‘I did not wish to leave’: Canopy Growth’s ousted co-CEO says of abrupt exit

TORONTO ⁠— Canopy Growth Corp.’s co-chief executive Bruce Linton was abruptly ousted from both the top job and the board of the cannabis company he grew into a dominant global player, but he remains optimistic about the firm’s future without him and investors seemed to be unruffled by the surprise move.

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Linton said Wednesday he was “terminated” and the board’s decision to make his co-chief executive Mark Zekulin the sole CEO — days after the company’s biggest shareholder said it was “not pleased” with Canopy’s latest earnings — could have been handled differently.

“I did not wish to leave,” he said in an interview on Wednesday. “I was asked to leave and I left under the terms that we mutually agreed to… This is not an expected change, and

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