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Former Nissan North America Vice President Kristina Adamski joins Tilray to lead the company’s global corporate affairs team
Tilray, Inc. (TLRY), a global pioneer in cannabis production, research, cultivation and distribution, today announced the expansion of its global senior leadership team with the appointment of Kristina Adamski as Executive Vice President, Corporate Affairs. In her new role, Kristina will lead Tilray’s corporate affairs team, developing the team globally and overseeing the company’s public relations, corporate social responsibility and government affairs functions.
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Kristina joins Tilray from Nissan North America, where she served as Vice President of Corporate Communications for more than three years. In this role, Kristina led Nissan’s communications function across North America, and provided strategic counsel and support to the company’s senior leadership. Before her tenure at Nissan, Kristina led Ford Motor Company’s communications strategies for global manufacturing, labor and purchasing. Prior to Ford, Kristina led projects for Weber Shandwick Worldwide in the U.S. and China, spending a significant portion of that time leading the agency’s General Motors business in Shanghai. In 2019 and 2018, Kristina was named one of the “Top Women in PR” by PR News.
“We’re thrilled to welcome Kristina to our growing senior leadership team. We’re confident that her vast experience in corporate affairs and global communications will support Tilray’s long term global growth strategy as we expand around the world,” says Brendan Kennedy, CEO, Tilray. “Kristina’s appointment marks another milestone for Tilray as we continue to cultivate top talent and develop a robust team of world-class experts.”
Kristina joins an impressive team of renowned executives from world-leading brands: Sascha Mielcarek joined Tilray from Grünenthal to become Managing Director, Europe; Greg Christopher joined from Nestle to become Tilray’s EVP of Operations; Rita Seguin came on board from Diageo to be Tilray’s EVP of Human Resources; Dara Redler, Tilray’s General Counsel and Corporate Secretary worked previously at The Coca-Cola Company; Charlie Cain as VP of Retail came from Starbucks Corporation; and Andrew Pucher joined as Tilray’s Chief Corporate Development Officer from Goldman Sachs.
Tilray (TLRY) is a global pioneer in the research, cultivation, production and distribution of cannabis and cannabinoids currently serving tens of thousands of patients and consumers in twelve countries spanning five continents.
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