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US (CA): Hydrofarm appoints B. John Lindeman as Chief Financial Officer

Hydrofarm Holdings Group has appointed B. John Lindeman as its new Chief Financial Officer, effective March 16, 2020. Bill Toler, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer,…

CAN (BC): Benchmark Botanics appoints a new CFO

Benchmark Botanics has appointed Paul Haber as it's new Chief Financial Officer. "Mr. Haber comes to Benchmark with a wealth of public company expertise having helped many…

US (IL): Armen Yemenidjian steps down as GTI President

Green Thumb Industries announced that Armen Yemenidjian has stepped down from his role as President in order to spend more time with his family in Nevada. Yemenidjian will…

5 years of Westland Horti Tours ambassadors for Dutch horticulture

Westland Horti Tours celebrated its 5th anniversary on April 1st. 5 years ago, Aad Verduijn started guiding mainly foreign visitors in greenhouses and companies in the…

CAN (ON): Steven vanderZalm joins Zwart Systems

Zwart Systems is excited to introduce the newest member of our sales team, Steven vanderZalm. Steven brings a lifetime of knowledge and experience to our company having been raised and worked in his family’s greenhouse in St. Catharines, Ontario. Steven’s education and experience in mechanical design…

US (CA): Agnetix appoints Ph.D. plant scientist as new director of biological machine and vision systems

Agnetix has appointed Sanaz Jarolmasjed, Ph.D. to the new role of Director of Biological and Machine Vision Systems. Dr. Jarolmasjed is a biosystems agriculture engineer and data scientist with unique experience applying machine learning models and leading teams to solve challenging problems in business,…

CAN (ON): Auxly announces board changes

Auxly Cannabis Group has announced that Jeff Tung has resigned as the Company’s Chief Operations Officer (“COO”) effective immediately; and Alan Cooke has joined Auxly as Vice President, Domestic and International Supply Chain and Operations. “Auxly’s management team is committed to the long-term success…

Microgrow adds Daphne Brogdon for National Sales and Marketing

Microgrow Control Systems, an industry leader in environmental controls, announced that former TV host Daphne Brogdon has been elevated to National Sales and Marketing. “Daphne has years of experience marketing on different platforms and her years in broadcasting makes her a great communicator," said Tom…

Dealing with disaster may be the last thing on your mind, but are you prepared?

The COVID-19 posts asking if your business could survive if you, as owner/operator/key manager, got sick, reminded me that we never ‘plan to fail, but to often fail to plan’!…

US (MA): Curaleaf appoints Khadijah Tribble as Vice President, Corporate Social Responsibility

Curaleaf Holdings has announced that Khadijah Tribble will become Vice President, Corporate Social Responsibility effective March 16, 2020. "Khadijah Tribble is a respected expert on equity and inclusion in the cannabis industry," the team with the company explains. "She has advised cannabis investors,…

Jan Voshol takes a step back in the Netherlands, Wilco and Lennert at the helm

"I just keep getting myself involved in everything," says Jan Voshol with a wink. He just explained that, last year, he has transferred the shares of his company in the Netherlands to son Wilco and son-in-law Lennert. With that, both men are now officially at the helm at Voshol Warmte- en Elektrotechniek…

Vineland Research and Innovation Centre hires VP of Operations

Chris McQueen is the newest member of the senior management team at Vineland Research and Innovation Centre (Vineland). As the new Vice President, Operations, McQueen reports directly to President and CEO Ian Potter and is responsible for operations, safety, human resources and facilities, including…

US (IL): Cresco Labs co-founder resigns as President

Joe Caltabiano has announced his resignation as president of Cresco Labs. He intends to continue his role on Cresco’s Board of Directors. “As the founder who brought the initial idea of entering into the regulated cannabis industry to the original Cresco team in 2013, this day is bittersweet,” Caltabiano…

US (CO): Medicine Man Technologies President and Vice Chairment departs

Medicine Man Technologies has announced that Andy Williams, president and vice chairman of the Board, has decided to leave the Company to focus on cannabis medical and genetic…

US (CO): Scott Wiley joins Growcentia as CEO

Growcentia has appointed Scott Wiley as Chief Executive Officer and member of the Board of Directors, effective immediately. "I'm excited about the projects Growcentia is working on, from new technologies and products to expanded markets," said incoming CEO Scott Wiley. "The company is the most…

CAN (BC): Management changes in Christina Lake Cannabis

Christina Lake Cannabis has announced that Mr. Benjamin Asuncion has resigned as a director and Mr. Arie Prins has stepped down as President, Chief Executive Officer, and a director of the Company effective immediately. The board of directors has appointed Mr. Joel Dumaresq, Director and Chief Financial…

CAN: Terry Booth comments on his Aurora departure

Terry Booth can’t help but admit he’s a symbol of the carnage he forecast would happen to the cannabis industry only a few months ago. “I guess I'm the latest carnage,” he…

CA: Canopy Growth CEO says expecting smooth legalization was 'naive'

When newly-appointed Canopy Growth Corp. chief executive officer David Klein introduced himself to his staff in a town hall conference call last month, he quickly emphasized…

CAN (BC): Citation Growth announces leadership transition

Citation Growth Interim CEO, Rahim Mohamed, has departed the Company for personal reasons, including resigning his Board position. The Board of Directors has named Erik…

US (IL): Greg Butler joins Cresco Labs as CCO

Cresco Labs has announced a leadership hire. Greg Butler joins Cresco Labs as its first Chief Commercial Officer. "Greg brings to Cresco Labs a strong background in driving brand growth for top-tier CPG companies including Pfizer, Johnson & Johnson and Molson Coors, wellness retail execution for…

CAN (ON): Mali Walsh joins Inhuis

Inhuis Contrived Incorporated has hired Mali Walsh to apply her extensive education and experience in sales to the rapidly expanding cannabis market in the United States of…

Fluence appoints Dr. Abhay Thosar to director of horticulture services

Fluence has appointed Dr. Abhay Thosar to director of horticulture services. Thosar previously served as senior plant specialist with Signify (formerly Philips Lighting). “Abhay’s decades-long career in greenhouse management and lighting technology is an invaluable asset to our bourgeoning industry,”…

US: High-value crop IPM consultancy expands leadership and services

Today, at the World Ag Expo in California’s Central Valley, CropWalk and CropTalk Media announced an organizational restructuring that has added two new leaders to the company’s rapidly growing industry presence. Charlie McKenzie, Director of Partnerships, and Jason Gauthier, Director of Business have…

Cannabis CEO job security getting more precarious

The cannabis industry’s management exodus is gaining steam. Since the beginning of January, at least five pot companies have announced the departures of their chief executive…

CAN (AB): Aurora Cannabis CEO steps down, announces layoff of staff

After rumors have circulated yesterday regarding Aurora laying off part of its staff, today the confirmation by the company has eventually arrived. On top of that, Terry Booth, CEO of Aurora, has stepped down after he announced his retirement.  Aurora CEO Terry Booth stated, "Over the last seven years, Aurora…

Management change at TC van den Dool

At TC van den Dool there has been a change in management; Ad Kokshoorn transfers his shares in the company to Marco van Ardenne. Marco, together with Vincent van den Dool, are now at the helm of the company. Marco has been working with the company for a number of years now. Previously, he had his own…

CAN: Aurora allegedly plans to lay off 10% of staff

Aurora Cannabis plans to cut its workforce by about 10 per cent, the latest cannabis company to slash jobs in an effort to move toward profitability, according to a person…

New China trade deal could benefit U.S. hemp farmers

For many years, China has been the top industrial hemp producer on the planet even though China did not issue the first license for legal CBD until 2017. China’s industrial…


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