Making a difference in the lives of others.
Duane Boise is President and CEO of MMJ International Holdings Corp. and Founder of EMed Jamaica.
Duane Boise is a successful business entrepreneur with a passion for helping people. As someone with a thirst for new ideas and ways of doing business, Mr. Boise is creating history in the bio pharmaceutical industry. Under his leadership, MMJ international Holdings Corp has become a true pioneer in the science of medical cannabis. The company has established a leading position in the development of plant-derived cannabinoid therapeutics through its proven drug discovery and development processes, intellectual property portfolio, and regulatory and manufacturing expertise.
Duane Boise is the former CEO of Falkirk Hospital (NY) and was the co-founder of the St. Vincent DePaul Homeless Shelter, the first AIDS Hospice in the United States. He is also the founder of the EMED a comprehensive emergency medical evacuation system throughout Jamaica, the Caribbean, Central and South America. He brings more than 25 years of experience in the medical services industry and strong international business background with the ability to establish relationships and organize operations under the most demanding conditions and circumstances.
Duane Boise’s vision was inspired by a chance encounter in the Caribbean in 1990, when he witnessed a fellow hotel guest suffer a mild heart attack and air evacuation needed to be arranged. At the time, he was the interim CEO of Falkirk Hospital and from this perspective, he noted the need for efficient emergency medical services in the Caribbean region. Duane Boise’s desire to help people led to the formation of an expansive emergency medical evacuation system for Jamaica and the Caribbean region.
A Florida-based professional, Duane Boise has a strong executive background, which gives him an edge with his work on the emergency medical enterprise. His deep empathy for people and social issues gives meaning and purpose to his work.
Duane Boise has proven expertise in building strategic and innovative partnerships, developing creative sales solutions, building and leading high-performance sales channels and capturing new business market share in the healthcare, high technology, and wireless sector.