New general manager at Meteor Horticultural Systems, Canada

Meteor Systems Canada will be strengthened by a new experienced management team who will continue and expand on the success of past years. The position of General Manager is held by Neil Quiring. He will take care of the sales activities and is responsible for the entire branch. He will be supported by…

Medical cannabis agreement between San Marino and Italy

Italy and San Marino are to collaborate in medicinal cannabis. A three-year collaboration has been signed by both countries. The most important novelty in the agreement is the initiation of a Working Table between the two countries to seek the most appropriate forms of collaboration in the cultivation of…

US (MA): Howard Schacter appointed as CCO of MariMed

Howard Schacter has been appointed as the Chief Communications Officer of MariMed and a member of the MariMed Executive Management Team. "I am thrilled to welcome Howard to the MariMed team and look forward to him significantly elevating visibility of the Company and our brand portfolio," said Bob…

Tom Fortner appointed as COO of Grown Rogue

Tom Fortner has been appointed as Chief Operating Officer of Grown Rogue. "Tom brings over 40 years of horticultural expertise to Grown Rogue, where he is implementing his processes to create standardization across Grown Rogue’s 200,000 sq. ft. of cultivation infrastructure," the team explains. "His many…

Organigram

CAN (ON): Megan McCrae appointed as VP of Marketing of Organigram

Megan McCrae has been appointed as Organigram's Senior Vice President of Marketing and Communications.  "A seasoned marketing expert, Ms. McCrae has 17 years' experience in consumer-packaged goods marketing and sales management, brand building and consumer insights," the Organigram team explains. Ms. McCrae…

US: As D.C. reopens, MMJ industry emerges ‘stronger than ever'

It has been a brutal year for D.C. businesses. Amid strict coronavirus restrictions, storefronts across the District faced a new socially distanced reality, leaving them to…

US (NM): Adult-use cannabis sales could begin sooner than expected

New Mexico could allow recreational cannabis sales to start before an April 2022 deadline, a top state official said recently. But that could depend on the pace of adopting…

Role created as firm increases focus on the expanding cannabis construction market

Margaret Cachel promoted to Director of Cannabis at Vantage Builders

Margaret Cachel has been promoted to Director of Cannabis of Vantage Builders. In this new role, Ms. Cachel will lead the firm’s business unit focused on the Cannabis Construction market, overseeing cannabis projects, estimating, business development and marketing efforts. To date, Vantage Builders has…

Jushi

US (CO): Jushi appoints Marina Hahn to board of directors

Marina Hahn has been appointed to Jushi Holdings' Board of Directors effective immediately. "Ms. Hahn is an experienced industry leader with a strong track record of building culturally relevant consumer brands and disruptive new product categories, as well as driving value creation across startups,…

US (NJ): Signify expands team to support North American business development efforts

Signify has expanded its horticulture team in North America to support business development efforts in the region. Neil Coppinger and Colleen O’Hara have joined the US team as Key Account Managers and will be responsible for developing new business opportunities and driving sales growth of Philips LED…

CAN (ON): Martha Stewart joins Canopy Growth as official strategic advisor

Canopy Growth has appointed Martha Stewart as the company’s official strategic advisor. In this new role, Martha will expand upon her existing relationship with the company, leveraging her vast knowledge of product development and branding expertise, to provide the company with dedicated counsel ranging…

US (NV): Leah S. Bailey joins AUSA as CBDO

Leah S. Bailey has joined Australis Capital as Chief Business Development Officer, where she will drive commercial initiatives and provide leadership to the company's corporate development team. With this appointment, AUSA is adding a proven leader with a strong track record in driving revenues and…

Helius Therapeutics

NZ: Mark Morrison joins Helius as CCO

Mark Morrison has been appointed Chief Commercial Officer at Helius Therapeutics. For six months prior to the appointment, Mark was a consultant at Helius where he developed the company’s commercial strategy. The announcement of Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) completes the executive leadership team at…

BioTherm expands to South America via Brazil

BioTherm has established BioTherm LATAM in Brazil, a move expected to bolster the regions’ demand for efficient cultivation technologies in greenhouse and indoor growing environments. The new initiative comes at a time when the region’s greenhouse and indoor growing industries are experiencing remarkable…

Harborside

US (CA): Travis Higginbotham to join Harborside as Vice President of Production

Harborside has appointed Travis Higginbotham Jr. as Vice President of Production, overseeing the Company's Salinas, California cultivation, post-harvest, processing and packaging facilities. In this role, Higginbotham will spearhead production and product distribution to expand access to Harborside…

US (WA): Minority Cannabis Business Association elects new president and vice president to board of directors

Members of the board of directors for Minority Cannabis Business Association (MCBA), the largest trade association dedicated to serving the needs of minority cannabis businesses and minority communities, held their annual election last month to fill four open board seats and elect the association’s board…

Organigram

CAN (BC): Organigram appoints vice president of innovation

Borna Zlamalik has been appointed as Organigram's Vice President of Innovation.  As the Company’s Vice President, Innovation, Mr. Zlamalik will oversee all R&D and product development. He will also sit as one of Organigram’s representatives on the Steering Committee for the recently announced Center of Excellence.…

CAN (BC): Fiona Fitzmaurice appointed as CFO of AgraFlora

Fiona Fitzmaurice has been appointed as AgraFlora’s new Chief Financial Officer. "Ms. Fitzmaurice is a Chartered Professional Accountant with over 14 years of experience in accounting and financial control, serving both private companies and public issuers throughout her career," the AgraFlora team…

CAN (BC): Former Meta Growth CFO joins Benchmark as CEO

Mike Cosic has been appointed as Benchmark Botanics' CEO. Mr. Cosic was previously the Chief Financial Officer of Meta Growth Corp. "He has a proven track record of delivering significant shareholder value, particularly through creating industry-leading companies via mergers & acquisitions," the…

Organigram

CAN (NB): Organigram CEO steps away from role

Greg Engel is stepping away from his role as CEO of Organigram effective today, yet he will continue to act as a special advisor to the Board through a transition period.  Peter Amirault, current Board chairman, has been appointed by the Board to serve as executive chair on an interim basis, to oversee day-to-day…

"This portfolio will allow us to better support growers in all sectors"

Bosman Van Zaal acquires CMW Horticulture

Bosman Van Zaal from Aalsmeer in the Netherlands, a specialist in turnkey horticultural projects, will expand its activities in the United Kingdom through the acquisition of CMW Horticulture, based in East Yorkshire. The name CMW Horticulture will remain unchanged, the range of products and services will…

CAN (ON): New management appointments to support expansion

CEN Biotech has appointed a bunch of people to the Executive and Board of Directors. Mr. Joseph Byrne was appointed as President and Director and will lead the Company's…

US (CA): Deepak Panjwani appointed to ECGI board of directors

ECGI Holdings has appointed Deepak Panjwani to its board of directors.   ECGI CEO William Chung commented, “We are extremely grateful to welcome Deepak to the ECGI family.  His very significant knowledge of the cannabis industry combined with his specific cannabis and finance industry experience will be well utilized as…

Vireo

US (MN): Vireo Health and Bruce Linton part ways

Vireo Health has entered into a mutual release with Bruce Linton relating to all outstanding matters between them. Mr. Linton joined Vireo in November of 2019. On June 8, 2020, the Company elected to terminate its employment agreement with Mr. Linton as Executive Chairman, on an entirely without-cause…


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