Canadians for Fair Access to Medical Marijuana (CFAMM) is pleased to announce the appointment of James O’Hara as full-time President and CEO. James has been with CFAMM since August 2017 as Head of Partnerships and Strategy. In his new role as President and CEO, James will be responsible for the day-to-day operations and implementation of CFAMM’s strategic plan in addition to his current responsibilities with partnerships.

James is a seasoned senior leader who previously held roles including Vice President & Director TD, Senior Director CIBC, and as a Management Consultant providing relationship management, communications, and leadership services to clients across industries.

This appointment marks the continued growth of CFAMM, Canada’s largest and most active non-profit medical cannabis advocacy group. Jonathan Zaid, CFAMM’s Founder and current Executive Director, will stay on with CFAMM in a new capacity to continue offering guidance in his areas of expertise including policy, strategic communications, and insurance coverage.

“We are thrilled to appoint James as President and CEO. James is a passionate individual who takes medical cannabis seriously. His experience, drive, and integrity will ensure that CFAMM continues to represent patients and their rights effectively” said Jonathan Zaid, Founder, CFAMM.

“My goal is to make a positive difference in people’s lives and my role at CFAMM enables me to do just that” said James O’Hara, President and CEO, CFAMM. “I look forward to building upon the incredible work Jonathan and our team are working on to ensure Canadians have affordable access to the medicine they need.”