Our Team

Great products depend on great people

With a unique combination of relevant education, qualifications and experience, our team offers customers expert advice, skills and execution at every stage of product development and manufacturing.

Chris Karshafian

President and Chief Executive Officer

Eric Rieder

Vice President of Operations

Sivan Karshafian, CPA, CA

Chief Financial Officer

Chris Karshafian

President and Chief Executive Officer

As the founder of MD Precision and Sonele Inc., Chris has a proven track record of assisting start-up companies in facilitating financing and solving complex technical and manufacturing issues. Chris specializes in the “D” part of R&D, and uses his broad range of industry networks and strategic partnerships to mitigate risk and shorten the critical path to commercialization and success.

416-721-7032

Eric Rieder

Vice President of Operations

An innovative and professional Senior Mechanical Engineering Manager, Eric has a history of significant achievement in a number of areas. He is skilled in the development, manufacturing and commercialization of products in a leading-edge environment. With 25+ years in the medical device industry, Eric is particularly strong in managing development of high-tech, high-precision electro-mechanical systems. He also has experience in other industries including aerospace and compressed gases. Eric is a graduate of the University of Waterloo; Bachelor of Applied Science, Mechanical Engineering Co-op Program, and a member of PEO Since 1989.

416-795-0076

Sivan Karshafian, CPA, CA

Chief Financial Officer

Sivan joined MD Precision as Chief Financial Officer in September 2004. In October 2014 she also took on the role of Chief Financial Officer for Sonele Inc. Sivan oversees the accounting, business support, financial planning and analysis, treasury and tax functions. Before her management role in industry, Sivan worked in public accounting as a manager at PricewaterhouseCoopers in the Financial Services sector. She obtained her Chartered Accountancy designation in 2007 from the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants after graduating with a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from the University of Toronto.

905-752-8886, ext. 6015