Canopy Rivers (TSX: RIV) (OTC: CNPOF), a venture capital firm specializing in cannabis, today announced appointment of Canopy Growth Corporation (“Canopy Growth”) (TSX: WEED), (NYSE: CGC) Chief Financial Officer Mike Lee to its Board of Directors (the “Board”). According to the update, the Company expects that Lee’s experience at Canopy Growth, Constellation Brands, Inc. and other leading consumer packaged goods and beverage companies will help strengthen its strategic execution as it continues to focus on developing a leading global cannabis portfolio. “Mike’s addition to our Board is another sign of our strong and growing relationship with Canopy Growth and Constellation Brands,” John Bell, chair of Canopy Rivers’ Board, stated in the news release. “We expect that this will benefit both of our companies, as well as our portfolio companies, as we exchange industry insights and further leverage the guidance and expertise of the largest cannabis company in the world.”
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About Canopy Rivers
Canopy Rivers is a venture capital firm specializing in cannabis. Its unique investment and operating platform is structured to pursue investment opportunities in the emerging global cannabis sector. Canopy Rivers identifies 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 Corporation (TSX: WEED) (NYSE: CGC) 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 portfolio. For more information, visit www.CanopyRivers.com.
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