Canopy Rivers (TSX.V: RIV) (OTC: CNPOF) has appointed former OMERS venture capitalist and Canopy Rivers President, Mr. Narbé Alexandrian, to Chief Executive Officer of the company, effective immediately. Canopy Rivers’ former CEO, Bruce Linton, will continue to serve as Chairman of the Canopy Rivers Board of Directors. “I would like to thank Bruce, the Board of Directors, and the entire team at Canopy Rivers for the privilege and opportunity to build upon the impressive portfolio and platform that has been developed to date,” Canopy Rivers president and CEO Narbé Alexandrian stated in the news release. “With the global cannabis economy continuing to evolve and expand at a lightspeed pace, I am both humbled and thrilled to have been chosen to lead the company at this incredibly important juncture.”
In addition, Canopy Rivers announced this morning that it will host an analyst and investor day on Tuesday, May 28th from 1:00 to 5:00 PM ET. Among other highlights, Chairman of the Board Bruce Linton will discuss his viewpoint on the company’s value proposition, panel discussions will highlight select portfolio companies, and senior executives will address the company’s priorities in its continued mission to accelerate success in the global cannabis economy.
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About Canopy Rivers
Canopy Rivers is a unique investment and operating platform structured to pursue investment opportunities in the emerging global cannabis sector. Canopy Rivers works collaboratively with Canopy Growth (TSX: WEED) (NYSE: CGC) to identify strategic counterparties seeking financial and/or operating support. Canopy Rivers has developed an investment ecosystem of complementary cannabis operating companies that represent various segments of the value chain across the emerging cannabis sector. As the portfolio continues to develop, constituents will be provided with opportunities to work with Canopy Growth and collaborate among themselves, which Canopy Rivers believes will maximize value for its shareholders and foster an environment of innovation, synergy and value creation for the entire ecosystem. For more information, visit the company’s website at www.CanopyRivers.com.
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