Leon Jiao


Mr. Jiao, currently the CFO and director of a wine and spirits company, brings valuable marketing, customer service and facility oversight skills to Benchmark Botanics

Yuan Gao

Executive Director Of Potanicals Green Growers

Mr. Gao has been in the food industry for more than 10 years and has extensive experience in the catering industry. Mr. Gao studied at the University of Manitoba and successfully obtained a degree in economics, and later obtained the culinary arts design certification issued by WTC. Mr. Gao said that the advent of the era of cannabis 2.0 means the rise of cannabis-infused food. The joining of Mr. Gao will bring more business opportunities to the company in the new era of cannabis.

George Dorin, MSc (Econ), FCSI, CPA, CA, CF

Chairman & Director

Mr. Dorin has 40 years of broad-based financial experience, including over 20 years as a corporate director or CFO for several private and public companies. He holds undergraduate degrees in both Science and Accounting from the University of British Columbia, a Master’s Degree in Finance from the London School of Economics in England, and the Diploma FCSI (Fellow of the Canadian Securities Institute).

As a Chartered Professional Accountant, he was also granted a CF (Corporate Finance) specialist designation from CPA Canada in 2008. He has worked in the financial services sector with Ernst & Whinney (now KPMG), Price Waterhouse, Royal Bank of Canada, and with Pemberton Securities (now RBC Dominion Securities). In 2007 and 2008 he was a Senior Vice President, Corporate Finance with Wolrige Mahon, a BC-based CPA Firm. Most recently, he has been providing corporate finance, senior financial management, and corporate director (including Chairman and Audit Committee Chairman) services to several public companies through his personal services finance company CANUS Capital Corporation.

Mike Cosic


Mr. Cosic brings over 25 years of financial experience to Benchmark Botanics, including corporate finance and corporate development involving several mergers, acquisitions and divestitures. He currently sits on the Board of Directors, and is the Audit Committee Chair, of Eastern Platinum Limited. He was previously the CFO of 3 early stage, high growth companies in the cannabis, blockchain, and lithium industries being Meta Growth Corp., DLT Labs Inc., and Lithium Americas Corp. Mr. Cosic holds an MBA degree and is a CFA charterholder.