Devan Pennell brings over 10 years of financial management, project management, and cross-functional team building experience to the role of Vice President, Program Office. A graduate of Saint Francis Xavier University and Chartered Professional Accountant by training, Devan has managed cross-functional and cross-border teams on a variety of high profile consulting projects, including the independent foreclosure reviews in the United States. Most recently, Devan was the Director of Finance at the Ottawa Sports and Entertainment Group, where he helped bring the $500M redevelopment to life. Devan joined HEXO in the fall of 2016 as Director, Business Planning to help support the financing and go-public transaction for the company. Since then, Devan was also tasked with overseeing the construction of over 1,000,000 sq. ft. of facility expansions.
As Vice President, Program Office, Devan is responsible for leveraging our tools and people to drive shared consciousness and coordination across the organization, thus facilitating the timely and effective delivery of projects and initiatives that support achievement of our strategic objectives. In this role, Devan is responsible for the Operational Scalability, Product Management, and Information Services functions within HEXO.