MEET THE TEAM
Pratap Sandu - CEO
Pratap Sandu is an entrepreneur with extensive experience in food manufacturing and distribution. Pratap studied marketing and professional sales at BCIT. He is currently the Director of Business at Prabu Foods, which manufactures and distributes to retail and wholesale outlets across the world.
Pratap says this, "The vision for Pangea Foods all began from decades of being apart of my family business 'Prabu Sweets'. The Company began with only two employees in 2001. Fast forward a little over two decades and we now employ over twenty employees dedicated to creating little pieces of perfection every day. We are world renown for our 'mithai'. What started off as a vision to provide people with happiness and memories of 'back home' with our tasty sweets and treats, we now have customers who take our sweets all the way to India to share them with their loved ones. Our quality has and will always remain consistent and we are dedicated to providing the perfect blend of authenticity and irresistible taste that will keep you coming back for more."
Nashir Virani - Director
Mr. Virani has a long history in the food manufacturing industry. Nashir started the “Golden Boy Foods” company in 1979, a business which focused on the coffee industry but which quickly grew to the wholesaling of nuts, dried fruit and much more, and has since been sold to Kraft. He remained the CEO of the Company till it was sold for US$500 million in 2015. He is now the current owner and CEO of First Choice Foods.
Mohammed Fazil - Director
Mr. Fazil has been active in venture capital for over 25 years. He was employed by boutique investment dealers in Canada as a finance professional focusing on funding junior listed issuers on the TSX and TSX Venture exchange. During his career he has raised over $300 Million for venture companies.
Jordan Melville - Advisor
Jordan Melville is a Canadian Businessman with decades of experience in food manufacturing, distribution and franchising. Previously, he worked with the executive team at the Boston Pizza franchise, providing strategic direction and leading the opening of over 400 locations across North America. Melville is also the Founder of Brandlive Management Group, an award-winning Vancouver based event production company.
Daryl Louie - Chief Marketing Officer
Daryl Louie is the Co-Founder of AntiSocial Media Solutions, a digital marketing agency with offices in Vancouver, Toronto, LA, SLC + NYC. He and his teams lead the industry in integrated digital campaigns with award winning social media strategy and execution, an all in house content production team, influencer and creator strategy, and media buying. Daryl has worked in brand strategy and brand marketing for 15+ years spanning many industries. AntiSocial's client list includes Starbucks, 7-Eleven, Fairmont, Netflix, Subway, Cheetos, Riot Games, and many more. AntiSocial Media Solutions grew to 60+ staff before was acquired in 2019.