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CubicFarms appoints new member to Board of Directors


Food

January 12, 2022
By Maryam Farag


Industries

Photo: CubicFarm Systems Corp.

CubicFarm Systems Corp. announced that G. David Cole has been appointed to the Company’s Board of Directors.

As Vice Chairman of the Enterprise Strategic Client Group at Royal Bank of Canada, Cole has expertise in strategic business growth, capital markets, financial products and client-centric sales and marketing.

“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. “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.”

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.

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“David’s professionalism and track record of success, coupled with the understanding and view that comes from being Vice Chair at one of the world’s largest banks, will be invaluable to CubicFarms as we enter this next stage of growth and expansion,” said Dave Dinesen, CEO, CubicFarms. “David is an exceptional leader, and we will benefit tremendously from his insights by tapping into his lifetime of experience.”