Canopy Growth (TSX:WEED, NYSE:CGC) is a world-leading diversified cannabis, hemp and cannabis device company, offering distinct brands and curated cannabis varieties in dried, oil and Softgel capsule forms, as well as medical devices through Canopy Growth’s subsidiary, Storz & Bickel GMbH & Co. KG. From product and process innovation to market execution, Canopy Growth is driven by a passion for leadership and a commitment to building a world-class cannabis company one product, site and country at a time. Canopy Growth has operations in over a dozen countries across five continents.
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VP Government and Stakeholder Relations
Canopy Growth Corporation
David brings over 20 years of U.S. federal experience to the Canopy team, managing all day-to-day U.S. federal and state engagement for Canopy Growth. Prior to joining Canopy, David served in a variety of campaign and legislative positions for Senator(s) Robert C. Byrd (D-WV), Tom Daschle (D-SD), J. Robert Kerrey (D-NE), and Ben Nelson (D-NE). He previously served as a Vice President of Government Affairs for the Distilled Spirits Council of the United States (DISCUS). David holds a Bachelor of Arts in Government from Hamilton College and resides with his wife in Washington, DC.
President & Chief Product Officer
Canopy Growth Corporation (NASDAQ: $CGC)
Rade began investing his savings in the Toronto Stock Exchange at the age of 8, opened an e-commerce firm at age 13, interned at a stock brokerage before he had completed high school, and operated a medical cannabis dispensary for almost a decade. He has a history of being able to bring key stakeholders together on marijuana policy, as a Co-Founder and former President of the Canadian Association of Medical Cannabis Dispensaries and a Co-Founder and former Advocacy Committee Chair of the Canadian Medical Cannabis Industry Association.
Rade has long been active in his local business community with the Guelph Young Professionals Network, Guelph Chamber of Commerce, Toronto Board of Trade, Ontario Chamber of Commerce, and Ontario Economic Summit having worked to develop a policy to ensure Canada continues to be a supportive environment for both business and its citizens. He focused on Management Economics and Industry Finance while completing his BA at the University of Guelph.
Tara is the Vice President of Beverages and Edibles at Canopy Growth, where she leads the innovation and business behind new beverage and edible products. Before joining Canopy, Tara served as Vice President and General Manager at ConAgra Brands, where she was responsible for the Better-For-You and Family Meals frozen business, a $1B net sales portfolio. Tara is industry-recognized for her work to contemporize and turn around Healthy Choice and move Conagra’s frozen meals portfolio to a #1 market-leading position in health & wellness.