INDIVA – Management Team
Niel Marotta, President & CEO, Director, Founder
Niel was a top performing fund manager at a prominent US firm, where he managed a portfolio of over $1 Billion across several industries. He also served as Vice President for a TSX listed natural resource focused company. Subsequently, Niel worked as an investment banker, and has been involved in financings and M&A transactions exceeding $1 Billion. Niel is a graduate of McGill University’s commerce program.
Koby Smutylo, COO, General Counsel, Director, Founder
Koby is a seasoned lawyer with experience on Bay St., before establishing a boutique business law firm in Ottawa. Koby has acted as counsel to private and public companies. Most recently, Koby acted as lead counsel for an ACMPR cannabis producer which received full approval from Health Canada. Koby is a graduate of Western Law School.
Jennifer Welsh, Chief Financial Officer
Jennifer is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CA) who previously led a global finance team for nearly eight years as Corporate Controller of a TSX listed company. She subsequently provided accounting and finance services to companies in a variety of industries including a publicly traded Licensed Producer. Jennifer received her B.Comm. (Accounting) from Carleton University in Ottawa.
Pete Young Master Grower, Founder
Pete has been involved in the legal medical cannabis market in Canada since the inception of the MMAR over 15 years ago. Pete is an award winning grower and the founder of the London Compassion Society, which has helped hundreds of patients through the MMAR over the last 15+ years.
Jose Laurentino, Chief Technology Officer
Jose is an entrepreneur with deep experience in technology development and commercialization. Working in a wide range of industries including Telecom, Energy, Banking and lately CEA. His passion is found where technology meets biology, most recently in the development of evermore AI based growing systems. Jose has been working within the Cannabis Industry across the globe with a focus on the Americas. Jose’s has an Msc. From NYU and a MBA from Laurier.
Tomasz Borowicz, Chief Brand Officer
Tomasz has over 30 years experience in marketing and branding. He has produced award-winning work for television and print/digital advertising for both established Fortune 500 companies as well as startups. Having worked in Germany and Canada, his creative combines the sophistication of European aesthetics with the commercial imperatives of North American business.
Significant Insider Ownership
Koby Smutylo, COO
4.7 million shares
John Marotta, Director
4.2 million shares
Niel Marotta, CEO
4.0 million shares
Pete Young, Founder
3.0 million shares
Andre Lafleche, Director
2.0 million shares
John McCluskey, VP
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