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Keith Stein joins Invictus Board


January 15, 2019
By Grow Opportunity Staff

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Invictus MD has announced that Keith Stein, Counsel at Dentons Canada LLP will serve on the Board effective Jan. 11, 2019. The new appointment follows the resignations of Trevor Dixon, president and director of Invictus since April 25, 2017, and Josef Hocher, member of the Board since June 26, 2017.

Dixon will remain as president and director of the company’s wholly-owned subsidiary Acreage Pharms Ltd. George E. Kveton, chief executive officer of Invictus will assume the role of president of the company, according to a release.

Stein joined Dentons as Counsel in 2014 after serving as Counsel at Heenan Blaikie LLP from 2008 until February 2014. From 1994 to 2008, he was a senior executive with Magna International Inc. reporting to the chairman, Frank Stronach and continued to act as a consultant reporting to the executive vice-chairman until November 2010. Prior to becoming a consultant, Stein held the position of senior vice-president of corporate affairs at Magna. Before joining Magna, he was senior corporate counsel for Toyota Canada and Toyota Credit Canada. Stein has been a board member of various publicly listed companies.

“On behalf of the Invictus, I want to thank Mr. Dixon and Mr. Hocher for their hard work and dedication to the company. As founder of Acreage Pharms in 2013, Trevor has played an integral role in Invictus’ growth strategy and will continue to oversee the expansion of the Acreage Pharms’ facility and its EU-GMP certification,” said Kveton in a release. “I am thrilled to welcome Mr. Stein to the Board, his wealth of business acumen and experience across a wide range of industries in Canada and abroad will be a great asset to support the executive team and fellow directors in executing on the company’s vision.”