Ikänik Farms is a California based, Multi-National Operator who is building a dynamic portfolio of brands, inspired by its passion for health and wellness, action sports, and supported by cultivations and laboratories which operate at medical standard. Through its Colombian operations (Pideka), Ikänik has entered the global pharmaceutical cannabis market and will look to support the European Union and Latin American markets with flower and finished ingredient cannabis oil, produced in its Casa Flores facility. The company made history as the first in Colombia to export THC for commercial sale and the first to export THC to Mexico , legalizing the process in both respective countries, when it was completed.
The company has expanded its product offerings to the hemp CBD space through (Ikänik Life) and will be serving the US and 8 additional countries across Latin America and Europe. Ikänik’s leadership team brings decades of expertise in cultivation, research and development, retail, branding, and corporate finance with the ambition to build the most efficient and iconic “seed-to-sale”, “MNO” Multi-National Operation in the world. Ikänik Farms’ operations are currently located in Colombia and California.
The company was founded with a vision of fusing the worlds of legacy cannabis operators with high performing, conventional business professionals around the world, positioning the company to be a global leader and Multi-National Operator, while remaining dynamic in this ever changing environment.
IKANIK FARMS INTERNATIONAL FOOTPRINT
global footprint SERVING 6 COUNTRIES
Borja brings over 15 years experience in emerging markets. Former CEO of inhabit SAS Colombia, a leading import, export company who introduced innovative European construction technology and products to the Latin American market. He is the managing director of BCE investment group and sits on the board of Sanz International Jewelry Group, as a third generation "Sanz", whom serve the Spanish and Moroccan royal families.
Ryan was the former CFO for a global lifestyle brand with $100M in annual sales. Prior to that he was CFO of a lifestyle retail chain with $70M in annual sales and 78 store locations. Ryan brings with him 10+ years of senior level management experience with a deep focus on enhancing cash flow, debt retirement, EBITDA expansion, strategic financial, and human resource decisions.
Bill Keating brings 25 years of senior management experience in consumer-packaged goods, retail, energy and environmental markets with public and early stage companies. He was President of Laurentian Resources, a consulting business focused on developing and marketing consumer natural products, prior to which he was CEO of Kitchen Cartel Inc, a chain of pop up retail stores. Most notably Bill was Managing Director for Corning Canada Inc.
GENERAL COUNCIL/DIRECTOR OF COMPLIANCE
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Prior to joining IKNK Brands™ , Ryan consulted with cannabis businesses across the entire supply chain in addition to litigating hundreds of criminal cases as a trial attorney. He is the Founder and Chair of the Cannabis Law Section of the Sacramento County Bar Association, and has been featured in Forbes, Marijuana Business Daily, and Benzinga.
DIRECTOR OF SOURCING/CULTIVATION
Lonny brings over 20 years of cultivation experience and 10+ years of dispensary management. As the Director of Sourcing he is working with many Farms throughout the region to ensure quality and constancy with our products as well as managing our two indoor facilities in California.