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Tim Saunders

Tim Saunders, Independent Director

Tim Saunders has an extensive career in financial executive and leadership roles internationally across a number of sectors including cannabis, mobile, telecom, semiconductors, manufacturing and clean tech. He has expertise in financial operations management and control, governance, strategic planning, and M&A.

Mr. Saunders was Chief Financial Officer of Canopy Growth Corporation from its entrepreneurial beginning and led its public up-listing to the Toronto Stock Exchange, and subsequently to the New York Stock Exchange – both firsts for the cannabis sector. During his tenure he oversaw more than C$6.4 billion in financings, 31 acquisitions, and an increase in market capitalization from approximately C$100 million to C$20 billion, as the world’s largest cannabis company. Mr. Saunders retired from his role at Canopy in May 2019 after four years with the Company. He brings a global perspective on cannabis as well as the developing hemp supply chains and related regulatory status across several countries.

Mr. Saunders earned his CPA, CA with PricewaterhouseCoopers and has been recognized with the Fellow distinction by the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (FCPA, FCA) and possesses the ICD.D designation awarded by the Institute of Corporate Directors.