Founder, Chairman, and Co-CEO, Canopy Growth Corporation
Mr. Linton is the founder of Canopy Growth Corporation (CGC), a world-leading diversified cannabis and hemp company, offering distinct brands and curated cannabis varieties.
From product and process innovation to market execution, Bruce is driven by a passion for leadership and a commitment to building a world-class cannabis company one product, site and country at a time. Canopy Growth has operations in 15 countries across five continents, and is proudly dedicated to educating healthcare practitioners, conducting robust clinical research, and furthering the public's understanding of cannabis.
Canopy Growth was the first cannabis producing company in North America to be listed on a major stock exchange (TSX, July 2016) and included on a major stock index (S&P/TSX Composite Index, March 2017). Bruce’s experience as a founder, CEO, and Board member across a wide variety of enterprises has influenced the success of Canopy Growth, which to date has enjoyed market support for capital raises of over $6 billion including a $5 billion CAD investment by Fortune 500 beverage company, Constellation Brands (NYSE:STZ).
Bruce’s focus has been driving the Company’s overall strategy including its Canadian and international expansion efforts as well as laying the groundwork for the Company’s move into cannabis-based consumer products including cannabis-based medicines and beverages.