Board of directors
Jorge T. Lyng Benitez
Jorge studied Civil Engineer and has an MBA at the ESE business school in Chile.
Born in Chile in 1975, has lived the last 7 years in Northern California, USA, where he works as VP CFO of Fetzer Vineyards, known as the largest Organic grown wine producer with Bonterra wines and the largest B-Corp winery in the world. Before he worked as Corporate Planning and Management control Director at Viña Concha y Toro in Chile and as Planning and management control partner at Southwest Consulting. Today he is CFO in Dole Diversified División .
Cristian Vivanco González
Business executive and board member with extensive experience in finance, technologies and corporate governance across South American companies. He served as a CFO an CIO for industries including trading, aeronautics and automobile in charge of the digital transformation of business and operations with great experience on enterprise systems, data and analytics. Cristhian holds a Master in Business Administration and a Bachelor of Science in Electronics Engineering.
Mario Alejandro Charlin Stein
years of experience as operations manager and manager of Lean Management in large corporations at an international level. Started the design and construction of supercritical extraction machines in 2005, earning a CORFO fund in 2010 to build the first national model of a supercritical extraction machine. He collaborated with cannabis health foundations to develop the national phytopharmacology market.
Industrial Civil Engineer, Universidad Mayor, 15
Daniel Barros Cajdler
Lawyer, he obtained his degree from the law school of the University of Chile. He worked for 8 years as an associate of the financing and infrastructure area at Philippi, Prietocarrizosa, Ferrero DU & Uría, the second biggest law firm in Chile with offices in Colombia and Peru. He also has a vast experience in advising Chilean and foreign companies in matters related to corporate law and M&A transactions.
Nicolas Lyng Benítez
Nicolas Guillermo Lyng Benítez. Publicist from Pacífic University, National advertising award. For more than 10 years Nicolas has worked creating companies either working for investment funds or in his personal projects. Has a long experience in cultivation and extraction of cannabis which makes him a suitable person for our Company
Alfredo Steinmeyer Fariña
Commercial Engineer and Bachelor of Business Administration from PUCV 1978, 40 years of experience performing executive functions in marketing, sales, general administration and finance in several public and private companies.
José Manuel Gallegos
José Manuel is a lawyer from Universidad de Chile. He has also obtained the degree of Master in Business, Competition and Regulatory Law at Freie Universitat Berlin, Germany. He has more than 10 years of experience in prestigious law firms in Chile as: FerradaNehme (www.fn.cl); Rivadeneira, Colombara, Zegers y Cía. (www.rcz.cl); and Carey y Cía. Abogados (www.carey.cl). Currently affiliated to Molina, Ecclefield & Lagos (www.melcom.cl), José Manuel has developed a profound and successful expertise in complex litigation, compliance and regulatory matters. He is also an assistant professor at Universidad de Santiago School of Law.
Pablo Nawrath Venegas
Supply executive in one of the largest supermarket chains in Chile for more than 30 years. In parallel is a successful agricultural entrepreneur cultivating various species of fresh and dried fruits for more than 30 years.
Jorge Lyng Falcone
Commercial engineer of the University of Chile. Jorge is a former high-level executive from Laboratorio Chile, Former CEO of Laboratorio Andromaco and also co-founder and shareholder of Conosur drugstores, Conosur was a 62 pharmacies chain that has being sold in 2001 to Cruz Verde drugstores. Jorge is currently CEO and shareholder of Multifrigo, one of the biggest cold warehouses in Chile.
María Trinidad Lyng Benítez
MD, Trinidad is a physician from the Catholic University of Chile, where she also trained as a psychiatrist. She currently works in Clinica UC San Carlos de Apoquindo. Her Interests are perinatal psychiatry and psychiatry of patients.
Van der Bok Busboom
Mr. Busboom brings 35 years’ experience in the financial markets of Wall St, Bay St and Chicago futures markets. He also has over 25 year’s involvement in agriculture including extensive experience in greenhouse management and cultivation, having designed, built and operated a 20,000 sq. ft. indoor facility throughout the 1990’s. Holding a BSc in Agricultural Science and Chemistry from the University of Vermont and having been both a CSC and Series 7 licensed broker in the US and Canada as well as a registered Commodity Trading Advisor and Commodity Pool Operator. Mr. Busboom brings a unique combination of skills and experience. Mr. Busboom speaks Spanish, Portuguese and French in addition to his mother tongue of English.
Paolo is a Management Consultant and Entrepreneur, launching Elemental in early 2019 as a boutique innovation consultancy. He’s worked within global firms such as WPP and Publicis Group, along with a start-up agency Mass Minority. While at Mass Minority, Paolo created and execute a new business strategy that lead to 200%+ YoY revenue growth two years running. While at Deloitte he sat on the firm’s cannabis file and worked on various cannabis projects for the firm, including Alberta Cannabis and developing the firm’s internal data proposition. He currently sits on the board of Ahmic, a private merchant bank making investments in US based cannabis businesses
Andrew is an international cannabis & hemp
industry investor & strategic advisor with a focus on
the medicinal/pharma markets.
He comes to the industry with a plethora of
experiences & skills that are optimised by the
integration of his vast network and knowledge –
once a Military Commander, an Investment Manager,
and a Philosopher (after several years living &
studying with Tibetan Monks), he is also a cancer
survivor and views the disruption happening in
global healthcare as part of a wider 20/30year
secular trend which will issue forth a new paradigm
in medicine manufacturing protocols and product
Nicolas Lyng - CEO
Daniel Barros - CLO
Alfredo Stainmayer - CFO
Alejandro Charlin – Lab Manager
Claudio Yañez Novoa - Marketing
Professional graphic designer from AIEP, motion graphic artist and web developer with more than 10 years of experience. Móvil app diploma from IACC Institute and Maya Autodesk diploma at Gabriela Mistral University.
Humberto Parada Pino - Head of Cultivation
Industrial Designer from Mayor University, 16 years cannabis growing experience . Multiple cannabis cup winner during last years.
Benjamin Lira Solar – Grower & Agronomist
Agricultural Engineer, Mayor University. Permaculture design course certificate.
The last fifteen years Benjamin has grow outdoor cannabis, where he has experienced and applied all his knowledge in this area.
Daniel Verdugo Delon – Grower & Agronomist
Agronomist and agricultural engineer in execution of the Santo Tomas University. With more than 10 years of experience in the field of agriculture as a monitor of implementation of organic horticulture for Family Farming agriculture with experience in the Labor Competency Certification program of the agricultural sector in the CHILE VALORA state program
Paulo Larraín Mac-Clure
Architect from Universidad Mayor, finish his career with high honors in 2008. From 2009 onwards, independently, has been dedicated to developing more than twenty architectural projects of different scales and programs throughout Chile with the firm LAMAC Arquitectura y Construcción Ltda.