Cutting-edge cannabis science with a team anchored in Québec.
At Verdélite, we work every day to offer you high quality specialized products to help you improve your daily life.

About Verdélite

A local Business, part of the Emerald Health Therapeutics Inc. family

What we do

Verdélite is a cannabis production facility. Our interior growing state-of-the-art site give us 100% control over the environment, resulting in high quality products and continuously stable harvest.

Who we are

Located in Saint-Eustache, close to Montréal, Verdélite is a Québec operated business. Fully integrated, from seed to packaging, our operation lead by a team of experts counting more than 70 passionate members. We develop cannabis products locally, targeting the needs of the Québec community

Why we do it

We use cutting-edge science with the aim to help people live happier and healthier lives. Overall, Emerald Health Therapeutics is focused on developing a great variety of cannabis products to meet everyone’s needs.

Management

Riaz Bandali

President and Chief Executive Officer

Moe Jiwan

Chief Operating Officer

Jenn Hepburn

Chief Financial Officer

Rebecca Wong

Senior Vice President, Quality and Regulatory Affairs

Contact Us

Have a question or wish to know more? Don’t hesitate to reach out.

1-833-316-7603

Info@verdelite.ca

Verdélite Sciences Inc. is a wholly subsidiary of

Moe Jiwan

Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Jiwan is a data driven business leader with over 20 years experience in strategic development , sales and operations management , e-commerce, and developing data and business intelligence solutions. Before joining Emerald, he served in senior leadership positions, including Chief Information Officer and Chief Customer Officer, for established cannabis and healthcare companies, including senior roles at TerrAscend Corp and Shopper’s Drug Mart. With a strong marketing and customer orientation, he has strongly focused on operational excellence and implementing processes to function faster, smarter, and leaner.

Rebecca Wong

Senior Vice President, Quality and Regulatory Affairs

Ms. Wong has over 30 years of quality and regulatory management experience in pharmaceutical and life science companies regulated to Canadian, US, European and international requirements. She has been responsible for establishing quality systems and ensuring regulatory compliance through all phases of product development from GPP, GLP, GCP, GMP for cannabis, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, combination products and biologicals. She was previously Executive Director of Quality Assurance at Novelion Therapeutics (formerly QLT Inc.) and worked for life science companies including MDS Nordion, Cangene Corporation, and Biomira Inc. Ms. Wong earned a B.Sc. (Microbiology) from the University of Alberta.

Jenn Hepburn

Chief Financial Officer

Ms. Hepburn has over a decade of experience in accounting and finance and is an experienced manager of privately and publicly traded manufacturing and mining businesses operating in Canada and the USA. Prior to joining Emerald, Ms. Hepburn was the Director of Finance and Administration at bioLytical Laboratories Inc., a medical diagnostics manufacturer. Before that, she held controller positions at junior gold and silver mining companies Northern Vertex Mining Corp., Kootenay Silver Inc. and Theia Resources Ltd. Ms. Hepburn earned a BBA from Simon Fraser University and her certification from the Certified Management Accountants of British Columbia.

RIAZ BANDALI

President & Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Bandali’s expertise in global operations, strategy development, driving innovation, M&A, and investment management has been developed over a 25-year career in the life sciences sector spanning contract clinical and research services, analytical instrumentation, lab services and venture capital.

He holds an Advanced Management Program Degree from Harvard Business School, a Master of Business Administration from McGill University, and a Bachelor of Science from the University of British Columbia. He is an innovative business leader who has built strategic and operating plans that have resulted in rapid growth and significant profitability enhancement. He has managed businesses and operations with a global footprint and has led teams of over 900 people.

Mr. Bandali’s previous experience includes serving as President, Early Phase Clinical Services and Translational Science, Syneos Health; President, Early Stage Development, as well as Chief Innovation Officer, inVentiv Health Clinical; Senior Vice President, Strategy and Business Development, AB Sciex and Molecular Devices (part of Danaher Corporation); Senior Vice President, Strategy, Legal and Corporate Development, MDS Analytical Technologies; and Vice President and General Manager, Global Early Stage Development, MDS Pharma Services. He was also Venture Partner and Vice President at MDS Capital and has served on the boards of private and public companies.