People: Canopy Growth Corp (WEED.TO)
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.
|Total Annual Compensation, CAD||200,000|
|Restricted Stock Award, CAD||--|
|Long-Term Incentive Plans, CAD||--|
|All Other, CAD||2,316,010|
|Fiscal Year Total, CAD||2,516,010|