CANOPY RIVERS’ BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Canopy Rivers has a majority independent board with unique and complementary vantage points of insight.

 
 
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JOHN BELL

Chair of the Board; Member of the Audit Committee; Member of the Compensation, Nominating and Governance Committee, Canopy Growth Nominee to the Board of Directors

  • Industrials

  • Technology

  • ACMPR Licensed Producers

Mr. Bell is Chairman of Onbelay Capital Inc., a Canadian based private equity company. From 1996 to 2005, Mr. Bell was Chief Executive Officer and owner of Polymer Technologies Inc., an automotive parts manufacturer. Prior to that, Mr. Bell was founder and owner of Shred-Tech Limited, a global manufacturer and supplier of industrial shredders and mobile document shredders. Mr. Bell is a director of Canopy Growth (TSX: WEED; NYSE: CGC), Strongco Corporation (TSX: SQP) and the Royal Canadian Mint (TSX: MNT). Mr. Bell is a graduate of Western University Ivey School of Business, a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario, a graduate of the Institute of Directors Program of Canada and the owner's president program at Harvard and International marketing program at Oxford.


 
 
 
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ASHA DANIERE

Independent Director; Chair of the Compensation, Nominating and Governance Committee

  • Legal

  • Marketing and Media

  • Mergers & Acquisitions

Ms. Daniere is Executive Vice-President, Legal & Business Affairs at Blue Ant Media, a multi-platform media company. Ms. Daniere was previously the Senior Vice President and General Counsel at Score Media Inc., a formerly publicly traded sports media company. Prior to her role at Score Media, Ms. Daniere was General Counsel at Fun Technologies Inc., an Internet start-up that previously traded on the TSX and on AIM. Ms. Daniere practiced law in the United States at White & Case LLP and as in-house counsel to The Topps Company, Inc. Ms. Daniere was called to the bar in both New York State and Ontario. She received her J.D. from Tulane Law School and her B.A. from the University of Toronto.

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RICHARD MAVRINAC

Lead Independent Director; Chair of the Audit Committee, Member of the Compensation, Nominating and Governance Committee

  • Grocery Retail

  • Fashion Retail

Mr. Mavrinac served as the Chief Financial Officer of George Weston Limited and Executive Vice President of Loblaw Companies Limited from 2003 to 2007 and is the Chair of the Audit Committee for Canopy Rivers. In 1996, Mr. Mavrinac assumed the role of Senior Vice President, Finance for George Weston Limited and Loblaw Companies Limited. Mr. Mavrinac has a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Toronto and is a Chartered Professional Accountant.

 
 
 
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JOE MIMRAN

Independent Director; Member of the Audit Committee

  • Brand Development

  • Fashion Retail

  • Venture Capital

Mr. Mimran is best-known for creating a succession of visionary brands and retail concepts, including Club Monaco, Caban and Joe Fresh. Mr. Mimran founded Club Monaco in 1985 and in 1999 the company was purchased by Polo, Ralph Lauren. In 2006, Mr. Mimran founded Joe Fresh, a "fast fashion" concept he created for Loblaws and retired from in 2014. Currently he is Chairman of Gibraltar & Co Inc., a Toronto based private investment company, as well as president of Joseph Mimran and Associates Inc., a branding, product development, design and sourcing company. Mr. Mimran also starred on the popular CBC show, Dragons' Den.

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