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G. David Cole joins board at CubicFarms

CubicFarms stated that Cole will replace outgoing director Chris Papouras who has served on the company's board for nearly two years.

January 12, 2022   by CM Staff

CubicFarms Welcomes G. David Cole to the Company’s Board of Directors (CNW Group/CubicFarm Systems Corp.)

VANCOUVER — CubicFarm Systems Corp. has appointed G. David Cole to its Board of Directors.

G. David Cole is a banking executive who has earned international recognition for his work as a senior financial executive. He has over 40 years of corporate experience in building teams and businesses in a various global markets and economies.

CubicFarms stated that as Vice Chairman of the Enterprise Strategic Client Group at Royal Bank of Canada, Cole has extensive experience in strategic business growth, capital markets, financial products and client-centric sales and marketing. The company also stated that Cole is known for his strong client focus, high energy level, creativity, demonstrated adaptability, and leadership skills.

“From the moment I first saw the CubicFarms technologies, I knew I wanted to help this Canadian Ag-Tech company to achieve global market dominance,” said Cole in a statement.

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“They are leading a crucially important emerging industry that addresses both food supply chain and climate change issues. I wholeheartedly believe in their purpose to help farmers and communities to grow more with less, locally and sustainably. I connected immediately with the energy, focus, and drive of the CubicFarms leadership team and the vast opportunity in front of us.”

Cole has also been a Board Member of the University of Western Ontario’s International Advisory Council since 2017, offering international perspectives to the university’s President and Chancellor, and a Board Member of Outward Bound Canada since 2017, a registered charity committed to helping Canadian youth through experiential adventures in the outdoors.

“We’re thrilled to welcome David Cole to the CubicFarms Board of Directors and as a member of our Audit Committee,” said Dave Dinesen, Chief Executive Officer, CubicFarms in a statement.

CubicFarms stated that Cole will replace outgoing director Chris Papouras who has served on the company’s board for nearly two years.

“We would like to sincerely thank Chris Papouras for his years of service and contributions to the company, especially helping CubicFarms navigate through the uncertain times caused by the COVID-19 global pandemic,” said Dinesen in a statement.

 


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