Canopy Growth has hired Christelle Gedeon, Ph.D., as its new Chief Legal Officer.
Gedeon is a commercial lawyer and strategist with more than a decade of legal and strategic experience including most recently as the Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary for The Metals Company. Prior to this, she served as the Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary at Aphria, where she oversaw the reverse takeover of Tilray.
"Christelle is a proven leader in the legal and cannabis industries, and we are excited to have her join Canopy Growth as we continue to build the leading brand-driven cannabis company in North America," said David Klein, CEO of Canopy Growth. "As a company, we have set clear priorities including achieving profitability while advancing our competitive positioning through a premium focus in Canada, high-impact CPG brands, and the continued growth of our U.S. THC ecosystem. I am confident that Christelle's commercial and legal acumen will be key to further bringing our strategy to fruition."