(In negotiations & vetting)
Bobby brings a unique combination of skills and experience wellsuited for this role, having started his professional career as an engineer prior to becoming an attorney, specializing in intellectual property law. Bobby brings an exceptional understanding of the retail cannabis landscape, having launched and listed multiple brands with provincial distributors across Canada, and establishing an impressive track record of building and managing successful cannabis companies. With Bobby’s passion and strong leadership skills, and deep knowledge of the cannabis sector, AgriCann is wellpositioned to execute on its strategy and achieve its goals.
CFO / DIRECTOR
Mr. Duong is a highly experienced financial professional and leader. Prior to joining ASC, he led the cannabis practice at PDC Business & Tax as CFO and has advised private and public clients on corporate finance, capital raises, M&A, tax, financial reporting and cost accounting. In addition, he has held roles as fractional CFO to his cannabis clients. Prior tenures include Ernst & Young, MNP and BDO. Mr. Duong obtained a Chartered Accountant and Chartered Professional Accountant (Canada) designation and holds a B.A Degree from the University of Alberta and is an Executive MBA candidate from Queen’s University.
Rob van Santen
EXECUTIVE CHAIR / DIRECTOR
Mr. van Santen has been Chief Executive Officer of the Company since June 2019. Between 2014-18 as The Valens Company’s founding CEO and Chair, he engineered the reverse takeover, listing and funding of Valens AgriTech and the acquisition of Supra THC Services. He has over 35 years experience providing financial and intellectual capital to both private business and the public markets, beginning his financial career in 1986 with Burns Fry Investor Services, and spending several years with Yorkton Securities’ Natural Resources Group, Wolverton Securities and as Travelers Financial’s Director of Corporate Finance. Mr. van Santen holds a Commerce degree in Organizational Behavior from Concordia University, Chartered Accountant and CPA designations in British Columbia, and a Chartered Market Technician designation from the Market Technicians Association in New York. He was editor and publisher of a by-subscription top-performing growth stocks publication for 20 years.
Mr. Tombe is a co-founder of Valens AgriTech Ltd. and a former director of The Valens Company. He founded Advantage Microbial Solutions in 2008 to provide microbiological materials to the viticulture industry, and a wide variety of organically certified material for the agriculture and hydroponic industry.
Chris L. MacPherson
Mr. MacPherson has 25 years of experience in finance, banking and entrepreneurial enterprises in the North American markets. He has extensive experience in the capital markets. Chris has been responsible for finance and marketing activities, funding and acquisition opportunities as well as assisting in strategic and tactical matters. He has sat on a number of boards, including BC Hydro and Westech.
(bio to come)