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Darren Karasiuk

VP, Strategy,
MedReleaf
Markham, ON, Canada
Mr. Karasiuk is the Vice-President, Strategy for MedReleaf, responsible for the Company’s recreational cannabis business including the development and introduction of the AltaVie and San Rafael ’71 brands as well as stewardship of the Company’s partnership with the Woodstock Cannabis Company. Prior to joining MedReleaf, Mr. Karasiuk was Vice-President, Insights and Advisory at Deloitte where he was a leader in the firm’s cannabis practice, authoring the firm's seminal study, "Recreational Marijuana: Insights and Opportunities." Previously, Mr. Karasiuk was Vice-President, Strategy, Corporate and Public Affairs at Environics Research, where he conducted many of Canada’s earliest engagements on the cannabis sector. He has also been the Canadian associate for the Marijuana Policy Group, a leading Denver-based economic and policy consulting firm specializing in helping to shape regulated medical and recreational cannabis markets. Mr. Karasiuk holds an MA from Western University and an MBA from Kellogg-Schulich.