ABOUT US

 
  • CanapaR is a corporation based in Sicily (Ragusa) with the mission of developing and optimizing organic farming of cannabis and the process of its derivatives.
  • CanapaR works in collaboration with the Department of Agriculture of the University of Catania.
  • CanapaR has a growing outsource farming model, supporting farmers with continuing education and establishment of organic cannabis cultivations.
  • CanapaR will process all cannabis derivatives in its planned facility.
 
 
Why choose us

FARMED LAND

 

BIOMASS

 

EXTRACTION CAPABILITIES

 

NETWORK FARMING

 

OUR TEAM

 

One vision, one team, countless possibilities. Each member brings unique strengths to our team, taking pride in our work.

 

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.

ANTONIO CARUSO

EVP/CFO

 

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.

GIULIANA MARTINES

Purchasing Manager

 

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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