Fortugno has over 15 years of financial experience and is a Chartered Accountant (CA) in Australia and Canada, in addition to being a Certified Public Accountant in the US.
He has worked at KPMG (USA & Canada) in Cross Border Taxation, and as CFO for private-equity backed Cater Care in Australia
At Cater Care he was a part of its growth in headcount by 720% and revenues by 474% (to $237 million) within 5 years of his appointment.
Canadian experience relevant to growth strategy
Fortugno is a Canadian national and has significant financial management experience in Canada.
This will benefit THC Global as it grows its Canadian asset portfolio including a cannabis cultivation site in Nova Scotia, Canada to be completed shortly.
THC Global’s CEO Ken Charteris said: “Mark’s specialisation in cross border transactions and implementation of high-growth strategies are a perfect mix for THC Global as we seek to aggressively expand into new regions and markets over the next 12 to 24 months in addition to transitioning into full-scale operations at our domestic cannabis production facilities.
“We look forward to working closely with him in an exciting new period of growth for THC Global.”