Board of Directors
Founder, Chairman and CEO
Norton has extensive experience in capital investments, acquisitions, consolidations, and start-ups in the legal cannabis sector. He has deployed over $100 million into the North American cannabis industry and has been involved in numerous public M&A cannabis transactions. Norton has been an early stage advisor to major Licensed Producers, including Cronos Group.
Co-Founder & Vice President
As a venture capitalist, Michael has been involved in the start-up and senior management of numerous public companies. He helped oversee the acquisition, growth, and management of a diverse portfolio of cannabis-centric businesses as a Director and Senior Executive of multiple Licensed Producers. Michael has helped raise over $85 million of capital in the cannabis sector.
Jurgen is a highly accomplished executive with extensive senior management experience in the global retail pharmacy, health and beauty sectors. He was previously President & CEO of Shoppers Drug Mart, President & CEO of Rexall Health, and CEO at Katz Group. Jurgen has also held senior leadership positions with Reckitt Benckiser, Health and Beauty Europe and A.S. Watson where he was responsible for 4000 stores in 23 countries.
Chair of the Compensation Committee
Aaron practices law as a solicitor at Farris, Vaughan, Wills & Murphy LLP in Kelowna. Aaron specializes in the areas of corporate and commercial law, real estate, bank lending, and wills & estates. Aaron holds an undergraduate degree in Science as well as a Law degree, both from the University of Victoria. He currently sits on the Board of Directors of the Metro Up Financial Literacy Society and is a member of both the Canadian Bar Association
and the Kelowna Bar Association.
Chair of the Audit Committee
Derek is a partner at Spence Valuation Group, where he specializes in business valuation, mergers & acquisitions and financial litigation support. Derek has extensive experience in the valuation of privately-held companies for purchase & sales transactions, shareholder disputes, and corporate reorganizations and estate freezes. Derek is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA), Chartered Business Valuator (CBV) and a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).