Tim is a finance executive with international experience in public companies and private equity-backed start-ups. His leadership style focuses on business transformation and forward thinking to advance business capability and the business model. Tim joined Canopy Growth Corporation as the Chief Financial Officer in June 2015. Since joining the company, Tim has managed multiple financings that have raised over $6 billion and directed strategic corporate acquisitions that increased the company’s production capacity, brand strength and global business footprint. In addition, Mr. Saunders facilitated the July 2016 uplisting of the company’s shares to the Toronto Stock Exchange – making Canopy the first cannabis company to be listed on a major global stock exchange and later the first to be on the S&P TSX Index. Tim’s leadership was instrumental to listing the company’s shares on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in May 2018. Prior to joining Canopy, Tim held executive finance positions at Mitel, Zarlink Semiconductor, Vodafone (UK/Czech Republic), Oskar Mobil (Czech Republic) and Plasco Energy Group.
Tim earned his CPA, CA with PricewaterhouseCoopers and is a proud graduate of Bishop’s University (Quebec) where he obtained his BBA. Tim also earned an executive certificate from the Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario.Leadership Team