CALGARY, Feb. 22, 2019 /CNW/ - Sundial Growers Inc. ("Sundial") is pleased to announce that Brian Harriman will be joining the company's leadership team as Chief Operating Officer starting April 9. Harriman brings considerable leadership experience most recently from Alcool New Brunswick Liquor ("ANBL") and CannabisNB ("CNB"), where he was President and CEO.
"As Sundial continues to experience rapid growth, Brian will fill a critical role ensuring that we continue to operate in the most efficient manner," said Torsten Kuenzlen, Sundial's CEO. "Brian's extensive leadership skills and experience with world-leading brands like Diageo and most recently in the cannabis industry at ANBL will be instrumental in shaping and defining Sundial as a fast-moving consumer goods company. We are thrilled to have his talents at the leadership table."
As Chief Operating Officer, Harriman will lead a number of shared functions related to all aspects of Sundial's operational activities. Harriman will work alongside Sundial's leadership team to execute the company's mission of crafting the highest quality cannabis and contribute to the company's rapid expansion, both domestically and internationally.
"Cannabis is an exciting industry to be in and I believe Sundial is poised to become a leader in the market," said Harriman. "I look forward to leveraging my decades of leadership experience to help Sundial achieve its vision of becoming the most trusted cannabis company and best employer."
Under Harriman's leadership, ANBL made significant growth in sales and profits while becoming a leading retailer. Harriman's noteworthy accomplishments in the province of New Brunswick culminated in the hugely successful launch of CNB. Previously, Harriman worked in the fast-moving consumer goods industry contributing to the success of Diageo, the world's largest producer of spirits.
About Sundial Growers Inc. Sundial is a privately held, Alberta-based licensed cannabis producer. We believe in healing, helping and playing, while cultivating cannabis for modern consumers – people who want a natural alternative that fits seamlessly into today's active, healthy lifestyles. Our focus is on producing consistent, quality cannabis that our customers can trust.
Sundial operates two facilities in Alberta, including our flagship, purpose-built modular cannabis production facility in Olds and a second production facility in Rocky View, with plans to build a third facility in British Columbia.
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