Founder & former chairman, CEO and Co-CEO of Canopy
Growth corporation (CGC) formerly tweed marijuana Incorporated, a cannabis company based in smiths falls, Ontario, Canada. Bruce founded tweed in 2013 and renamed it canopy growth corporation in 2015. Canopy growth Corporation was the first cannabis company in North America to be listed on a major stock exchange (TSX-V in April 2014 and TSX in July 2016) and to be included on a Major stock index (S&P/ TSX composite index in march 2017).
Bruce led cgc from aTSX-V listed start-up company with an$80 million market cap to a NYSE/ TSX listed company (S&P/ TSX60) including more than 30 M&A activities. Ranking number one on the TSX30 with a market cap of over $20 Billion by the summer of 2019.
Bruce’s experience as a founder, CEO, and board member across a diversity of sectors was a huge influence for the success of Canopy Growth corporation. Earning market support for capital raises of over $6 billion in public capital markets and private placements, the company funded capacity growth and opened new markets, including a $5 billion cad investment by fortune 500 beverage company, constellation brands (NYSE: STZ). Bruce is co-founder and was Chairman and CEO of Canopy Rivers, inc. (TSX: RIV).