with appointment of Wall Street equity research veteran Judy Hong as Vice President, Investor Relations
Canopy Growth Corporation (TSX:WEED, NYSE:CGC) (“Canopy Growth” or the “Company”), is pleased to announce the appointment of Judy Hong as Vice President, Investor Relations, effective December 2, 2019. In her role, Judy will partner with Tyler Burns and lead the strategic planning, direction and execution of the Company’s investor relations function, further developing and strengthening its global investor relations program.
Judy has over 20 years of experience at Goldman Sachs & Co (“Goldman Sachs”), most recently serving as a Managing Director of its Global Investment Research Division covering the US beverage and tobacco sectors. She has covered many of the world’s most prominent consumer product goods companies during her tenure at Goldman Sachs, and the consistently high quality of her work has been recognized by numerous industry surveys and publications including Institutional Investor, Fortune, Forbes and the Wall Street Journal. Judy will be based in New York City and will report directly to Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer Mike Lee.
“We are very pleased to have a capital markets professional with Judy’s experience join our investor relations team,” said Mike Lee, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. “We believe Judy’s extensive knowledge of the consumer products goods sector, along with her credibility among key institutional investors, will help Canopy expand and strengthen our capital markets presence on the ground in New York City.”
“Having achieved significant success over two decades in equity research, the time is right for me to tackle a new challenge,” said Judy Hong. “I am excited to be joining Canopy during a time of great change and opportunity in the cannabis industry. I look forward to playing a critical role in shaping and communicating Canopy’s story to the U.S. and global investment community.”
Judy holds an MBA in Finance from the NYU Stern School of Business and a Bachelor of Science in Communications from Cornell University.
Here’s to Future Growth.