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Verano Holdings Names Destiny Thompson As New CPO

company Verano Holdings Corp. (CSE: VRNO) (OTCQX: VRNOF) announced Wednesday the appointment of Destiny Thompson as chief people officer.

With over two decades of experience in driving people-oriented strategy and scaling teams through rapid expansion and growth, Thompson agreed to lead all aspects of human resources, including the further integration of a people-first culture at the Chicago-based company.

Previously, Thompson served as chief human resources officer at Stout, a private investment bank and advisory firm.

"I expect Destiny's unique skill set will enable Verano to build upon present growth potential as an organization through focused on the people and culture of our Verano family," George Archos, Verano's founder and CEO said. "In doing so, she will ultimately help us to deliver more value to employees, customers, and shareholders over the long-term. We look forward to her contributions to the company's success."

Flora Growth Bolsters Its Leadership Team As Part Of $30M Vessel Brands Deal

Flora Growth Corp. (NASDAQ: FLGC) said Wednesday that it plans to strengthen its executive leadership team as part of the announced $30 million acquisition of Vessel Brand Inc.

The company agreed to welcome Vessel's experienced cannabis, sales, marketing, design and production professionals, including founder and CEO James Choe, CFO Garrett Potter, VP of marketing Jessie Casner and VP of performance Jason Choe.

"As Vessel, and as brand builders in nearly every sector, our promise has been to create unparalleled experiences – we are looking forward to continuing to deliver …

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