Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Josh brings unique leadership qualities into the business sector from public education that included a decorative career as a college and high school basketball coach. As the founder and CEO of Canateq Holdings, he implemented a similar model into the cannabis industry and has surrounded himself with a team of high character individuals that bring several added value traits that supplement the company vision.
Josh earned his B.A. degree from Concordia College and his M.A. degree in Athletic Administration from Gonzaga University.
General Counsel & Chief Operating Officer
Lucas is an experienced executive with added value from his roles as a patent attorney as well as Business Development in the food and beverage space and Head of Global Licensing for a technology that obtained 450 patents and generated over $4 Billion in sales. Wenthe has implemented a strong IP protection strategy to Canateq’s product portfolio and has an extensive international business network for commercialization.
Lucas received his B.S. degree from Illinois State University in Computer Science and a J.D. from Southern Illinois School of Law.
Mark Hunter is the former President and CEO at Molson Coors. He retired in September 2019 after 30 years in the beer business where he led a global business spanning North America, Europe, and multiple emerging markets including the establishment of Truss, the JV with HEXO to develop a portfolio of cannabis beverages. He joins Canateq's advisory board where he will assist in the shaping of the growth strategy and the emerging organization.
Kandy Anand will serve as a fundamental part of the advisory board and commercialization strategy. He is the former Chief Growth Officer and President at Molson Coors International, (MCI) responsible for the growth and expansion into all major global markets. He recently retired after over three decades of senior leadership roles at Unilever, Coca-Cola, and Molson Coors where he was involved with high-profile acquisitions which resulted in significant footprint expansion and growth opportunities.
Fred Brown is an accomplished Senior Executive and entrepreneur with over 30 patents in the AI and Healthcare space. He was the first to build an AI health coach and take it through clinical testing and understands how to successfully monetize disruptive technology, Fred currently oversees a private investment fund for emerging technology and will take on an active role with Canateq's Business Development efforts.