Leadership & Governance

IMC's Board of Directors & Governance consists of well-known and experienced executives and investors in the industry, all of them with notable business successes on their resumes.

Oren Shuster

Chief Executive Officer & Director

Oren is the co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of International Medical Cannabis (IMC) and one of Israel’s prominent experts in the field of medical cannabis. Oren brings more than two decades of proven entrepreneurial experience in founding and growing companies in the med-tech and technology/software industries where healthcare, patient care, technology and innovation intersect.

Prior to IMC, Oren co-founded a small start-up, E-wave, bringing his vision to build a global tech company that provides software solutions for enterprises in digital, IT, HR, and medical technologies. Today, E-wave is a global software house that employs 1,000 professionals with operations in the U.S., Canada, Brazil, India and Israel.

In addition to his entrepreneurial track-record, Oren also held executive positions at a number of companies within the telecom and digital media industries.

Doron Reznik

Master Grower

Doron is an experienced specialist in farm management operating in agriculture since 1975.

Doron advised Israeli companies on greenhouse construction and management in international projects, and headed cultivation and operation for a US organic agriculture corporation in California and Mexico. Since 2013 he has been back in Israel overseeing cultivation and production for IMC.

Amir Goldstein

Chief Operating Officer

Amir is a seasoned executive in the Israeli Hi-Tech industry with over 30 years of experience.

Amir served in various managerial positions at Amdocs, the world leader in Telecom Billing and Customer Care software.

Amir was also a founder and Executive Vice President at Cellcom LTD (Israel’s leading Mobile Operator), Chairman and CEO of Todacell Inc. (an international mobile advertising company) and serves as a Managing Partner of two private equity funds, Botticelli and Afterdox.

Shai Shemesh

Chief Financial Officer

Shai is an experienced CFO, with nearly 15 years of experience in various industries such as Construction, Renewable energy, Pharmaceutical, and Services.

Shai has gained extensive knowledge working as the CFO of Sadyt and IVM, a Spanish-Israeli consortium that built the multi-million Ashdod Desalination plant in Israel. Prior to that, Shai was working as a Financial controller for the Israeli branch of Boston Scientific and as Supervisor auditor in PWC.

Shai holds a CPA diploma, an MBA from IE Business School and A triple major BA in Accounting- Business Management and Economics from the Tel Aviv university.

 

 

Yael Harrosh

Business & Compliance Manager

Ms. Harrosh is an experienced lawyer, with extensive training in commercial and civil litigation as well as corporate law and contracts in two major Israeli law firms. Over the past five years, Ms. Harrosh has applied her commercial expertise as legal advisor and deputy CEO of Promarket, a leading Israel media group. Ms. Harrosh graduated cum laude from the Faculty of Law of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Ms. Harrosh has served as Business and Compliance Manager of IMC since 2018 on a full-time basis.

Ben Brownstein

Business Development

Ben has over 10 years of experience in business development in the consumer
goods and entertainment industries in the USA and in management of
construction projects in Israel.
A Civil Engineer, experienced in various aspects of cannabis production, working in IMC for the past 5 years.

Ben focuses on developing business in emerging cannabis market in Europe and Latin America.

Steve Mintz

Director

Steven Mintz, C.A., is a financial consultant in a variety of industries including mining, oil and gas, real estate, and cannabis. He is currently the President of St. Germain Capital Corp., a private consulting and investment firm, as well as Principal and CFO at Minkids Group, a family investment and real estate development company.

Steve’s experience spans a variety of financial and management areas of expertise from accounting in large firms to bankruptcy and insolvency. He obtained his C.A. designation in 1992 and Trustee in Bankruptcy license in 1995. Steve currently serves as a director at several public companies. 

Marc Lustig

Director

Mr. Lustig holds MSc and MBA degrees for McGill university. He began his professional career in the pharmaceutical industry at Merc& Co.

In 2000, he started his capital markets career in institutional equity research in the Life Sciences sector at Orion Securities.

For the next 14 years, Mr. Lustig worked as a senior producer at GMP Securities L.P. and as Head of Capital Markets before becoming Principal at KES 7 capital.

Mr. Lustig founded CannaRoyalty Corp. since 2015