Dr. Gaurav Tewari, 'Doc' - President & CEO
Doc is a Food Process Chemical Engineer, with 24+ years of Global Food Industry experience. He holds Bachelor of Engineering from GB Pant University [India] and Masters and PhD in Food Process Chemical Engineering from the University of Manitoba, Canada. A key accomplishment in his career is his invention of the “ZERO-OxTech” processing System (US Patents Pending), which is targeted to be commercialized for US $ 80 billion Centralized Meat Operations for extending shelf-life of case-ready meats in their centralized meat distribution system.
Doc has over 50 publications (referred and non-refereed) and over 100 presentations in national and international conferences. He also wrote a book, titled “Advances in Thermal and Non-Thermal Food Preservation” (Publisher: Blackwell Publishing, Iowa, USA), which is being used as a reference in several R&D institutions in different part of the world. Doc sits on CPEPC's Poultry Operations Technical Committee and Canadian Meat Council, which are Canada's apex meat and poultry organizations, providing a national platform for Canada's meat and poultry industry interactions with the Canadian Food Inspection Agency [CFIA].
Doc is passionate about innovations in Food and related sectors and is an expert to take a process from inception to full scale global commercialization and is currently working towards commercializing his Zero-OxTechTM process for global meat industry. He is an extra-brilliant individual with an IQ of 180, and is a compassionate human being working towards building orphanage for ostracized girls in North India.
Mr. Robert Serapiglia - Director of Business Development & Product Innovation
Results-oriented and solutions driven business development professional with proven ability to provide quality leadership. Adept at establishing systems that streamline processes and optimize operations. Talent for delivering projects on time and within budget. Known for integrity, versatility, inter-relationship skills, entrepreneurship and ability to work with a multidimensional team.
Over the course of Robert's career, he has launched over 260 value-added products, and was the past President of the Ontario Food Protection Association. His experience as a multidisciplinary leader will continue to make this team a hallmark for innovative thinking and execution.
Mark Hawkins - Director of Sales & Marketing [USA]
Mark Hawkins, Director-Sales & Marketing [USA]: Mark has 35 years of experience with the United States Protein Industry in selling, installing, and training further processing equipment as well as supplies for multiple manufacturers from all steps along the way from processing (cutting, slicing, grinding) to next step value adding (mixing, stuffing, cooking) including spices and ingredients.
Mark's background, more specifically, is in packaging equipment for food manufacturing. As a result, Mark has a strong track record in developing marketing & consulting solutions for shelf-life preservation. It's no surprise that Mark found this team's technology groundbreaking, and he is now responsible for sales and marketing in the USA.
Mr. Fazle Nadeem, MBA - Director of Operations (Middle East)
Fazle's incredible background in Computer Science and Management in the Middle East has provided extensive experience in multiple industries, such as Enterprise Software, Healthcare, IT Distribution, Trading, and Manufacturing. In these industries, much of his work consisted of planning, managing, and executing innovative business strategies. His wealth of experience and established presence in the Middle East will allow this team to make a global impact with their revolutionary technology.
Mr. Sanjay Jain - Senior Business Adviser, SE Asia Operations
Mr. Jain is a big name in international export, and has a versatile business acumen. His entrepreneurial career has led him to numerous successful ventures, ranging from oil well drilling to food manufacturing at an international level. His track record makes Mr. Jain THE person to work with in South-East Asia, and we aim to use his creative thinking and energy to make the Tewari group a more notable presence in Asia
Dr. Vijay Juneja - Chief Global Technical Adviser
Dr. Vijay Juneja is a Lead Scientist (Microbiologist, GS-15) of a research project on Predictive Microbiology at the Eastern Regional Research Center, ARS, USDA, Wyndmoor, PA, USA. He received his Ph. D. in Food Technology and Science, from University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Dr. Juneja is among the world’s leading authorities in food safety research, and holds numerous awards under his name due to his innovative thinking and incredible passion for food safety.
He has developed a nationally and internationally recognized research program on food-borne pathogens, with emphasis on microbiological safety of minimally processed foods and predictive microbiology. Currently, he serves as an Editor of ‘LWT-Food Science and Technology’ and is a member of the editorial Boards of Journal of Food Protection, Foodborne Pathogens Disease, International Journal of Food Microbiology, and Frontiers in Microbiology.
Mr. James Parry - Global Marketing Manager
James Parry joined Tewari De-Ox Systems in 2019 as a Marketing Manager. An established public sector leader with experience in project and event management and marketing, James led the planning and marketing of the International Association of Forensic Sciences Conference in Toronto that brought together over 2000 forensic professionals and doctors from over 80 countries.
At Tewari, James is responsible for relationship building and evaluating growth opportunities in the Canadian and global meat services markets. He is passionate about delivering innovative and sustainable solutions to his clients that bring increased value to producer and consumer alike.
James holds a B.A. in History from the University of Western Ontario and is currently completing a Business Management Certificate from the University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies.
Mr. Peter Miller - Senior Adviser of Projects & Logistics
Peter Miller has served clients as a Project Manager and consultant since 2006. With more than 25 years of experience in manufacturing and distribution, facility start-ups and reorganizations, Peter brings a wealth of experience to his clients, both in Canada and abroad.
With his background in Manufacturing Technology, Peter has now become an instrumental tool for Manufacturing Modernization, Warehousing Relocation, and Industrial Expansion.
Mr. Mike Parry - Senior Business Adviser
Mike Parry joined Tewari De-Ox Systems as a Senior Advisor in 2019, where he provides key strategic growth and stakeholder advisory support to the organization. Mike is an accomplished C-suite leader with four decades of experience in the meat processing and packaging, flavoring, and spice industry. Mike has held progressively senior roles at leading organizations including Rector Foods (Kerry Group) and Winpak Ltd.
Mike is an active member of The Canadian Meat Council, and previously sat on the Board. He holds a B.A. in Political Science and Government from the University of Toronto.