Edward Record, Chief Executive Officer

Record joined MedMen’s Board of Directors in 2021. He brings deep retail and restructuring experience, having overseen financial and operational performance for several large national retailers. He previously served as the Chief Financial Officer for Hudson's Bay Company, whose U.S. holdings include Saks Fifth Avenue. Before joining HBC, Record was Chief Financial Officer for J.C. Penney. Prior to J.C. Penney, Record held leadership positions at Stage Stores, Kohl’s and Belk.

Ana Bowman, Chief Financial Officer

Ana Bowman brings years of cannabis industry expertise, having served as Vice President of Financial Reporting and FP&A of Tilray Brands (Nasdaq: TLRY; TSX: TLRY), a leading global cannabis lifestyle and consumer packaged goods company. Prior to joining Tilray, Bowman served as Corporate Controller of several publicly-traded U.S. registrants, following an exit from the world of big four public accounting.

Roz Lipsey, Chief Operating Officer

Roz Lipsey brings over 25 years of operational experience, focusing on business start-up, scaling and strategy.

After starting her career in the Foreign Service as an Agricultural Economist for foreign cotton/textile markets, Ms. Lipsey was Director of Business Development for a vertically-integrated cotton company, Volkart/Anderson Clayton, with multiple country holdings in farming finance, ginning, cottonseed oil processing, and commodities trading.

Afterwards, Ms. Lipsey joined a family investment office, Jokake Companies, where she built and scaled companies in the agricultural, construction and building materials industries to successful M&A outcomes. In late 2014, she entered the cannabis space, serving as President of a vertically-integrated cannabis operation in Arizona, scaling its cultivation, manufacturing, wholesale and retail businesses.

Ms. Lipsey is a founder of the Advancing Women in Construction Mentorship Program at Arizona State University and has been a member of the Young President’s Organization (YPO) since 2008.

Tyson Rossi, Chief Strategy Officer

Tyson Rossi is a retail and cannabis industry veteran, with over 25 years of experience in global brand strategy and vertical cannabis operations, including over a decade of experience in the legal cannabis space. Rossi co-founded a number of cannabis ventures, including Arizona-based multistate craft edibles company Flourish Cannabis; Bōdee Holdings, Inc., a privately held cannabis company headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona; and Los Angeles-based Edible Solutions, a leading consulting agency in the cannabis industry.

Dan Edwards, Senior Vice President of Legal Affairs

Dan Edwards oversees MedMen’s legal department and ensures operations adhere strictly to applicable laws and regulations. Mr. Edwards brings extensive experience in corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property, commercial real estate, cannabis law and compliance, and he has successfully structured and closed over $500 million in cannabis-related transactions. Prior to joining MedMen, Mr. Edwards worked at San Diego business law firm Potente APLC where he developed and managed the firm's first cannabis division.

Michael Serruya, Executive Chairman of The Board

Michael Serruya is somewhat of a perennial entrepreneur, along with his brothers Michael co-founded Yogen Fruz 30 years ago. Over the years, through organic growth and multiple acquisitions, Michael and his brothers have built a Franchising operation which today spans over 5100 locations, and operates in 27 countries around the world. Michael and his brothers have diversified over the years to build Serruya Private Equity (SPE), into an enterprise which has annual system-wide sales of over $1.5 billion. Michael’s role has evolved into both an investor and operator of various diverse business endeavors.

Cameron Smith, Director

Cameron Smith currently operates a private angel investment and advisory fund that focuses on health food. Prior to his investment and advisory business, Mr. Smith was General Counsel of The Island ENC, Inc., President of Quantlab Financial and worked at the U.S. Securities Exchange Commission.

David Hsu, Director

David Hsu is an expert in financial and operational turnarounds. Most recently he served as Chief Operating Officer of cannabis company Cronos Group, where he was responsible for international expansion, construction, cultivation and manufacturing. Prior to joining Cronos Group, Hsu spent more than a decade consulting with Deloitte and CRG Partners, a premier turnaround consulting firm, where he operated and managed distressed companies with revenues of more than $500 million.

Ed Record, Director

Ed Record has deep retail experience, overseeing financial and operational performance for several large national retailers. He previously served as the Chief Financial Officer for Hudson's Bay Company. Before joining HBC, Record was Chief Financial Officer for J.C. Penney. Prior to J.C. Penney, Record held leadership positions at Stage Stores, Kohl’s and Belk.

Mel Elias, Director

Mel Elias is an active investor, entrepreneur and developer in Los Angeles has past and present board experience in CPG and consumer retail businesses both in the US and internationally. He was President and CEO of The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf for 6 years, until it was sold in 2013.

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