CANNABIS WHEATON I COM NPV (OTCMKTS:KWFLF)
CANNABIS WHEATON I COM NPV (OTCMKTS:KWFLF) has announced the appointment of Kevin Furet as its Chief Cultivation and Genetics Officer. The appointment will take effect on September 1, 2017 so as to allow the company to comply with some pre-existing contractual conditions. Until his appointment, Kevin worked at Canopy Growth Corporation as the Master Grower. He has over 17 years of experience of production techniques, strain development and plant breeding.
While at Canopy Growth Corporation he spearheaded the cultivation of Mettrum, Tweed, and Tweed Farms. He also served as Master Breeder at Tweed where he pioneered research into the company’s cannabis breeding facility. The facility was the first of its kind in the whole of Canada and formed the foundation of the company’s Canadian-bred genetics. Before this, he pioneered a number of operations including the Indoor Garden Solutions.
Kevin will be an important asset to the management team of CANNABIS WHEATON I COM NPV (OTCMKTS:KWFLF). He will add to the depth of knowledge already available in the cannabis industry, ranging from best in class cultivation practices, construction of world-class facilities, as well as regulatory expertise and capital markets.
In his new role, Kevin will be working hand in hand with Cannabis Wheaton’s partners to develop solutions for production of high quality products as well as consulting of day-to-day matters affecting licensed producers plus the integration of his breeding and genetics expertise.
While acknowledging the appointment, Kevin said the industry currently values innovations as a way of obtaining quality, adding that he has the worked with some of the sector’s best growers and breeders.
CANNABIS WHEATON I COM NPV (OTCMKTS:KWFLF) CEO, Chuck Rifici, said the company will be counting on Kevin’s experience as it has seen him win several awards for growing and breeding techniques. Rifici will be especially valuable for consultation and implementation of the company’s new ideas as well its partners. He added that Kevin’s experience together with the company’s available resources will ensure that the company continues to be a leader in the industry.
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