Cannabis Movers & Shakers: Greenlight Distribution, Petalfast, Tinley Beverage, Shryne Group, Ehave, NY Cannabis Control Board


Greenlight Distribution hires Erik Elder as new sales manager

Green light distribution, a leading product vendor and a direct lender to U.S. commercial cannabis growers, reported on Wednesday that the company has hired Erik Elder as the new sales manager.

The eldest is a cannabis industry veteran with 18 years of experience.

In his new role, he will lead the company’s sales team serving growers with more than 6,000 products, financing and expert consulting, and will also oversee the launch of Greenlight DIRECT, a new service for growers. monthly subscription to consumables.

“At Greenlight, we are cannabis people for cannabis people,” CEO Dennis O’Carroll, commented, “Erik’s vast experience and reputation in the industry will help Greenlight grow by helping our growers grow.”

Jennifer Dooley Joins Petalfast as First Independent Director

Cannabis-focused full spectrum sales and marketing Petalfast Inc. announced on Tuesday appointment of Jennifer Dooley to its board of directors as the first independent director.

Dooley, who has agreed to provide strategic advice regarding potential new markets and overall brand strategy, brings over a decade of experience building and positioning people-focused brands in the cannabis industries and of the confection.

Before that, Dooley was Green Thumb Industries Inc.(OTC: GTBIF) Strategy Director of (OTC: GTBIF).

“Jennifer is highly regarded in the cannabis industry with a proven track record in team building and execution,” Jason Vegotsky, CEO of Petalfast noted. “We know Jennifer will be an incredible asset to our company, and we are delighted to have her join our board of directors as we continue to execute our growth strategy to attract new brands and market opportunities.”

Tinley Beverage Company announces round of appointments

The Tinley Beverage Company Inc. (CSE: TNY) (OTC: TNYBF), a producer of Beckett’s Classics and 27 lines of terpene-infused spirits and mocktails, as well as cannabis-infused versions of these products, announced a series of nominations on Monday.

The Toronto and Los Angeles-based company brought in beverage industry veteran and former president of Tinley Western USA, Richard Gillis, to serve as president and chief operating officer of Tinley USA.

Besides, Jeff Maser, founder and CEO of the company, has chosen to step down as CEO and director and join Tinley’s advisory board.

Rick Gillis, who was previously managing director of Coca-Cola Enterprises (NYSE: CCE) for the Southwestern United States, along with directors Ted Zittell and Douglas Fulton, formed an office of the CEO to manage all of the activities of the company with the interim management of the company. base while a search for a CEO is in progress.

“Getting Tinley from my initial vision to his current phase of growth has been an extremely challenging and rewarding journey,” Maser explained. “As the founder, I built a team of exceptionally experienced beverage executives, knowing that deep expertise in manufacturing, logistics, branding and sales would be required to truly make Tinley’s a leading company. in the field of infrastructure and beverage marketing. “

Shryne Group Appoints New CEO and Chairman

The Los Angeles-based cannabis holding company Shryne Group, Inc. To appointed Jon Avidor as CEO, replacing Brian Mitchell, who resigned for personal reasons.

Before that, Avidor served as executive chairman of the company and most recently interim president and chief financial officer.

Avidor has over a decade of combined experience in cannabis, mergers and acquisitions, corporate law and venture capital.

In addition, Tak Sato has agreed to take over Avidor’s role as chairman of Shryne, after serving as director of development.

Dr Rahul Dixit Joins Ehave Medical Advisory Board

Ehave, Inc. (OTC: EHVVF), a provider of digital therapies for the psychedelic and mental health sectors, announced on Tuesday that Dr Rahul Dixit would join the company’s medical advisory board.

In his new role, he will be responsible for assisting and advising the company on human trials for its cognitive and psychedelic opportunities, as well as on analytical platforms in mental health.

Dixit is a gastroenterology specialist who has over 17 years of experience in the medical field.

“Ehave is very fortunate to include such an esteemed healthcare professional as Dr. Dixit as a member of our Medical Advisory Board,” Ben Kaplan, CEO d’Ehave, said. “His credentials and experience make him an ideal candidate for Ehave. We look forward to Dr. Dixit’s expert as we expand our mental health analytical platform and begin clinical trials.”

New York Cannabis Control Board wraps up as Governor Hochul appoints two new regulators

New York Governor Kathy Hochul (D) announced its last two people appointed to regulate the state’s adult-use marijuana market on Wednesday.

The appointed governor Ruben McDaniel III, President and CEO of the New York State Dormitory Authority, and Jessica garcia of Retail, Wholesale Department Store Union, UFCW, which represents workers in the food supply chain and non-food and healthcare retail workers.

“The cannabis industry in New York has been at a standstill for far too long – I’m making important appointments to put the Office of Cannabis Management on the right track for success so that it can get going. ” Governor Hochul said Wednesday in a statement. “I am confident that Mr. McDaniel and Ms. Garcia will serve the Board of Directors with professionalism and experience as we lead our state forward in this new industry.”

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