Stewart is a well-known Canadian cannabis executive, insider and former Harvest One board member. He is a leading influencer in cannabis and worked for years in political and corporate circles pushing for legalization and reducing stigma. He was named a Top 100 Lobbyist in Canada for seven consecutive years and received the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medal for contributions to Canadian public policy.
"As a former director, Will's already very familiar with the Company and industry opportunities," said Grant Froese, CEO at Harvest One.
"His reputation and experience in the cannabis industry are unquestionable as evidenced by designations including 'Top 30 Cannabis Influencer' and his nomination for 'Cannabis Influencer of the Year'.
"He's indeed a strong addition to Harvest One where we put people and leadership at the heart of our strategy."
Stewart added: "There are only great times ahead for Harvest One with its exceptional grow facilities under United Greeneries, our Satipharm product in the European Union, our consumer cannabis brand Royal High, and the exceptional Dream Water natural sleep product which is available in 30,000 international retail locations and growing."
The firm also noted that Marien Segovia was also joining Harvest One as its corporate secretary.
She has almost 20 years' experience in the administration of public companies and has worked in senior roles at EMX Royalty Corporation, Great Panther Silver Limited, Wiklow Corporate Services and Silvermex Resources Inc, the firm noted.