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Lee Hecht Harrison Knightsbridge’s growth strategy continues with five new partners joining the Search Practices

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To meet clients’ evolving and complex talent needs, Lee Hecht Harrison Knightsbridge (LHH Knightsbridge) is pleased to announce that it has expanded its Executive Search, Recruitment Solutions and Executive Interim Management teams.

The rapid growth strategy driven by market demand—which includes the addition of five new partners (two located in Montreal and Vancouver), a bolstered presence in Toronto and planned expansion into the US market—is designed to further strengthen the company’s existing commitment to top-tier Executive and Leadership Search Practice aligned with LHH Knightsbridge’s leadership and cutting-edge assessment, onboarding, leadership development and coaching solutions.

These new additions now complete the team of 18 highly talented partners, with extensive experience and expertise across a wide-range of sectors and geographies.

“With more feet on the ground—and the addition of top, experienced leading talent on our team—we can now provide our clients with complete solutions to their recruitment requirements,” says Robert Hosking, SVP, Managing Director, Search Practices.

This new team of partners is comprised of five industry veterans, each of whom brings unique expertise to the Search Practices:

  • Marc Deschatelets, Partner, Executive Search – MontrealLeveraging 30 years of executive recruitment experience, with 15 years in senior leadership roles, Marc’s sector expertise, at the Montreal office, will include government, education, arts media and culture, retail and distribution, transportation, consumer goods, communications and technology.

  • Bruce Diemert, Partner, Executive Search – Western CanadaA key player in the talent management and management consulting industries for the last 21 years, Bruce’s executive search expertise encompasses resource-based industries, professional services, manufacturing and IT. Based in Vancouver, Bruce will service clients throughout Western Canada.

  • James Smith, Partner, Executive Search – Toronto James’ extensive business experience spans over 20 years in senior leadership roles for a number of consumer-focused businesses, ranging from owner operated companies to publicly held corporations, across Canada and the US.  His approach is to fully engage in a client’s business and is passionate about matching the right fit, culture and personality for both client and candidate.  Based in Toronto, James will focus on CPG, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics and cannabis.

  • Kevin Tennant, Partner, Executive Interim Management – TorontoOver the last 34 years, Kevin has worked on retained, contingency, executive and interim mandates across almost every industry and function—including IT, finance/accounting, risk, operations and human resources. In his new role, Kevin will focus on the financial services sector in Ontario and subsequently, across North America

  • Jon Nagamatsu, CPA, CA, Partner, Recruitment Solutions – TorontoWith more than 15 years of experience in the human capital industry—working alongside both international and local organizations in the financial, operational and human resources sectors—Jon will be responsible for helping our clients source and attract high-quality, mid-level leadership candidates and senior level individual contributors.

“LHH Knightsbridge is committed to helping our clients attract, develop and retain the leading talent they need to achieve both short- and long-term success,” says Jim Mitchell, President. “We believe these recent additions to our team will allow us to better deliver on that commitment and further solidify our position as a global talent leader.”

 

SOURCE Lee Hecht Harrison Knightsbridge Corp

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Digipath CEO Todd Denkin Interviewed by CEO Roadshow

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Digipath, Inc. (OTCQB: DIGP) (“DIGP” or the “Company”), a service-oriented independent testing laboratory, data analytics and formulation firm focused on the developing cannabis and hemp markets, is pleased to announce that Company CEO Todd Denkin was recently interviewed by CEO Roadshow with veteran journalist Mike Elliott.

In this interview, Denkin discusses the Company’s recent provisional patent applications involving terpene technology. He also discusses Digipath’s newest business unit, GroSciences and the molecular assay it has developed to distinguish hemp from drug-type cannabis, and the status of the Company’s expansion into Colombia.

“It’s always a pleasure to sit down with Mr. Elliott, who is a true professional with a significant following,” stated Todd Denkin, CEO, Digipath Inc. “In this interview we covered some of the more exciting things happening for Digipath and its shareholders. “Please take a moment to listen to the interview at http://ceoroadshow.com/digipath-interview/,” added Denkin.

 

SOURCE Digipath, Inc.

 

 

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Vireo Health Launches New York’s First Same-Day Marijuana Delivery Service

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Vireo Health of New York (“Vireo” or the “Company”), a subsidiary of Vireo Health International (CSE: VREO), a leading physician-led, science-focused multi-state cannabis company, today announced that patients living in the New York City metro area, Westchester County, and Nassau County now have access to free, same-day marijuana delivery.

Launched in April 2017, Vireo’s medical marijuana home delivery service has rapidly expanded. Since its inception, the Company has made more than 25,000 home deliveries to patients. With over 1,000 Google reviews with an average 4.9 out of 5 star rating, it is now the first company in New York to offer a free same-day delivery option.

“Our same-day home delivery service is designed to match the convenience that New Yorkers have become accustomed to in the era of Amazon, Uber and Seamless,” said Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Kyle Kingsley, M.D.  “The growing popularity of our home delivery service has allowed us to achieve the economies of scale necessary to offer same-day delivery throughout the Greater New York City area.”

Vireo’s home delivery service was designed by a team of security experts, pharmacists, and health-care providers. “As a physician-led company, our goal is to provide safe and effective products in a trusted and supportive environment, and nothing is safer than one’s own home. We want to ensure that all our patients do not feel stigmatized and can receive the highest quality service and products with the convenience they deserve,” said Stephen Dahmer, M.D., Chief Medical Officer of Vireo Health.

Patients who place orders by 12:00 p.m. EDT will be eligible to receive free same-day delivery. Payment for deliveries can be made using CanPay, a cannabis debit payment app available on iPhone and Android devices. More information is available online at www.vireohealth.com/ny/delivery.

 

SOURCE Vireo Health International, Inc.

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Choom Announces Warrant Extension

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Vancouver-based cannabis brand Choom™ (CSE: CHOO; OTCQB: CHOOF) has amended the expiry date of 2,352,500 outstanding share purchase warrants that were issued pursuant to a private placement completed in February 2018 (the “2018 Warrants”). Each 2018 Warrant currently entitles the holder to purchase one common share (a “Common Share”) in the capital of the Company at a price of $0.75 per Common Share at any time prior to 5:00 p.m. (Vancouver Time) on August 6, 2019 (the “2018 Warrant Expiry Date”). Subject to Canadian Securities Exchange approval, the 2018 Warrant Expiry Date will be extended to August 6, 2020. All other terms of the 2018 Warrants will remain the same.

Say hello to Choom
Choom™ is an emerging adult use cannabis company whose mission is to establish one of the largest retail networks in Canada. The Choom brand is inspired by Hawaii’s “Choom Gang”—a group of buddies in Honolulu during the 1970’s who loved to smoke weed—or as the locals called it, “Choom”. Evoking the spirit of the original Choom Gang, our brand caters to the Canadian adult use market with the ethos of ‘cultivating good times’. Choom™ is focused on delivering an elevated customer experience through our curated retail environments, offering a diversity of brands for Canadians across a national retail network.

“Chris Bogart” 
President & CEO

Cautionary Statement:

NEITHER THE CANADIAN SECURITIES EXCHANGE NOR ITS REGULATIONS SERVICES PROVIDER HAVE REVIEWED OR ACCEPT RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE ADEQUACY OR ACCURACY OF THIS RELEASE.

Forward-looking information           
This news release contains forward-looking information relating to the Company’s proposed activities and other statements that are not historical facts. Forward-looking information relates to management’s future outlook and anticipated events or results and include statements or information regarding the future plans or prospects of the Company. Although management of the Company has attempted to identify important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in forward looking information, there may be other factors that cause results not to be as anticipated, estimated or intended. These factors include risks and uncertainties associated with or arising as a result of delays in obtaining or an inability to obtain required regulatory approvals, access to sufficient quantities of cannabis, the results of diligence investigations, the actions of third parties, the results of negotiations with third parties, developments in the cannabis sector, the ability to access sufficient capital from internal and external sources, reliance on key personnel, regulatory risks and delays and other risks and uncertainties discussed in the management discussion and analysis section of the Company’s interim and most recent annual financial statement or other reports and filings, including those made with the CSE and applicable Canadian securities regulators. There can be no assurance that such forward looking information will prove to be accurate, as actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on forward looking information.

SOURCE Choom Holdings Inc.

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