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CubicFarm Systems Corp. has announced key leadership changes; appointing John de Jonge as interim CEO of CubicFarms and president of HydroGreen following the departure of prior interim CEO Edoardo De Martin at CubicFarms and of former president Dan Schmidt at HydroGreen. Edoardo De Martin will remain in an advisory role through the end of January 2023. 

de Jonge has been in the industry for over two decades, having served as a senior leader in multiple agricultural businesses, including the owner of Artex Barns Inc. through to its successful sale in 2021. He is widely respected among members of the North American farming and dairy communities, having been an instrumental part in the invention and development of the Comfort Zone FreeStall System and Big-Box dairy design. 

As a former board member of CubicFarms, de Jonge was integral to the original acquisition of HydroGreen for the Company in 2019 and has agreed to return to lead the Company during its transition to focus on accelerating the growth of the company's feed division. 

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