Acreage Hempco parent company names Pfizer alum new CEO

A multistate marijuana company with properties including Acreage Hempco — Acreage Holdings Inc. — has appointed Peter Caldini as chief executive officer.

Caldini has experience in both healthcare and consumer packaged goods, having served as president of pharmaceutical giant Pfizer’s divisions in North America and Europe, the Middle East and Africa, as well as working as a brand manager for consumer packaged goods giant Unilever.

More recently, Caldini worked as CEO of special purpose acquisition corporation Bespoke Capital Acquisition Corp.

He takes the helm at New York-based Acreage on Dec. 21.

Acreage is based in New York and trades on the Canadian Securities Exchange as ACRG.U and on U.S. over-the-counter markets as ACRGF.