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Top Tier Management Crushing The Cannabis Sector as Sector Matures

Top Tier Management Crushing The Cannabis Sector as Sector Matures

POINT ROBERTS, Wash. and DELTA, British Columbia, Feb. 06, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Investorideas.com, a leading investor news resource covering hemp and cannabis stocks , looks at the growing demand to fill top tier management positions as the sector enters a new era of maturity.

In a recent Forbes article, Jay Czarkowski, Co-founder of H2 Talent commented, “If I was a recruiting company and I reached out to one of these cannabis companies a few years ago, asked them for a fee and then tell them I’d find them an employee, they’d laugh. They weren’t that sophisticated. Right now, there are cannabis companies that are raising $100 million in funding. They’re looking for top-notch talent and not just within the industry but outside. They’re willing to pay a firm like H2 Talent to find these top executives to be successful.”

News of Carol Bartz, former CEO of Yahoo and Autodesk and former Cisco Board Member, joining Caliva's (one of the largest vertically integrated cannabis companies in California) Board of Directors, showcases the future of the sector.

Harvest Health & Recreation Inc. (recently announced the appointment of John Cochran, COO. Cochran is the former CEO of multistate cannabis company, Loudpack Inc., former CEO of Ole Smoky Distillery, former CEO of Pabst Brewing Company and former President and COO of Fiji Water Company.

“With an aggressive growth plan for 2019 and beyond, attracting a world-class executive like John to work with our talented team and lead Harvest’s operations is very exciting,” said Harvest CEO Steve White. “John’s proven track record with some of the largest and best known multinational brands and companies will accelerate our growth as we aggressively expand into new markets. His cannabis experience is an added bonus.”

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Athaide went on, saying, "Mr. Dessureault's senior executive and entrepreneurial experience in growing businesses, improving efficiency and leading research & development teams will be invaluable to TGOD. As we advance the research and development arms of our Company, including our beverage science and research division, Jacques' experience will be critical to launching new novel and innovative product lines."

Another multi-state operator, Curaleaf Holdings, Inc. (publicly traded CSE, TSX, TSXV, OTC, NASDAQ, NYSE, ASX Marijuana/Hemp Stocks

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