Cannabis Movers & Shakers: Veritas Farms, Functional Remedies, Kannaway, Cresco

As we wrap up another month, let’s take a look at the recent leadership changes in the cannabis industry.

Veritas Farms Promotes Marisa Cifre

Veritas Farms Inc. (OTCQB: VFRMpromoted Marisa Cifre to the position of marketing manager to oversee the company’s marketing initiatives and e-commerce.

Previously, Cifre worked as a marketing strategist at CereScan Corp., as well as a marketing consultant for OmniComm Systems Inc., and Discover 360 LLC, among others.

Alexander M. Salgado, Veritas’ CEO, and co-founder announced the news Tuesday, stating they are “pleased” to promote Cifre.

She is “an asset to our company as it continues to grow and expand in the booming hemp industry,” added Salgado.

In March, Veritas tapped Daniel Connors, Ph.D. to the role of VP of Research and Development.

Functional Remedies Re-elects Asa Waldstein to AHPA’s Board

Wellness company Functional Remedies confirmed the re-election of Asa Waldstein, its Senior VP of Operations, to the American Herbal Products Association’s board.

Waldstein, who brings 20 years of experience in the hemp industry and is a certified clinical herbalist, is appointed to a one-year board position, the company said Wednesday.

Waldstein was appointed to Chair the board’s dynamic Cannabis Committee in 2019.

Prior to that, he served at Advanced Extraction as VP of Operations & Regulatory Affairs as well as COO at Quicksilver Scientific, to name a few.

Waldstein said hi is “honored to re-join AHPA’s prestigious board,” adding he is “very thankful to the board for …

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