Bruce Linton (born in 1968) is a Canadian Businessman, Founder, Director, and Chief Executive Officer from Smiths Fall, Ontario. He is famous for being the co-Founder, chairman, and co-CEO of “Canopy Growth Corporation“.
It was earlier known as Tweed Marijuana Inc. Furthermore, Tweed is a cannabis company which is based in Smiths Falls, Ontario. Bruce and Chuck Rifici (entrepreneur and former CFO of the Liberal Party of Canada) founded the firm together in 2013.
Later, in 2015, Linton renamed it as Canopy. Moreover, Mark Zekulin is also the Co-CEO and President of the company. It is also named as the world’s largest cannabis company as of April 2019.
According to CNBC, Linton recently fired from the post of co-chief executive officer and a member of the board of Canopy. In fact, Mark Zekulin becomes the sole CEO of the Canadian pot firm.
The official announcement was made on the 3rd of July 2019. According to a source, he released from his position amid extensive losses.
Profile, Career in Canopy & Net worth
The 51-year-old Canopy Growth’s Head, Bruce Linton started his career by working in big companies like webHancer Corporation, Marchwell Ventures Ltd., and Clearford Water Systems Inc. as an employee. In addition, the businessman became the director of Bedrocan Cannabis Corp (Pharmaceutical company).
Canopy Growth is its parent company. In addition, in 2013, he named as the co-chairman of the Board of “Martello Technologies Group Inc“. Currently, he holds this position in the IT service management company as of 2019. Then, Linton was appointed as co-founder, chairman & co-CEO of Canopy Growth Corporation in 2014.
Canopy Growth’s CEO also has more than 10 years of senior executive experience in technology-based firms which also includes Crosskeys Systems Corp. Furthermore, he also serves as a non-executive director of AusCann Group Holdings Ltd (2016-Present). In 2017, Bruce became the chairman of Canopy Rivers Inc.
Earlier, he served as the CEO of Clearford Industries Inc. (now Clearford Water Systems Inc.) from February 28, 2005, to December 31, 2012. The businessman also became its President from February 28, 2005, to May 28, 2012. In fact, Bruce also works as a director of Carleton University.
He is also a treasurer and director at the Canadian World Youth (non-profit youth organization). As per his financial details, the estimated Net worth of Bruce Linton is $127.6 million US Dollars, as of 2019.
Trivia & Quick Info
|Real Full Birth Name||Bruce A. Linton.|
|Profession||Businessman, Founder, Director, and Chief Executive Officer.|
|Famous for||being the CEO and Co-founder of Canopy Growth.|
|Age (As of 2018)||51 years old.|
|Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday||1968.|
|Sexuality (Gay or Lesbian)||Straight.|
|Ethnicity||White Caucasian Descent.|
|Sun Sign (Zodiac Sign)||not available.|
|House In||Smiths Fall, Ontario, Canada.|
|Social Media Account Stats|| Instagram: NA.|
|Height (Tall)||Feet & Inches: 5′ 9″. |
Centimeters: 175 cm.
Meters: 1.75 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 82 Kg.|
Pounds: 181 lbs.
|Body Measurements (Chest-waist-hips)||44-33-38.|
|Shoe Size (UK)||9.|
|Parents|| Father: Name not available.|
|Personal Life Relationship|
|Dating History?||Name not found.|
|Alma Mater.||Carleton University.|
|Hobbies & Favorite Things|
|Favorite Celebrities||Actor: Tom Hanks.|
Actress: Meryl Streep.
|Dream Holiday Destination||Paris.|
|Love to do||Reading.|
|Favorite Food||Pizza, Fries & Ice Cream.|
|Net worth (approx.)||$127.6 million US dollars (As of 2018).|
|Salary, Income & Earnings||—|
|Mobile or Phone Number||—|
|Home Details||Will Update.|
|Email Address||Not found.|
Some Lesser Known Facts about Bruce Linton
- Wikipedia: Canopy Growth’s founder, Bruce Linton was born in 1968 (age 51 years old, as in 2019) in Ontario, Canada.
- There is no information about his father, mother, siblings, and early life available on the internet.
- Furthermore, Bruce graduated from Carleton University in 1992. He earned a Bachelors of Public Administration degree.
- Linton also served as a chairman of the Ottawa Community Loan Foundation.
- Later, he became the board of governor and past-President of the Carleton University Students Association.
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- In fact, the founder also worked as the President of the Nepean Skating Club.
- In his career, Bruce served as Acting Chief Executive Officer at Canopy Rivers Inc.
- A 51-year-old founder is a married man. He tied the knot with his wife (name not available) a while ago. The couple also shares children together.
- However, Bruce Linton never mentioned anything about his private life on the internet.