Hashish Profession Watch | New Hires and Promotions July 26, 2019


Acreage Holdings, has employed Alfred Miranda to the place of senior vp, chief data officer; Laurence Wolfe to the place of senior vp, manufacturing and distribution; and has appointed Rhonda Kratz common supervisor within the state of Florida.

Miranda joins Acreage from MedMen Enterprises Inc., the place he served as senior vp, know-how and developed an built-in and compliant seed to sale platform.



Wolfe joins Acreage from Gartner, Inc. the place he was a management companion in provide chain advisory and consultancy. Previous to that, he served as senior vp of operations for Heineken USA, the place he was liable for end-to-end provide chain administration throughout the U.S.

Kratz joined Acreage in April 2019 from Nationwide Imaginative and prescient, the place she served as senior vp and led gross sales and operations for 109 shops throughout the nation. Previous to that, she served as chief working officer at For Eyes.

Hashish producer MJardin Group has appointed present International Controller Wendy Xue to the place of interim chief monetary officer, efficient August 1, following the departure of present CFO Chris Seto.

“I’m glad that Wendy is taking the place of interim CFO. I imagine her intimate information of the corporate’s monetary reporting, dedication, and management makes her nicely positioned for the position whereas we conduct our search course of for a everlasting appointment,” stated Adrian Montgomery, MJardin’s chairman and chief govt officer. “I might additionally wish to thank Chris Seto for his onerous work and dedication over the previous yr as a key member of our govt workforce and want him the most effective of luck in his future endeavors.”

Angie Demchenko-mg-magazine-mgretailer
Angie Demchenko

Cresco Labs Inc., a vertically built-in multistate cannabis operator, has tapped Angie Demchenko to function the corporate’s first “chief folks officer.” Demchenko most lately served as vp, head of human sources at Starwood Retail Companions. In her new position, Demchenko shall be liable for efficiency administration, recruitment, compensation, and worker advantages.

“Angie has a powerful monitor document of managing the human sources capabilities of dynamic, high-growth corporations,” stated Cresco Labs co-founder and Chief Government Officer Charlie Bachtell. “Her expertise in constructing best-in-class HR methods and operations shall be invaluable in serving to Cresco keep our robust office tradition and our concentrate on our core values and mission as we proceed to scale. We imagine that Angie is exceptionally nicely suited to assist us obtain our objective of attracting the most effective expertise within the cannabis business and empowering them with the instruments and information to ship distinctive efficiency.”

Richard Carmona

Kadenwood, LLC a newly shaped seed to shelf CBD firm, has appointed former Surgeon Normal Richard Carmona MD, MPH, FACS to its advisory board. Carmona will assist the corporate set up finest practices and help in its efforts to work cohesively with authorities officers and well being consultants.

“We’re devoted to establishing Kadenwood as a notable model that customers can belief and acknowledge for high-quality CBD as we roll out product choices throughout private care, meals and beverage, pet care, and extra,” stated Kadenwood co-founder and Chief Government Officer Erick Dickens. “It’s crucial that we work to create the most effective course of from farm-to-shelf and set the usual for the business on security inside the very confused CBD house. Dr. Carmona will assist us in main the way in which to introduce trusted merchandise into the well being and wellness market. Below his steering, we’re assured that we are able to shift the notion of CBD working alongside the appropriate authorities officers to really set new requirements for product introduction.”

Keith Levy-mg-magazine-mgretailer
Keith Levy

With tenure at Mars Wrigley, Royal Canin, and Anheuser-Busch, CPG govt Keith Levy has joined the advisory board at Viridian Capital Advisors, a monetary and strategic advisory agency for the cannabis business.

“Keith Levy has been on the high of the meals chain on the world’s largest corporations within the confectionary, pet meals and bev/alcohol industries,” stated Viridian founder and President Scott Greiper. “As Viridian advises and funds corporations and traders within the cannabis model and retail sectors, Keith will present nice worth to our agency, our shoppers, and our traders. We’re thrilled that he has joined our workforce.”

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