Vireo Health of New York, formerly Empire State Health Solutions, named Ari Hoffnung as its new CEO. Kyle Kingsley, who previously served in that role, will serve as Chairman and remains CEO of the parent company, Vireo Health.
Hoffnung, who previously worked at Bear, Stearns for more than a decade, served as Assistant Comptroller for New York City when it published “100,000 Reasons: Medical Marijuana in the Big Apple” in 2013. He also was a co-founder of Fiorello Pharmaceuticals, an applicant that failed to win one of the five licenses.
Read Marie J. French’s “New CEO for New York medical marijuana company with Albany region presence”: http://www.bizjournals.com/albany/blog/health-care/2015/12/new-ceo-for-new-york-medical-marijuana-company.html