Meet the Team



Farzad Jahanshahi


Farzad has a Master degree in Pharmacy from University of Copenhagen and a MBA in leadership and business.

Farzad is an innovative leader with 25 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry. Farzad held various positions at Novo Nordisk, Hoffmann-La Roche, Orion Pharma, Abacus Medicine within a broad range of therapeutic areas, including diabetes, cardiovascular, obesity, neuroscience and genitourinary.

Farzad has a proven track record of developing and implementing marketing strategies, product launches, business development and leadership.

Qualifications and Expertise: Product launches, portfolio and pipeline management, lifecycle management, new product planning, pricing, market shaping, promotional campaign, competitive intelligence, Target Product Profiling, KOL management, contract negotiation.

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Board of Directors

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Dr. Kevin Smith

Medical Director

Dr. Kevin Smith is our Medical Director and a member of the Medican board of directors. Kevin is board certified in preventative medicine, is licensed to practice medicine in five states, two countries, and holds a DEA license in USA. Kevin has focused his attention on medical cannabis through consulting and presenting in Ohio, Texas, Puerto Rico, Florida and online.

Kevin earned his Doctor of Medicine degree from Universidad Central del Este School of Medicine in Dominican Republic, his Masters of Public Health from Yale University School of Medicine and is presently studying to earn his PhD in the Division of Epidemiology of the Institute of Environmental Medicine at Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden.

Kevin’s field experience ranges from emergency room physician to clinic physician, business development coordinator to chief medical officer, and founder to occupational medicine advisor, in the UK.

Kevin professed his medical education at institutions including Yale University, Drake University, University of Osteopathic and Medical Health Science, Kennesaw State University and Emory University. He has over ten publications internationally, contributes to four professional societies and serves the USA in the Army Reserve since 1987.


Ole Sigetty

Chairman / Lawyer

Ole Sigetty, serves as our Chairman of the Board since our establishment in 2017. Ole is an experienced professional with more than 30 years as an attorney-at-law in Denmark. Ole is admitted to the Supreme Court of Denmark where he appears regularly. Ole is a senior partner of the Law Firm Németh and Sigetty A/S, Copenhagen, Denmark. During his professional work, Ole has practiced business law and litigation with a focus on M&A transactions, contract law, and public listings. He has served on several boards as both director and chairman. Currently, Ole holds a position as director for New Bridge Global Ventures, Inc, traded OTC as NGBV. Previous positions include the chairman of the board of Guava A/S, a Danish online marketing company listed on the Danish Share Exchange in the period 2004-2009, director and chairman of the board Norwegian listed entertainment company, GIG Inc., in the period 2012-2013, director and chairman of the board of International Food Science Center A/S and director of MMC Optical A/S, director of Seven Seas Clothing Co. A/S. Mr. Sigetty holds a Master of Arts in Journalism and Public Affairs from the American University in Washington D.C.

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Christian Espersen

Experienced C-Level Management

Christian Espersen is a member of the Medican board and the largest investor of Medican. Christian comes to us with over 15 years of entrepreneurial experience and C-level management. His primary focus has been in the food industry. Currently, Christian is the CEO of Skagerak Fiskeeksport and Skagerak Pelagic. Christian successfully ran international operations for DATE-SHAUB and ESS-Food in Spain, as the General Manager.

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Kim Holm

Extensive Management Experience / Capital Managemnet /Real Estate Experiece

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