OTTAWA, Sept. 14, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — HEXO Corp. (“HEXO”, or the “Company”) (TSX:HEXO, NYSE:HEXO) today announced that it has hired Trent MacDonald to join the Company in the role of Chief Financial Officer, with a start date expected in the coming months. Mr. MacDonald will begin as Chief Financial Officer upon following Health Canada's Key Personnel change and security clearance processes, as required for his position under the Cannabis Act and Cannabis Regulations. He will succeed Stephen Burwash, who will remain on as Chief Financial Officer through the transition period.
Mr. MacDonald brings more than 15 years of financial executive experience to HEXO, working for both publicly listed and private enterprises. Most recently, he served as the CFO for Rx Drug Mart, a private pharmacy operator/consolidator, helping to guide it through significant growth in sales. Prior to that, he served as Vice President Finance of Indigo (TSX:IDG) and Vice President Finance for some of Sobeys' (TSX:EMP) largest divisions and regions. Throughout his career, Trent has focused extensively on strategic, profitable growth, designing and implementing processes and solutions to ensure operational effectiveness and scalability.
In addition to his financial executive experience, Mr. MacDonald is an award-winning entrepreneur, having owned …
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