Chief Executive Officer & Chairman of the Board
Michael D. Chermak has been a director and Chief Executive Officer of OZOP since September 2016. From June, 2011 to present he has served as president of MD Capital Advisors, Inc., a business advisory firm. Previously, he was the founder and CEO of Healthdemographics, Inc., a company in the healthcare predictive data and decision support business. He sold the company in 1997 to Medirisk. In 1998, he was the co-founder and Chairman of Medibuy.com, an Internet healthcare supply vendor. From 2005 to 2008, he was the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Bridgetech Holdings International (OTC: BGTH) which focused on introducing western medicine into China. He has served on the Board of Directors and as an Audit Committee member of Beijing Origin Seed (NASDAQ: SEED) from 2005 to 2006. Michael graduated from the University of New Mexico, Anderson School of Management.
Thomas J. McLeer
Chief Operating Officer
Mr. McLeer is a respected leader with over 25 years' experience in spine and orthobiologics. Mr. McLeer is experienced in integrating all aspects of sales, marketing, engineering, product development and medical education for both public and private companies. Mr. McLeer served as Vice President of Sales and Marketing at LinkSpine from 2017 to February, 2018. Previously he was Senior Vice President of Commercial Operations for Alphatec Spine from 2012 to 2014. Mr. McLeer served as the Chief Marketing Officer and General Manager of Spinal Operations for Global Spine Pioneer Surgical from 2009 to 2012. Mr. McLeer served as the Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Archus Orthopedic from 2005 to 2009.
Salman J. Chaudhry
Chief Commercial Officer International, Secretary & Director
Salman J. Chaudhry has been the Chief Operating Officer of OZOP since January 2017 and Director since February 2018. From 2008 to 2016, Salman was the Managing Director of Appello Real Estate Brokers LLC, a boutique real estate brokerage company dealing in residential and commercial properties in Dubai. From 2001 until 2008, he held the position of Vice President, Investment Banking in Gulf International Bank B.S.C. ("GIB") where he led and completed pioneering equity transactions in Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and the UAE, including provision of advisory services to some of the largest healthcare groups and medical device distributors in the Middle East. From 1998 to 2000, Salman worked as an Associate for RP Associates, a California based venture capital incubator of start-ups focusing on medical devices, B2B internet and other companies. He holds a Bachelor of Science (Hons) degree in Business Management from Kings College, University of London and a Master of Science in Accounting and Finance from the London School of Economics.
Chief Financial Officer
Barry Hollander has nearly 30 years of business experience including 15 years as Chief Financial Officer of private and public companies. From August 2012 to August 2015, Mr. Hollander served as the CFO of American Doctors Online, Inc., a private company that owns intellectual property related to the delivery of telemedicine. From 2011 to September 2015, Mr. Hollander served as the Chief Financial Officer of Agritek Holdings, Inc. ("Agritek"). Agritek provides real estate management and health and wellness product lines for the medicinal marijuana industry. From 2010 to May 2016, Mr. Hollander served as the CFO of Petrogress, Inc. (formerly 800 Commerce, Inc.), a public company that at that time, marketed credit card processing services From 2006 through January 2014, Mr. Hollander was the acting Chief Executive Officer of FastFunds Financial Corporation, a publicly traded company that provides a variety of business consulting services to businesses in the cannabis industry. In 2010, Mr. Hollander founded Venture Equity, LLC, a Florida limited liability corporation that offers financial and business consulting services. Mr. Hollander began his career in 1981 in the accounting department of Macgregor Sporting Goods and became part of its executive management team. Over his career, Mr. Hollander contributed to acquisitions, mergers assisting company's preparing to go public and public reporting responsibilities, thereafter. Mr. Hollander has a Bachelor of Science degree from Fairleigh Dickinson University.