Ziad Ghanem as President and Chief Operating Officer of TerrAscend, effective immediately.
"Ziad's cannabis industry expertise and experience, together with his significant healthcare and pharmacy background, is a rare find and makes him the ideal person for this role," said Jason Wild, Executive Chairman of TerrAscend. "Ziad's proven success in business optimization, financial management and leadership development will be a strong asset to TerrAscend as we execute on our growth strategy"
Mr. Ghanem added, "TerrAscend is building one of the most robust operating footprints in the highest quality cannabis markets in the country. I am thrilled to join this team and help deliver value for TerrAscend's patients, consumers, and shareholders."
Most recently, Mr. Ghanem served as President of all markets at Parallel, one of the largest privately held, vertically integrated, multi-state cannabis operators in the U.S. Before entering the cannabis industry, Mr. Ghanem gained over 15 years of experience in senior leadership roles at Walgreens Boots Alliance. Mr. Ghanem received a Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Houston.
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