Kurt T. Schmidt
Kurt T. Schmidt has served as President and Chief Executive Officer at Cronos Group Inc., a global cannabinoid company, since September 2020. Before joining Cronos Group, Mr. Schmidt served as a director and Chief Executive Officer of Blue Buffalo Pet Products, Inc. from 2012 through 2016. Prior to joining Blue Buffalo, Mr. Schmidt was Deputy Executive Vice President at Nestlé S.A., where he was responsible for the Nestlé Nutrition division and served as a member of the company’s Executive Committee. Mr. Schmidt joined Nestlé in 2007 as part of its acquisition of Gerber Products from Novartis, where he was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Gerber Products Company from 2004 to 2007.