CannTrust Announces Appointment of a New Director

Published: October 31, 2018

CannTrust Announces Appointment of a New Director

CannTrust Holdings Inc., a licensed producer of cannabis, is pleased to announce the appointment of John T. Kaden as a Director of the Company.

John T. Kaden is the co-Founder, Managing Partner and Chief Investment Officer of Navy Capital Green Management LLC., a global investment firm specializing in public and private investments in the emerging legal cannabis industry. Prior to this, Mr. Kaden was the co-Manager and Chief Investment Officer for Northwoods Capital Management LLC, a TMT-focused global hedge fund. Prior to joining Northwoods, Mr. Kaden was the Founder and Managing Partner of Cynthion Partners, a global macro hedge fund, from 2006 through the end of 2013. Prior to founding Cynthion, Mr. Kaden was an Associate in the Strategic Division of Blackrock. Mr. Kaden began his career as a macro strategist for The G7 Group, a global consulting firm that advises its clients on macroeconomic and political developments that affect financial markets. Mr. Kaden graduated Magna Cum Laude with an A.B. from Harvard University and a J.D. from Yale Law School.

“I am delighted to join the board of CannTrust which I believe is positioned to be one of the leading companies, not only in Canada’s medical and recreational cannabis markets, but also among the earliest multinational corporations positioned to lead this rapidly emerging global industry,” said John T. Kaden, Managing Partner and Chief Investment Officer, Navy Capital, LLC.

“I have known John for over two years and appreciate his vision, industry depth and capital markets expertise. We look forward to his guidance as we continue our rapid expansion in Canada and the global medical markets,” said Eric Paul, CannTrust’s Co-Founder and Chairman of the Board.