Curaleaf thanks former chief financial officer (CFO) and welcomes new appointment of Ranjan Kalia.
Kalia joined international provider of cannabis products Curaleaf Holdings, Inc. as CFO on 19 July. He succeeded Michael Carlotti who has stepped down for medical reasons.
Commenting on the appointment, Curaleaf CFO, Kalia, said: “I am truly honoured to be joining the Curaleaf team at this exciting time in the company’s evolution. As Curaleaf has established itself as the global pure play cannabis leader, the company remains in the very early innings of its long-term potential development in this dynamic and fast growing industry.
“I look forward to partnering with the entire Curaleaf team to continue executing on its track record for financial performance, strong balance sheet and robust engagement with the financial community.”
Kalia will bring a wealth of expertise to Curaleaf after having served as executive vice president and chief financial officer of Virtusa Corp, a global provider of digital strategy, and extensive experience and knowledge across corporate tax regulations, US SEC regulations and Sarbanes Oxley compliance requirements.
He has also spent eight years with EMC Corporation serving in various roles including vice president of finance and chief financial officer – Asia-Pacific region, and has held senior financial controller and audit positions at GE Capital, Pepsi Cola Co., and Pricewaterhouse Coopers.
Boris Jordan, Executive Chairman of the Board of Curaleaf, commented: “On behalf of the Board of Directors and the executive leadership team I want to personally thank Mike for his tremendous commitment and contributions to Curaleaf. During Mike’s tenure as Chief Financial Officer he delivered exceptional financial performance management while ensuring the Company maintained its commitment to a strong balance sheet to help drive our business and meet our goals. Mike played an important role in setting the foundation for our future success; moreover, he’s an exceptional professional and friend. We wish him all the best for a prompt and full recovery.”
Joseph Bayern, Chief Executive Officer of Curaleaf, commented: ”I am pleased to welcome Ranjan to the Curaleaf executive leadership team. With over thirty years of experience in executive finance positions at complex multinational companies, Ranjan brings a wealth of expertise which will be instrumental in helping fuel our continued growth. He’s joining us at a very exciting time for our company and I look forward to working with him.”