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Leadership and Governance

Rubicon Organics ™ is made up of industry leaders with rich global experience in the consumer products, legacy cannabis cultivation and professional advisory services.

Meet Our Team

Executive Management

Jesse McConnell

Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Jesse has a proven track record from his time as co-founder of Whistler Medical Marijuana Corp (WMMC) and has over two decades of experience in the cannabis industry which includes the development of proprietary, innovative growth techniques to produce high-quality, organic certified cannabis.

Margaret Brodie

Chief Financial Officer
Margaret has over 20 years of experience in finance, of which 10 were spent with KMPG working in both London, UK and Canada on global beverage and global mining companies. Ms Brodie has also held numerous corporate development and CFO roles for listed companies.

Melanie Ramsey

Chief Commercial Officer
Prior to joining Rubicon Organics™, Mel held senior leadership positions in Diageo and Beiersdorf and brings over 20 years of innovation and brand building experience from both developed and emerging markets.

Benoit Pinsonneault

VP of Sales
Ben held senior sales and marketing leadership roles at L’Oréal and Red Bull and brings Canadian retail and commercial expertise to Rubicon Organics.

Janis Risbin

VP of Finance
Janis is an experienced finance leader, with over 20 years experience in consumer goods and food & beverage industries, working across European markets for Procter & Gamble, Britvic Soft Drinks, and Nomad Foods.

Peter Dierx

VP of Operations
Peter has over 30 years at an Executive level in Operations. Having held senior Roles in Procter & Gamble, McCain Foods, and Natures Path, he brings a diverse experience having managed Supply Chain, Manufacturing, Engineering, and Research and Development.

Monika Mascitti

VP of People
Monika has 20+ years experience in both recruitment & HR in CPG and tech start up companies. Formerly with Starbucks Coffee as National Recruitment Manager, then moving to work in start up environments, she has helped companies to scale quickly while maintaining strong company culture.

The Leadership Team

Mathieu Aubin

Director of Marketing & Innovation
Mathieu brings over 15 years of experience in highly regulated CPG companies ranging from tobacco to alcohol beverages, Mathieu is known for leading successful brands on a national level.

Kimberley Knook

Market Strategy & Planning Director
Kim brings with her a wealth of global commercial experience from Red Bull where she had proven success in establishing and leading national commercial field teams, setting up and implementing trade essentials and developing commercial and management trainings that were implemented globally.

Mikky Hasch

Director of Cannabis
Mikky has 20 years experience in the Cannabis industry, helping see the industry evolve through legalization and consulting with top brands in both the Canadian and US markets while becoming an innovator in the solventless extraction space.

Peter Doig

Scientific Advisor
Peter is a professional Agrologist (P.Ag.) with over 20 years experience in the biochemistry, microbiology and bio resource engineering of soils, water, nutrients and agricultural production. He has overseen and written standards in organic cultivation including the organic standards for the FVOPA specific to cannabis.

Sachi Thomas

Sales Director - East
Before Rubicon Organics, Sachi spent her career progressing within prominent CPG companies Red Bull and Weston Foods. Her areas of expertise include category management, business insights and national account management, which led to proven success driving sales and growing market share of several industry leading brands.

Chris Still

Sales Director - West
A seasoned and experienced CPG professional, Chris has held various leadership roles over 10 years with PepsiCo, where building and developing sales teams, sales structure, and leadership talent was a primary focus & responsibility. Chris began his career in cannabis in 2019 with Tilray, and helped navigate the early and complex days of legalization in Canada.

Board of Directors

David Donnan

Independent Director (Lead Independent Director)
Mr. Donnan is a leader in the global food and agricultural sector with over 35 years of experience working in consumer products, technology and retail industries. He is currently a Partner Emeritus at A.T. Kearney and was previously a Senior Partner at the firm where he led their global food and beverage team.

John Pigott

Independent Director
Mr. Pigott serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of Morrison Lamothe Inc. and the Chief Executive Officer of Coffee Club. Mr. Pigott’s has extension experience in strategic planning, sales and product development in manufacturing frozen food products for many national and retailer owned brands.

Jesse McConnell

Director
Mr. McConnell has a proven track record from his time as co-founder of Whistler Medical Marijuana Corp (WMMC) and has over two decades of experience in the cannabis industry which includes the development of proprietary, innovative growth techniques to produce high-quality, organic certified cannabis.

Margaret Brodie; CPA, CA

Director
Ms. Brodie has over 20 years of experience in finance, of which 10 were spent with KMPG working in both London, UK and Canada, on global beverage and global mining companies. Ms Brodie has also held numerous corporate development and CFO roles for listed companies.

Melanie Ramsey

Director
Ms. Ramsey held senior leadership positions in Diageo and Beiersdorf and brings over 20 years of innovation and brand building experience from both developed and emerging markets. She is the current CCO of Rubicon Organics.

Governance Documents