Jonathan Ross Goodman
Prior to Knight, Mr. Goodman was the co-founder, President and CEO of Paladin Labs Inc. which was acquired by Endo for $3.2 billion. Under his leadership, $1.50 invested in Paladin at its founding was worth $142 nineteen years later. Prior to co-founding Paladin in 1995, Mr. Goodman was a consultant with Bain & Company and also worked in brand management for Procter & Gamble. Mr. Goodman holds a B.A. with Great Distinction from McGill University and the London School of Economics with 1st Class Honours. Additionally, Mr. Goodman holds an LL.B. and an M.B.A. from McGill University.
Prior to Knight, Ms. Sakhia served as the CFO at Paladin from 2001 to 2015. At Paladin, Ms. Sakhia was responsible for the finance, operations, human resources and investor relations functions. During her employment with Paladin, Ms. Sakhia was instrumental in executing in-licensing and acquisition transactions of Canadian and international pharmaceutical products and businesses. In addition, Ms. Sakhia led several M&A and strategic lending transactions as well as equity rounds on the TSX and completed the sale of Paladin to Endo International for over $3 billion. Ms. Sakhia holds an MBA and a Bachelors of Commerce degree from McGill University and is also a Chartered Professional Accountant.
Prior to Knight, Mr. Kadanoff was Vice President-Strategic Planning and Development at Reitmans. Prior to Reitmans, he was a Principal with Bain & Company where he served as a strategy consultant for 14 years. Prior to Bain, Mr. Kadanoff worked as a consulting engineer at Hatch. Mr. Kadanoff holds a B. Eng. with Distinction in Chemical Engineering and a Minor in Management from McGill University and an M.B.A. with Distinction from INSEAD. Additionally, Mr. Kadanoff is a licenced member of Professional Engineers Ontario.
Vice President of Business Development
Prior to Knight, Ms. Khouri worked at Novartis Pharma for over 7 years, where she held multiple positions within the global business development and licensing team in Basel, Switzerland. Before joining Novartis, she worked in business development at Paladin Labs in roles with increasing responsibilities. Ms. Khouri holds a B.Sc. in Biochemistry from McGill University and an M.B.A. from the University of Ottawa.