Curaleaf Holdings, a leading international provider of consumer products in cannabis, today announced that Matt Darin will become President of Curaleaf Holdings, effective immediately. "Darin brings a wealth of industry knowledge and leadership experience at an important moment in Curaleaf's growth trajectory." The company recently announced several strategic acquisitions in Los Suenos Farms, Tryke Companies, NRPC and Bloom Dispensaries. Mr. Darin will report to Curaleaf Chief Executive Officer Joseph Bayern.
Before joining Curaleaf, Matt Darin was Founder and Chief Operating Officer of Grassroots Cannabis, which was acquired by Curaleaf in 2020. Since its inception in 2014, Grassroots grew to become the largest privately-held multi-state operator in the United States. Prior to his 8 years in the cannabis industry, Mr. Darin was a Founder and Principal with Frontline Real Estate Partners. Since the Grassroots acquisition, Darin has served as Regional President for the Central and Southeast regions.
"I'm incredibly excited to appoint Matt as our President under this new structure, which will help us execute with greater fluidity and will allow me to focus on strategic growth initiatives for the Company," said Chief Executive Officer Joe Bayern. "Matt has the operational excellence, leadership skills and discipline to drive our continued vision as we begin our twelfth year in business and solidify our position as the global leader in this exciting industry."
Additionally, Chief Operating Officer Neil Davidson is retiring from the Company, effective January 3, 2022. Mr. Davidson will be stepping down from his day-to-day duties immediately but will stay on for a transition period through March 31, 2022.
Boris Jordan, Executive Chairman of Curaleaf, stated, "The Board and I are all incredibly grateful to Neil for his dedication, passion and his many contributions to the Company. While we will miss his talent, drive and relentless pursuit of perfection, we wish him all the best in his future endeavors."
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