Tilray® Expands Worldwide Leadership Group with New Manitoba Harvest President


NANAIMO, B.C. – These days, Tilray, Inc. (NASDAQ: TLRY), a worldwide pioneer in cannabis production, investigation, cultivation and distribution, announced the expansion of its worldwide senior leadership group with the appointment of Katy Dickson as President, Manitoba Harvest. Tilray acquired Manitoba Harvest, the world’s biggest hemp meals enterprise, in early 2019.
Dickson joins Tilray from worldwide toy and entertainment leader Mattel, exactly where she served as Senior Vice President, Worldwide Brand GM and President of American Girl. At American Girl, Dickson led initiatives to additional create the premium brand and expand internationally. Prior to Mattel, Dickson worked for worldwide media and details leader NewsCorp, exactly where she served as EVP and Worldwide Chief Marketing and advertising Officer for the company’s News America Marketing and advertising (NAM) division. Prior to NewsCorp, Dickson spent close to 25 years with Basic Mills, exactly where she held quite a few senior advertising and brand management roles, which includes Vice President, GM of the Old El Paso and Betty Crocker Dinners firms.
“We’re pleased to welcome Katy to our senior leadership group to create on the accomplishment of the Manitoba Harvest brand globally,” stated Brendan Kennedy, Tilray CEO. “Katy brings remarkable practical experience connecting with worldwide clients in the CPG and functional meals categories. Her practical experience will be important as we operate to get access to new markets about the planet and evolve our hemp meals offerings to cater to varying consumer wants and preferences.”
Founded in 1998, Manitoba Harvest is the world’s biggest hemp meals manufacturer and a leader in the organic foods market. It produces, manufactures, markets and distributes a broad-primarily based portfolio of hemp-primarily based customer items. Manitoba Harvest’s items are sold globally across extra than 20 nations, which includes about 16,000 retail shops across the United States and Canada. Items in the Manitoba Harvest portfolio incorporate: Hemp Hearts&#x2122, Hemp Oil&#x2122, Hemp Yeah! &#x2122 granola, Hemp Yeah! &#x2122 protein powder, Hemp Yeah! &#x2122 wellness bars and Hemp Bliss&#x2122 milk. Manitoba Harvest also not too long ago launched a CBD line containing Broad Spectrum Hemp Extracts.

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