As Canopy Growth’s President for the Canadian region, Dave Paterson oversees all commercial, operational, and go-to-market capabilities within Canada. This includes leading the Company’s recreational cannabis activities under leading brands like Tweed, Doja, 7ACRES, and Deep Space as well as Canopy Growth’s medical cannabis division Spectrum Therapeutics.  

Dave is a proven leader with more than 15 years of experience building commercial capabilities, leading product development, launching brands, managing businesses, and developing corporate strategy. Prior to joining Canopy, Dave served as Chief Commercial Officer for Indiva and has a recognized track record of developing and implementing strategies that unlock and seize new opportunities in highly competitive environments.    

Prior to joining the cannabis industry, Dave served as Head of Marketing, Communications, and PR for The Beer Store; Vice President of Marketing, Product Development, and Strategic Partnerships for TravelBrands Inc.; and as the Managing Executive Director for Major League Baseball Canada.  

Dave is a graduate of St. Mary’s College and Carleton University.  

Leadership Team