TerrAscend names Ackerman Executive Chairman, President Johnson departs
TerrAscend said it has elected to build a leadership team in New York "with a focus on operational excellence." It announced changes to its board and executive team. New York-based Jason Ackerman, founder and former CEO of online grocer FreshDirect, has been appointed to the company's board and named to the role of Executive Chairman. Effective immediately, Ackerman will oversee day-to-day operations of the company and serve alongside Chairman Jason Wild and CEO Michael Nashat. Heather Molloy has also been promoted to Chief Strategy Officer. Molloy joined the company in May 2018 as EVP Corporate Development. Additionally, President Matthew Johnson has departed the company.