TerrAscend appoints Lynn Gefen as Chief Legal Officer

TerrAscend Corp. announced the appointment of Lynn Gefen as Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary, effective May 23, 2022. Ms. Gefen brings more than two decades of in-house and law firm experience as well as deep public company knowledge to TerrAscend. Previously, Ms. Gefen has served in various legal roles for multi-national companies in the insurance, beverage, alcohol, and technology industries.

"With her extensive experience in high-growth, highly regulated industries, Lynn is the ideal person to lead our legal team," said Jason Wild, Executive Chairman of TerrAscend. "We are thrilled to welcome Lynn to the team and look forward to leveraging her insights and expertise as we continue to expand and scale our footprint in some of the most attractive cannabis markets in the country."

"I am honored to join the TerrAscend team.  I was drawn to the Company's strong growth, commitment to compliance, and focus on its patients and consumers," said Ms. Gefen. "I look forward to leveraging my experience in building high-performance teams to help TerrAscend meet its strategic objectives."

Most recently, Ms. Gefen served as Deputy General Counsel, Chief Risk and Compliance Officer, and Assistant Secretary at HomeServe, a publicly traded, independent provider of home repair service solutions. Prior to her role at HomeServe, Ms. Gefen worked for Diageo North America, a global leader in beverage alcohol, focusing on regulatory matters, privacy, and compliance, and for Citrix Systems, a multinational cloud computing and virtualization technology company, where she led a team with global responsibility for corporate and compliance matters including securities, commercial transactions, litigation, governance, and employment. Ms. Gefen began her legal career as an associate at Thacher Proffitt & Wood and Holland & Knight. Ms. Gefen received a J.D. from American University and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Florida.

For more information:
TerrAscend
www.terrascend.com 


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