Prior to legalization, luck played an important part in identifying and taking advantage of trends in the Canadian cannabis industry, in a regulated system, where are the opportunities and the remaining unknowns?
Chuck Rifici, CEO of Auxly Cannabis Group, has been involved in the cannabis industry since 2012. As one of the first federally licensed cannabis producers, he co-founded Canopy Growth Corporation (formerly Tweed Marijuana Inc) which is currently the world’s largest cannabis company. Chuck has been involved in the creation of some of Canada’s largest and most successful cannabis efforts.
Chuck Rifici is a pioneer of the North American cannabis industry having created and managed opportunities that have positively impacted the Canadian landscape.
Chuck has founded and been involved in the creation of some of Canada’s largest and most successful cannabis efforts. He is best known for having co-founded Canopy Growth Corporation (formerly Tweed Marijuana Inc.).
Today, Chuck is Chairman and CEO of Auxly Cannabis Group, a platform spanning the entire cannabis value-chain, minimizing risk while simultaneously maximizing exposure to multiple, geographically-diverse cannabis companies through a single source, and Founder and CEO of Nesta Holding Co., a private equity firm that creates wide ranging partnerships and brands within the cannabis industry. He is also the former Chairman of National Access Cannabis/Meta Cannabis Supply Co., a global leader in medical and recreational cannabis retail.
Chuck is a chartered professional accountant (CPA). He obtained his MBA from Queen’s University and holds a BASc in Computer Engineering from the University of Ottawa.