Indus Holdings appointed the chairman of its audit committee, Brian Shure, to the function of chief monetary officer. Former CFO Steve Neil will stay with the corporate in a senior capability. Shure joins the corporate from Ambrose Capital Partners the place he served as president.
“We remain committed to our path to profitability and leadership through scale. Brian’s experience will be extremely additive to the team,” mentioned George Allen, chairman of the Indus board. “Steve’s contributions to the team are enormous and we are grateful to have him turn his focus to some important initiatives for the company and its shareholders.”
Oakland, California, Mayor Libby Schaaf appointed Vertosa Chief Innovation Officer Austin Stevenson to serve on the town’s Cannabis Regulatory Commission. The fee works immediately with Oakland’s metropolis council and supplies steering on points associated to the town’s licensed hashish business, together with its Cannabis Equity Program.
“We are committed to investing locally in our Oakland community, where I live and where Vertosa is based, and practicing our civic responsibility,” mentioned Stevenson. “Job creation and economic development that serves others is at the core of my civic beliefs. As a Black cannabis industry professional, the reason why I chose to build businesses in the cannabis industry is because I believe there is a unique intersection between product innovation, public policy, and social justice.”
Soft gel CBD producer Gel Cap Concepts employed Rachel Simon to function supervisor of enterprise improvement and gross sales for its Desert AZEE model. She previously held the function of supervisor at a Nature’s Medicine dispensary.
“I’ve been fortunate that I’ve been able to work in an industry that provides so many benefits to so many people,” Simon mentioned. “I am thrilled to join Gel Cap Concepts and work with Desert AZEE to help others discover this exemplary brand and its amazing quality.”
Michael Davidson, M.D., joined Colorado-based Geocann as head of innovation, expertise, and scientific analysis. Davidson previously served as chief medical officer at Omthera Pharmaceuticals and as chief scientific officer at Corvidia Therapeutics.
“Dr. Davidson’s experience and leadership will help guide our research and clinical study success that address the unmet needs of the hemp and cannabis industry,” mentioned Geocann founder and Chief Executive Officer Jesse Lopez. “Davidson will offer invaluable experience in clinical study design, the review of scientific manuscripts and publications, and maintaining a laser focus on introducing the newest cannabis breakthroughs and how they relate to conditions such as pain, sleep, opioid-reduction, anxiety, and much more.”
Upon completion of his safety clearance by Health Canada, Trent MacDonald transitioned to the full-time function of chief monetary officer at HEXO Corp. MacDonald has served as appearing CFO since October.
“Along with the company’s executive leadership team, I would like to commend Health Canada for their diligence and expediency in processing Trent’s application,” mentioned HEXO co-founder and Chief Executive Officer Sébastien St-Louis.
Chief Executive Officer Brian Athaide resigned his place at The Green Organic Dutchman (TGOD); Chief Financial Officer Sean Bovingdon will function interim CEO. In addition, Vice President of Operations Michel Gagné will assume the function of chief working officer.
“On behalf of the board of directors, we thank Brian Athaide for his contribution to TGOD and I am pleased that Sean has agreed to lead the company at this critical juncture,” mentioned TGOD chairman of the board Jeff Scott. “He recognizes the challenges we must confront, and I look forward to working with him and the rest of the TGOD team to pave a new way forward for the company.”
Directorial and advisory board adjustments and additions:
NBA champion and hashish advocate Matt Barnes joined the board of administrators at Eaze. He additionally will advise the corporate on hashish coverage, social affect, and business relations.
Kiva Confections co-founder Kristi Palmer and Vertosa Chief Innovation Officer Austin Stevenson joined the Momentum advisory board at Eaze.
Dwight Duncan was appointed to the board of administrators at Pure Extracts. He at the moment sits on the board of administrators at Windsor Detroit Bridge Authority, Travelers Insurance Canada, Dominion General Insurance Company, Crown Crest Trust, and the Global Risk Institute.
KEY Investment Partners added Enlighten co-founder Colby McKenzie and Cronos Group co-founder and former chief government officer Paul Rosen to its advisory board.
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