Effective Pricing Solutions Inc. (EPS) is pleased to announce the results of the elections of Officers from the 2020 Annual General Meeting held virtually on May 28th, 2020.
Karim Kassam, co-founder and Principal of Optima Living, has been elected for a one-year term as Chair of the Board. This will be Karim’s third year as Officer having served the last two years as Treasurer. Karim also serves as Chair of the BC Women’s Health Foundation, Vice-President of the BC Seniors Living Association, and is also a director of the Alberta Continuing Care Association. On election, Karim will now lead the Executive Committee of the Board.
“EPS has seen tremendous growth and we are indebted to Amir Hemani’s leadership as Chair of the Board the last two years. We are living in unprecedented times. EPS has demonstrated tremendous value to its members in protecting their residents by securing personal protective equipment early in the crisis ensuring over 11,000 residents and employees had proper protection in place when many other organizations were struggling to find inventory. I appreciate the confidence the Board has placed in me, and I look forward to working with Vice Chair, Al Jina, Treasurer, Yaseen Nimjee, and Past Chair, Amir Hemani, our members, and our supplier partners to grow and achieve excellence together. – Karim Kassam, Chair of the Board
Al Jina, President and CEO, Park Place Seniors Living, was re-elected for a third year as Vice-Chair. He also serves on the Board of Alberta Continuing Care Association. Al will continue to lead the Governance and Nomination Committee.
Yaseen Nimjee was elected as Treasurer. This is his first appointment as an Officer of EPS. Yaseen is a graduate of Western University, and has invested in real estate for a number of years. He began his career trading securities for a major financial institution, then moved into a successful career in real estate. He is the owner/operator of Sundial Retirement Community in Orillia, Ontario. On election, Yaseen assumes the lead of the Finance and Audit Committee of the Board.
Amir Hemani will continue as an Officer for another year in the newly created role of Past Chair. Amir is the Chief Operating Officer for Berwick Retirement Communities and Past President of the BC Seniors Living Association.