CannTrust Holdings names new chief medical officer
17 May 2019 -

CannTrust Holdings Inc (TSX: TRST)(NYSE: CTST) has named Dr Len Walt, MD, MBA as its new chief medical officer, it was reported yesterday.

Dr Walt will lead the global medical function dedicated to strengthening the company's clinical research strategy, medical education programs, product innovation and support the expansion of CannTrust's global medical businesses and partnerships.

Dr Walt comes to CannTrust with extensive senior leadership experience in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries in Canada, USA and abroad. Most recently he held the position of vice president and head of Medical Affairs at Sobi Inc, where he led the company's North American medical and scientific operations. Previously, he held the position of medical director at Biogen Canada, where he built medical teams and developed relationships with key clinical investigators in Canada.