Mr. Irwin Simon reports
TILRAY STRENGTHENS LEADERSHIP POSITION IN CANADA
Tilray Inc. has expanded its leadership team with the appointment of Blair MacNeil as president, Tilray Canada. In his new role, Mr. MacNeil will drive Tilray's next stage of growth in Canada and oversee sales, marketing and operations across medical and adult-use cannabis businesses. Mr. MacNeil will report to Jim Meiers, who has been appointed as chief operations officer.
Irwin D. Simon, chairman and chief executive officer, stated: "Blair MacNeil has a proven track record in driving accelerated growth for industry-leading brands, and we are thrilled to welcome him to our senior leadership team. His extensive experience in growing consumer-loved brands will further advance our growth strategy and expand our presence across Canada to reach our 30-per-cent market share goal by the end of fiscal year 2024. We would also like to congratulate Jim on his well-deserved promotion."
Mr. MacNeil joins Tilray from Bacardi, where he was the general manager for its Canadian beverage alcohol business. A tenured consumer packaged goods executive, Mr. MacNeil has extensive experience at high-growth companies, including prior leadership roles at Stoli, River Bend, Corby Distilleries and Pepsi.
Since completing the business combination with Aphria Inc. in May, 2021, Tilray continues to maintain its leading market share position in Canada and remains focused on accelerating the company's long-term global strategy and development toward building the world's leading cannabis-focused consumer brand company.
About Tilray Inc.
Tilray is a leading global cannabis lifestyle and consumer packaged goods company with operations in Canada, the United States, Europe, Australia and Latin America. Tilray is changing the lives of people for the better -- one person at a time -- by providing products that meet the needs of mind, body and soul, and invoke a sense of well-being. Tilray's mission is to be the trusted partner for its patients and consumers by providing them with a cultivated experience and health/well-being through high-quality, differentiated brands and innovative products. A pioneer in cannabis research, cultivation and distribution, Tilray's unprecedented production platform supports greater than 20 brands in greater than 20 countries, including: comprehensive cannabis offerings; hemp-based foods; and alcoholic beverages.
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