Executive Team

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Anuj Jain

President, Chief Executive Officer
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Brian Church

Chief Corporate Development Officer
Allan Read, COO, Avnan

Allan Read

Chief Operations Officer
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Kristal Groom

People & Culture Leader
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Chanelle Dupre

Marketing Communications Advisor
Paul Chamourian

Paul Chamourian

Account Manager
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Nilson Molina

Business Development Manager
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Ian Xu

Engineering
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Leonard Lou

Global Sourcing
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Jie Yao

Finance Manager
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Victor Lopez

Account Manager
Anuj Jain
CEO
Anuj has over 20 years’ experience leading an entrepreneurial, high growth business.  He is skilled at navigating through changing market conditions, and motivating people to achieve their best.  Outside of family and business, Anuj is passionate about empowering people, and dedicates his time to initiatives that support entrepreneurship, education and the environment.
Brian Church

Mergers & Acquisitions

As Avnan’s Chief Corporate Development Officer and Avnan Capital Partner Brian will leverage his over 20 years of growth experience and assist us to scale the company through acquisitions, partnerships and investments. Brian is a transformative business leader, investor, advisor, and operational executive with experience that crosses many industries and disciplines. In his experience leading organizations as an executive, an intrapreneur, and an entrepreneur he has helped scale some of the world’s most successful technology companies, built start-ups and grown a platform company through both organic and inorganic acquisitions.

As a thought leader in the fields of Business, Innovation, Sales, Marketing, Human Resources and M&A, Brian has been an advisor to organizations ranging from VC-backed start-ups, national governments, and multiple roles within Young President’s Organization both locally and internationally. Brian’s insights into disruptive technology as well as his understanding of the world’s changing business models, are heavily leveraged in his vision for strategic decision making in the M&A growth of Avnan and Avnan Capital.

Allan Read

COO

As Avnan’s Chief Operations Officer, Allan is responsible for driving innovation and operational excellence expanding Avnan’s overall value offering to our Customers. As part of his role, Allan leads Sales and Marketing, Engineering and Operations. Allan has over 30 years of experience in the high tech industry serving in a variety of engineering and operational leadership roles, including a two year assignment in Taiwan where he was responsible for strategic partnerships and was the Chairman of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce. Prior to joining Avnan, Allan was the Chief Product Officer responsible for technology development, engineering and manufacturing of wearable devices for Mio Global, at the time a leading Vancouver, Canada based wearable manufacturer. Prior to that, Allan was a product launch Director at Celestica in their Diversified Markets division responsible for leading the development and mass producing most notably consumer devices such as eReaders and tablets. Before Celestica, Allan was an engineering site director at Murata Power Solutions and before that held a variety of engineering management positions. Allan is the proud father of three children, enjoys a variety of challenging fitness activities, team sports and when not spending time with family, continues to study Mandarin.
Paul Chamourian

Account Management

Paul Chamourian is an account manager at Avnan, where he ensures total customer satisfaction by being the prime contact for commercial activities, including providing quotations, managing and executing supply agreements, and monitoring on-time delivery and product quality performance. Paul has over 20 years of experience in program and account management in the control/power electronics design and manufacturing industry. Paul is a licensed professional engineer, and thus has an excellent grasp of the technical intricacies of your products’ design and manufacturing requirements and will lead Avnan’s team to ensure that the goods that you receive meet and exceed your expectations. Paul is an avid golfer and tennis player from the Greater Toronto Area. Please email paul.chamourian@avnan.com or go to avnan.com to contact Paul.
Nilson Molina

Business Development Manager

Nilson Molina is primarily responsible for developing specific target markets within Avnan’s overall growth plan. In addition to that, Nilson develops and manages new accounts, new opportunities, and acts as a technical resource to customers.

He has extensive work experience in the areas of electronics engineering design and development, manufacturing and project management. Prior to joining Avnan, Nilson held several positions in engineering throughout his career including executive roles within the electronics controls industry. Within the last few years, Nilson’s focus was in Sales. The combination of his sales background with his technical know-how in engineering will help to guide Avnan’s strategic direction and priorities.

Nilson is a licensed Professional Engineer of Ontario, with a Master’s degree in Power Electronics from the University of Toronto, and an MBA from the Smith School of Business (formerly Queen’s School of Business). In his spare time Nilson enjoys skiing and tennis and is an avid outdoorsy person spending time in nature going camping and travelling.