Mondias Natural Products Inc. has been at the forefront of the development of natural health products since 2002

Mondias specializes in the commercialization and development of evidence-based botanical products for the healthcare and bio-agriculture markets. The Company sells oral and topical botanical agents to help manage unmet medical needs through Holizen Laboratories, one of its divisions.

Mondias is also developing botanical-based specialty fertilizers for household plants, urban gardens, lawns, golf courses, nurseries and greenhouses in collaboration with McGill University’s Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.

Mondias’ management has been part of the natural health community for over twenty years.The Company’s product development protocols adhere to or exceed Health Canada standards, making its products a safe alternative to pharmaceutical-driven products.

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Patrick Frankham, PhD, MBA

Chief Executive Officer

Patrick brings more than 25 years of diverse natural products and pharmaceutical experience across both business and research leadership roles in domestic and international markets. A talented product innovator, he is recognized for driving business results by building products through infrastructure, innovation and talent.


Prior to joining Mondias, he was Chief Executive Officer and a Director of Pivot Pharmaceuticals Inc. since 2014. During the course of his career, he has also founded several healthcare start-ups, including healthcare information technology, services and pharmaceutical companies. Notable organizations where he held increasing leadership roles include Boehringer-Ingelheim GmbH, AeternaZentaris, BioAxone Biosciences and ICON Clinical Research.


Patrick obtained his PhD in molecular endocrinology from the Université Laval in Canada, and holds an MBA in finance from the University of Liverpool, in the United Kingdom.


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Jamil Samsatly, M.Sc.

Chief Scientific Officer

Jamil is currently completing his Ph.D. at McGill University and has broad experience in global sustainable agriculture, healthy agri-food systems and molecular biotechnology. He is well recognized in his field of expertise, having published in leading scientific journals and contributed to building a broader picture of plant pathology and host-pathogen interactions, with a special focus on the role of antioxidants and vitamins.

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Sabino Di Paola, CPA, CA

Chief Financial Officer

Sabino has over a decade of experience in audit, finance and accounting as an auditor for PricewaterhouseCoopers and BDO Canada and has been involved with numerous financing and spin-out transactions. Previously, he was Chief Financial Officer for Cornerstone Capital Resources, Everton Resources and Melkior Resources.


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André Rancourt

Executive Chairman

André is the co-founder of Mondias Naturals. He is highly experienced in management, start-ups, and commercial strategies. He previously held the roles of Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board for Tetra Biopharma and worked as a consultant to several venture capital investment funds.

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Louis Doyle


Louis has over 30 years of experience in capital markets and stock exchange listings. He is currently Executive Director of Quebec Bourse. He previously worked for 15 years as Vice President of the TSX Venture Exchange, where he was Chair of the Executive Listing Committee and a member of the Policy Committee.

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Frank Palantoni


Frank is currently Chief Executive Officer of LabM2, a company developing sustainable disinfecting technologies. He was previously President of Pet and Life Science, Global Chief Executive Officer of Gerber Products, Chief Executive Officer of Novartis Consumer Health and a senior executive at Groupe Danone and Procter & Gamble.

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Michel Timperio


Michel is President, Cannabis Business at Neptune Wellness Solutions. He also currently sits on the boards of directors of Relevium Technologies, a company in the health and wellness industry, and Relief Ventures, a private company building an online marketplace for hemp-derived molecules.

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Bertrand Venne


Bertrand has been in the agrifood business for 35 years and currently works for various firms as a consultant and business administrator. He has served as a mentor for start-ups, and was COO at Fromage Côté, Chairman and CEO of Entreprises Pâtes et Croûtes LB and Aliments Novali. He was involved in international development and venture capital in the agrifood business.