Mr. Rai is also Chairman and CEO of Canada Pacific Global Pharmaceuticals and Chairman of its subsidiary, PharmaCanada Inc. (www.earlycancerdetect.com). He has served as President of the Philippines Canada Trade Council (PCTC) from 2006-2007 and held the position of Vice-President from 2004-2006. As President of PCTC, he led a successful Trade Mission to Manila with endorsements from His Excellency Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper, Honorable Premier Gordon Campbell of British Columbia and Minister of International Trade and Industry of Canada David Emerson.
In 2013 Mr. Rai was the recipient of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal for his over 18 years of community and volunteer work. His charitable and community volunteer activities include: Alumni UBC Advisory Council representing the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Science, Director of Tapestry Foundation for Health Care, Rotary Club of Vancouver Fraserview and cabinet member of “A Night of Miracles” for BC Children’s Hospital.
In-depth knowledge & experience in creating, operating and leading wholly owned subsidiaries, joint ventures, greenfield startup operations with or without manufacturing. Considerable global out sourcing experience while working with Shoppers Drug Mart and Sanis healthcare in Canada. Consultancy projects for Large Retail companies like George Weston Limited for their retail pharmacy Chain LobLaws and other Pharmacy chains under different banners. A science Graduate with Management education and has excellent relations in the Industry to create synergies for mutually beneficial business.
Mr. Hall is a Past Chair and board member of Life Sciences BC and current director of Providence Health Care Research Institute. He is the author of Life Sciences BC’s position papers for the Premier’s Competition Council Report and Conversation on Health. Mr. Hall was also a member of the BC Task Force on PharmaCare and serves on the board of directors of the Advantage BC. Mr. Hall holds an Honours degree in Economics and an Honours degree in Finance from the University of Manitoba.