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Canopy Growth Corp (WEED.TO)

WEED.TO on Toronto Stock Exchange

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17 Nov 2017
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Bruce Linton

2015 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Tim Saunders

2015 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President

Olivier Dufourmantelle

2016 Chief Operating Officer

Rade Kovacevic

2016 Vice President - Sales and Customer Experience

John Bell

68 2014 Director

Murray Goldman

Director

Chris Schnarr

49 2014 Director

Peter Stringham

2016 Director

Biographies

Name Description

Bruce Linton

Mr. Bruce Linton serves as Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of the company. He is the co-founder of Canopy Growth Corp and co-founder of Tweed Marijuana Inc. Bruce’s primary focus has been to position the brand in a competitive market and to raise the capital necessary to fund such an operation. Bruce’s extensive experience as a founder, CEO, and Board member across a wide variety of enterprises lends itself well the to the success of Canopy Growth, which to date has enjoyed market support for capital raises of approximately $52 million. In addition to his current position at Canopy Growth, Bruce is the CEO of communications company Martello Technologies. After beginning his career at Newbridge Networks Corporation, he has since held positions that include General Manager and Re-Founder of Computerland.ca, President and Co-Founder of webHancer Corp, and part of the establishing team at CrossKeys Systems Corporation. Bruce has been responsible for the acquisition and/or disposition of over $100 million in business assets, and has established regular engagement with the World Bank and Asia Development Bank while focused on markets in India, Philippines, China, Peru, Colombia, Ecuador, Azerbaijan and Uzbekistan. Bruce led the successful entry of both CrossKeys and Clearford into the Chinese market. In 2009 Clearford was awarded by the Canada-China Business Council for its market entry strategy. He was also part of the leadership team for the Nasdaq/TSX initial public offering at CrossKeys Systems Corporation. Bruce currently sits as Canada’s representative on the World Bank’s Water Sanitation Program. He has been on the Cleantech Advisory Board for Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada. He is the past Chairman of the Ottawa Community Loan Foundation, past Board Member and Treasurer of Canada World Youth past Board of Governor for Carleton University.

Tim Saunders

Mr. Tim Saunders serves as Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President of the Company. He is a finance executive experienced with large international public companies and private equity-backed start-ups, having worked both in Canada and Europe. His leadership style focuses on business transformation and forward thinking to advance business capability and the business model.Tim joined Canopy Growth in summer 2015 after gaining executive and leadership experience across a number of sectors including mobile, telecom, semiconductors, manufacturing and clean tech. Tim most recently led Black Canvas Consulting with assignments such as Strategic Advisor to the President's Office of Export Development Canada. Tim was previously a senior finance executive with Vodafone, Oskar Mobil, Mitel and Zarlink Semiconductor and CFO at Plasco Energy Group where he was instrumental in raising $360 million in capital during the early start-up of the company until 2013. Tim earned his CPA, CA with PricewaterhouseCoopers and is a proud graduate of Bishop’s University (Quebec) where he obtained his BBA. Tim also earned an executive certificate from the Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario.

Olivier Dufourmantelle

Rade Kovacevic

John Bell

Mr. John K. Bell FCPA, FCA, ICD.D,, serves as Director of the company. He is founded Shred-Tech and grew it into a global giant in the mobile document shredding and recycling industry. After selling Shred-Tech in 1995, he purchased Polymer Technologies and grew it from a local plastics manufacturer to a global auto parts company before exiting in 2007. John also served as interim CEO and director of ATS Automation (TSX), which operates 24 global manufacturing facilities, has 4,000 employees and $700 million in sales during a time of management and board renewal in 2007. John was the lead investor and Chairman of BSM Wireless (TSX-V). First investing in 2006, he led board and management renewal leading to substantial and profitable growth before successfully exiting in 2014. John also sits on the Board of Strongco Corp, traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange as SQP and DelMar Pharmaceuticals, which is traded on OTCQX as DMPI.

Murray Goldman

Mr. Murray A. Goldman, Ph.D., is Director of the company. He is the former Chairman of Bedrocan Canada Inc. and joined the Board of Directors when Bedrocan was successfully acquired by Canopy Growth. Mr. Goldman is the founder and Chairman of The Goldman Group, a fully integrated real estate development company that has developed and built in Canada, the United States and Israel for over 50 years. The company has a history of innovative and original mixed-use developments that have established precedent- setting neighbourhoods in the Greater Toronto Area. In 2010, Mr. Goldman received the NAIOP lifetime achievement award acknowledging his leadership in this field. Mr. Goldman continues to serve as a director of a number of prominent organizations and is a major investor and founder of a number of innovative medical and scientific research companies.

Chris Schnarr

Mr. Chris Schnarr serves as Director of the company. He is the Chief Financial Officer at Delivra Inc., a company involved in the development and sale of transdermal products and technologies for the topical delivery of pharmaceutical and natural molecules. Mr. Schnarr has 25 years of experience founding, managing, and advising growth companies, including strategy, corporate finance, capital markets, corporate development, M&A, financial reporting, and governance. His functional experience across executive positions spans Treasurer, Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, President, and Chief Executive Officer. His broad industry experience includes technology (hardware, software, and services), communications, agriculture, food processing and food ingredients, financial services, health care, and sustainability. Mr. Schnarr has 18-years of public company Board experience across TSXV and TSX listed companies, as well as extensive committee experience. He is presently a Director and Chair of the Audit Committee and member of the Governance and Compensation Committees of Legumex Walker Inc. (TSX:LWP). Mr. Schnarr holds a Masters in Business Administration (finance) from University of British Columbia (1990), and a Bachelor of Business Administration degree with a Minor in Economics, from Wilfrid Laurier University (1989). He is a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors, a graduate of the Directors Education Program at the Rotman School of Business at the University of Toronto, and holds the ICD.D designation.

Peter Stringham

Mr. Peter E. Stringham is Director of the Company. 2007 to March 2016 – Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Young & Rubicam Group Of Companies, a marketing and communications company.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Bruce Linton

605,129

Tim Saunders

740,939

Olivier Dufourmantelle

439,408

Rade Kovacevic

256,389

John Bell

313,982

Murray Goldman

247,563

Chris Schnarr

285,356

Peter Stringham

171,414
As Of  31 Mar 2017