Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - May 4, 2021) - Emerald Health Therapeutics, Inc. (CSE: EMH) (OTCQX: EMHTF) ("Emerald") has appointed Mr. Moe Jiwan as Chief Operating Officer effective May 10th.
Mr. Jiwan is a data-driven business leader with over 20 years of diverse experience in strategic development, sales and operations management, e-commerce, and developing data and business intelligence solutions. Before joining Emerald, he served in senior leadership positions, including chief information officer and chief customer officer, for established cannabis and health companies, including senior roles at TerrAscend Corp and Shopper's Drug Mart. With a strong marketing and customer orientation, he has strongly focused on operational excellence and implementing processes to function faster, smarter, and leaner.
Emerald has also appointed Mr. Francois St. Louis as Site Director of its St. Eustache facility in Quebec to provide operational leadership for this facility and team. He has an extensive background in production, operations and quality assurance. His most recent role was Production Director with Capcium, a softgel manufacturer. Previously he served as General Manager of Aurora Cannabis' cultivation facilities in Greater Montreal after being promoted from the role of Director of Quality Assurance (QAP).
Mr. Orville Bovenschen, Senior Vice President Operations, and Mr. Maheep Dhillon, VP & GM Richmond, have left the company.
"I want to thank Orville and Maheep for their effort in building out Emerald's cultivation facilities and operations. We wish them the best in their new endeavors," said Mr. Riaz Bandali, President & Chief Executive Officer of Emerald. "I am very pleased to welcome Moe and Francois to the team. Moe has a well-rounded perspective on the strategy and execution necessary for the next phase of Emerald's redefined growth plan. Francois has the right operational and quality experience to help us continue refining our quality and productivity in our flexible, defined grow facility in St. Eustache, Quebec."
About Emerald Health Therapeutics, Inc.
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