Canadian Cannabis Retailer Fire & Flower Appoints Nadia Vattovaz Chief Financial Officer

Published: February 12, 2019

Canadian Cannabis Retailer Fire & Flower Appoints Nadia Vattovaz Chief Financial Officer

Fire & Flower, an independent corporate retail cannabis operator with operations in Alberta and Saskatchewan, announces Nadia Vattovaz has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer. Based out of the Toronto office, reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, Ms. Vattovaz will be responsible for managing the Fire & Flower’s finances including financial planning, management of financial risk and reporting.

Ms. Vattovaz comes to Fire & Flower with over 20 years of experience in the executive financial management of major retail brands across Canada. Prior to joining the company, Ms. Vattovaz was the Vice-President of Finance and Procurement for Holt Renfrew Company Ltd. Previously, Ms. Vattovaz was the Vice-President, Finance Shared Services and Systems and Associate Vice President , Retail Finance for Canadian Tire; Vice President of Finance for Bento Sushi; Senior Director, Finance for Maple Leaf Foods; and CFO of Azcar Technologies.

“Fire & Flower is pursuing an aggressive growth plan to become Canada’s cannabis shop with operations in all provinces and territories that allow for the private retail of recreational cannabis,” shared Trevor Fencott, Fire & Flower’s Chief Executive Officer. “Ms. Vattovaz’s extensive experience in financial management for retail brands will help shape the development of the company as our operations continue to grow.”

Ms. Vattovaz added, “The introduction of recreational cannabis retail in 2018 was a historic moment for Canadian retail and I am proud to be joining the team at Fire & Flower to support their growth in this developing sector.”