An Experienced Management Team
Co-founder & President GrowWise Health
Co-founder, CEO of Dynacare (1988 – 2002) – Mr. Shapiro was the CEO of TSX listed medical diagnostic services company Dynacare Inc., acquired for $23 a share in 2002 by NYSE-listed Laboratory Corp. of America Holdings (NYSE:LH)). Practiced Securities Law at Goodman & Carr LLP from 1973 to 1987 and invested $1,350,000+ into Emblem.
John H. Stewart
Co-founder & President, Pharmaceutical’s
Former President & CEO of Purdue Pharma Canada (1991-2006) and Purdue Pharma US (2007-2013), one of the largest privately held pharmaceutical companies in the world. Launched 11 new products, including OxyContin and invested $1MM personally into Emblem.
Co-founder & CEO – Emblem Corp.
Former partner at Goodman & Carr LLP from 1979 to 1995, where he practiced securities law. Co-founder of White Cedar Pharmacy, a pharmacy serving over 2,600 patients in Ontario. Founder of Lytton Capital in 1995, a Limited Market Dealer, and invested $1,350,000+ into Emblem.
Co-founder & President – Emblem Cannabis
Founding partner of Levy Zavet PC. Extensive knowledge for the MMPR and the Cannabis Industry in Canada. In-depth knowledge of medical marijuana with an extensive network of contacts around the world and invested $900,000+ into Emblem
John Laurie, CA
Chief Financial Officer
Former Treasurer and CFO with a broad range of Canadian public & private companies, previously with with Moore Wallace and George Weston Limited. Broad financial experience including budgeting and budgetary control, capital expenditure management, internal controls design and monitoring, cash flow modeling, tax, & risk management.
Academically trained horticulturalist, graduated from the University of Guelph. 12+ years experience working in greenhouse vegetable production, specialized in niche markets and organic crops. Developed the ‘gold standard’ organic cropping system used by Greenhouses all over southern Ontario.