Verano Holdings Corp. (CSE: VRNO) (OTCQX: VRNOF) (“Verano” or the “Company”), a leading multi-state cannabis company, today announced the appointment of Destiny Thompson as Chief People Officer (CPO). Thompson will lead all aspects of Human Resources including the further integration of a people first culture at Verano.
Thompson is a proven Human Resources executive with nearly 20 years of experience driving people-oriented strategy, leading and scaling teams through rapid expansion and growth. She was previously Chief Human Resources Officer at Stout, a private investment bank and advisory firm. Throughout her career, Thompson has held a wide variety of senior Human Resources and Human Capital roles in large companies, including Huron Consulting, Navigant Consulting and Tellabs. She holds a B.A. from Purdue University and is a proud member of Chief, a network of senior women leaders.
“We welcome Destiny to Verano, and we’re thrilled to add her expertise in the area of people and talent to our leadership team,” said George Archos, Verano Founder and CEO. “I expect Destiny’s unique skill set will enable Verano to build upon present growth potential as an organization through initiatives focused on the people and culture of our Verano family. In doing so, she will ultimately help us to deliver more value to employees, customers, and shareholders over the long-term. We look forward to her contributions to the Company’s success.”