Sonny Somani brings 25 years of operational leadership within retail, hospitality, manufacturing operations and more recently, non-profit health care operations. Sonny has proven experience in providing strategic leadership and operational direction in both a union/non-union environment and has managed contracts with Vancouver Coastal Health and the Fraser Health Authority. His experience with negotiations with vendors, service contracts, new acquisitions and property developments have greatly impacted the growth and continued success of organizations well with attention to risk factors and efficiencies.
While working overseas in China, Sonny had streamlined workflow, creating efficiencies, implemented continuous improvement initiatives including: gathering productivity metrics, redesigning site layout and applying equipment changes to effect more efficient operations. Sonny also has experience in providing oversight of IT services including application of new technologies for operational improvements, training and development and HR and recruitment.
Sonny has been an advocate within social services and is involved in mentoring programs, supporting volunteers to acquire permanent jobs while they can build on their language skills and make an impact in our community.