Arlene Dickinson joins board of medical marijuana player Aphria
Medical marijuana pubco Aphria (TSX:APH) today announced that former Dragons Den star Arlene Dickinson has joined its board.
“We are very pleased to have Arlene join the board. The former Dragon will provide valuable marketing experience and a no holds barred approach to future strategic directions,” said Vic Neufeld, Chief Executive Officer of Aphria.
Dickinson is the CEO of Venture Communications. Under her leadership, the Toronto-based firm has become one of Canadas biggest marketing and communication firms. She is the author of two books, “Persuasion” and, the more recent “All In..”. Dickinson is the recipient of honorary degrees from Mount Saint Vincent University, Saint Mary’s University and the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology. She sits on the Leadership Council of the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics and is the recipient of The Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal.