ABOUT US

 
  • Canapar is a Sicily-based manufacturer and processor of CBD oil and isolates and is playing an important role in the development and of Italy’s CBD and hemp industry through its partnership with the University of Catania’s Department of Agriculture, in accordance with the Protocols established.
  • Canapar’s outsource farming model and academic partnership provide the company with a low-cost source of organic CBD oil which is increasingly used as an input into new commercial products in the health and wellness industries.
 
 
Why choose us

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FARMED LAND

 

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BIOMASS

 

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EXTRACTION CAPABILITIES

 

NETWORK FARMING

 

OUR TEAM

 

One team with one vision towards common objectives.
The strength of our team is each individual member who brings new opportunities and get the best results.

 

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

SERGIO MARTINES

BOARD MEMBER

 

Extensive international entrepreneurship in the pharmaceutical, dermocosmetic and nutritional fields, with almost thirty years experience from the development to the commercialization of consumer products in fast emerging markets.

OLIVIER DUFOURMANTELLE

BOARD MEMBER

 

Olivier was previously the Chief Operating Officer and Senior Vice President, Continuous Improvement and Strategic Expansion for Canopy Growth. Prior to joining Canopy Growth, Olivier worked in various leadership and consulting roles in Asia, Europe, and North America at Michelin Tires and McKinsey & Company. Olivier received a degree in Electrical Engineering at McGill University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

JASON MONACO

BOARD MEMBER

 

Jason is the CEO and Founder of the First Canadian Group of Companies, currently celebrating its 21st Year of success in the Canadian capital markets. Jason specializes in providing full-service financial solutions in the disciplines of Investment Banking, Investor Relations, Investment Management, Asset-Backed Lending, and Real Estate Development. Presently, Jason is on the Board of Directors of Zonte Metals Inc. ZON: TSX.V, CT Developers Ltd. DEV.H:TSX.V, and Oriana Resources Corp. OUP.H: TSX.V now Hut 8 Mining.

EXECUTIVES

SERGIO MARTINES

CEO

 

Extensive international entrepreneurship in the pharmaceutical, dermocosmetic and nutritional fields, with almost thirty years experience from the development to the commercialization of consumer products in fast emerging markets.

PAOLO BATTAGLIA

CFO

 

CNDCEC Chartered Accountant, MSE Registered Auditor in Italy and ICAEW Chartered Accountant in London, with expertise in guiding organizational growth through robust financial strategies and internal controls and processes, offering 25 years’ experience within for-profit and non-profit organizations.

ANTONIO CARUSO

EVP

 

Proven entrepreneurship, with a solid management & financial background and with strong capabilities in the development of intellectual properties.

PAOLO GUARNACCIA

VP Academic Affairs

 

Researcher and teaching at the Department of Agriculture of the University of Catania with over 50 scientific publications and leading expert in the crop physiology of cannabis.

ANTONIO ZANOTTO

VP Operations & Scientific Affairs

 

PhD in Chemical Science with several scientific publications. Extended expertise in organic extractions, creating and managing the laboratory and production plant.

GIOVANNI MILAZZO

VP Development

 

Young dynamic entrepreneur and inventor, a cannabis pioneer with in depth knowledge involving the farming processing, development and industrialization.

MARCELLO SCARCELLA

Head Agronomist

 

An agronomist who worked for CREA (Research Center for Industrial Crops) dealing with experimental operations in the field of agronomic techniques, of herbaceous and arboreal crop systems; introduction of alternative species in Mediterranean environments. Expert in the supply chain for the extraction of active ingredients from industrial hemp.

GIULIANA MARTINES

Purchasing Agent

 

Strong organizational and management skills, keeping the connections with the network of growers and following the logistic processes.

ROSSANA CARUSO

Press Office e Media relation

 

She has been in charge of the press office for over ten years. Among the most important experiences, the press office of the Ministry of Agriculture, press officer for the current President of the Senate and university assistant for the chair of journalism at the Tor Vergata University in Rome. She is a journalist regularly enrolled in the register.

LARA TAVOLILLA

Executive Assistant

 

Energetic person with good and well developed organizational and interpersonal skills. She serves as the primary point of contact for internal and external constituencies on all matters pertaining to the CEO, paying particular attention to the administrative, organizational and logistical aspects.  

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