Aurora Cannabis names Jonathan Page chief science officer
Aurora Cannabis announced the appointment of Dr. Jonathan Page as the company's chief science officer. In this new role, Dr. Page will oversee all science-related projects at the company. The Aurora science team develops innovative products for the medical, wellness and adult consumer markets and focuses on delivering industry-leading cultivation results in terms of yields, consistency, quality and efficiency. Page is a cannabis scientist, with 37 peer-reviewed publications, who was the co-lead of the Canadian team of scientists who first sequenced the cannabis genome. Prior to his appointment, Page served as CEO of recently acquired Anandia Labs. Anandia will continue to operate independently of Aurora. John Coleman, PhD will be taking over as president at Anandia. Aurora also announced the promotion of Dr. Shane Morris to the role of SVP of product development and regulatory affairs. Dr. Morris had been the VP in this role previously. Dr. Morris and his team are responsible for numerous product innovations at Aurora, including the recent launch of Aurora Cloud, the industry's only vape-ready CBD oil cartridge available on the Canadian medical cannabis market.