Our Team

We have assembled some of the industry’s best managers, directors and scientific advisors to help us achieve our goal: Using our unique expertise to develop and commercialize cannabis-based medical extracts that help patients around the world have access to safe, effective treatments for inflammation-related conditions. We invite you to meet the team behind PlantEXT.

Management

Doug Sommerville, MBA

Doug Sommerville, MBA

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
Dr. Jeffrey Sterling, PhD

Dr. Jeffrey Sterling, PhD

DRUG DEVELOPMENT CONSULTANT
Tahel Altman, BSc, MD

Tahel Altman, BSc, MD

GM, R&D AND ISRAEL OPERATIONS
Dr. Oded Sagee, PhD

Dr. Oded Sagee, PhD

PRESIDENT (ISRAEL)
Amir Gissin

Amir Gissin

VICE PRESIDENT, COMMUNICATIONS
Brenda Zeitlin, MBA

Brenda Zeitlin, MBA

CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER
Prof. Hinanit Koltai, PhD

Prof. Hinanit Koltai, PhD

SENIOR RESEARCH SCIENTIST
Dr. Orly Weinreb, Ph.D.

Dr. Orly Weinreb, Ph.D.

CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER

Board of Directors

Hon. Joe Oliver, PC

Hon. Joe Oliver, PC

CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD
Doug Sommerville, MBA

Doug Sommerville, MBA

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
Kevin McGovern

Kevin McGovern

BOARD MEMBER
Ittamar Herman, LLB

Ittamar Herman, LLB

BOARD MEMBER
Al Shefsky, JD

Al Shefsky, JD

PRESIDENT (CANADA)
Dr. Oded Sagee, PhD

Dr. Oded Sagee, PhD

PRESIDENT (ISRAEL)

Scientific Advisory Board

Professor Raphael Mechoulam

Professor Raphael Mechoulam

HEAD, NATURAL SCIENCES SECTION, ISRAEL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES. PAST PRESIDENT OF THE INTERNATIONAL CANNABINOID RESEARCH SOCIETY.
Zamir Halpern, MD

Zamir Halpern, MD

MEDICAL CONSULTANT, ISRAEL