TerrAscend has appointed Keith Stauffer as Chief Financial Officer (“CFO”). Mr. Stauffer will be based in New York City and is expected to commence his role as CFO on April 27, 2020, subject to CSE approval.
Mr. Stauffer has over 25 years of experience as a business executive holding various senior finance and leadership roles across multiple industries. Most recently, Mr. Stauffer served as Senior Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer of the Global Consumer Beauty Division at Coty, Inc. (“Coty”), a $3B+ global division based in New York. In this role, Mr. Stauffer led a global finance team and partnered with division leadership and the Coty executive team to formulate and drive a business turnaround.
Prior to his role at Coty, Mr. Stauffer spent 10 years at The Hershey Company holding various senior financial positions, including Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer of the international business. Prior to Hershey, Mr. Stauffer held various positions at Dell Technologies and Procter & Gamble. Mr. Stauffer received a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering from Purdue University and a Master of Business Administration from Purdue’s Krannert Graduate School of Management.
“Keith brings tremendous talent, experience, and insight to TerrAscend with proven financial and strategic leadership in rapid growth environments,” said Jason Ackerman, CEO and Executive Chairman of TerrAscend. “I am very excited to welcome Keith to the executive leadership team and am confident that the combination of his past experience and strong financial rigor will be incredibly valuable as we continue to execute on our U.S. market expansion.”
“I am thrilled to be joining the TerrAscend team at such a pivotal point in their growth and development,” said Mr. Stauffer. “I am encouraged by the strong foundation that has been laid and I am excited to work alongside the team to build upon the great success that TerrAscend has achieved to date.”
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