable of Sustainable Palm Oil with a certified supply chain status.
Dawood Shakir is a vivid International business advisor with depth and breadth of experience in consultancy and delivering business projects in Canada, UK and India. Gained an impeccable track record from working for the Ministry of International Trade, BC government as Trade Commissioner for British Columbia and in UK Trade & Investment at the British Deputy High Commission in India. Along with my industry experience, I collectively offer nine years of experience. Successfully landed FDI projects of more than 100 Million dollars in Canada and UK and continue to help companies interested to enter the Indian and the Canadian market.
Yusuf Varachia has over 15 years of experience working in the Canadian educational sector. Prior to taking on his current position at SFU International, Yusuf was a teacher for the Toronto District School Board, worked in student recruitment, and managed international and Indigenous student recruitment at SFU. Currently he is the Director of International Strategic Initiatives at Simon Fraser University. In this position, he is responsible for promoting and enhancing SFU’s profile domestically and internationally through the strategic management of SFU’s international partnerships, international visitors, local diplomatic corps, and local international organizations.
A dynamic go-getter, George Mathew is a gifted leader from Richmond, British Columbia. A passionate communicator, George is enriched with the wealth of diverse experiences in Sales, Marketing and Finance. Having spent his adolescent years in Muscat, Oman, George brings about a unique perspective to business. George’s forte has been in the realm of Sales and Marketing and he has consulted multiple companies. He is also an owner of a Paleo Restaurant called Festal Cafe which is located at Coal Harbour in Downtown Vancouver which is the first 100% Paleo restaurant in British Columbia.
A keen sports enthusiast, George spends his free time playing soccer, basketball, table tennis and football. His also loves to play the guitar to harmonize the lives of the less fortunate and help the community. Whatever surplus he has, he uses it to feed the homeless and helps out at recovery addiction centres by singing and playing the guitar. His main goal in life is to make a difference in people’s lives by influencing media, governments and the marketplace. He eventually wants to open schools, orphanages, and hospitals through which he can share grace and love to the world.
Douglas Nazareth, a mechanical engineer by profession was selected right out of University to join the Tata Group of Companies, one of the most established business conglomerates in India. He was instrumental in building and running a plant in New Bombay for Tata Press as the Plant Manager before emigrating to Canada in 1989. Douglas is an entrepreneur and has run his own business Ancan Marketing in Richmond since 2002.
How you transform your business as technology, consumer, habits industry dynamic s change? Find out from those leading the charge.