Creso Pharma Limited (ASX:CPH) has appointed two former Canopy Growth Corp. (TSX:WEED, NYSE:CGC) executives to the senior management team of its wholly-owned Mernova Medical Inc. in Nova Scotia, Canada.
The pair are former employees of Canopy Growth Corp, the world’s largest cannabis company by market capitalisation, currently capped at C$6.8 billion, having once hit the heights of C$24 billion.
Mr. Jack Yu has been appointed as managing director and brings expert-level knowledge of cannabis cultivation and production from 25 years of practical experience growing cannabis, including nine years of consulting for licensed Canadian medicinal cannabis growers.
Mr. Yu’s experience includes working for Canopy Growth Corp. (TSX:WEED, NYSE:CGC), the world’s largest cannabis company by market cap in the position of Production Manager.
He also held the role of Interim Cultivation Manager for Canopy’s Newfoundland, Edmonton, Eastern Canada and Scarborough facilities, and previously held the position of Master Grower for MedReleaf Corp., which is now owned by Aurora Cannabis Inc (TSE:ACB).
Furthermore, he consulted for Health Canada license applicants throughout the process to attain licenses for cultivation, production and sales of medicinal cannabis in Canada.
As Managing Director, Mr. Yu will replace outgoing Managing Director Mr. Bill Fleming, and will be responsible for managing all operations at Mernova and will work closely with the Creso Pharma Board.
Isaac Allen has been appointed Vice President.
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