As Benzinga Cannabis Capital Conference returns on September 13-14 to Chicago, gathering top CEOs, investors and leaders in the industry, let's scroll through the latest leadership changes within the space.
Canopy Taps Former Aphria Exec To Serve As CLO
Canopy Growth Corporation (TSX: WEED) (NASDAQ: CGC) recently tapped Christelle Gedeon, Ph.D., to serve as its new chief legal officer.
Gedeon is a commercial lawyer and strategist with more than a decade of legal and strategic experience, including most recently as the chief legal officer and corporate secretary for The Metals Company.
She brings experience with complex regulatory structures, intellectual property management, corporate governance, government relations and strategic acquisitions.
Prior to this, Gedeon served as the chief legal officer and corporate secretary at Aphria, Inc., where she oversaw the reverse takeover of Tilray, Inc. (NASDAQ: TLRY).
"Christelle is a proven leader in the legal and cannabis industries, and we are excited to have her join Canopy Growth as we continue to build the leading brand-driven cannabis company in North America," David Klein, CEO of Canopy Growth said.
Canntab Therapeutics Names Interim CEO
Canntab Therapeutics Limited (CSE: PILL.CN) (OTCQB: CTABF) (FRA: TBF1.F) has recently appointed Richard Goldstein, currently overseeing Canntab's financial department, as interim CEO of Canntab, effective July 31, 2022.
Goldstein replaces the outgoing CEO of the board Larry Latowsky who stepped down to pursue other opportunities.
Latowsky will continue to serve as an advisor to the board of directors of Canntab and oversee the direction and development of business with First Nations communities across Canada per previously announced agreements.
Green Scientific's CEO Steps Down
Green Scientific Labs (CSE: GSL) announced on Tuesday that Paul Crage is stepping down as CEO.
Since helping co-found Green Scientific Labs in 2018, Crage played an active role in the development …