OTTAWA, August 26, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – HEXO Corp (“HEXO” or the “Company”) (TSX: HEXO; NASDAQ: HEXO) is pleased to announce the appointment of Guillaume Jouët to the position of Head, Business Development teams and corporate culture. He will take up his duties on September 8, 2021.
“We look forward to welcoming Guillaume to the team as we continue our rapid expansion in Canada, the United States and around the world,” said Sébastien St-Louis, CEO and co-founder of HEXO. At HEXO, we believe that people are one of our most valuable assets. In his role as Head, Team Development and Corporate Culture, Guillaume will be a key member of our leadership team as we continue to build an intentional culture that aligns with our corporate strategy. “
Guillaume has over 20 years of international experience as a senior executive in the areas of human resources, sustainable development, public affairs and communications. Known for successfully balancing growth and sustainability strategies, talent and organizational development, innovation and business opportunities, he has a proven track record of motivation and performance . He has acquired a diversified experience in the sectors of manufacturing, everyday consumer products, agricultural products, food products, infrastructure, mining and natural resources, in functions within the Bel Group (Pom’Potes / GoGo squeeZ, La vache qui rit / The Laughing Cow, Boursin, Babybel, etc.) and Italcementi Group (now Heidelberger Group). Most recently, he has provided consulting services to companies on issues of innovation, sustainability, organization and leadership. As the head of the Team Development and Corporate Culture group at HEXO, he will lead its activities by focusing on the development of mobilized staff who work towards the achievement of the company’s objectives.
At the beginning of the month, HEXO has announcement the appointment of Valerie Malone as Head of Commercial Affairs. After taking up her role in early September, she will oversee the Marketing, Sales and Product Development groups with a focus on Strategy and Business Development.
About HEXO Corp (TSX: HEXO; NASDAQ: HEXO)
HEXO is an award-winning licensed producer of innovative products for the global cannabis market. HEXO serves the Canadian recreational cannabis market with its portfolio of HEXO, UP Cannabis, Original Stash, Bake Sale, Namaste and REUP brands, as well as the medical market in Canada, Israel and Malta. The Company also serves the Colorado market through its Powered by HEXO® strategy and Truss CBD USA, a joint venture with Molson Coors. In the event that the previously announced acquisitions of 48North and Redecan are completed, HEXO expects to lead the cannabis products sector in Canada in terms of recreational cannabis market share.
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