Canadian cannabis company Organigram says CEO Greg Engel is stepping down with immediate effect

Organigram Holdings Inc. said Monday that Chief Executive Greg Engel is stepping down from his role effective today and will act as special adviser to the board through a transition period. The Moncton, New Brunswick-based cannabis company said Peter Amirault, currently chairman of the board, will act as executive chair on an interim basis until a new permanent CEO has been appointed. Shares were down 0.9% premarket but have gained 99.6% in the year to date, while the Cannabis ETF has gained 47% and the S&P 500 has gained 11%.

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