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US (AZ): Advisory board expanded with plant geneticists

Light Engine Design has invited ZED Therapeutics' chief geneticist Adam Jacques and director of cultivation, Christian West, to join the advisory board in an effort to develop novel horticultural lighting technologies for the hemp and cannabis sectors. "ZED Therapeutics currently holds a genetic library…

CAN (ON): Canopy Growth appoints new members to Board

Canopy Growth Corporation has appointed Judy Schmeling as Chair of the Board of Directors and Jim Sabia has been appointed in principle as a member of the Company's Board of Directors. Mr. Sabia will act as an observer to the Board as he and Canopy complete the standard Health Canada processes associated…

IL: Roots re-positions senior leadership team to drive growth in cannabis sector

Roots Sustainable Agricultural Technologies has announced that Mr. Boaz Wachtel has been appointed CEO and Executive Chairman, effective immediately, with Mr. Sharon Devir assuming the role of Executive Director and Business Development. "The change in leadership roles has been planned for some time and…

CAN (BC): Tilray hires new COO and CFO

Tilray has expanded its global senior leadership team with two strategic hires: Jon Levin as Chief Operating Officer, who was formerly with Revlon, and Michael Kruteck as Chief Financial Officer, who was formerly with Molson Coors and Pharmaca. "Mr. Kruteck’s appointment will be effective immediately…

CAN (ON): Supreme Cannabis names interim president and CEO

The Supreme Cannabis Company' Board of Directors has named Colin Moore, Director of the Company and former President of Starbucks Coffee Canada, as Interim President and Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Mr. Moore succeeds Navdeep Dhaliwal, who has departed the Company. "The Company is in…

CAN (BC): Zenabis appoints new CFO

Zenabis Global has appointed Eric Rasmussen as Chief Financial Officer, replacing Mike Smyth, who is retiring. "Mr. Rasmussen joins Zenabis with extensive senior management experience in publicly-listed companies, both in North America and Europe," the team with the company explains. "He brings with him…

US (CA): Kendra Minkler joins BioTherm Solutions

BioTherm Solutions announced that effective Jan. 6, 2020, Kendra Minkler has been appointed to the company’s Business Development and Regional Sales position. BioTherm Sales Manager Matt Winkler said, “Kendra is a great addition to our team. Her technical background, customer-service focus, and…

US: USDA announces pilot insurance coverage for hemp growers

USDA’s Risk Management Agency (RMA) announced a new crop insurance option for hemp growers in select counties of 21 states in 2020. The pilot insurance program will provide Actual Production History (APH) coverage under 508(h) Multi-Peril Crop Insurance (MPCI) for eligible producers in certain counties…

CAN (ON): Dan Sippel joins Supreme Cannabis as General Manager of 7ACRES

The Supreme Cannabis Company has announced that Dan Sippel has joined Supreme Cannabis as the General Manager of 7ACRES. "Mr. Sippel will be responsible for leading the long-term, sustainable growth of 7ACRES, with a focus on maintaining a high-performance culture, exceptional safety standards and robust…

CAN (AB): New board member joins Sundial

Sundial Growers and Greg Mills, Chair of the Board, have announced that Zachary George has been appointed to the Board of Directors, effective November 27, 2019. Mr. George will also be the Chair of the newly formed Operations and Capital Committee of the Board. “We are excited to welcome Zach as a new…

CAN (BC): Zenabis announces new appointment to board of directors

Zenabis Global has appointed Vincent Quan as the newest member of its Board of Directors, effective November 21, 2019. "Mr. Quan currently serves as the Vice President of Finance for the Richberry Group of Companies, a national agribusiness enterprise with operations in British Columbia and Quebec, and…

New Canadian technical sales specialist for Paul Boers Greenhouse Manufacturing

Paul Boers Greenhouse Manufacturing welcomes Richard van de Waart to its sales team. In July 2019, Richard joined the sales team as technical sales specialist. Richard will be working closely with the other members of the sales team serving customers throughout Canada. Born in the Netherlands, Richard has…

CAN (BC): Sunniva president resigns

Sunniva has announced that for personal reasons, Kevin Wilkerson has resigned from his position of President of the Company and from the position of President and Chief Executive Officer of Sun CA Holdings, the Company's main US subsidiary, effective December 2, 2019. The Company has not announced any…

Hexo CEO’s work isn’t done 'by any stretch' despite job cuts, financial losses

Hexo Corp. Chief Executive Officer Sebastien St-Louis said his work isn’t done “by any stretch” after the company recently laid off about 200 people and reported a…

Bruce Linton joins US operator as executive chair

Bruce Linton can finally reveal what was under the "MSO" tag on his T-shirt.  The former Canopy Growth Corp. co-chief executive officer said Thursday he plans to join U.S. multi-state…

CAN (BC): Sunniva CFO resigned

Sunniva has announced that Dave Lyle, Chief Financial Officer has resigned as an officer, effective November 1st, for personal reasons. The Company's Global Controller, David Weinmann, has been appointed to Interim CFO. "Mr. Weinmann has a Bachelor of Science in Accountancy from San Diego State University," the team with the…

CAN (ON): Joel Toguri joins Supreme as SVP

The Supreme Cannabis Company announced today that Joel Toguri has joined the company as Senior Vice President of Commercial. In this role, Mr. Toguri will establish and…

Biobest in partnership to serve Norwegian growers

Biobest Group NV of Belgium and VekstMiljø AS announced the acquisition of a majority stake in Norway’s Pollinering AS. Pollinering AS, founded in 2003 by Mr. Karl-Ivar Stangeland, is a local Norwegian producer of bumblebee hives for pollination. In the light of the decision of the Norwegian authorities…


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