WELCOME TO GILLA VAPE BRANDS - PREVIOUSLY KNOWN AS VBI.

The Team

Beju Lakhani - CEO and Founder

Beju Lakhani is an avid vaper and the CEO and founder of Vape Brands International Inc. (VBI).

Beju was one of the founding directors of Canadian Vaping Association (CVA) and served as the association's first Vice President.  Beju was later elected President of the CVA and served in that role until August of 2016.   Beju is also a writer for Vapun magazine

Prior to launching VBI, Beju held senior positions within some of the tech world’s biggest and most innovative companies, including Oracle and Salesforce.com. 

Outside of business, Beju sat on the Board of Directors of the Mississauga Food Bank from 2006-2009, serving as Vice-President of the Board from 2008-2009. Beju was also President of the Lohana Charitable Foundation from 2008-2009, where he launched a post-secondary scholarship fund for young people.  Beju lives in Toronto, Ontario with his wife Mandeep and 2-year-old son, Niam.

 

Anthony Diab, CPA, CA - Chief Financial Officer

Anthony is Chief Financial Officer of Vape Brands International Inc. Anthony is a Certified Professional Accountant, Chartered Accountant. Anthony is involved in the financial and strategic oversight of VBI’s business. Anthony’s experience includes working in large sized public accounting firms for over nine years in the areas of audit, taxation (with a specialty in International Tax) and advisory. He has helped advise both public and private corporations of varying sizes in the real estate, manufacturing, consumer business, and financial services industries providing accounting, tax compliance and advisory services.

Outside of business, Anthony currently serves as Chair of the Board of Directors for the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Halton agency. This is his fourth year on the board previously serving as Treasurer for 2 years prior to his current Chair position. Anthony lives in Mississauga, Ontario with his wife Crystal, 5 year-old son Alexander, 3 year-old son Benjamin, and 5 month old daughter Ruby.