NORWOOD, Mass., Dec. 14, 2022 – PRESS RELEASE – MariMed Inc., a leading multistate cannabis operator focused on improving lives every day, announced its board of directors appointed Jon Levine, MariMed’s president, as interim CEO.
“With a heavy heart on the news of Robert Fireman’s passing, appointing Jon Levine as interim CEO was an easy decision,” said Edward Gildea, one of MariMed’s independent directors. “As president, Jon has managed the day-to-day facets of MariMed’s operations and, as co-founder of MariMed, has the experience and knowledge of the company’s innerworkings and growth strategy that are crucial at this juncture.”
The board will conduct a process to identify a permanent CEO for MariMed, which may include external and internal candidates. The company will announce an update on the process upon completion. No timing was provided for the duration of the process.