Dr. George E. Anastassov
Chief Executive Officer, President & Chairman of the Board
Dr. George E. Anastassov is the Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer and the Secretary of AXIM Biotechnologies, Inc. as of May 2014. Prior to that Dr. Anastassov was one of the founders and the CEO of CanChew Biotechnologies, LLC in 2012. Dr. Anastassov is also one of the founders and a Board Member and a general partner of Sanammad Foundation and Sanammad Pharmaceuticals; both companies originated and located in The Netherlands since 2009 and 2014, respectively. He is one of the developers of the first-in-the-world cannabinoid-containing chewing gum-based delivery system.
Dr. Anastassov possesses Medical and Dental Doctorates as well as an Executive MBA. Dr. Anastassov has been recognized in "Who's Who in Medicine" as well as "Who's Who in Business Professionals" numerous times. He is the recipient of multiple national and international professional and humanitarian awards. Dr. Anastassov has been actively involved in Research and Development in Medicine and Biotechnologies since 1987.
Dr. Philip A. Van Damme, DMD MD PhD
Chief Scientific Officer
Dr. Philip. A. Van Damme is Chief Scientific/Medical Officer of AXIM Biotechnologies Inc., as of May 2014. Prior to that, Dr. Van Damme was one of the founders and CSO of CanChew Biotechnologies LLC, in 2012. He is also one of the founders and President/Director of Sanammad Foundation and Sanammad Pharmaceuticals, both originated and located in The Netherlands since 2009 and 2014, respectively. He is one of the developers of the first-in-the-world cannabinoid-containing chewing gum-based delivery systems. Dr. Van Damme possesses Dental and Medical Doctorates as well as a PhD in Medical Sciences, and has been actively involved in Research and Development in Dentistry, Medicine and Biotechnologies since 1983.
Chief Technology Officer
Lekhram Changoer is the Chief Technology Officer of AXIM Biotechnologies, Inc. as of May 2014. He holds a Bachelor's Degree in Analytical/Organic Chemistry and a Master's Degree in Organic Chemistry. He was one of the founders of CanChew Biotechnologies, LLC in 2012 and is board member and partner of Sanammad Foundation and Sanammad Pharmaceuticals BV; both companies originated and located in The Netherlands since 2009 and 2014, respectively. He is the originator of multiple patents including patent-pending technology on chewing gum compositions comprising cannabinoids, together with his Sanammad partners. He has over 20 years of experience in the area of Sales & Marketing, R&D, product development, and quality assurance of technical, consumer healthcare and pharmaceutical products - all servicing European and other international markets. During his career he has co-founded different intellectual property-based pharmaceutical and dental companies in different stages from clinical development to the global sales of registered products.
Timothy R. Scott, PhD
Dr. Scott has served on the Board of Directors of Medical Marijuana, Inc. from March 2015 to the present. From September 2001 to May 2008, Dr. Scott served on the board of directors of Naturewell, Incorporated, a publicly traded company engaged in the nutraceutical and homeopathic drug business. From 1998 to 2000, Dr. Scott served as a member of the board of directors of ICH Corporation, an American Stock Exchange listed company, which owned 265 fast food and family dining restaurants having approximately $265 million in revenues and 7,800 employees, and as a member of ICH's compensation committee. Dr. Scott has served as chairman of the board of directors, president and senior pastor of a 2,500-member church located in San Diego, California from 1992 to the present. He also has served as chairman and president of Project Reach World, Inc., a 501(c)(3) charitable organization from 1995 to the present. He received his Ph.D. in Theology from Christian University in 1981, and served as a Professor of Philosophy and Religion at Pacific International College from 1981 to 1985.
Robert Cunningham has over 40 years of executive management experience in financial services and venture capital. From August 2011 to the present, he serves as the chief executive officer of Preferred Dealer Programs LLC, a venture funded firm developing electronic payment technologies for banks. Prior to joining PDP, from January 1985 to December 2006, he was the founding partner in Placer Financial Group, a nationwide mortgage and real estate development company. Mr. Cunningham also served as Trustee for the U.S. Department of Justice, and as a member of the board for numerous firms, including Allied Commercial Corporation, Vermillion Development, Pacific Building Industries Corporation and Bond HD Hospitality Group. From March, 2015 to the present, Mr. Cunningham has served on the board of directors of Medical Marijuana, Inc.
Blake N. Schroeder, Esq.
Mr. Schroeder's career began as a litigator at a commercial litigation firm in Salt Lake City, UT. Beginning in 2008, Schroeder became involved in the sale and marketing of natural products, and opening international marketplaces to those products. From 2008 to 2015 Mr. Schroeder served in various capacities at MonaVie LLC developing international business plans and growing international businesses. From August 2014 to February 2016, Mr. Schroeder served as the chief operating officer of Forevergreen International, where he was responsible for global operation and sales of the multinational organization, including oversight of a global supply chain. From 2016 to the present, Mr. Schroeder serves as the chief executive officer of Kannaway, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Medical Marijuana, Inc. Mr. Schroeder is the vice president of operations for Medical Marijuana, Inc. and has served on the board of directors of Medical Marijuana, Inc. from March 2016 to the present. Mr. Schroeder holds a B.S. in Finance from Utah State University and a law degree from Syracuse University College of Law.
John W. Huemoeller II
Mr. Huemoeller has over 30 years experience in financial markets and publicly traded companies including investment banking, corporate finance, executive management, sales and marketing, mergers and acquisitions, leveraged buyouts and private placements of securities. Since April 2015 to the present, Mr. Huemoeller has been the chief executive officer and president of Air Water Earth Inc. From March 2013 to January 2016, he was chairman, chief executive officer and chief financial officer of Propell Technologies Group Inc. From April 2012 to March 2013, Mr. Huemoeller served as the president of Joshua Tree Capital Inc. Mr. Huemoeller has held Series 3, 7, 24, 63 and 79 Securities Licenses, was registered with various state insurance boards, the Chicago Board of Trade as a commodities broker, and worked for various broker-dealers throughout his career including Smith Barney, Drexel Burnham, Prudential Securities, and Paine Webber. Mr. Huemoeller is co-author of U.S. Patent #5,855,005.