Cannabis Career Watch | New Hires and Promotions February 5, 2021

Multi-state operator Justice Grown appointed Gregg Carlson to the role of chief officer that is financial. His more than thirty years of professional experience includes company that is leading and sales deals, doing general public and private company turnarounds, and serving as a worldwide monetary consultant to Fortune 500 professionals.

“We are extremely excited to create Gregg up to speed,” stated Justice Grown ceo Darin Carpenter. “His expertise is paramount to Justice that is accomplishing Grown’s growth and expansive initiatives and we feel fortunate to have someone of his caliber and experience on our executive management team.”

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California-based cannabis wellness products company Papa & Barkley made several changes to its executive team: Zeeshan Hyder joined the company as chief officer that is financial Evelyn Wang joined as main executive officer, replacing Adam Grossman who will transition to executive president regarding the board of directors.

“It was a honor that is tremendous serve as the CEO of Papa & Barkley since founding the company,” said Grossman. “I am incredibly proud of everything our team has accomplished together in just five years. We have earned our position as the wellness that is top in Cannabis—our items undoubtedly change people’s everyday lives. The board and I also are confident that Evelyn may be the leader that is right build on our momentum and brand, adding depth to our stellar executive team. Zeeshan is a addition that is tremendous well, bringing strong monetary administration experience and a thorough familiarity with the cannabis M&A landscape.”


Supply string administration business Radiant Farm employed Newton Paskin to the role of chief officer that is operating. He brings to the company thirty years of global experience as a operating that is senior in advanced, gadgets, synthetic cleverness, robotics, and fashion.

“It is exceedingly uncommon to get within the cannabis industry a supply string professional with all the expertise and entrepreneurial success that Newton Paskin brings,” said Radiant ceo Aaron Selverston. “With an dedication that is unwavering process improvement and scalability, Newton’s leadership ensures that Radiant is extremely strongly positioned to efficiently continue our explosive growth while delivering ever-improved service to our stakeholders.”


California Retailer* that are( Perfect Union included three professionals to its roster: Chief working Officer Greg Sutton, Senior Vice President of Operations Lisah Poore, and Vice President of Legal Affairs Arturo Sanchez. Sutton and Poore both joined up with the ongoing company from Harborside Inc. where they served as COO and chief officer that is retail correspondingly. Sanchez formerly served as vice president of conformity at Terra Tech.

“We’re proud to possess these* that is( pioneers join the Perfect Union family,” said Perfect UnionChief Executive Officer David Spradlin. “Lisa, Arturo, and Greg’s accomplishments, expertise, and passion will help drive our mission to ensure quality in everything we do while giving back to those we serve, as well as further accelerate Perfect Union’s growth in becoming the preeminent cannabis retailer in California, the world’s market that is largest legal”


Distributor and provide chain solutions business HERBL appointed Tom Grillea as chief revenue officer. Just before joining the business, Grillea served as ceo at Threshold Enterprises so that as divisional president at United Natural Foods, Inc.

“I became fortunate to work well with Tom within my time at UNFI and now we share a focus on developing a company that is strong and a partner relationship structure that puts brand customers first,” said Mike Beaudry, founder and chief executive officer at HERBL. “His people-focused leadership style empowers teams to consistently deliver great results and he’s a very addition that is welcome the HERBL family members even as we work to push the industry ahead within the state and beyond.”


Allison Siegel joined up with Maryland cannabis brand name CULTA within the role of chief officer that is operating. She previously served as president at Next Blinds and as an IT and marketing executive at Total Wine & More.“Ms day. Siegel will play a role that is key facilitating CULTA’s continued growth,” said CULTA Co-founder and President Mackie Barchcannabis. “Single-state focused, independent operators, are dominating most


Marijuana markets nationally and we’re starting to attract talent that is real. Our company is delighted Ms. Siegel is joining the CULTA team and appear forward to working along with her to just take the CULTA brand name to your level that is next” Company of America board member Marco Guerrero was named vice president of MCOA subsidiaries hempSMART Brazil and hempSMART Uruguay

.“We are excited to have Marco take on this role and propel us to a higher level of international production and distribution opportunities,” said MCOA Chief Executive Officer Jesus M. QuinteroCBD. “Marco is an excellent board member, and we have full confidence in his ability to help drive MCOA’s expansion that is global. Their expertise in Latin America in particular strengthens our capacity to circulate our premium hemp and

-derived hempSMART products the very first time in Brazil, a country with a population of over 212 million customers.


“Marco is a reliable consultant who is able to make sure our success even as we navigate our method through Latin America,” Quintero included. “His considerable experience that is professional rooted in the reinsurance industry, medical and business communities in both Uruguay and Brazil. This will serve us well as we have initiated our efforts in communicating directly with medical professionals about bringing our products to Latin America.”Organigram Holdings Senior Vice President of Operations Matt Rogers

will leave the company to his position in might 2021. Their replacement hasn’t yet been established.cannabis“Matt has embraced the difficulties and possibilities of the* that is( industry. His insights and creativity have been instrumental as we have worked to develop a state-of-the-art production facility,” said Organigram Chief Executive Officer Greg Engel


. “We would like to thank Matt for his commitment to a transition that is seamless want him well in their future endeavors.”

Directorial And board that is advisory and additions:Following the resignation of board member and former Chief Executive Officer Robert Cheney, Todd Harrison joined the board of directors at C21 Investments Inc. Harrison currently serves as chief investment officer as Capital Management

and previously served as vice president at Morgan Stanley.Aleafia Health appointed Lu Galasso and Carlo Sistilli

as independent members to its board of directors. Galasso will be appointed to the Strategic Planning Committee and Sistilli will be appointed to the Audit Committee.Willie J. McKinney joined the scientific and strategic board that is advisory Labstat Overseas

. He additionally acts on FDA’s tobacco item medical committee that is advisory the non-voting representative of the tobacco manufacturing industry and was on the advisory board of the ENDS US 2019 conferences.HEXO Corp appointed Rose Marie Gage

to its board of directors. Gage brings to the panel more than thirty years of experience in business development, strategy, communications, execution, and governance.The Arcview Group added industry expert Jason Malcolm to its management consulting team where he shall co-lead as major alongside industry veteran, David Abernathy


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