Our Team

 Ashif Samnani 

Managing Director - Island Foods YYC

 Ashif Samnani

 

Ashif Samnani, was hired as the manager of Island Foods in 2003, he is responsible for the day to day management, marketing, merchandising and product selection.  By Profession he is an information security professional, however has been engaged in the food industry for over 25 years.  He has also been employed at various other food businesses such as Sabzi Mandi, located in Vancouver British Columbia and Continental Foods, which was located in Calgary between 1998-2003.  Ashif is avid Volunteer supporting the needs of Immigrant youth and Youth at Risk.  He is a recipient of the Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Medal for his timeless dedication helping vulnerable youth. Ashif has a degree in Computer Science, Mathematics and has taken numerous business and economics courses. 

 

Alnashir Samnani and Rabia Samnani:  Advisor's Island Foods

Store Manager - Island Foods Eau Claire Market

 

 

 

Alnashir and Rabia are Advisors for Island Foods Eau Claire Market and IslandFoodsYYC.com they have combined experience of 60 years in the food wholesale and retail industry.  Rabia is currently a Sales Manager at Basha International Foods,  Alnashir is enjoying his retirement but still involved from an advisory standpoint.  He started Island Foods in 2003. 

Nadia Samnani 

Store Manager - Island Foods Eau Claire Market

 

Nadia started with Island Foods Eau Claire Market in 2009, she is responsible for the day-to-day operations, which includes managing our supply chain,  sales development and sales processing,  She has over 25 years of experience in the grocery industry,  She is also responsible for merchandising and sourcing new and interesting products.  Nadia has a High School Diploma and has learned on the job in regards to how manage a successful business.  Nadia is responsible for managing leads our Business to Business (B2B) sales.