CannTrust Holdings names John T Kaden as new director
1 November 2018 -

CannTrust Holdings Inc (TSX: TRST), a licensed producer of cannabis, has named John T Kaden as its director, it was reported yesterday.

Kaden is the co-founder, managing partner and chief investment officer of Navy Capital Green Management LLC. Prior to this, he was the co-manager and chief investment officer for Northwoods Capital Management LLC. Prior to joining Northwoods, he was the founder and managing partner of Cynthion Partners, a global macro hedge fund, from 2006 until the end of 2013. Prior to founding Cynthion, he was an associate in the Strategic Division of Blackrock. He started his career as a macro strategist for The G7 Group.

Kaden said, 'I am delighted to join the board of CannTrust which I believe is positioned to be one of the leading companies, not only in Canada's medical and recreational cannabis markets, but also among the earliest multinational corporations positioned to lead this rapidly emerging global industry.'