Aurora Cannabis Expands Management Team to Support Strategic Initiatives

Published: April 5, 2019

Aurora Cannabis Expands Management Team to Support Strategic Initiatives

Aurora Cannabis Inc. announced that the Company has appointed Carey Squires as its Executive Vice President of Corporate Development and Strategy. In this newly created role, reporting to the Executive Chairman, Mr. Squires in collaboration with senior executives across the company will focus on global growth and partnership strategies and investor development.

Mr. Squires comes to Aurora with global investment banking experience, having most recently served as Managing Director and Co-Head of Equity-Linked Capital Markets for BMO Capital Markets. In this role, he successfully led the financing for a number of issuers, including Aurora’s recent convertible notes offering. Mr. Squires received a B.Sc from the University of British Columbia as well as an MBA from the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto.

“With deep experience in the U.S. and Canadian capital markets, Carey has been a trusted advisor to Aurora on a variety of growth initiatives, including our recently successful capital raise,” said Michael Singer, Executive Chairman of Aurora. “In this new position, Carey will be a core member of Aurora’s senior management team, executing on the development of key strategic initiatives, including partnerships and M&A opportunities. We look forward to working closely with Carey to leverage his extensive knowledge in the execution of our investor development, international growth and partnership strategies, sourcing potential accretive opportunities in the global cannabis industry and negotiating favourable business transactions.”