Former Winston & Strawn Partner Joins Green Thumb As “interim chief legal and compliance officer”
Bloomberg report……. Chicago-based Green Thumb Industries Inc. announced on Oct. 31 that it had hired Beth Burk as interim chief legal and compliance officer. Her predecessor, Matt Miller, had joined GTI in January after serving as deputy general counsel at e-commerce company Groupon Inc. Miller said in a message posted to LinkedIn that he had resigned from GTI and would be taking some time off. “I will be at the proverbial—and hopefully literal—beach,” he wrote. Miller did not return a request for comment sent to him through the professional networking platform. Burk, a former Winston & Strawn partner whose LinkedIn bio touts her ability to “bring calm to chaos,” was unavailable to discuss her new role. She had most recently spent four years as global chief compliance officer at professional services firm Aon Corp., which she left over the summer. “I am thrilled to join the GTI team and to lead the company’s best-in-class compliance and governance practices,” Burk said in a statement. A spokeswoman for GTI said that Burk was busy this week in meetings and unable to discuss her new role. Burk joins GTI at a busy time. In August, the company completed a $59.6 million cash-and-stock acquisition…
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