Cannabis Executive Search

Cannabis executive search services are pivotal to help build strategic leadership teams that ensure a lasting competitive advantage.



About Our Cannabis Executive Search Services

CannabizTeam’s cannabis executive search services help companies build competitive leadership teams, focusing on C-suite and VP-level roles. There are many pivotal strategic decisions a company has to make. However, finding the right executives to lead your organization is by far the most important. With decades of global experience and proprietary search methodology, our cannabis executive search team allows us to recruit highly skilled executives with the right culture fit on an expedited basis. Additionally, we successfully complete almost all executive searches within 60 days or less.

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Cannabis Executive Search Focus

Our cannabis executive search team focuses on specialized cannabis leadership positions, including C-level roles. For example, we place CEOs, CIOs, CFOs, and COOs. Furthermore, we place senior level roles in cultivation, manufacturing, distribution, sales and marketing throughout the industry.

Recently completed Cannabis Executive Search positions: 

  • CFO – New York City
  • CFO – San Francisco
  • COO – Phoenix
  • VP of Retail – San Francisco
  • VP of Operations – Santa Rosa 
  • VP of Finance – Toronto
  • VP of Extraction – Zurich, Switzerland
  • VP of Cultivation – Puerto Rico
  • VP of Sales – Newark 
  • VP of HR- Las Vegas

Our Methodology

Our proven search methodology will expedite your hiring process. In other words, we’ll find the find the most qualified executive for each position within your company. We work with executives in all areas of business to facilitate their seamless transition into this booming cannabis industry.

Our Process:

  • Firstly, our cannabis executive search team works with you to build a profile of your ideal executive and company culture.
  • Secondly, we develop and present a shortlist of custom-matched executives.
  • Thirdly, we schedule in-person interviews at your office with a minimum of five candidates who meet most or all of your profile criteria.
  • Finally, you make your selection and we manage all the details and contract negotiation.
  • With our accelerated process, your new executive joins your team fast and seamlessly.

Interested in learning more? Check out how our cannabis executive search division works.


Read through some of our Direct Hire client testimonials to learn what some of the biggest names in US cannabis are saying about us.

We have hired the CannabizTeam on our two most recent Executive Searches. Liesl, and her team were great to deal with and the two executives they recruited for our team, are now making great contributions to the continued and growing success of our great company. I highly recommend CannabizTeam.

Peter, Chairman & CEO

CannabizTeam has been working on roles for us, ranging from temps to direct hire, and the quality never falters! From cannabis-specific positions, which can be a needle in the haystack to find experienced individuals to your everyday business personnel, CannabizTeam has all other agencies beat!

Erika, Recruiting Operations Manager

We’ve successfully filled three positions with Cannabizteam! Controller, VP of Operations and Legal Counsel. The candidates were all well vetted and our now major contributors to the success of our company. We’re very happy with Cannabizteam and will continue to use them for future positions.

Micah, CEO

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Director of HR


Experience: 22 Years

Expertise: Recruiting, employee relations, compensation and benefits, and regulatory compliance

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Director of Operations


Experience: 3 Years

Expertise: Daily operations, compliance and license renewal, and strategic planning

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Horticulture Expert


Experience: 15 Years

Expertise: Cannabis, business operations, plant genetics and breeding

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Director of Marketing


Experience: 10 Years

Expertise: Cannabis, consumer goods, entertainment, marketing, and PR

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Contact us today to discuss your company’s hiring goals and pricing.

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