Episode 70

A Medicanja Evolution with Andray Mckenzie


April 20th, 2021

1 hr 4 mins 24 secs

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About this Episode

420 Greetings Glocal Citizens!
In observation of what is now International Cannabis Appreciation Day, we're going to the home of "Cannabis Culture" -- Jamaica! This week I'm hosting Andray Mckenzie, Company Secretary and CEO of Medicanja Limited, a medical cannabis production and distribution company based in Kingston, Jamaica. Founded by Dr. Henry Lowe, a pioneer in cannabis research, Medicanja has been in operation since 2013 and aims to chart the way forward in the development of a medical marijuana industry in Jamaica.

Prior to joining Medicanja, Andray established himself as an expert in supply chain and demand planning systems in a large scale manufacturing environments particular in the food and beverage industry. In his 20-year career in the FMCG sector he worked in Supply Chain, Sales, Innovations, Trade Intelligence, Distribution and several game changing projects. Guinness, Diageo, Heineken and Red Stripe are among the global organizations that benefitted from his experience. Andray has received numerous awards for break through performances, forecast accuracy, innovations, brand value creation and supply management. In his experience in consultancy and advisory capacities, Andray worked with companies such as Vasttips, the Transport Authorities of Jamaica, Celebrations Brands Limited, Biotech R&D Institute Limited, EG Wellness Brands Limited.

Where to find Andray and Medicanja?
[email protected]
On LinkedIn
On Facebook

Who is Andray listening to?
Buju Banton
About Dance Hall

What's Andray reading?
Macolm Gladwell
Jim Collins

Other topics of interest:
Portugal was the first country in the world to decriminalize all drugs
Dunn's River Falls
Frome Sugar Factory
Blue Ocean Strategy
Jamaica Promotions Corporation (JAMPRO)