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Mr. Wolf brings decades of management experience and cannabis industry knowledge
MEDFORD, OR, Jan. 3, 2019 /CNW/ – Grown Rogue International Inc. (CSE : GRIN) (“Grown Rogue” or the “Company“), announces the appointment of Mr. Adam Wolf as Chief Operating Officer of the Company. Mr. Wolf has extensive operational and leadership experience which includes 15 years with Hyatt/Hilton Hotels and leadership roles at Teleflora – one of the largest subsidiaries of multi-billion dollar “The Wonderful Company.” Most recently he was Chief Operating Officer for MarijuanaPackaging.com, the largest privately held packaging and supply company in the cannabis industry where he led and directed all facets of operations. He has also been responsible for overseeing sales and marketing in his executive roles, driving brand recognition and a solid track record for achieving sales growth and profitability targets.
Mr. Wolf takes over the role from Obie Strickler, CEO of Grown Rogue, who had been functioning as the Company’s interim COO. Mr. Strickler commented on the appointment, “We carefully searched for the right candidate that could bring operational management expertise coupled with understanding the fast growing cannabis industry. We have found this in Adam who has tremendous management experience and unique cannabis specific knowledge that he brings to the Grown Rogue team. ”
“I am thrilled to join an established leader in the cannabis industry in Grown Rogue,” said Mr. Wolf. “I explored several professional opportunities in the cannabis industry and Grown Rogue’s level of excellence in branding, cultivation, and most importantly expansion targets, was the difference maker. I look forward to applying my experience and knowledge to help Grown Rogue expand relationships in our existing markets and continue to scale into additional states.”
Mr. Wolf earned a B.B.A. from The George Washington University and an M.B.A. from The UCLA Anderson School of Management, where he graduated in the top of his graduating class in both programs with a focus on Strategy and Operations.