PRESS RELEASE 17 MARCH 2021 – LONDON, UK
Blossom Genetics announces the appointment of Sean Roberts to their Board of Advisors. Sean joins with over 20 years’ experience as a highly successful General Counsel. Sean has extensive international legal and compliance experience and proven expertise in building and operating control frameworks in a complex, regulated global business.
Sean joins us from GSK having been Senior Vice President and General Counsel for GSK Consumer Healthcare. GSK Consumer Healthcare was the world’s largest over-the-counter medicines company, formed as a joint venture between Pfizer and GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) with £9bn in sales in 2019 and 24,000 employees.
During his time at GSK, Sean had global responsibility for delivery of comprehensive legal support across the business, in addition to strategic leadership responsibilities with a team of 60 direct reports and 150 indirect.
Prior to this role, Sean was General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer at GSK Consumer Healthcare and in 2014 led the integration of GSK and Novartis healthcare businesses in a JV that created a global business with revenues of £6.5bn.
Sean brings a wealth of experience to the team and will play a key role in developing Blossom’s legal and compliance functions. This is integral to Blossom Genetics core principals of meeting the highest compliance and ethical standards and Sean’s addition will help Blossom stay at the forefront of the medical cannabis industry.
Oskar Fletcher, CEO, Blossom Genetics
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Blossom delivers the industry’s best cannabis genetics, plants & technical support to companies around the globe. Our mission is to advance medicinal cannabis through scientific research to develop best in class products for our customers.
We started Blossom Genetics as our technology and knowhow will produce a superior product and ultimately benefit patients and improve their wellbeing.
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