Entourage Health appoints James Afara to COO
by CM Staff
He will bring over 15 years of operations and supply chain experience to his new role with Entourage Health.
TORONTO — Canadian cannabis products maker, Entourage Health has appointed James Afara as the company’s chief operating officer.
The company has called Afara “a results-driven leader with an exceptional track record.”
He will bring over 15 years of operations and supply chain experience to his new role with Entourage, serving most recently as its senior vice president of strategic sourcing, quality assurance and cultivation.
His promotion comes at a time when the company is working to integrate all functional teams in cultivation, tissue culture, production, operations and supply chain under one leader, to align core competencies and resources for maximum output.
“Our commercial success will always be driven by our ability to scale production of our award-winning Color Cannabis, Saturday and Starseed Medicinal products. Over the past few months, James has demonstrated operational excellence in building disciplined strategies to meet our aggressive sales demand, while leading a team that consistently executes to plan,” said George Scorsis, CEO and executive chairman in a statement.
“With his proven track record, business acumen and strong management outlook, James is perfectly suited to oversee all functions related to bringing saleable products to market, from seed to sale – straight through to distribution. With the addition of James, we have solidified and further strengthened our management team that will be pivotal to meeting our revenue and profitability goals in the near term.”