Top CEOs, investors and leaders in the cannabis industry will soon convene at the Benzinga Cannabis Capital Conference on Sept. 13-14 in Chicago. In the meantime, let's scroll through the latest leadership changes within the space.

Aurora’s Terry Booth Joins Akanda’s Advisory Board As Chair

Terry Booth, the founder of Aurora Cannabis Inc. (NASDAQ: ACB), has joined Akanda Corp.’s (NASDAQ: AKAN) newly formed advisory board to serve as its chair.

Booth helped raise Aurora from its infancy to a cannabis enterprise with a market cap of over $16 billion.

He has vast experience in highly regulated environments and has assembled and led a diverse and highly-skilled team of experts from a broad range of disciplines to execute global cannabis business strategies.

During his career, Booth has served as president/CEO of six other companies, such as Superior Safety Codes, which was recognized as one of Canada’s 50 fastest-growing companies by Mclean Business magazine.

“Having Terry on board as an advisor is a powerful validation of our strategy and our potential to lead the emerging cannabis market in Europe,” Akanda’s CEO Tej Virk said. “I look forward to his guidance as we continue to build out our European seed to patient mode.”

MariMed Names President

MariMed, Inc. (CSE: MRMD), (OTCQX: MRMD) has tapped Jon Levine to serve as president.

Levine co-founded the Massachusetts-based company with CEO Bob Fireman over a decade …

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