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GreenSpace hires new chief financial officer

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Food In Canada Business Operations Products Specialty Foods GreenSpace Brands Inc.

April 17, 2020, Toronto, Ont. – GreenSpace Brands Inc. has appointed Jan Faryaszewski as its new chief financial officer, replacing Stuart Pasternak.

Faryaszewski has a long and distinguished career in finance with major food and beverage businesses in Canada and around the world, including being the CFO of Molson Coors in Canada, CFO of Danone Waters Europe and CFO of Coca-Cola Bottling in Poland.

He has an MBA and brings to the company a unique blend of senior finance, operations, sales and marketing experience within the food and beverage industry.

“We couldn’t be more excited to have Jan join the GreenSpace team,” said Matthew von Teichman, CEO of GreenSpace Brands. “Jan is the perfect person to help oversee finance for our company, as we enter a new phase of our journey focused on profitability and cashflow.”


“I am very excited about joining GreenSpace at a time of increased focus on financial excellence within the company,” said Faryaszewski. “With attention to execution excellence across all their amazing brands, I am convinced that GreenSpace will become well-positioned to profitably grow its business in both Canada and the United States.”

GreenSpace is a Canadian-based brand ideation team that develops, markets and sells premium natural food products to consumers across North America. The company owns Love Child, a producer of 100-per-cent organic food for infants and toddlers made with natural and nutritionally-rich ingredients, Central Roast, a clean-snacking brand featuring a wide assortment of nut and seed mixes, CEDAR, a Canadian-based cold press juice business and GO VEGGIE, one of the leaders in the U.S. plant-based cheese market.

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