Canopy Rivers Inc. (OTCMKT:CNPOF) has announced the formation of the company Strategic Advisory Board. It comprises a group of celebrated business leaders who will offer guidance to the company’s executive team to strengthen and enhance Canopy River’s portfolio of top cannabis firms.
Narbe Alexandrian, the CEO and President of canopy growth, stated that they had constituted an outstanding group of individuals with incredible track records in their respective areas of specialization. He said that the role of the Strategic Advisory Board would be a crucial one which is offering insight and guidance to the company as it pursues its global strategy. He affirmed that they have enough zeal and commitment to building the cannabis sector for a better future.
Members of the strategic board include Meg Lovell, John Ruffolo, and Philip Donne.
Ms. Lovell has huge experience having served as the Corporate and Commercial Counsel and CO-Head of M&A ay Imperial Brands PLC. Imperial is a consumer products company with a portfolio of tobacco and next-generation products. She is recognized during her time at imperial for the various strategic acquisitions that she led with a particular focus on the company’s next-generation product portfolio. Equally, she was vital in providing advice on a range of issues at the company. Before she joined Imperial, she was an associate at leading multinational law firm Slaughter and May.
Ruffolo is the Vice-Chair and co-founder of the Council of Canadian Innovators. He is the founder of OMERS and also established OMER’s innovation arm, Platform Investments. He has led investments in District Ventures, Purpose Financial, PointNorth Capital, ArcTern Ventures and OneEleven.
Donne is former CEO and President of Kellogg Canada, former president of Campbell Canada former president of Cossette’s Toronto office. He is an advisor for several companies such as Valens, Nature’s Path Foods, and Green Juice. He is an award-winning markets strategist who received a Gold Medal Award from the Canadian Association of Advertisers. He also received a Golden Pencil Award for his role to the Canadian food industry.