INDIVA’s Executive Team

From management to cultivation and distribution, INDIVA’s team is cut from experience.

Niel Marotta - President & CEO

Niel Marotta

President & CEO, Director, Co-Founder
Jennifer Welsh - Chief Financial Officer

Jennifer Welsh

Chief Financial Officer
Dave Paterson - Chief Commercial Officer

Dave Paterson

Chief Commercial Officer
Jamie Riff - Vice President Corporate Development

Jamie Riff

P.Eng, Vice President Corporate Development
Vice President Operations - Rob Carse

Rob Carse

Vice President Operations
Kate Abernathy - Vice President of Communications

Kate Abernathy

Vice President of Communications
Tomasz Borowicz - Chief Brand Officer

Tomasz Borowicz

Chief Brand Officer
Melissa Kurek - Director of Operations

Melissa Kurek

Director of Operations
Darrin Statchuk - Director of Compliance

Darrin Statchuk

Director of Compliance
Priyanka Mehra - Director of Quality Assurance and QSP

Priyanka Mehra

Director of Quality Assurance and QAP
Sherry Kelly - Human Resources Manager

Sherry Kelly

Director of Human Resources

Board of Directors

Niel Marotta, President, CEO, Director, Co-Founder

Niel was a top performing fund manager at a prominent US firm, where he managed a portfolio of over $1 Billion across several industries. He also served as Vice President for a TSX listed natural resource focused company. Subsequently, Niel worked as an investment banker, and has been involved in financings and M&A transactions exceeding $1 Billion. Niel is a graduate of McGill University’s commerce program.

Hugh Hamish Sutherland, Director

Mr. Sutherland is a pioneer in the Canadian medical cannabis space. He was Chief Operating Officer at Bedrocan Cannabis Corp., a leading Canadian medical cannabis firm, prior to its acquisition by Tweed Marijuana Inc. (now Canopy Growth Corporation). Mr. Sutherland continues to be involved in the Canadian medical cannabis industry today. Mr. Sutherland is an engineer by training, and also holds an MBA from Schulich School of Business at York University. Mr. Sutherland also acts as Managing Principal at Initiative Capital Limited.

James Yersh, Director, Audit Committee Chair

Mr. Yersh is currently the Chief Administrative Officer of eSentire. He was previously the CFO and EVP of Corporate Development at KORE Telematics and, prior to such, he held the role of CFO of Blackberry. Mr. Yersh brings with him a wealth of experience in corporate governance, financial reporting and oversight.

Andre Lafleche, Director

Mr. Lafleche is a successful entrepreneur. He is currently the President of Calco Soils Inc., a business he founded in 1979. Other businesses he successfully launched include Lafleche Environmental (founded in 1997 and sold in 2010), Moose Creek Tire Recycling (founded in 2004 and continues to operate) and Lafleche-Leblanc Soil Remediation (founded in 2006 and sold in 2013).

John Marotta, Director

Mr. Marotta is Managing Director of Marotta Investments Limited. Between 1984 and 2014, he was the President of Woodbine Truck Centre. Mr. Marotta is an accountant by training, having received his CPA designation in 2012 and his Chartered Accountant designation in 1978. He graduated from the Schulich School of Business with a B.A. (Business) in 1975.

Contact Information

Looking to connect with Indiva’s development team, contact us at
T: 519-649-6686 • E: [email protected]