Rose PerriChief Executive Officer
Anna GluskinChairman Emeritus
Anna Gluskin (Chief Executive Officer) has over 30 years’ experience in discovering and developing opportunities in the area of biotechnology pharmaceutical and consumer health products. While she is currently managing her own investments in a number of consumer health products and drug delivery she has served as the Chief Executive Officer and President of Generex Biotechnology Corporation, a company that has developed a proprietary alternative (non-invasive; non-injectable) drug delivery system. Ms. Gluskin was a Founder of Generex Biotechnology Corporation and in her role as CEO she was instrumental in raising over $400 million for the company. Since its inception in 1995 Generex has developed an oral (buccal delivery insulin spray, Oral-lyn) and a platform from which a number of applications have been tested and others identified. An over-the-counter spray product pipeline was also developed and was marketed around the globe.
Prior to her Executive Management position at Generex Biotechnology, Ms. Gluskin served as a Director of Interlock Consolidated Corporation, a Canadian public company, which was engaged in the sale and fabrication of pharmaceutical manufacturing facilities. Ms. Gluskin successfully participated in the set-up of pharmaceutical facilities in Russia and other countries in Eastern Europe.
Ms. Gluskin has a number of patents for innovative pharmaceutical drugs in her name. She holds a Masters Degree in Microbiology and Genetics from Moscow State University and an equivalent degree from the University of Toronto.
William D. AbajianVice Chairman, President and Chief Operating Officer
Mr. William (Bill) D. Abajian brings over 30 years experience in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry. He started his career at Electro Nucleonics Inc. in Fairfield, New Jersey where he served as the Vice President of Sales and Marketing between 1981-1988. While at Electro Nucleonics he developed, manufactured and sold blood chemistry and diagnostic kits. Bill founded CPG Inc. in 1988 and served as its Chief Executive Officer until 2002. In 2004, he founded The Abajian Group LLC. He served as a Special Consultant of Advanced Biophotonics Inc. (formerly Omnicorder Technologies Inc.) commencing December 2004 and continued part-time until September, 2005. Soon after, Bill served as the Vice President, Global Business Development at Generex Biotechnology Corporation and held that position until July, 2011. He also held the position of Chief Executive Officer, President and Treasurer and Director of Protect Pharmaceutical Corp. for a short period during 2010.
Bill serves as a trustee of Eva’s Village, a non-for-profit organization in Paterson, New Jersey and of St. Joseph’s Hospital in Paterson, New Jersey.