VANCOUVER, March 21, 2017 /CNW/ – Aurora Cannabis Inc. (the “Company” or “Aurora”) (TSXV: ACB) (OTCQB: ACBFF) (Frankfurt: 21P; WKN: A1C4WM) is pleased to announce that Neil Belot has been promoted to Chief Global Business Development Officer.
Mr. Belot has held the position of Chief Brand Officer at Aurora since 2015, pre-sales license, with operational oversight of brand, sales, marketing, client care, and digital technology. In his new role, he will focus on developing business opportunities that drive the Company’s international growth.
Mr. Belot has been deeply involved with Canada’s medical cannabis industry and community for more than seven years under three different federal sets of regulations known as the MMAR, MMPR and the ACMPR. Prior to joining Aurora, Mr. Belot was the Executive Director of the trade association for commercial licensed producers known as the Canadian Medical Cannabis Industry Association. He earned an international finance-focused MBA while studying at Dalhousie University and Copenhagen Business School. Before joining the industry association he managed one of Canada’s largest programs for the legislated bulk trading, pricing, hedging, transporting, and supply of energy to a portfolio of over 40 municipal corporate clients with over 15,000 points of distribution.
Neil’s unique talents and exceptional leadership have helped Aurora swiftly establish itself as one of the most respected cannabis companies in Canada. We are thrilled to have him leading our global business development, as federally regulated cannabis markets evolve and expand both here at home and around the world.
Terry Booth, CEO
Aurora’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Aurora Cannabis Enterprises Inc., is a licensed producer of medical cannabis pursuant to Health Canada’s Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations (ACMPR). The Company operates a 55,200 square foot, state-of-the-art production facility in Mountain View County, Alberta, and is currently constructing a second 800,000 square foot production facility, known as “Aurora Sky”, at the Edmonton International Airport. The Aurora Sky project has secured advanced technology from the most renowned design and construction suppliers in the Netherlands. Aurora’s common shares trade on the TSX-V under the symbol “ACB”.
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