About Us

Ayurcann is a leading post-harvest solutions provider with a focus on providing and creating custom processes and pharma grade products for the adult use and medical cannabis industry in Canada.

Ayurcann offers end-to-end full outsourcing solutions including Extraction & Refinement, Formulation & Packaging, Fulfillment & Distribution. We have the experience, expertise and network to assist our partners in Canada and internationally.

Our Story

2018
  • Submitted Health Canada application
  • First financing round completed
  • Strategic investment round completed
  • Seed round completed
2018
2019
  • Health Canada high-level approval received
  • First client secured through LOI with LP for extraction services
  • R&D License granted by Health Canada
  • Extraction and purification equipment delivered and installed
2019
2020
  • Standard Processing License Granted Jan 31, 2020
  • Commenced operations
  • Health Canada sales license amendment submitted
  • Over $2,500,000 in Revenue
  • The company Settled its outstanding debt
  • Over 16,000kg of biomass extracted
  • Expand service offering to further address needs of the Cannabis 2.0 market
2020
2021

  • Commence Phase II facility expansion
  • Sales License granted Jan 14, 2021
  • Launch of XPLOR branded medical products
  • Distribution for Brand partners
2021

Why Ayurcann?

  • Experience and expertise in post-harvest cannabis production.
  • Flexible production processes to address unique needs.
  • Research and Development lab for testing proprietary formulations.
  • Access to an extensive library of terpenes.
  • Dedicated processing facility located in Pickering, Ontario
  • Capacity to process up to 200,000kg of dry cannabis annually.

Ayurcann Divisions

Ayurcann concentrates on the post-harvest requirements of licensed cannabis producers. We offer end-to-end full outsourcing solutions including Extraction & Refinement, Formulation & Packaging, Fulfillment & Distribution. We have the experience, expertise and network to assist our partners in Canada and internationally.

Ayurcann Marketplace, operated by Ayurcann Inc is a licensed producer of Cannabis 2.0 medicinal products. With a variety of medicinal products by Licensed Producers, we make sure that everyone gets the right medicine according to their individual needs.

Management & Directors

Igal Sudman

CEO and Co-founder
Mr. Sudman is a business development specialist who brings over 20 years of experience in a range of industries from real estate development to technology and cannabis.
Mr. Sudman understands the objectives and requirements needed to scale companies from seed to exit having founded and developed businesses which have been featured on the Canadian Profit 50.

Roman Buzaker

President, COO and Co-founder
Mr. Buzaker is a corporate strategist with specialty in management and operational engineering. He has experience in industries such as logistics, digital marketing, and business consulting.
Mr. Buzaker managed the expansion and the development of various online and brick and mortar companies from single location operations to multi-locational franchises nationwide.

Jaspreet Bhatia

Quality Control Manager

Mrs. Bhatia is a Quality Control Manager with a Ph.D. Degree in Chemistry. She has 5+ years of quality control experience. Having an in-depth knowledge of GMP, GLP, Cannabis regulations and quality guidelines, she possesses extensive knowledge and expertise in technical writing, product development and product release.

Most recently, she completed a postgraduate diploma in Cannabis Regulations and Quality Assurance.

Raj Virk

Quality & Compliance Manager

Mr. Virk is a quality system expert with over 18 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry. Mr. Virk is highly skilled and experienced in GMP, GPP, quality investigations, deviation reports, technical writing and quality audits.

He holds a Master’s Degree in Science along with a Postgraduate Diploma in Pharmaceutical Quality Assurance.

Maor Shayit

Director

Mr. Shayit is a seasoned and ambitious operations & marketing professional with more than 15 years of experience driving national, sales, and P&L growth across a wide range of industries, including retail, telecommunications, and cannabis.

For the last 3 years, Mr. Shayit is recognized for successfully building, and improving on operations and marketing departments for an emerging Ontario based Licensed-Producer as a Chief Operational Officer.

Alison Gordon

Director
A veteran of the cannabis industry, Alison has worked in all verticals of this emerging market. As the Founder of 48North Cannabis Corp, Alison was the first female CEO of public cannabis company. Alison developed strategies for patient acquisition, brand awareness, investor relations, customer service, physician outreach, as well as travelled all over North America applying her vast marketing experience to evaluating investment and acquisition.
Alison’s competitive advantage is her hands-on experience in production, distribution, and retail across several vastly different markets throughout the US and Canada.

David Hackett

Director
Mr. Hackett brings more than 20 years of financial and management leadership. He has overseen the growth of a number of start-up companies, including dealing with operations, technology, regulatory reporting (in Canada and the U.S.), corporate governance, public financing (in Canada and the U.S.) and M&A activity.
David is a CPA and CA, and holds an MBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business at the Western University.

Advisory Board

Barry Katzman

Advisor

Mr. Katzman is an accomplished senior executive and entrepreneur with a strong background in both the alcohol and cannabis sectors that includes leadership positions at Molson, as well as ownership roles at six different wineries including Creekside and Stoney Ridge Estates. Barry is the current Board Chairman and Executive director at Thrive Cannabis, Grey Beard Cannabis Co., and the CEO of Hemp Energy Drink.

Mr. Katzman has been recognized on numerous occasions with awards for business development and philanthropic efforts in the Niagara region. He holds a business degree from Western University and an MBA from Niagara University in New York.

Ben Feferman

Advisor

Ben is the CEO of Amuka Esports, one of Canada’s leaders in the esports and gaming industry.  Mr. Feferman began his career in the cannabis industry organizing large-scale meetups for industry participants.

Now, Ben works with several leading cannabis brands to help them reach the coveted gamer demographic.

Casey Hiltemann

Advisor

Casey Hiltemann is the Founder and CEO of Budtenders Association, an inclusive network working towards cannabis de-stigmatization and positive change through education, professional development, data, and research.

Casey is also the co-founder of The Budtender’s Choice Awards, an annual event acknowledging and bringing the industry together to recognize and celebrate excellence in Budtending, Customer Service, Retail Design, Branding, Cultivation and Extraction.

Iris Bincovich

Advisor

Mrs. Iris Bincovich is the CEO of Innocan Pharma and an experienced C-level executive in healthcare and biotech, with a proven track record in taking companies public, raising capital, and increasing shareholder value. Iris has extensive experience in developing global business strategies to open and penetrate new markets.

With nearly 20 years of international marketing, business development and sales experience, she has led and managed hundreds of successful international transactions in the OTC, cosmetics, and dermatology sectors.

Trina Fraser

Advisor

Trina is a partner at Brazeau Seller Law and head of BSL’s CannaLaw® group, Trina has emerged as a leading practitioner in cannabis law in Canada and is often called upon for comment and opinion. Since 2019, the Chambers Canada guide has ranked Trina as a Band 1 lawyer in Cannabis Law.

She was selected by her peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers™ in Canada in 2020 and 2021 in the field of Cannabis Law. In 2019, she was named by Canadian Lawyer Magazine as one of the Top 25 Most Influential lawyers in Canada, and Trina was named “Attorney of the Year” at the 2019 O’Cannabiz Industry Awards Gala.

Michael Ash

Advisor

Michael is the current CEO of Juno OTC Pharmaceuticals, an innovative private label supplier of DiN and NPN products to the Canadian market. Michael has held various high-profile positions in the pharmaceutical industry, notably serving as President of both Pharmetics and NutraLab Canada Ltd., where he developed and launched private label brands of vitamins, minerals and supplements for large retailers across the country.

Michael also has extensive experience in Sales and Marketing roles where he has been able to build strong retail relationships across Canada.

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