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The Parent Company
NEO Ticker: GRAM.U
Market Focus: United States
Classification: Vertically Integrated
Country: United States
Employees: ~600 as of 6/2021
Established: 2019
CEO: Steven Allan

The Parent Company – Management Team

Chief Executive Officer
Troy Datcher has served as Chief Executive Officer of The Parent Company since September 2021. Troy Datcher joined The Parent Company from Clorox Co. where he most recently served as senior vice president and chief customer officer responsible for the company’s worldwide sales organization. During his tenure, Datcher deployed global sales plans for over $6.7 billion in annual revenue across The Clorox Company’s vast portfolio of brands. Prior to his combined 20-year tenure at The Clorox Company, Datcher served as national sales account manager at The Procter & Gamble Company.

Corporate Development
Steve Allan has served in corporate development for The Parent Company since September 2021 and previously held the role of Chief Executive Officer since January 2021. Previously, Steve was President and CFO of Caliva, responsible for Finance, Accounting, Investor Relations, Direct to Consumer Business and Product. For the decade prior to joining Caliva in 2017, Steve was the Head of SVB Analytics and SVB Securities Strategic Advisory, responsible for the three areas of information services: Strategic Advisory Services, Compliance Valuations, and Insights. Before SVB, he worked with J.P. Morgan Chase in New York

Chief Financial Officer
Batesole brings over 25 years of financial and operational experience to the role. He most recently served as Chief Financial Officer, CA Operations for Origin House, beginning in 2019 through the company’s acquisition by Cresco Labs in January 2020. Prior to Origin House, Batesole spent 10 years as the Chief Financial Officer at Shaklee Corporation, where he was responsible for all accounting, finance, operations and supply chain, and IT. Earlier in his career, Batesole held senior finance roles at leading technology companies including Dorado Network systems, VA Software Corporation and Bentley Systems. Batesole is an active CPA and earned a Bachelor of Science from the Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley.

Chief Operating Officer and President of Caliva
Dennis O’Malley has served as Chief Operating Officer of The Parent Company and President of Caliva since January 2021. Dennis was previously the CEO of Caliva, where he led a 10x increase in revenue over the course of three years. Before joining Caliva in 2017, Mr. O’Malley was CEO of ReadyPulse Inc., a venture backed software company that enabled lifestyle brands like Nike, Adidas, The North Face, Red Bull, Reebok, to leverage ambassador marketing programs, from April 2012 to April 2016. The company was sold in April 2016. Mr. O’Malley holds multiple technology patents as well as an MBA from Santa Clara University.

Chief Visionary Officer
Shawn “JAY-Z” Carter is not just the first hip-hop artist to be inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame or just a 22 GRAMMY award-winner. With multiple businesses, accolades across the recording and film industries, recognition throughout the philanthropic community and strong relationships with global investment leaders like Warren Buffet, Mr. Carter is the most globally dominant force of popular culture. As Chief Visionary Officer, Mr. Carter will oversee the development and promotion of brands that leverage the vision, influence, and social impact mission of The Parent Company. Mr. Carter will not be considered an executive officer of The Parent Company for the purposes of applicable securities law.

Chief Social Equity Officer
Desiree Perez will act as Chief Social Equity Officer advising The Parent Company with respect to investments made by its new social equity fund focused on investing in Black and other people-of-color Cannabis entrepreneurs. Additionally, Desiree will be an observer to the board of directors. Since 2009, Desiree Perez, Roc Nation’s CEO, has been, besides for Shawn “JAY-Z” Carter himself, the person most responsible for realizing his ultimate vision of creating a business empire that spreads far beyond its origins. In her time at the company Roc Nation has grown beyond a record label, music publishing, and artist & sports management agency, to become a company that both engages and employs his community. In addition to her involvement in all aspects of his music career, from platinum records to sold-out tours, Perez has had her hand in every significant deal the company has made in the past decade, all while overseeing Roc Nation’s day-to-day operations. In 2015, Perez negotiated the deal to purchase the streaming service TIDAL and subsequently selling a stake in the company to Sprint. In 2017, she negotiated the worldwide touring deal between JAY-Z and Live Nation, a decade after the two parties had inked a multi-million dollar 360-degree deal that included management, publishing, licensing and other outside investments. In addition, her work led to a worldwide partnership with Universal Music Group in 2013, under which Roc Nation joined the Universal family, while still operating as a standalone label. She also negotiated its multi-million-dollar renewal in 2018. She continued to further help to expand JAY-Z’s portfolio with the product launches of successful luxury liquor brands D’Usse cognac and Ace of Spades champagne. Perez worked with Meek Mill’s legal team to petition the courts to secure the rapper’s release from prison. In 2019 she was named Billboard’s 2019 Women in Music Executive of the Year. The Bronx, NY native honed her skills through the nightlife and restaurant management ranks at several locations in NYC before co-founding the flagship 40/40 club located in Manhattan’s Flatiron District, of which she is part owner. Ms. Perez will not be considered an executive officer or director of The Parent Company for the purposes of applicable securities law.

Chief Legal Officer
Colin Brown has served as Chief Legal Officer of The Parent Company since January 2021. Colin joins The Parent Company from a cross-functional legal/corporate development role at Tilray Inc. where he held various legal positions starting in 2018. At Tilray, Colin assisted with the first cannabis IPO on a major US stock exchange (the NASDAQ) and led negotiations for several industry hallmark transactions, including a cannabis-beverage joint venture with the world’s largest brewer, multiple accretive acquisitions and financings totaling approximately $800M. Prior to Tilray, Colin worked as a corporate attorney at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP from 2014 to 2018 focusing on Canada/US cross-border matters. Colin obtained a JD/MBA from Queen’s University.

Chief People Officer
As Chief People Officer, Kerry Arnold will lead the company’s human resources department with a focus on expanding employee resources and supporting equitable company culture. Prior to joining The Parent Company, Arnold was the Chief People Officer at luxury cannabis brand CANNDESCENT.

Significant Insider Ownership

Troy Datcher, CEO:
723K RSUs

Dennis O’Malley, COO and President of Caliva:
345K shares, 306K RSUs, 412K contingent rights and 108K options

John Figuerido, Former President of SISU:
1.40 million shares, 66K RSUs and  213K contingent rights

Steve Allan, Corporate Development:
381K shares, 375K RSUs, 17K contingent rights and 108K options

Colin Brown, Chief Legal Officer:
275K RSUs

Michael Auerbach, Director
6.55 million shares and 66K warrants

Carol Bartz, Director
737K shares and 165K contingent rights

Al Foreman, Director
4.05 million shares and 429K contingent rights

Leland Hensch, Director
3.94  million shares and 66K warrants

Daniel Neukomm, Director
3.08  million shares and 3.67 million contingent rights

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