Chief Executive Officer and Director
Mr. Bomford is the Chief Executive Officer and a director of True Leaf, a position he has held since the Company’s inception. Mr. Bomford has three decades of pet executive experience, with extensive expertise in marketing, product development and professional manufacturing systems. Prior to founding True Leaf, Mr. Bomford was the Chief Executive Officer of Darford International, a publicly-traded pet food manufacturer which he founded in 1987. During his years with Darford, Mr. Bomford led the construction of three federally inspected production plants in the United States and Canada. Following the acquisition of Darford by Can Am Pet Treats Ltd., Mr. Bomford began focusing his attention on the medical marijuana industry and regulations in Canada as it relates to pet care and wellness. This ultimately led to Mr. Bomford founding TL Medicine, True Leaf’s predecessor company, in 2013.
Executive Vice President
Tenzin has a unique multi-sector profile of leadership in the start up, corporate, government and non-profit sectors. Working in the Office of the Prime Minister, Tenzin was responsible for developing and implementing strategic policy and communications plans for multicultural communities and ethnic media. As a result, Tenzin was recognized as one of the top 60 influencing Canadian foreign policy. Queen's Diamond Jubilee recipient.
Senior Vice-President, Operations of True Leaf Pet
Allen brings over 25 years of extensive experience building and optimizing world-class supply chain networks in the consumer goods industry and leading complex business transformations for global, billion-dollar companies. He most recently served as Vice President, Transformation for Petco, where he is credited with improving profitability through assortment and supplier optimization. Prior to that, he served as a Senior Director at AlixPartners, a leading management consulting firm, Managing Director at Accenture, and Partner at ATKearney.
Kevin brings over 20 years of experience in consumer-packaged goods (CPG) to True Leaf as well as considerable expertise in accelerating businesses and brands in the pet industry. Prior to joining True Leaf, he served as Vice President, Marketing for Mars Petcare Canada, one of the globe’s leading food manufacturers and the world’s largest pet food company, owning top pet brands such as PEDIGREE®, IAMS® and ROYAL CANIN®. Previously, he was a marketing executive with GlaxoSmithKline (GSK).
Kevin has led teams on consumer and customer insights, strategic planning, marketing, sales strategy, eCommerce and project management functions. He is credited with leading the explosive growth of WHISKAS® and the cat treat brand TEMPTATIONS®, and while at GSK, laying the foundation for the Sensodyne® brand to become the #1 toothpaste in Canada.