Mr. Howard Misle is the Chief Executive Officer and Director of Citation Growth Corp. Previously the CEO and founder of ACC Group of Companies (ACC), Mr. Misle joined Citation upon closing of its acquisition in August 2019. Mr. Misle has been involved in the cannabis sector since 2003 and played an integral role in the Nevada cultivation scene since its legalization. He has also founded American Metals Group which at its peak employed 700 workers and made $120 million (USD) in revenue before being acquired in 2011.Over the span of his career, Misle’s exceptional leadership skills paired with his undeniable vision has helped him build successful businesses bringing them to new heights.
As the CEO of Citation, he will oversee all CGC operations in the United States. Mr. Misle’s expertise in the cannabis sector will help exponentially grow this company to become a top tier competitor in this rapidly evolving industry.
Mr. Rahim Mohamed is the President and Director of Citation Growth Corp and has been part of CGC, as the previous CEO, from October 2018 to August 2019. Over the course of his 23-year international career, in the private and public sector, he has been instrumental in closing multiple mergers and acquisitions; his most recent, positioning CGC as one of the largest cannabis footprint holders in the state of Nevada. Mr. Mohamed’s strong work ethic and fast pace, paired with his strategic forward thinking has allowed him to successfully execute corporate visions into reality, setting companies and shareholders up for success.
Mr. Mohamed is highly skilled in multiple facets demonstrating an exceptional background in finance, capital markets, business development, start-ups, internal audits, leadership, marketing, operational streamlining, mergers, acquisitions and investor relations. Mr. Mohamed holds a bachelor’s degree in Management (Commerce) and is a member of the Private Capital Markets Association of Canada (PCMA) [formerly known as Exempt Market Dealers Association of Canada (EMDA)].
Mr. Marcel LeBlanc is an independent director and Chairman of the Board of Directors. Since 2005 he has been the Vice President of Operations and Co-founder of NorCan Electric Inc., (NorCan). NorCan has become a dominant force being one of the leading electrical and instrumentation providers in the oil and gas industry of Fort McMurray, employing approximately 600 employees. Mr. LeBlanc has demonstrated success by driving multi-million-dollar revenue growth and executing operational procedures and methodologies focusing on cost control, asset utilization and value creation.
Mr. Richard Huhn is an independent director of Citation Growth Corp. He has over 15 years of experience in project management and has been a key person in the development, planning, design and construction of gold, palladium, platinum and rhodium mines in Western Canada, optimizing the life of mine production. In 2016, Mr. Huhn established Full Circle PGM Innovations to focus on a series of mining ventures incorporating proprietary and innovative technologies to achieve fine gold and PGM extractions resulting in the ability to extract on a nano-soluble level.
Mr. Huhn has extensive knowledge in cannabis growth methodologies ranging from organic micro automized food systems, to traditional armoury certified food systems and organic production, from the use of his personal MMAR license to produce his own medicine since March 2013. His passion and dedication to the growth of cannabis, as a result of his own injuries and his family’s injuries, demonstrates his commitment and expertise in the sector. Mr. Huhn appreciates the incredible medicinal properties of cannabis and its ability to replace antagonistic degenerative and addictive opiate-based conventional medications.
Mr. Alnoor Nathoo is an independent director of Citation Growth Corp. Over the course of his career he has gained a wealth of experience in the private and public sectors. Mr. Nathoo was instrumental in funding ACC Enterprises privately, prior to the merger with Citation. A seasoned entrepreneur, Mr. Nathoo has been the principal of a privately held hotel development company for two decades, which has developed and sold over 10 hotels across Canada. Prior to that, Mr. Nathoo was an investment advisor with Global Securities Corporation and he currently sits on the board of directors for Softlab9 Software Solutions Inc. He brings valuable knowledge and expertise in business management, sales, finance, project management and real estate development.